Earnings season hit its peak with a bunch of reports yesterday. Apple, Amazon and Google parent Alphabet are all on tap today.
Apple's new Apple Park headquarters. Photo: Apple
Here are the 3 big things we'll be paying attention to in Apple's earnings report later today.
1. How's iPhone X demand?
2. How will Apple use all that repatriated cash?
3. Where's Apple placing its bets?
It only accounts for about 10% of ad revenue, but expect YouTube to play a prominent role as Google discusses its business on Thursday. The site has been in the news a lot lately, and very little of it has been positive.
Other things to watch for as parent Alphabet reports earnings:
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It was largely positive news as a number of the big tech companies posted earnings ahead of Wall Street expectations.