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Laureate Education Stock: Leading Universities In Peru And Mexico (NASDAQ:LAUR)

ferrantraite/E+ via Getty Images Synopsis Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) operates a number of higher education institutions in Mexico and Peru. LAUR’s historical financial results have shown strong revenue growth. Additionally, its profit margins have been expanding annually as well. For its latest 1Q24 earnings, it continued to deliver top-line growth, although I note that the first…

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Mondee Holdings (MOND) 19th Annual Needham Technology, Media & Consumer Transcript

Mondee Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOND) 19th Annual Needham Technology, Media, & Consumer Conference May 16, 2024 3:45 PM ET Corporate Participants Orestes Fintiklis – Executive Vice Chairman Conference Call Participants Bernie McTernan – Needham & Company [Transcript provided to Seeking Alpha by the Company] Bernie McTernan Great. Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks so much for joining. My…

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) J.P. Morgan 52nd Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference (Transcript)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) J.P. Morgan 52nd Annual Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference Call May 21, 2024 3:45 PM ET Company Participants Jean Hu – Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Harlan Sur – JPMorgan Harlan Sur Okay. Good afternoon, and welcome to — again, welcome to the second…

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America’s First Bitcoin President: Trump Now Accepts Crypto Donations

President Trump, in a press release published on his website this afternoon, announced that his campaign to take back the White House will begin accepting donations using Bitcoin. BREAKING: 🇺🇸 Donald Trump now officially accepts #Bitcoin for campaign donations. pic.twitter.com/ySkwNQT1D2 — Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) May 21, 2024 This announcement by his campaign is sure to…

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Educational Development Corporation (EDUC) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) Q1 2024 Earnings Conference Call May 21, 2024 4:30 PM ET Company Participants John Beisler – IRCraig White – President and CEODan O’Keefe – CFOHeather Cobb – Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Conference Call Participants Paul Carter – Capstone Asset Management Operator Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the…

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IYJ: Industrials Dashboard For May

Monty Rakusen This monthly article series shows a dashboard with aggregate subsector metrics in industrials. It is also a review of sector ETFs like Industrial Select Sector SPDR® Fund ETF (XLI), Fidelity MSCI Industrials Index ETF (FIDU) and iShares U.S. Industrials ETF (BATS:IYJ), whose holdings are used to calculate these metrics. Shortcut The next two…

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Etsy, Inc. (ETSY) 52nd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference (Transcript)

Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) 52nd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference Call May 21, 2024 11:30 AM ET Company Participants Josh Silverman – Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Katy Ansel – JPMorgan Katy Ansel All right. We’re going to get started. I’m Katy Ansel, an Internet analyst at JPMorgan. We’re pleased to…

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OP_CAT & Bitcoin Ossification With Blockstream’s Andrew Poelstra

In a recent interview with Bitcoin Magazine, Shinobi sat down with Andrew Poelstra from Blockstream to discuss his colleague Rusty Russell’s ambitious proposal. Rusty plans to restore several abandoned features from Bitcoin’s code, a bold move that could significantly enhance the functionality and expressivity of Bitcoin scripts. Understanding the New Costing Model One of the…

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T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference (Transcript)

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ:TMUS) J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Results Conference May 21, 2024 1:05 PM ET Company Participants Mike Sievert – President and Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Sebastiano Petti – J.P. Morgan Sebastiano Petti Good afternoon, everybody. I’m Sebastiano Petti, and I cover the telecom cable and satellite space for…

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Whistleblowing In The Surveillance Age

This article is featured in Bitcoin Magazine’s “The Inscription Issue”. Click here to get your Annual Bitcoin Magazine Subscription. Bitcoin allows for the permanent inscribing of data onto the public record. Still, whistleblowing on the blockchain remains a terrible idea. Leaking information is risky business. If you’ve obtained sensitive information — particularly if you’re not…

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Luvu Brands, Inc. (LUVU) Q3 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

Luvu Brands, Inc. (OTCQB:LUVU) Q3 2024 Results Conference Call May 21, 2024 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Louis Friedman – Founder, President & CEOChristopher Knauf – CFOJordan Friedman – VP, E-commerce Conference Call Participants Bryan Robson – Breakout Investors Operator Greetings, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Luvu Brands, Inc. Fiscal Third Quarter of Fiscal…

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Parallel Universes? AI, Energy And Chips

Hiroshi Watanabe Last May, prior to Memorial weekend, the rise of Nvidia’s (NVDA) stock began in earnest. From a matter of a few days, a $300 stock rose to $400, and now it’s trading around $950. The market has been digesting and sorting the meaning of Nvidia and AI all year. The earnings announcement coming…

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Running The Self-Sovereign Bitcoin Business

As we take the concluding tenth and final step in “10 Steps to Self-Sovereignty”, we’ve articulated nine ways that Bitcoin can enable the sovereign individual. But what about building the sovereign Bitcoin business? From longer timeframe accounting practices to managing a bi-weekly payroll, to using a volatile asset that operates on a 24/7 market, there…

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EuroDry Ltd. (EDRY) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

EuroDry Ltd. (NASDAQ:EDRY) Q1 2024 Earnings Conference Call May 21, 2024 10:30 AM ET Company Participants Aristides Pittas – Chairman and CEOTasos Aslidis – CFO Conference Call Participants Tate Sullivan – Maxim GroupPoe Fratt – Alliance Global PartnersLars Edvard – Arctic Securities Operator Thank you for standing by, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the…

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Ecash Makes Bitcoin (And Fiat) Private With Calle’s Cashu

