Bullish Sentiment Is High on Facebook, Tesla Motors and Alphabet

Want to know what real investors think about the markets and individual stocks?

Well, Tradebird, a social application for investors and traders, keeps tabs on whether its users are bearish or bullish on a wide range of financial assets and indices.

Following is a list of closely watched stocks, along with sentiment readings among Tradebird users.

1. EUR/USD
The pair recovered significantly last week to 1,098, and a lot of traders in the Tradebird community confirmed their bearish outlook. The sentiment is 65% bearish, and it looks like they were right.

The start of the week saw a sell-off, but everyone is looking to the Federal Reserve for its next move.

     
2. Gold
As the U.S. presidential election approaches, volatility is getting higher. Prices rose above $1,280 on Friday but is trading at 1,285 and pressing against the upside of its channel.

The sentiment on Tradebird is 51% bearish but could swing quickly if election-related uncertainty persists.

   
3. Apple (AAPL)
Earnings last week were more than interesting, with some of the biggest U.S. companies reporting their results.

The company reported disappointing fiscal fourth-quarter earnings results last Tuesday, and the stock fell below $114 a share from $117. Apple is trading below $113 a share on Tuesday.

Investors hope that fiscal first-quarter earnings, which will capture the holiday season, will be better. 

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4. Facebook (FB)
The company reports third-quarter results on Wednesday. Expectations are high, and sentiment within the Tradebird community is 96% bullish.

Analyst expects Facebook to report earnings of 97 cents a share on revenue of $6.92 billion. We can only imagine what will happen if the company disappoints.

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5. Tesla Motors (TSLA)
The electric-car maker reported third-quarter results on Wednesday and beat both earnings and revenue expectations. Shares recovered to almost $213 from $202 apiece after that.

The sentiment on Tradebird is good and hasn't been so high for a long time, with 64% bullish. However, the bears are still strong, and the stock is trading at about $192 on Tuesday.

6. Alphabet (GOOGL)
Google parent Alphabet missed fiscal first-quarter earnings estimates when it reported on Thursday, and shares fell to $795.37 from $812 apiece on Friday. Shares of the company are trading is back up to about $812 on Tuesday, however.

Regardless, this is still one of the favorite companies on Tradebird, and despite the disappointing earnings results, the bullish sentiment is 91%.

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7. Amazon (AMZN)
On Thursday, Amazon also reported  third-quarter earnings that missed estimates. The stock fell Friday to $776.32 from $818, and it is at about $792 on Tuesday.

Short-term profit-seekers were disappointed, but long-term investors agree that this is a good moment to buy the stock at a low price because they think that the long-term outlook for the company hasn't changed. The sentiment is 64% and is a result of these competing forces.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.

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