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Top 20 trades in US stocks by Sharesight users – January 2022

by Stephanie Stefanovic, Content Manager, Sharesight | Jan 27th 2022

Welcome to the January 2022 edition of Sharesight’s monthly USA trading snapshot, where we look at Sharesight users’ top 20 trades in US stocks on the Nasdaq, NYSE and NYSE American market (AMEX) over the month.

In this snapshot, buy and sell trades were strongly led by Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA), which announced record profit in its latest earnings report. Trades were followed by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), which announced strong earnings buoyed by cloud growth; as well as Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), which has reclaimed its title as the most-sold smartphone brand in China. Overall, January’s top trades were dominated by tech stocks, with many investors responding to the recent (or upcoming) release of these companies’ earnings reports.

Top 20 US stock trades January 2022

Top 20 NASDAQ + NYSE+AMEX month Jan22

Let’s look at the news behind some of the key stocks in this month’s snapshot:


Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)



Alibaba (NYSE: BABA)


Rocket Lab (NASDAQ: RKLB)


  • PayPal hit with lawsuit over accusations of money theft from users’ frozen accounts
  • PayPal stock continues its losing streak as shareholders question company’s ability to hit growth targets
  • All eyes on PayPal share price ahead of Q4 earnings report

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