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27 min ago | SchaeffersResearch.com
In the options pits, volume is running at six times the average intraday rate, with traders targeting ARMH's August 46 call.
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4 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com
The most active TSLA option on Monday was the weekly 7/25 230-strike call, where 5,284 contracts were exchanged.
8 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com
As such, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. scored a bevy of upbeat analyst attention, with no fewer than 13 brokerage firms hiking their price targets.
12 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
Biofuel has been engaged in reverse merger transaction with home builder JBGL since March.
Meanwhile, in the options pits, AKS call volume is more than tripling the expected intraday amount, and the stock's 30-day at-the-money implied volatility has jumped 9.1% to 53%.
The choppy trading has kept the major averages close to their recent highs. The major averages have climbed well off their worst levels of the day but currently remain in negative territory.
Heading into the final few hours of today's trading, three of the top market movers are Chinese Internet issue E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc , network infrastructure supplier Extreme Networks, Inc , and steel producer Steel Dynamics, Inc. .
When equity markets reach historic highs, talk generally turns to the most valuable companies on the planet .
Specifically, put volume on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. surged to six times the norm on Friday, as the stock's steep post-earnings plunge triggered a short-selling restriction -- effectively herding bearish traders into AMD's options pits.
The prospect of making quick money lures many to the world of day trading . The participants in this game, besides professional traders, can be retirees, executives, teachers, small business owners, housewives, etc.
U.S. equities markets started -- and ended -- the week on a strong note, thanks to a round of better-than-expected earnings from both the banking and tech sectors.
The further removed financial analysis is from the fundamentals, the less likely it is to provide an actual indication as to whether a stock is a good value.
FBR downgraded the stock to "market perform" from "outperform," while BofA-Merrill Lynch lowered its rating to "underperform" from "neutral."
It's been a volatile session for NQ Mobile Inc today -- with the shares falling to a new record low of $3.45 right out of the gate, only to rally 11.5% this afternoon.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is poised to bounce back from Thursday's triple-digit drubbing -- and reclaim its perch atop the 17,000 mark -- with futures pointed 38 points higher ahead of the bell.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 04:15 pm
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