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Avago Technologies: One Call to Trade As Soon as Soon as the Market Opens Tomorrow

By , September 1st, 2014 | Market News | 0 Comments

It is a beautiful Monday morning and it marks the start of another great month for trading stock options. August was an exciting rollercoaster ride as stocks in the S&P 500 fell to long-time lows before making new record highs. I think it expedient that we check the performance of one of the unique stocks in the S&P 500 as we enjoy the long weekend in preparation to trade stock options with renewed vigor in the new month.

I initiated coverage on trading options of Avago Technologies (NASDAQ:AVGO) on May 6 in a post examining possibilities inherent in AVGO calls after the company was added to the S&P 500.Avago Technologies Limited is a designer, developer and global supplier of …

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1Sep

Buy MMM Calls: 3M Company is Diversified for Profitability

By , August 29th, 2014 | Market News | 0 Comments

We end another interesting week of trading stock options today as we explore the options of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). 3M with its market capitalization of $93.32B is a diversified technology company. The company operates in five segments namely, industrial, safety and graphics, electronics and energy, healthcare, and consumer segment.

Strong Second Quarter Results

3M reported strong second quarter (Q2 2014) results on July 24 to show continued growth in its top and bottom lines as all its business segments delivered profitability. Highlights of the second quarter results are presented below:

Organic local-currency sales growth of 4.8 percent
Earnings of $1.91 per share, up 11.7 percent
Operating income margins of 22.8 percent, up 0.8 percentage points year-on-year
Free cash flow conversion of 103 percent
Returned $2.0 billion to shareholders via …

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29Aug

Is Bank of Hawaii Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?

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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH).

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29Aug

Google Tests Delivery Drones, Apple Announces September Event and More

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Google acknowledges testing delivery drones, Apple announces new event scheduled for September 9, Wal-Mart beefs up online presence in China, Number of McDonald’s shut down in Russia rises to eight, Big Lots posts disappointing earnings results.

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29Aug

Why Investors Should Avoid Guess For Now

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Branded apparel retailer Guess (GES) released disappointing results for the second quarter. The company’s results were weak and fell short of expectations.

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29Aug

TEVA Calls: Has Teva Pharmaceuticals Turned A Corner?

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

Teva with its market capitalization of $50.11B is an Israel-based pharmaceutical and drug company. It develops, produces and markets generic drugs in all treatment categories.

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28Aug

The Rust Belt Revival: Now the Chinese Come to Us

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After two decades of flying the coop, the chickens are coming home to roost. And they’re bringing friends.

— Investment U

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28Aug

RadioShack Surges 19% on Possible Bankruptcy Rescue Plan

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Shares of the beleaguered electronic and mobile products retailer, RadioShack Corp. (RSH), shot up more than 19% yesterday after Bloomberg reported that the company is in talks with its shareholder Standard General LP regarding rescue financing.

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28Aug

Stocks Slip Down from Record Highs

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U.S. stocks are down early Thursday morning. The S&P 500 is down 0.21% and the Dow is down 0.22%.

— Market Intelligence Center

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28Aug

TransCanada Corporation: Initiating Coverage on TRP Calls

By , August 27th, 2014 | Market News | 0 Comments

It’s another beautiful to day trade stock options and I am excited about the possibilities inherent in the options of TransCanada Corporation.

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27Aug
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