Week: 30 Jul - 5 Aug 2018



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Briefings

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read_this The stock market this week Impact

read_this Portfolio indices Impact

read_this Portfolio stocks: AAPL AMZN EBAY FB GOOGL GOOG PYPL TWTR V VMW

The stock market

Market indices


^ Market indices this week (mouseover for 12-month view) Chart: Google Finance

Index 5 Aug 18 Week 28 Jul 8 Month 31 Jul 18 Year 29 Dec 17
S&P5002,840.350.76%2,818.820.85%2,816.296.24%2,673.61
Dow Jones25,462.580.05%25,451.060.19%25,415.193.01%24,719.22
NASDAQ7,812.010.96%7,737.421.83%7,671.7913.16%6,903.39

Currencies


^ USD vs IMF SDR this week (mouseover for 12-month view) Chart: Google Finance


^ AUD vs USD (mouseover for 12-month view) Chart: Google Finance


^ AUD vs USD (DXY) over the past year Chart: Bloomberg

read_this Portfolio Indices


^ USD and AUD denominated indices over the past 52 weeks (mouseover for max view) Chart: Bunting

This week's performance

Index 5 Aug 18 Week 28 Jul 8 Month 31 Jul 18 Year 29 Dec 17
U S dollar index3.8115.53%3.6116.58%3.57624.23%3.068
Australian dollar index5.1155.6%4.8446.98%4.78130.85%3.909

read_this Portfolio Stocks


AAPL: Apple, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $207.99 8.95% $190.91
P/E (historical) 18.86 Change 18.43
P/E (1 year fwd) 17.76 Change 17.01
Market Cap $1,022.300 bn$83.951 bn$938.349 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 200 range: $ 161 to $ 235
Forecast growth: Target/Price -3.84%
Analyst recommendations 13 strong buy, 0 buy, 13 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2018 31 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0000320193
Press releases Apple
AAPL
^ Apple price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



AMZN: Amazon, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $1,823.29 0.35% $1,816.99
P/E (historical) 144.59 Change 144.09
P/E (1 year fwd) 106.21 Change 142.77
Market Cap $887.942 bn$6.290 bn$881.652 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 2063 range: $ 1580 to $ 2300
Forecast growth: Target/Price 13.15%
Analyst recommendations 24 strong buy, 4 buy, 2 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 26 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001018724
Press releases Amazon
AMZN
^ Amazon price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



EBAY: Ebay, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $33.41 -1.15% $33.80
P/E (historical) 0.00 Change 0.00
P/E (1 year fwd) 18.15 Change 18.81
Market Cap $33.318 bn$-0.129 bn$33.447 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 44 range: $ 35 to $ 55
Forecast growth: Target/Price 31.70%
Analyst recommendations 7 strong buy, 0 buy, 13 hold, 2 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 18 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001065088
Press releases Ebay
EBAY
^ Ebay price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



FB: Facebook, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $177.76 1.64% $174.89
P/E (historical) 27.52 Change 27.07
P/E (1 year fwd) 24.91 Change 22.95
Market Cap $513.232 bn$6.991 bn$506.241 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 206 range: $ 138 to $ 275
Forecast growth: Target/Price 15.89%
Analyst recommendations 24 strong buy, 4 buy, 3 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 25 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001326801
Press releases Facebook
FB
^ Facebook price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



GOOGL: Alphabet, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $1,238.16 -1.18% $1,252.96
P/E (historical) 53.62 Change 54.26
P/E (1 year fwd) 29.05 Change 30.08
Market Cap $861.360 bn$-10.296 bn$871.656 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 1400 range: $ 1080 to $ 1475
Forecast growth: Target/Price 13.07%
Analyst recommendations 21 strong buy, 4 buy, 2 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 23 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001288776
Press releases Alphabet
GOOGL
^ Alphabet Class A price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



GOOG: Google, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $1,223.71 -1.17% $1,238.15
GOOG
^ Alphabet Class C price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



