6 hrs ago
Bullish Summer Forecast from Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Speculators
Options traders set their sights on Cisco Systems, Inc. calls on Monday. Roughly 78,000 call contracts crossed the tape during the course of the session, easily outnumbering the approximately 34,000 puts that changed hands.
10 hrs ago
Most Active Options: Groupon Inc (GRPN), Bank of America, Microsoft
Of the 20 equities seeing the heaviest options volume in recent sessions, three names of notable interest this afternoon are Groupon Inc , Bank of America Corp , and Microsoft Corporation .
Tue May 21, 2013
Puts Pick Up on Chesapeake Energy Corporation
The bears edged out the bulls yesterday in Chesapeake Energy Corporation's options pits, on the news that the company had chosen a new CEO .
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Dow Jones Industrial Average Flirts With Breakeven
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is pointed just north of breakeven ahead of the bell, with stocks poised for another session of consolidation.
Mon May 20, 2013
Pdi Rating Increased to Outperform at Zacks
The firm currently has $5.10 price target on the stock. Zacks has also updated their ratings on a number of other services stocks in the last week.
Sun May 19, 2013
If you've left UAE bourse post the crisis, it is time to go back
The performance of the UAE stock markets is broadly in line with the rise in global stock markets.
Fri May 17, 2013
Toronto, Wall Street surge higher amid positive U.S. data, consumer sentiment
The Toronto Stock Exchange surged ahead Friday, encouraged by gains from the U.S. markets, after data showed the world's largest economy may be in recovery.
Marketo jumps in 1st day trading on Nasdaq
The stock rose $7.70, or 59.2 percent, to $20.70 in afternoon trading. The shares were priced at $13, at the high end of the expected range of $11 to $13 per share.
Markets Shift Slightly Lower Following Flood of Economic News
"As poor as today's economic data was, the good news was we saw some solid earnings," said Schaeffer's Senior Technical Strategist Ryan Detrick, CMT, of a day where the Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced around breakeven for much of the day, notched new all-time high, and settled 42 points lower.
Stocks to Watch: Donaldson, Aruba stocks in focus Friday
Investors will likely follow shares of Donaldson Co. and Stage Stores Inc. on Friday as those firms report quarterly results, along with shares of Aruba Networks, which took a drubbing late Thursday.
Hollywood Actress-Turned-Day-Trader Talks Shop With Local Financial Advisor
While traditionally neither young Hollywood starlets nor typical teens are known as keen investors, veteran financial advisor and former Springfield resident Mitch Slater recently found some young adults who are devoting their free time to becoming more financially savvy.
Thu May 16, 2013
Warren Buffett adds to Wells Fargo, Wal-Mart, IBM holdings
NEW YORK -- Proving once again that he's a long-term investor, not a day trader, billionaire investor Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway made few changes to its closely followed $85 billion stock portfolio in the first quarter.
Weekly Contrarian: There's Room on The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Bandwagon
Activist investor Bill Ackman's bullish predictions for The Procter & Gamble Company "should come to fruition for patient investors," especially if the blue chip can "optimize pricing and improve productivity," notes this Barron's column .
Analyst Upgrades: Amazon.com, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., and SunPower Corporation
Meanwhile, data from the International Securities Exchange , Chicago Board Options Exchange , and NASDAQ OMX PHLX shows a 10-day call/put volume ratio of 1.04 for Amazon.com, Inc., confirming calls bought to open have slightly outnumbered puts during the past two weeks.
5 Theories Behind the VIX Stagnation
The market goes up every day, and yet the CBOE Market Volatility Index basically goes nowhere.
Traders Hope for a QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Summer Stumble
It's slow going for QUALCOMM, Inc. options today, with intraday volume running at about half its normal rate.
Wed May 15, 2013
Dow Jones Industrial Average Calm Ahead of a Busy Day On the Street
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is sticking close to the flatline, with futures sitting just below breakeven ahead of the bell.
A Five-Year Trek Down Wall Street
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