Amazon (AMZN) Offering Possible 32.45% Return Over the Next 21 Calendar Days

Amazon's most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Amazon is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $3170.00 short call and a strike $3180.00 long call offers a potential 32.45% return on risk over the next 21 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were below $3170.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $2.45 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $7.55 would be incurred if the stock rose above the $3180.00 long call strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving down which suggests that the short-term momentum for Amazon is bearish and the probability of a decline in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving down which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Amazon is bearish.

The RSI indicator is at 48.2 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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LATEST NEWS for Amazon

Dow Jones Futures Rise After Market Rout, But Will The Rally Survive? All Eyes On Apple, Amazon, Facebook
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:15:31 +0000
Dow Jones futures: After coronavirus fears spurred a stock market rout, Pinterest and ServiceNow rallied on results. All eyes are on Apple, Amazon, Facebook.

EBay Growth Ebbs, Sparking Concern Pandemic Boost Is Over
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:37:14 +0000
(Bloomberg) — EBay Inc.’s marketplace growth slowed in the third quarter, worrying investors that an online shopping boost from the Covid-19 pandemic isn’t sustainable.Gross merchandise volume, the value of all goods sold on the site, rose 22% in the third quarter, down from 26% growth in the second quarter. International GMV increased 16%, a smaller gain than the previous period.“If you look at EBay prior to Covid, they were under-performing other e-commerce companies, and that’s the concern,” said Brian Yarbrough, an analyst at Edward D. Jones & Co. “Do we go back to that lackluster performance after Covid?”The shares dropped 4% in extended trading after closing at $53.25 in New York.Fourth-quarter sales will be $2.64 billion to $2.71 billion, the San Jose, California-based company said Wednesday in a statement. That compares with $2.8 billion in revenue during last year’s fourth quarter. The new forecast partly reflects recent asset sales.Pandemic-wary shoppers have turned to online marketplaces like EBay and Inc. to avoid stores in the era of social distancing. The company said it ended the quarter with 183 million active buyers. That was less than analysts’ average prediction for almost 184 million, raising fears about customer growth.Investors may be concerned that EBay’s growth is lagging behind e-commerce growth overall, which is more than 30%, said Ron Josey, an analyst at JMP Securities. “You could argue they are still losing share here,” he added.Chief Executive Officer Jamie Iannone, who took the helm in April, is still trying to show that a slimmed-down EBay can lure customers and get them to spend more on the site. Under pressure from activist investors, EBay in February completed the sale of its event-tickets marketplace StubHub to Viagogo for $4.05 billion. In July, EBay sold the classifieds business to Norway’s Adevinta ASA in a cash and stock deal worth $9.2 billion that leaves EBay with a 44.4% stake in the company.Iannone said he is focusing on refurbished products with two-year warranties from brands like DeLonghi and Makita. The market for refurbished brand goods is in the tens of billions of dollars and is a good fit for EBay deal-seekers, he said. The company is also developing authentication services for luxury watches and second-hand sneakers to attract more high-value products to the site and increase average order sizes, the CEO added.EBay has deals with United Parcel Service Inc. and other carriers to protect sellers from shipping capacity issues and surcharges over the busy holiday period, he noted.“We’re well positioned to help sellers reach buyers this holiday season,” Iannone said.In the fourth quarter, profit, excluding some items, will be 78 to 84 cents a share, EBay said, compared with analysts’ estimates of 80 cents. Third-quarter revenue rose 25% to $2.6 billion. Analysts estimated $2.58 billion. Profit before certain items in the recent period was 85 cents per share, beating the average estimate of 80 cents.(Updates with analyst comment in third paragraph)For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

AWS Announces General Availability of Nitro Enclaves
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:25:00 +0000
AWS announced AWS Nitro Enclaves, a new Amazon EC2 capability that makes it easier for customers to securely process highly sensitive data.

Twitter, Facebook and Google CEOs testify before Senate Commerce Committee
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:43:10 +0000
Yahoo Finance's Dan Howley joined The Final Round to recap the big tech hearing and what it means for future regulations on these big tech companies.

D.A. Davidson's Tom Forte on big tech regulation
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:00:06 +0000
Tom Forte, D.A. Davidson Sr. Research Analyst, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jack Dorsey testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee on section 230 and his thoughts on regulating big tech. 

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