Category Archives: Market News

Week Off to a Slow Start

By , July 28th, 2014 | Market News | 0 Comments

U.S. markets are in negative territory Monday morning after finishing last week on a down note. The S&P 500 and the Dow are each down 0.13%.

— Market Intelligence Center

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28Jul

The Global Stock Market You Probably Missed

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Most investors know the value of searching internationally for stock market opportunities.

— Investment U

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28Jul

Microsoft Attracts Huge Call Buying

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Microsoft is trading at its best levels in 14 years, and options are looking for even more gains this summer.

— Option Monster

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28Jul

Caterpillar: Bulldozing for Profits on Calls

By , July 25th, 2014 | Market News | 0 Comments

As the earnings season gets underway, we will explore the possibilities inherent in the options of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) today.

— Daily Option Alerts

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25Jul

Thank a High-Frequency Trader for That Dip in Volatility

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New data out from Credit Suisse points to some of the salutary effects of high-frequency trading.

— WSJ Money Beat

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25Jul

A Few Reasons Why Hewlett-Packard Looks Like A Weak Investment

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Hewlett-Packard stepped on the gas last year. Its enhanced performance amid the quarter energized optimism about Hewlett-Packard’s late efforts to stage a turnaround.

— Guru Focus

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25Jul

Trade sees end to slide in Brightcove

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A large trade is looking for a floor in cloud-computing company Brightcove as shares plummet after disappointing earnings.

— Option Monster

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25Jul

Let’s Make a U-Turn on General Motors (GM)

By , July 24th, 2014 | Market News | 0 Comments

On March 18, I wrote a post on trading the options of General Motors (NYSE:GM) in which I told you that I will ignore news of a recall and buy the GM Sep 2014 39.000 calls at an asking price of $1.22.

— Daily Option Alerts

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24Jul

SouFun Draws More Put Selling

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Long-term put selling is a popular trade today, as we see in Chinese real-estate Internet company SouFun.

— Option Monster

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24Jul

Alcoa’s New Altitude

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Some good economic news Thursday morning: New jobless claims fell sharply last week, reaching their lowest level since 2006 and offering the latest signs of strength in the labor market.

— Investing Daily

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24Jul
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