PYPL: PayPal, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $85.19 -0.39% $85.52
P/E (historical) 51.01 Change 51.21
P/E (1 year fwd) 49.73 Change 51.83
Market Cap $100.837 bn$-0.708 bn$101.545 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 92.5 range: $ 66 to $ 103
Forecast growth: Target/Price 8.58%
Analyst recommendations 26 strong buy, 1 buy, 6 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 25 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001633917
Press releases PayPal
PYPL
^ PayPal price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



TWTR: Twitter, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $31.96 -6.33% $34.12
P/E (historical) 106.53 Change 3,412.00
P/E (1 year fwd) 91.17 Change 119.28
Market Cap $24.055 bn$-1.626 bn$25.681 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 32 range: $ 20 to $ 45
Forecast growth: Target/Price 0.13%
Analyst recommendations 4 strong buy, 0 buy, 16 hold, 5 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q2/2018 27 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001418091
TWTR
^ Twitter price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



V: Visa, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $139.82 -0.63% $140.71
P/E (historical) 34.27 Change 34.49
P/E (1 year fwd) 30.60 Change 31.18
Market Cap $321.361 bn$-3.314 bn$324.675 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 154.5 range: $ 123 to $ 170
Forecast growth: Target/Price 10.50%
Analyst recommendations 15 strong buy, 3 buy, 6 hold, 0 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q3/2018 25 Jul 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001403161
Press releases Visa
V
^ Visa price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance



VMW: VMware, Inc 5 Aug 18 Change 28 Jul 8
Friday close $149.45 0.44% $148.80
P/E (historical) 48.52 Change 48.31
P/E (1 year fwd) 32.54 Change 33.14
Market Cap $60.805 bn$0.264 bn$60.541 bn
Target (1 year) NASDAQ analysts' consensus: $ 162.5 range: $ 106 to $ 190
Forecast growth: Target/Price 8.73%
Analyst recommendations 10 strong buy, 3 buy, 12 hold, 1 sell, 0 strong sell
Last earnings report Q1/2019 31 May 2018
Financials Google Finance
SEC filings Edgar Search CIK 0001124610
Press releases VMware
VMW
^ VMware price movements this week (mouseover for 1-year view) Chart: Google Finance


