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2 hrs ago |

Is More Downside Ahead for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF)?

Amid this sell-off, put volume accelerated to two times the average daily pace, and speculators upped the bearish ante to gamble on multi-year lows.


Related Topix: Cleveland Cliffs, Metals, Mining, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago |

Stocks On the Move: China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, Zoe's Kitchen...

U.S. stocks are mixed this afternoon, as the major equity indexes attempt to go out on a positive note ahead of the long holiday weekend.


Related Topix: Telecom, China Unicom, Biotech, United Therapeutics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Personal Finance

9 hrs ago |

Analyst Update: Abercrombie & Fitch Co., Avago Technologies Ltd, and Dollar General Corp.

Nevertheless, the shares are fractionally lower around midday at $41.83 -- though, on a year-to-date basis, they're still up 27%.


Related Topix: Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail, Apparel, Dollar General, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

17 hrs ago |

Analyst Upgrades: Alcatel Lucent SA (ADR), Express, Inc., and Workday Inc

EXPR soared yesterday -- following a strong second-quarter earnings report -- and closed almost 13% higher at $16.45.


Related Topix: Alcatel-Lucent, Telecom, Alcatel, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

21 hrs ago |

Options Radar: Twitter Inc, RadioShack, and Repros Therapeutics Inc

MoPub has roughly 1 billion monthly users . In the stock's options pits, call volume has jumped to nearly three times the average intraday pace, and TWTR's 30-day at-the-money implied volatility is up 3.6% to 40.3%, signaling elevated demand for short-term contracts.


Related Topix: Biotech, Repros Therapeutics, Retail, RadioShack, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Know Yourself and Checklist for Chasing

Earlier this week, on my show, I was asked about selling a stock after one decides to take a tax loss .


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Opinion

Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) Rebounds, Call Buyers Respond

This, despite earlier receiving a $1 price-target cut to $14 at Mizuho. Meanwhile, call volume has exploded to 26 times the typical intraday amount, and traders are targeting short-term contracts, per CHS' 30-day at-the-money implied volatility, which is up 10.1% at 32.6%.


Related Topix: Apparel, Chicos FAS, Retail, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Most Active Options Update: Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was last seen 4.7% lower at $41.94, after the firm reported a tenth consecutive drop in quarterly same-store sales.


Related Topix: Apparel, Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Rally Sparks a Rush of Call Buying

A mysterious tweet from activist investor Carl Icahn sent shares of Herbalife Ltd. soaring yesterday, and may have been the catalyst for Whole Foods Market, Inc.'s 3.4% pop, as well.


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Fighting the investment risks that overshadow rewards

One major aspect to risk is how long you intend to hold an investment. For example, if it is trading at a low price, the probability of permanently losing your capital in Coca Cola stock over a 15 year period is extremely low.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

USA Today

In search of signs of irrational exuberance

What? You didn't hear about the stock market boom? Where have you been? Hasn't your taxi driver given you any hot tips recently? The Dow is above 17,000.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Analyst Downgrades: Facebook Inc (FB), Sprint Corporation, and Splunk Inc

As might be expected, this is a relatively rare bearish note for the Mark Zuckerberg brainchild.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

S&P 500 Finishes Above 2,000

The S&P 500 traded above 2,000 in intra-day trading on Monday and closed above 2,000 for the first time in history on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance


With S&P at 2,000, Investor Vertigo Is a Healthy Sign

The stock market ain't the party it used to be. It just blasted through one important psychological barrier, and another now looks tantalizingly close.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Google, Startups

Analyst Update: Caesars Entertainment Corp, Tiffany & Co., and Trina Solar Limited

At the stock's typical daily trading rate, it would take almost three weeks to cover these bearish bets.


Related Topix: Tiffany , Retail, Jewelry, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Analyst Upgrades: Aruba Networks, Inc., Best Buy Co Inc, and MannKind Corporation

Subsequently, the shares were met with price-target hikes at no fewer than seven brokerage firms, and upgrades to "buy" from "neutral" at UBS and to "neutral" from "underweight" at J.P. Morgan Securities.


Related Topix: Best Buy, Retail, Aruba Networks, Startups, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Options Check-Up: Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Groupon Inc, and DryShips Inc.

Regardless, now is a prime time to scoop up front-month Tesla Motors Inc options at a relative bargain, as the equity's Schaeffer's Volatility Index of 33% ranks lower than 98% of similar readings taken in the past year.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Most Active Options Update: Citigroup Inc

Accounting for nearly half the volume is the October 55 call, where nearly 23,000 contracts have traded -- primarily at the ask price, suggesting they were bought.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Citigroup, Banking, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Finextra Research news

Taiwan Stock Exchange rolls out trading system

Taiwan Stock Exchange has successfully rolled out its second generation FAST system, replacing all existing trading platforms.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Seeking Alpha

Not Selling Apple On September 9th Makes More Sense

Shareholder friendly policies like a large share buyback program, plus a dividend, should keep investors seated for the long haul.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Personal Finance