Editor’s note: Cashu is a protocol, not a company. Founders: Calle Date Founded: October 2022 Location of Headquarters: Remote Amount of Bitcoin Held in Treasury: N/A Number of Employees: 20-30 open-source developers Website: https://cashu.space/ Public or Private? N/A Of Bitcoin’s many notable properties, privacy isn’t one of them. In fact, the transparency of the Bitcoin blockchain…

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BUZZ Investing: Strong Earnings Boost Optimism

Urupong/iStock via Getty Images U.S. markets swung due to economic shifts, with initial drops from inflation fears followed by recovery hopes of relaxed Fed policies. Despite setbacks like weak GDP and rising treasury yields, improved earnings and employment data drove optimism. U.S. markets exhibited increased volatility, yet closed little changed, during the recent period between…

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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) J.P. Morgan Investor Conference

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) J.P. Morgan Investor Conference May 21, 2024 9:30 AM ET Company Participants Dave Watson – President and Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Sebastiano Petti – J.P. Morgan Sebastiano Petti Good morning, everyone. I’m Sebastiano Petti and I cover the communication space here at J.P. Morgan. I’d like to welcome Dave Watson,…

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Macy’s, Inc. (M) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript May 21, 2024 8:00 AM ET Company Participants Pamela Quintiliano – VP of IRTony Spring – Chairman and CEOAdrian Mitchell – COO and CFO Conference Call Participants Matthew Boss – JPMorgan ChaseWarren Cheng – Evercore ISIAshley Helgans – JefferiesTracy Kogan – CitiDana Telsey – Telsey Advisory GroupChuck…

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Keywords Studios: A Potential Buying Opportunity Amid Valuation Divergence (OTCMKTS:KYYWF)

hobo_018 Keywords Studios (OTCPK:KYYWF) is a creative services provider to the gaming industry, being in the business of offering technical and creative services (which include art creation, game development, QA testing, localization, translation, marketing, player support, and audio services) to the video game and digital media industries for over two decades. Keywords Studios operates an…

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Ecash Makes Bitcoin — And CBDCs — Private With Calle’s Cashu

Editor’s note: Cashu is a protocol, not a company. Founders: Calle Date Founded: October 2022 Location of Headquarters: Remote Amount of Bitcoin Held in Treasury: N/A Number of Employees: 20-30 open-source developers Website: https://cashu.space/ Public or Private? N/A Of Bitcoin’s many notable properties, privacy isn’t one of them. In fact, the transparency of the Bitcoin blockchain…

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Palantir: The Market Is Wrong Again (NYSE:PLTR)

koto_feja Investment Thesis In our previous analysis from March 13, we anticipated the unavoidable correction in Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE:PLTR) stock following its significant gains, which we identified as an opportune moment for investors to enter or expand their positions. PLTR’s stock price stabilized after a period of volatility and moved sideways, providing an attractive…

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The 1-Minute Market Report, May 20, 2024

acilo In this brief market report, we look at the various asset classes, sectors, equity categories, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and stocks that moved the market higher and the market segments that defied the trend by moving lower. Identifying the pockets of strength and weakness allows us to see the direction of significant money flows and…

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How Biden’s New Tariffs On China Could Impact The U.S. Auto Industry

3alexd/E+ via Getty Images The Biden administration announced significant tariff increases on China last week, targeting roughly $18 billion in strategic industries, with a sharp focus on electric vehicles (EVs). These tariffs, which quadruple to 100% on Chinese-made EVs, are designed to counter China’s unfair trade practices and overcapacity while boosting U.S. industries. The move…

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D-Wave Quantum Q1 Earnings: Profitability Remains Elusive (NYSE:QBTS)

andreusK/iStock via Getty Images D-Wave Quantum Inc. (NYSE:QBTS) has emerged as a leader in quantum computing, offering a specialized approach for solving real-world optimization problems. These systems are seen as more effective for certain applications compared to GPU-accelerated computing. The company’s latest quarterly result was highlighted by impressive growth and firming margins. On the other…

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The ‘Good News’ On Inflation

damircudic/E+ via Getty Images Bonds and stocks rallied last week on the back of two pretty good inflation reports, right? I suppose, but there were other things going on too, so let’s take a look at how inflation expectations changed last week and see if that’s what drove markets. The 5-year inflation breakeven fell by…

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Affirmed Sell For MicroVision Stock (NASDAQ:MVIS)

Just_Super Since I wrote about MicroVision (NASDAQ:MVIS) in March 2023, the company has remained intensely focused on the consumer auto ADAS vertical. At that time, I gave MicroVision a “sell” rating due to doubts following its acquisition of the bankrupt German company Ibeo. My rationale was straightforward: Ibeo went bankrupt, abandoned by all its investors….

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ICC’s move against Benjamin Netanyahu puts Joe Biden in diplomatic and political bind

The International Criminal Court’s announcement that it was seeking arrest warrants for Israel’s leaders just hours after US national security adviser Jake Sullivan held meetings with officials in Jerusalem has left American politicians across the political divide fuming. President Joe Biden and Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson condemned ICC prosecutor Karim Khan’s statement that he…

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5 Critiques Of GAO’s Report On Target Date Funds

SerrNovik/iStock via Getty Images Last month the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released 401(k) Retirement Plans: Department of Labor Should Update Guidance on Target Date Funds in response to a May 2021 request from Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA), Chair of the…

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Nexxen International Ltd. (NEXN) Q1 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

Nexxen International Ltd. (NASDAQ:NEXN) Q1 2024 Earnings Conference Call May 20, 2024 9:00 AM ET Company Participants Billy Eckert – VP, IROfer Druker – CEOSagi Niri – CFO Conference Call Participants Matthew Condon – JMPMatthew Swanson – RBC Capital MarketsLaura Martin – NeedhamAndrew Marok – Raymond JamesMark Kelley – Stifel Operator Welcome to Nexxen’s earnings…

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