News Releases

Date Country News Source
05 Aug 2018 : AAPLIPhone Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Races to Recover After Crippling Computer VirusBloomberg
05 Aug 2018 : US‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older AmericansNY Times
04 Aug 2018 : AAPLComputer Virus Cripples IPhone Chipmaker TSMC Plants (Taiwan)Bloomberg
04 Aug 2018 : FBFacebook fakers get better at covering tracks, security experts sayReuters
04 Aug 2018 : USThe US government is altering the economy in a way not seen since the 1960s, and it could create turbulence on Wall StreetBusiness Insider Prime
03 Aug 2018 : AAPLApple's software suggests a larger iPhone X is coming soonCNBC
03 Aug 2018 : AMZNBezos throws cash, engineers at rocket program as space race acceleratesReuters
03 Aug 2018 : AUCommonwealth Bank Services Purchasing Managers’ Index™ ReportMarkit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : AU8501.0 - Retail Trade, Australia, Jun 2018: Australian retail turnover rose 0.4% in June 2018, seasonally adjustedAustralian Bureau of Statistics
03 Aug 2018 : BRKBerkshire Hathaway profit surges as economy gives Buffett a boostReuters
03 Aug 2018 : CNCaixin China General Services and Composite PMI™ - Jul 2018Markit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : CNChina plans tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in latest trade salvoReuters
03 Aug 2018 : CNChina announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliationAssociated Press
03 Aug 2018 : CNChina Reins In CNY’s Rapid DepreciationWSJ
03 Aug 2018 : CNYChina Steps In to Support Yuan With Forward Reserve RequirementBloomberg
03 Aug 2018 : EUVolume of retail trade up by 0.3% in euro area, stable in EU28 - June 2018 compared with May 2018 Eurostat
03 Aug 2018 : EUIHS Markit Eurozone Composite PMI® – final data: Includes IHS Markit Eurozone Services PMI® - Euro area economic growth slows at start of third quarterMarkit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : GlobalJ.P.Morgan Global Services PMI™. Jul 2018Markit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : GlobalJ.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing & Services PMI™ - Global economic growth eases to four-month low in Jul 2018Markit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : JPNikkei Japan Services PMI® (with Composite PMI data)Markit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : MSFTMicrosoft warns about risks related to A.I., web-connected devicesCNBC
03 Aug 2018 : USIHS Markit U.S. Services PMI™ – final data (with composite PMI™)Markit Economics
03 Aug 2018 : USThe Employment Situation (Jobs Report). Jul 2018Bureau of Labor Statistics
03 Aug 2018 : USMonthly US International Trade in Goods and Services. Jun 2018US Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis
03 Aug 2018 : USNon-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. Jul 2018 Institute for Supply Management
03 Aug 2018 : USNASA just announced the first 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX and Boeing's brand-new spaceships — here's who they areBusiness Insider
03 Aug 2018 : USSpecter of America's Growing Fiscal Deficit and Debt Load LoomsBloomberg
02 Aug 2018 : AAPLAPPLE HITS USD 1 TRILLION VALUATIONReuters
02 Aug 2018 : AMZNAmazon plans to move completely off Oracle software by early 2020CNBC
02 Aug 2018 : ANZ.AXANZ cuts variable home loan rate for new customers as competition heats upABC News
02 Aug 2018 : AU5368.0 - International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia, Jun 2018Australian Bureau of Statistics
02 Aug 2018 : CNChina says it must retaliate to tariffs 'to defend the nation's dignity'CNBC
02 Aug 2018 : EUIndustrial producer prices up by 0.4% in both euro area and EU28. Jun 2018 compared to May 2018Eurostat
02 Aug 2018 : FBHow Fake Influence Campaigns on Facebook Lured Real PeopleNY Times
02 Aug 2018 : GOOGLYouTube's expansion plans for its HQ reveal Google sees a booming future for videoBusiness Insider
02 Aug 2018 : GOOGLGoogle working on censored search engine for ChinaThe Guardian (UK)
