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13 hrs ago | Investopedia

5 Rules For Picking Great Day Trade Entries

Day trading involves isolating the current trend from market noise and then capitalizing on that trend through well-timed entries and profit taking. These factors play a crucial role in managing potential profit expectations and risk.

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21 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Rules for rookie day traders

After some lean years following the global financial crisis, confidence is returning, and recent technology improvements have made becoming a share investor easier and faster than ever. However, experts warn that just because you can become a shareholder overnight or sometimes even in your lunch hour, it doesn't mean you should dive in without some research and self-education.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Dow Jones Industrial Average Breaches 17,000 as Street Awaits Fed

The major market indexes spent the session lower, despite a rise in monthly retail sales and consumer confidence. Instead, Wall Street exercised caution ahead of next week's highly anticipated Federal Open Market Committee meeting, with speculation mounting about a possible earlier-than-expected policy shift from the central bank.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Opinion, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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What to Watch for Ahead of the Fed, September Options Expiration

Major market indexes snapped their five-week winning streak, pressured lower by a slump in energy names. Additionally, a mixed bag of economic data stoked caution ahead of this week's Federal Open Market Committee policy-setting meeting.

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How One Apple Inc. (AAPL) Option Bull Took the Risky Route

It's been quite a week for Apple Inc. , both on and off the charts. Technically, the shares are on pace to notch a 2.8% weekly gain, while on the fundamental front, AAPL said today it has hit a record number of pre-orders for its newly unveiled iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus .

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Opinion, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Citigroup Inc (C) Bulls Roll the Dice On Short-Term Gains

Gains are theoretically unlimited beyond this breakeven mark, while losses are limited to the initial premium paid, should shares of C finish below the strike at expiration, three weeks from now. Looking at the charts, Citigroup Inc is a long-term laggard, hovering just above its year-to-date breakeven level.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Options Radar: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Weibo Corp, and First Solar

At midday, WB call volume is running at four times the normal rate, and has outpaced puts by a margin of more than 4-to-1. The equity's 30-day at-the-money implied volatility has jumped 2% to 70.1%, pointing to a growing demand for short-term contracts, and there seems to be a healthy amount of buy-to-open action at the October 25 call.

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Related Topix: First Solar, Healthcare Industry, Utility Scale Solar, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

USA Today

Robotics maker ReWalk leaps in first day trading

Investor appetite for IPOs turned to little known Israeli robotics maker ReWalk Robotics RWLK Friday, with shares soaring $13.60 to $25.60 in their debut. ReWalk, formerly know as Argo Medical Technologies, raised $36 million in the 3-million share offering.

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Investopedia

ChartAdvisor for Sept. 12, 2014

Major U.S. indices moved lower over the past week, as of late-day trading on Friday afternoon, despite signs of improvement among consumers. Retail sales rose broadly in August and consumer sentiment reached a 14-month high in September, which could help ease concerns and set the stage for robust third-quarter growth.

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Hispanic Business

Major Averages Remain Firmly Negative In Mid-Day Trading

The losses on the day come after the major averages ended the previous session near the unchanged line. Concerns about the outlook for interest rate seem to be weighing on the markets following the release of upbeat retail sales data.

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15 Stocks on the Volatility Radar

Well, as you probably well know, it's Apple Inc. . The market cap was over $600 billion on Wednesday, per Bespoke .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Apple, Startups, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Google, Microsoft, Personal Finance

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Analyst Update: Twitter Inc, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc, and E2open Inc

Analysts are split on Twitter Inc, as 15 out of 27 maintain "hold" or worse recommendations. Right now, the stock is up 1.1% at $53.47, having rallied 81.1% from its early May low of $29.51.

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Nasdaq, S&P Climb Out of the Red; Dow Jones Industrial Average Sheds 20 Points

Stocks spent most of the session in the red, as traders weighed cooling Chinese inflation , a surprise uptick in jobless claims, and escalating geopolitical tensions. President Barack Obama last night said the U.S. "will lead a broad coalition to roll back [the ISIS] terrorist threat in Syria and Iraq," and tomorrow will outline additional sanctions against Russia.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Lulu, Opinion, Personal Finance

Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Five Below Inc (FIVE) Option Sellers Bank On Historic Support

In the options pits, traders are eyeing puts, which are crossing at 15 times the usual intraday rate. However, this doesn't mean speculators are betting bearishly.

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Seeking Alpha

Monsanto: Let's Assume The Worst

Shares of Monsanto took a hit today after an analyst report suggested slowing Intacta RR2 sales. This was immediately disputed by Monsanto.

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Stocks On the Move: Lululemon Athletica inc., Gogo Inc, and Finisar Corporation

Around midday, three of the top market movers are yoga apparel maker Lululemon Athletica inc. , in-flight Internet provider Gogo Inc , and optical components expert Finisar Corporation .

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Options Lab: GT Advanced Technologies Inc

GT Advanced Technologies Inc has had a rough couple of days, shedding a total of 25.4% on Tuesday and Wednesday. The loss was largely attributable to news that Apple Inc. won't be using sapphire crystal for the iPhone 6 screen, and a subsequent round of bearish brokerage notes .

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Related Topix: Confluence Solar, Apple, Startups, Opinion, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

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Option Bulls See Opportunity as AVG Technologies NV (AVG) Dives

Meanwhile, traders are piling into the security software designer's options pits, with call volume running at more than 300 times the usual intraday pace. By the numbers, 5,848 calls are on the tape, versus fewer than 200 puts.

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Most Active Options Update: Netflix, Inc.

Netflix, Inc. was last seen flat at $479.01, with broad-market headwinds negating a pair of relatively upbeat analyst notes. Specifically, Canaccord Genuity launched coverage with a "buy" rating and a $550 price target -- echoing a note from RBC yesterday -- while SunTrust initiated coverage with a "neutral" opinion and $525 price target.

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

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Stocks Remain Nearly Flat In Mid-Day Trading - US Commentary

The major averages have been bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line after ending the previous session firmly in the red. Currently, the tech-heavy Nasdaq is up 10.01 points or 0.2% at 4,562.29, while the Dow and the S&P 500 are both less than a tenth of a % above the unchanged line.

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