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Trading FAANG: how to buy and sell FAANG companies

FAANG stocks are considered the ‘top tier’ tech firms – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google are some of the most popular, and best performing, stocks on the market. Discover what you need to know about trading FAANG stocks, including how to buy and short the tech giants.

Meta Q1 preview: Where next for FB stock?

Meta has seen its valuation slide by almost $350 billion since revealing user growth stalled for the first time in history when it posted its last set of disappointing results.

Big Tech Q1 preview: Earnings season will test valuations

While Big Tech has enjoyed success as a group for many years, we are likely to see a bigger divergence in performance in 2022.

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A guide to buying and selling Facebook (Meta) shares

Meta (previously Facebook) has had its fair share of controversies over the last few years, which has meant its share price has also had its ups and downs. Discover everything you need to know about Meta stock, and how you can buy or sell Facebook shares.

April 5, 2022 11:30 AM

Facebook parent Meta plunges 20% as earnings forecast miss the Mark

Facebook parent, Meta Platforms Inc, has joined the likes of Peloton, Tesla, Netflix, Paypal and Spotify to be punished by investors this reporting season for lackluster earnings and frothy valuations.

Asian Open: Meta gets Zucker punched, AUD/NZD eyes 1.0800

Despite a positive close for Wall Street, US futures are now trading lower after a dire earnings report from Meta.

Meta Q4 preview: Where next for FB stock?

Can Meta deliver as a number of factors continue to cause a marked slowdown in growth? We explain what to expect and consider how Meta shares could react.

Big Tech stocks: What will they face in 2022?

Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, Meta and Netflix have delivered record earnings and hit all-time highs in 2021, but can Big Tech keep up the momentum as we enter 2022?

Facebook rebrand: can renaming a company boost its share price?

Facebook has changed its name to 'Meta', reflecting its ambitions to become a ‘metaverse’ company. But which stocks have tried this trick in the past, and has it played well with the markets?

Facebook Q3 preview: Where next for Facebook shares?

Facebook has warned of slower growth and greater difficulty targeting ads ahead of its third quarter earnings. We explain what to expect and consider how Facebook shares could react.

US “Big Tech” earnings preview: FB, MSFT, GOOG, AMZN, and AAPL in focus

Below, we outline the key dates, expectations, and technical trends to watch on each of these tech behemoths...

FAANGs earnings season: Top picks as tech stocks trade near all time highs

The tech sector is back trading around all time highs as the reflation trade buckles and ahead of earnings. Take a deeper look into Apple, Alphabet and Facebook ahead of their numbers later in the month.

July 8, 2021 06:07 PM

What does Facebook own?

Facebook has bought talent, technology and rivals over the years to help it become the world’s largest social media company. We have a look at all the companies Facebook has bought, including Whatsapp, Instagram and Oculus VR.

February 22, 2021 12:20 PM

US open: futures point lower jobless claims, oil, Tesla in focus

US futures point lower ahead of jobless claims data, consolidating recent gains. The Nasdaq underperforms on rotation out of growth stocks into value trade and oil remains well supported as the cold freeze in Texas continues.

February 18, 2021 08:25 AM

Regulation and Big Tech under Biden: is sweeping change on the way?

Joe Biden’s entry into the White House has revived calls for Big Tech to be reined-in, but will the US and other countries tighten their regulation and raise taxes on Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook?

February 15, 2021 08:51 AM

Earnings Play: Facebook

Look for a retest of the record high.

October 29, 2020 11:25 AM

FAANG's Earnings Preview

FAANGs are due to report earnings in the second half of October. They report after a phenomenal run higher from March and as they recover from a steep sell off in September.

October 14, 2020 05:25 PM

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FAANG Earnings In Focus

With Facebook facing yet more controversies, advertising spends under the spotlight and Apple looking lofty the FAANGs earnings will be closely watched.

July 27, 2020 07:36 AM

Can Facebook Recover From the Ad Boycott?

Facebook is fielding mounting criticism from a rising number of consumer companies over harmful content on its website. The stock sunk 10% on Friday although the sell off appears to have stabilised.

June 30, 2020 10:34 AM

Facebook tumbles 7% on outlook

Facebook reported a solid set of numbers for the third quarter, with almost every measure ahead of expectation, yet there was a definite lack of […]

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