02 Aug 2018 : SNAPSnap’s shareholder meeting was less than three minutes long because Evan Spiegel controls so much of the company anyway.Business Insider
02 Aug 2018 : SpacexMusk's SpaceX Poised to Fly Astronauts Before Boeing, NASA SaysBloomberg
02 Aug 2018 : TSLATesla shares surge as investors embrace cash comments, Musk apologyReuters
02 Aug 2018 : TWTRHow Twitter's reinventing itself through video by cozying up to TV rather than killing itBusiness Insider
02 Aug 2018 : UKBank of England raises interest rates to 0.75%Guardian (UK)
02 Aug 2018 : USU.S. Congress passes bill forcing tech companies to disclose foreign software probesReuters
02 Aug 2018 : USUnemployment Insurance Weekly ClaimsDepartment of Labor
02 Aug 2018 : USThe 10-year yield cracked 3%. Technician says 4% is just around the corner CNBC
02 Aug 2018 : USLittle Change in Jobless Claims Signals Strong U.S. Labor MarketBloomberg
02 Aug 2018 : USCapital gains tax cut idea puts pressure on Trump administrationReuters
02 Aug 2018 : USMonthly Full Report on Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories and Orders Jun 2018US Census Bureau
02 Aug 2018 : USThe Trump administration is headed for a gigantic debt headacheCNBC
02 Aug 2018 : USWRAP: S&P 500 ends higher, driven by Apple, techReuters
02 Aug 2018 : USWRAP: Tech Leads Stock Rebound as Oil Gains With DollarBloomberg
01 Aug 2018 : AAPLChina's Huawei pulls ahead of Apple to become number-two smartphone seller in the world. CNBC
01 Aug 2018 : AAPLApple Could Soon Be Worth $1 Trillion as Profits Pour InNY Times
01 Aug 2018 : AAPLApple's ride to $1 trillion: The magic number that gets it there: $207.04Reuters
01 Aug 2018 : AIFive of the scariest predictions about artificial intelligence (Mass unemployment, War, Robo doctors, Mass surveillance, Discrimination)CNBC
01 Aug 2018 : AMZNKroger to Launch Grocery Delivery ServiceWSJ
01 Aug 2018 : AUVenture Capital at `tipping point` as exits loomAFR
01 Aug 2018 : AUCBA Manufacturing PMI. Jul 2018: Manufacturing sector growth slows to near two-year low.Markit Economics
01 Aug 2018 : AU6467.0 - Selected Living Cost Indexes, Australia, Jun 2018Australian Bureau of Statistics
01 Aug 2018 : AUHouse prices fall 1.6% in biggest decline in 6 years: CorelogicAFR
01 Aug 2018 : CNCaixin China General Manufacturing PMI™ - Slips to 8-month low in Jul 2018Markit Economics
01 Aug 2018 : CNChina says it will retaliate if U.S. takes further trade measuresReuters
01 Aug 2018 : EUIHS Markit Eurozone Manufacturing PMI® – final data. Jul 2018Markit Economics
01 Aug 2018 : GlobalJ.P.Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI™Markit Economics
01 Aug 2018 : JPNikkei Japan Manufacturing PMI®: Manufacturing sector growth slows to 11-month lowMarkit Economics
01 Aug 2018 : TSLATesla Plans $5 Billion Investment in Chinese FactoryBloomberg
01 Aug 2018 : TSLATesla plans to build up to 55,000 Model 3s, profitably, in third quarterReuters
01 Aug 2018 : TSLATesla Second Quarter 2018 UpdateTesla
01 Aug 2018 : TSLATesla reports wider loss than expected, expects to be profitable in the second half of the year as it ramps up Model 3 productionBusiness Insider (Australia)
01 Aug 2018 : USTrump to propose 25% tariff on USD 200 billion of Chinese imports: sourceReuters
01 Aug 2018 : USTrump to propose 25% tariff on China imports worth $200 billion, source saysCNBC
01 Aug 2018 : USFormer High-Speed Trading Executives Allege ‘Tyrannical Coup’ at Quantlab Financial LLCWSJ
01 Aug 2018 : USIHS US Markit Manufacturing PMI™ dips to five-month low in JulyMarkit Economics
01 Aug 2018 : USJuly 2018 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® - PMI at 58.1%Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
01 Aug 2018 : USReddit says user data between 2005 and 2007 breachedReuters
01 Aug 2018 : USWRAP: Dow, S&P 500 end lower; energy, industrials dropReuters
01 Aug 2018 : USFed's plan to raise rates appears intact despite Trump criticismReuters
01 Aug 2018 : USWRAP: Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Decline as Fed Stands PatBloomberg
