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2 hrs ago |

Dow Jones Industrial Average Loses Momentum; S&P 500 Hits New High

An upbeat round of economic reports briefly sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average higher, but caution surrounding this week's European Central Bank meeting and domestic jobs report set in, prompting traders to take some cash off the table.


Related Topix: Media, Walt Disney, Television, Opinion, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Major Averages Remain Mixed In Mid-Day Trading

Even with the lackluster performance, the markets are largely holding on to the bulk of their recent gains.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago |

Bearish Bettor Eyes Downside for SM Energy Co.

Trade-Alert , this individual was likely adding to another 10,000-contract long position at the same strike, initiated earlier in the week.


Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, St Mary Land and Exploration, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago |

Buzz Stocks: Dollar General Corp., Visa Inc, Norwegian Cruise Line...

U.S. stocks are flirting with breakeven this morning, with manufacturing and construction data in focus.


Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Personal Finance

19 hrs ago | Sify

Breakout could mean 8,200-plus levels on the Nifty

The market indices burst through to new highs, on the basis of strong first quarter , 2014-15, gross domestic product performance and successful visit to Japan by the PM.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Aluminum in London Rises for Second Day as Metal Stockpiles Fall

Aluminum gained for a second day, trading near the highest level in 18 months, amid falling stockpiles on the London Metal Exchange and in Shanghai.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Headphones, Financial Markets, Science / Technology

Sat Aug 30, 2014

S&P 500 Hits 2,000 - Now What?

It was a record-setting week for major market indexes, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting an all-time high, and the S&P 500 Index taking its first trek ever north of the 2,000 mark .


Related Topix: Opinion, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Options Radar: Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Kandi Technologies, and Veeva

At last check, though, the shares were sitting 2.5% higher at $270.53, bringing their year-to-date lead to a brow-raising 80%.


Related Topix: Telecom, China Unicom, Tesla Motors, Startups, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Dow Jones Industrial Average Posts a Strong Monthly Gain; S&P 500 Has Best August Since 2000

The Dow Jones Industrial Average moved slightly higher, despite rising concerns about a terrorist attack in the U.K. and strong words from Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, Microsoft, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Security, United Technologies Corporation, Opinion, Financial Markets, Personal Finance


ChartAdvisor for Aug. 29, 2014

Major U.S. indices moved higher over the past week, led by small-cap stocks in the Russell 2000 index , after the U.S. reported more favorable economic news.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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

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

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

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

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