Get Real: Companies Are Changing the Game

In today’s Get Real, we saw Facebook’s latest scandal, a new deal for Netflix, and AMD’s game plan. Plus, a trader’s guide to the commodities market.


AMD Radeon: “Graphics everywhere”

The technology of the future is rapidly becoming more interlinked than ever before. Recently, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) CEO Lisa Su shared that AMD will play a key role with its concept of “graphics everywhere” through Radeon.

Canopy Growth’s Q2 earnings

Yesterday, Canopy Growth (CGC) reported its second-quarter earnings and the stock fell. The company missed analysts’ revenue and EBITDA estimates.

Facebook’s latest scandal

Dutch billionaire Jon de Mol is cornering Facebook (FB) over a series of Bitcoin scam ads that use his image. Facebook will need to successfully ban the ads or risk being sued, which it can’t afford.

Netflix and Nickelodeon take on Disney+

Netflix (NFLX) and Nickelodeon finalized a critical multiyear deal. Nickelodeon will produce original animated content for Netflix. The streaming war has intensified since Disney+ launched earlier this week.

Trader’s guide: Commodities market

The commodity market is a great place to speculate on a wide range of global assets. We have a guide from DailyFX to help you with the basics of commodity trading.

What to watch for

Porsche-like margins for Tesla’s China Gigafactory?

The development of Tesla’s (TSLA) China Gigafactory has been impressive. Analysts think that lower labor costs in China will contribute to higher margins for Tesla. If the margins rise, the company would be in Porsche’s league.

Earnings beat could boost Walmart

Walmart’s third-quarter earnings beat analysts’ estimates and returned to growth. The company’s higher earnings outlook and new grocery delivery membership could boost the stock.

What’s on the horizon for Valero Energy?

Valero Energy (VLO) stock has risen due to equity market growth. Improving US-China trade conditions helped equity markets. Currently, most analysts favor the stock before the fourth quarter.

Turbulence for Alibaba

Alibaba (BABA) stock fell earlier this week. The stock experienced a rising streak after the second quarter. Now, the e-commerce company is considered a second listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.