01 Aug 2018 : USTrump administration confirms plan to raise China import tariff to 25%Reuters
31 Jul 2018 : AAPLApple Reports Third Quarter ResultsApple
31 Jul 2018 : AAPLApple Loses Its Thrill, But Applaud the New Drill: Price increases and product introductions sensibly replace flashy iPhone sales.Bloomberg
31 Jul 2018 : AAPLApple’s iPhones Power Revenue, EarningsWSJ
31 Jul 2018 : AU8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2018Australian Bureau of Statistics
31 Jul 2018 : CNIndustrial Profits Increased in the First Six Months of 2018 (H1/2018)National Bureau of Statistics of China
31 Jul 2018 : EUGDP up by 0.3% in the euro area and by 0.4% the EU28 (preliminary flash estimate for Q2/2018)Eurostat
31 Jul 2018 : EUEuro area unemployment at 8.3%, EU28 at 6.9% in Jun 2018Eurostat
31 Jul 2018 : EUFlash estimate: Euro area annual inflation up to 2.1% - Jul 2018Eurostat
31 Jul 2018 : FBFacebook Finds Ongoing Evidence of Election InterferenceBloomberg
31 Jul 2018 : FBFacebook Deletes Fake Accounts That Mimic Russian Tactics Ahead of ElectionWSJ
31 Jul 2018 : GOOGLGoogle`s parent company just reached an agreement with Toronto to plan a $50 million high-tech neighbourhoodBusiness Insider Australia
31 Jul 2018 : HKG: 0700Tencent's $143 Billion Rout Is World's Biggest as Tech SinksBloomberg
31 Jul 2018 : JPMonetary Policy Statement: Strengthening the Framework for Continuous Powerful Monetary EasingBank of Japan
31 Jul 2018 : JPJapan`s central bank keeps monetary policy steadyCNBC
31 Jul 2018 : UKUK will act alone against tech giant tax avoidance if global solution falters. The Guardian (UK)
31 Jul 2018 : USPersonal Income and Outlays, Jun 2018Bureau of Economic Analysis
31 Jul 2018 : USEmployment Cost Index – Jun 2018Bureau of Labor Statistics
31 Jul 2018 : USThe Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index Increased Marginally in JulyThe Conference Board
31 Jul 2018 : USU.S. consumer spending increases; wage growth slows in second-quarterReuters
31 Jul 2018 : USWorker pay rate hits highest level since 2008CNBC
31 Jul 2018 : USU.S. Consumer Spending Stayed Solid in Jun 2018Bloomberg
31 Jul 2018 : USU.S. Employment Costs Increase From Year Ago by Most Since 2008Bloomberg
31 Jul 2018 : USWRAP: Tech Advances as Trade Outlook Boosts Manufacturers: Market WrapBloomberg
30 Jul 2018 : AUVictoria displaces NSW as nation's strongest economy, with WA still laggingABC
30 Jul 2018 : EUBusiness Climate Indicator for the Euro AreaEC DG ECFIN
30 Jul 2018 : EUEconomic Sentiment broadly stable in the euro area and the EUEC DG ECFIN
30 Jul 2018 : FBFacebook`s advertisers in Europe are on the front lines of its efforts to tighten privacy practices, and their frustrations help explain why the social-media giant’s troubles are far from over.WSJ
30 Jul 2018 : IBMIBM trials blockchain platform aimed at banksCNBC
30 Jul 2018 : TWTRTwitter shares fall again as Wall Street worries over social media company’s user growthCNBC
30 Jul 2018 : USWall Street Fears New International Tax That Was Aimed at TechBloomberg
30 Jul 2018 : USPompeo to announce initiatives focusing on digital economy, energy, and infrastructure in AsiaCNBC
30 Jul 2018 : USDirect Investment by Country and Industry: 2017Bureau of Economic Analysis
30 Jul 2018 : USPending Home Sales Reverse Course, Rise 0.9% in Jun 2018 National Association of Realtors
30 Jul 2018 : USThe Pension Hole for U.S. Cities and States Is the Size of Japan`s EconomyWSJ
30 Jul 2018 : USU.S. debt sales set to surge, hit short-term maturities mostReuters
30 Jul 2018 : USWRAP: Tech stocks pull down equity markets, euro gainsReuters
30 Jul 2018 : USWRAP: Tech Rout Slams Stocks as Oil Gains, USD SlipsBloomberg
30 Jul 2018 : USWRAP: Nasdaq posts biggest 3-day loss since March as Facebook, Amazon and Netflix dropCNBC
30 Jul 2018 : USTrump Administration Mulls a Unilateral Tax Cut for the RichNY Times
30 Jul 2018 : WMTWalmart discovers why the `last mile` is the hardestReuters


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