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Most Active Options Update: Bank of America Corp
Bank of America Corp is bucking broad-market trend lower this afternoon, and was last seen up 0.5% to trade at $17.41.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Tracking Year-to-Date Returns for Stocks and Precious Metals
The following is a reprint of the market commentary from the March 2014 edition of The Option Advisor , published on Feb. 27. For more information or to subscribe to The Option Advisor , click here .
Major Averages Climb Off Lows But Remain In The Red
The pullback on the day is partly offsetting the strong upward move that was seen last week.
Stocks Fight Back After Early Losses
"Disappointing trade data out of China was what had traders talking today," observed Schaeffer's Senior Technical Strategist Ryan Detrick, CMT.
Volatility: Where We're Headed Next
Another week, another grind higher in the markets. It wasn't without its form of excitement, though.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Points Lower; Data from China, Japan Disappoint
"The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed modestly higher on Friday, after an initial upside gap in reaction to a better-than-expected nonfarm payrolls number," said Schaeffer's Senior Options Strategist Tony Venosa, CMT.
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Malaysia stock market and companies daily report
Foreign Institutional Investors Selling Malaysian Equities, Says MIDF Research - According to MIDF Research, foreign portfolio investors sold Malaysian shares in the open market amounted to RM218.9 million net last week, compared with a net purchase of RM296.2 million in the week before.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Speculative Animal (Hamster) Spirits on the Rise
And one thing is for surea day traders have a habit of losing. Like a hamster on a spinning wheel, day traders use a lot of energy in creating loads of activity, but end up getting nowhere in the process.
Dow, S&P Close a Memorable Week in Positive Territory
"Today's key driver was the jobs report ahead of the open this morning," noted Schaeffer's Senior Trading Analyst Bryan Sapp.
Are We In for Some Short-Term Speed Bumps?
Stocks got off to a rough start in March, as traders on Monday exercised caution amid escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
Things You Wanted to Know About Managed Forex Accounts
Managed forex accounts are also investment accounts that are related to foreign exchange markets.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Calls Active Amid Unexpected Rise
Calls have easily emerged as the contracts of choice, trading at seven times the average intraday pace, and outpacing puts by a 10-to-1 margin.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Why small-cap stock gains are good sign for the markets
The stock market briefly celebrated the better-than-expected jobs numbers on Friday morning with 175,000 jobs being created in February versus the consensus expectation for only 150,000 jobs.
Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NOK) Trader Takes Aim at Double-Digits
Option players are taking kindly to the advance, sending call volume to more than two times its typical intraday pace.
Analyst Downgrades: Costco Wholesale Corporation, Humana Inc, and Staples, Inc.
Heading into the quarterly event, short-term option players were extremely call-biased on Costco Wholesale Corporation, which has shed 4.8% year-to-date to trade at $113.26.
The Pros and Cons of Pandora Media Inc
Apparently, I'm not the only one. They released some numbers yesterday and they didn't quite meet expectations, as the stock dipped about 4% in early trading.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (ADR) (JASO) Bears Go Bargain Hunting
Nearly all of the action has transpired at the March 10 put, where more than 4,600 contracts have changed hands.
Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC) Options Volume Picks Up Ahead of Merger Hearings
Put players have been increasing their presence in Time Warner Cable Inc's options pits of late to place both bearish and neutral-to-bullish bets on the entertainment guru.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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1 Key Reason the Rite Aid Rally Should Continue
Shares of Rite Aid were swapping hands near the stock's 52-week high on Wednesday, with shares priced at $6.74 apiece in mid-day trading.
Most Active Options Update: eBay Inc
Amid eBay Inc's recent rally to record heights, option traders at the International Securities Exchange , Chicago Board Options Exchange , and NASDAQ OMX PHLX have been upping the bullish ante.