Nearing the halfway mark in today’s session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER’s ActionTracker data system.Read more »
As I always say, investment success comes from process.
Let me explain.
Back in my early 30s when I was privileged to live in sunny Flagstaff, AZ, I would take the reasonably short drive to Las Vegas so that I could make one the best bets in the gaming world.Read more »
THE BOTTOM LINE: The S&P started slipping when the Dow fell under its up trendline week before last. Nasdaq followed last week when Apple (AAPL) failed to clear resistance I projected for the 650 area. I’ll start with the same charts I’ve featured in this section recently, that of the…Read more »
The market appeared to lose its momentum last week for the first time this year as global growth worries overtook optimism about the U.S. economic scene. Even so, the pullback is modest relative to the gains thus far this year, and could easily get reversed given this week’s potentially market-moving…Read more »
Who is the better options trader? A. Two Nobel Prize winning economists who founded the very model that options pricing is based on. Or… B. A guy who thinks the market is like a giant poker game. Of course, A right? They are the geniuses. I mean they wrote the Black-Scholes options…Read more »
According to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey, rates on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.88% for the week ending yesterday, which is a new record low, down from 3.89% the previous week and 4.74% a year ago. Rates on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 3.17%, up slightly from 3.16% last week and below 4.05% a year earlier.Read more »
As subscribers know, my searches for suitable stocks to buy follow a strict process: evaluate the market through the guidance provided by the proprietary Market Momentum Meter, drill down to find the Industry Groups and, finally, zero in on those stocks with the best chart patterns. I can’t tell you…Read more »
Rewind to 2011 with a “best of” New Year’s story? Bah, humbug! Today, Biofuels Digest looks forward to the sunny possibilities of 2012 in bioenergy. As the sunset of 2011 gives way to the dawn of 2012, here at the Digest we resist the holiday temptation to look back over…Read more »
The fact that the S&P 500 “did nothing” in 2011 fails to take into account the performance of the individual sectors of the stock market, some of which returned as much as 15% in 2011. Let’s review Sector Performance in 2011, learn insights into the Sector Rotation Model, and see…Read more »