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Short-Term Bulls Descend on Sprint Nextel Corporation
Some gutsy options traders are betting on a short-term bounce higher for Sprint Nextel Corporation , despite today's decline in the shares.
Wed Jun 19, 2013
All Eyes On Big Ben; Dow Jones Industrial Average Flirts With Breakeven
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading just south of breakeven this morning, as speculators await a highly anticipated central-bank statement.
Analyst Update: American International Group Inc
U.S. stocks are slightly lower this afternoon, as Wall Street takes a breather ahead of the Fed policy statement .
Weekly Contrarian: Why the Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Rally Could Have Legs
The latest deal with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc is just more evidence that Netflix, Inc. , and not cable television, is "the future of entertainment," opines this MarketWatch column .
Analyst Upgrades: International Business Machines Corp., The Kroger...
Analysts are weighing in today on tech giant International Business Machines Corp. , grocery store chain The Kroger Co.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Analyst Update: 3D Systems Corporation
U.S. stocks are in the green this afternoon, as Wall Street anxiously awaits tomorrow's report from the Federal Open Market Committee .
Dow Busts Sixth Straight Triple-Digit Move, Adds 138 Points Ahead of Fed
The Dow Jones Industrial Average enjoyed its sixth straight triple-digit move, adding more than 100 points for the second session in a row.
A Pre-Fed VIX Check
The recent preponderance of triple-digit moves in the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gotten some well-deserved publicity.
Adobe Systems Targeted For a Big Post-Earnings Move
Put and call volume accelerated on Adobe Systems Incorporated on Monday, as traders placed last minute bets ahead of tonight's quarterly announcement.
Quant trading comes to Main Street
Automated trading has always been the preserve of the Wall Street elite. Banks and hedge funds used supercomputers armed with powerful algorithms programmed by PhD brainiacs to trade hundreds of stocks and currencies, making boatloads of money in a matter of seconds.
Traders Foresee Short-Term Downside at Google Inc
Option volume on Google Inc was a little higher than usual on Friday, after the stock received some bullish analyst attention that morning.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Soar On Fed Optimism
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is poised to jump more than 100 points right out of the gate, as investors look to this week's meeting of the Federal Reserve.
Option Bulls Blitz DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
The shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. are up 4.8% at $23.91 , after earlier tagging a two-year high of $24.75.
Most Active Options: Sprint Nextel Corporation, AIG, Procter & Gamble
Of the 20 equities seeing the heaviest options volume in recent sessions, three names of notable interest this afternoon are Sprint Nextel Corporation , American International Group Inc , and The Procter & Gamble Company .
Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) Remains a Favorite Among Bullish Bettors
Bulls have been in hot pursuit of Herbalife Ltd. in recent months, according to data pulled from the International Securities Exchange , Chicago Board Options Exchange , and NASDAQ OMX PHLX .
The 5 Stages of (Fed) Grief
It feels like about 99 problems are facing the markets now, but The Fed Tightening Someday sure seems like No.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) Lures Last-Minute Option Bulls
Social networking stock LinkedIn Corp is blazing a path higher today, up 3.6% at $178.31 .
Dow Jones Industrial Average Calm Ahead of Economic Data
Investors are catching their breath this morning, with futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average modestly higher after a week of strong price moves.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
News Corp Falls as CFO DeVoe Departs
DeVoe will leave the New York-based media company after 20 years. John Nallen, Devoe's deputy, will assume the role of CFO at 21st Century Fox, the company that will retain News Corp.'s legacy newspaper assets including the Wall Street Journal following the company's split, also due to occur later this month.