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Earnings on Deck: AT&T Inc., Facebook Inc (FB), and TripAdvisor Inc
In other words, these option bears expect the security to retreat more than 4% from its current perch at $35.95, in order to breach the strike price by the close on Friday, Aug. 1. FB's highly anticipated quarterly results will hit the Street after tomorrow's close.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Option Bulls Wager On Fresh Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Highs
Elsewhere, options trading heated up, as total volume ran at a 65% mark-up to the average daily amount.
Options Radar: ARM Holdings, FuelCell Energy, and MGM Resorts
In the options pits, volume is running at six times the average intraday rate, with traders targeting ARMH's August 46 call.
Most Active Options Update: Tesla Motors Inc
The most active TSLA option on Monday was the weekly 7/25 230-strike call, where 5,284 contracts were exchanged.
Analyst Upgrades: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., Netflix, Inc., and Texas Instruments Incorporated
As such, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. scored a bevy of upbeat analyst attention, with no fewer than 13 brokerage firms hiking their price targets.
BioFuel Energy - Day Traders Pushed The Price Above Reasonable Limits
Biofuel has been engaged in reverse merger transaction with home builder JBGL since March.
Dow Jones Industrial Average Dips as Casualties Rise in Gaza
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is set to start the week on negative footing, with geopolitical conflicts still at the forefront.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Options Radar: AK Steel, Crocs, Inc., and GameStop Corp.
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%.
Stocks Remain Mostly Negative In Mid-Day Trading - US Commentary
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.
Stocks on the Move: E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc (ADR), Extreme...
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. .
Apple? Google? Tesla? Which Will Be The First To Reach A $1 Trillion Market Cap?
When equity markets reach historic highs, talk generally turns to the most valuable companies on the planet .
Most Active Options Update: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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.
What to Make of the 'Overbought' VIX
I use the VIX closing 20% above its 10-day simple moving average as my strict objective definition of overbought, and we got there on Thursday.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
12 Slick Day Trading Rules All Rookies Should Follow for a Bigger Return
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.
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High-Frequency Trading: Who Wins & Loses?
High-frequency trading is in the news a lot lately, what with the publication of Flash Boys, essentially an indictment of the industry, and recent scandals involving HFTs and dark pools.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Are Stocks Poised to Resume Their Slow, Summer Churn?
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 VIX: Wall Street Gospel, or a Piece of the Puzzle?
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.
Analyst Update: Splunk Inc, Cepheid, and United States Steel Corporation
CPHD has tumbled 8.6% to linger at $42.23, with traders responding to the company's downwardly revised earnings forecast for fiscal 2014.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Analyst Downgrades: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Fifth Third Bancorp, and Travelzoo Inc.
FBR downgraded the stock to "market perform" from "outperform," while BofA-Merrill Lynch lowered its rating to "underperform" from "neutral."
Most Active Options Update: NQ Mobile Inc
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.