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Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Connor:

Amazon’s Streaming Platform, Twitch, Suffers Security Breach. What Investors Need to Know.'s live-streaming platform Twitch suffered a security breach on Wednesday. → Read More

Big Tech Crunch Continues. Facebook Stock Is Tumbling.

Facebook stock is dropping in the wake of a whistleblower's allegations. The rest of Big Tech continues slumping. → Read More

Peloton Stock Scores With Best Week Yet for 2021

The interactive fitness stock led the Nasdaq 100 on Friday and erased last month's post-earnings sell-ff. → Read More

GameStop's Earnings Are Coming. Expect Volatility.

It will be GameStop's first earnings report since alum Matt Furlong took over as CEO. → Read More

Hurricane Ida Hammered Louisiana, and New York. What It Means for Insurance Stocks.

Insurance stocks held their ground as investors factored in likely increases in the cost of coverage. → Read More

Gap Crushed Earnings Estimates. The Stock Is Rising.

Gap expects full-year earnings per share between $1.90 and $2.05, up from a range that topped out at $1.70. → Read More

Burlington Stores Beat Earnings Estimates. The Stock Still Sank.

Retailer Burlington Stores says higher freight and supply chain costs will impact margins in the second half. → Read More

Ulta Beat Earnings Estimates. The Stock Is Surging.

Ulta Beauty's sales surged in the July quarter, surpassing results from the prepandemic period in 2019. → Read More

What Wall Street Is Saying About Nordstrom's Earnings Beat

One analyst expects Nordstrom's earnings recovery to continue to lag other retailers. → Read More

GameStop, AMC Shares Surge In a Rally for Meme Stocks

There was no material news events driving the stock moves as is often the case with the two meme stocks. → Read More

“Free Guy” Beat Box Office Expectations Despite Delta Fears. AMC Stock Is Rising.

"Free Guy," which stars Ryan Reynolds, grossed $28.4 million in the U.S. during its opening weekend. → Read More

AMC Is Set to Report Earnings Today. The Stock Is Up.

Analysts forecast theater chain AMC to post a second-quarter net loss of 436.1 million, according to FactSet. → Read More

Roku Tops Earnings Estimates as Streaming Viewing Declines

Roku said a drop in streaming hours was due to a consumer shift toward out-of-home entertainment. → Read More

Robinhood Stock Stumbled In Its Debut. The Reddit Crowd Rejoiced.

"Future penny stock," a WallStreetBets commenter wrote on Thursday. → Read More

Mattel Stock Is Up as Toymaker Posts Surprise Profit

Mattel said sales of action figures and dolls including Barbie and American Girl jumped in the second quarter. → Read More

Gold Miner Newmont Hits on Earnings, but Misses on Sales

CEO Tom Palmer characterized the company's performance as "solid," but investors didn't like the mixed results. → Read More

AMC CEO Aron Adds Another Title: Chairman

AMC CEO Adam Aron has stood out for his efforts to appeal to retail investors on social media sites like Reddit. → Read More

GameStop and AMC Stocks Bounce Back. Short Sellers Got Burned Again.

GameStop and AMC both reached their highest close since July 9 but short sellers had losses along the way. → Read More

AMC Joins Movie Theater Stock Rout

Movie theater stocks declined on Monday as fears of rising Covid-19 cases caused broader market losses. → Read More

Pfizer and BioNTech Plan to Seek FDA Approval for Covid-19 Booster

The companies are also working on an updated shot designed to take the Delta variant of the infection. → Read More