Cloud Software Stocks Rip Higher After Strong Earnings from Snowflake, Others

Many enterprise software stocks are adding to their big 2020 gains on Thursday, as investors take heart in a batch of strong earnings reports that were posted on Wednesday afternoon.

Zscaler  (ZS) – Get Report is up 24.3%, Okta  (OKTA) – Get Report is up 6.9%, Snowflake  (SNOW) – Get Report is up 16%, Elastic  (ESTC) – Get Report is up 14.2% and CrowdStrike  (CRWD) – Get Report is up 15.1% after each company comfortably beat its October quarter estimates and (generally speaking) issued strong guidance. And a number of other software names appear to be catching sympathy bids.

Palantir Technologies  (PLTR) – Get Report, which tumbled yesterday on a Morgan Stanley downgrade, is up 8.8%. Smartsheet  (SMAR) – Get Report is up 6.8%, Datadog  (DDOG) – Get Report is up 4.8%, Unity

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Rip out your computer’s brain and turn it into an external hard drive

It’s easy to skimp on storage when you’re buying a computer. You think there’s no way you’ll ever need more than 256GB, but there you are, one measly year later, staring at an overflowing C: drive that won’t stop bugging you with reminders that it’s almost full.



a laptop computer sitting on top of a wooden table: If you're into photography or any other hobby that requires you to save big files, having an additional external drive can only mean good news.


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If you’re into photography or any other hobby that requires you to save big files, having an additional external drive can only mean good news.



a laptop computer sitting on top of a wooden table: If you're into photography or any other hobby that requires you to save big files, having an additional external drive can only mean good news.


© Whitson Gordon
If you’re into photography or any other hobby that requires you to save big files, having an additional external drive can only mean good news.

If your laptop allows you to open up the bottom and pop in a new drive, upgrading the drive is easy. Don’t toss out that old drive when you’re done, though—you can put it in a USB enclosure and use it as an external drive

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