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3 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com
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.
8 hrs ago | SchaeffersResearch.com
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.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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.
15 hrs ago | USA Today
What? You didn't hear about the stock market boom? Where have you been? Hasn't your taxi driver given you any hot tips recently? The Dow is above 17,000.
The S&P 500 traded above 2,000 in intra-day trading on Monday and closed above 2,000 for the first time in history on Tuesday.
The stock market ain't the party it used to be. It just blasted through one important psychological barrier, and another now looks tantalizingly close.
At the stock's typical daily trading rate, it would take almost three weeks to cover these bearish bets.
Subsequently, the shares were met with price-target hikes at no fewer than seven brokerage firms, and upgrades to "buy" from "neutral" at UBS and to "neutral" from "underweight" at J.P. Morgan Securities.
Regardless, now is a prime time to scoop up front-month Tesla Motors Inc options at a relative bargain, as the equity's Schaeffer's Volatility Index of 33% ranks lower than 98% of similar readings taken in the past year.
Taiwan Stock Exchange has successfully rolled out its second generation FAST system, replacing all existing trading platforms.
Shareholder friendly policies like a large share buyback program, plus a dividend, should keep investors seated for the long haul.
Options traders have been targeting financial giants Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley .
In focus: 200 on SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust and 2,000 on S&P 500 Index ! It's party time, and everyone wants to celebrate, including volatility sellers.
In a nutshell, the trader expects FB shares to remain above $74 through this Friday's closing bell -- when the weekly options expire -- allowing him to retain the initial premium collected, or $20,790 .
At last check, the shares were still 2.7% higher at $106.72. Not surprisingly, calls are the options of choice, with volume running at three times the usual intraday pace.
Jaffrey resident Charles H. Howard III will spend three and a half years in jail after pleading guilty last week to a felony count of conspiracy to commit investment adviser fraud and a felony count of securities manipulation.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 04:28 pm
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