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Traders

More Market Trading Errors and Issues, Stock Options Trading Halted

If you are getting sick and tired of glitches, errors, and "issues" all culminating to interrupt or halt trading in stocks, you are not alone. Normally we would be discussing ...
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Five Ways Hedge Funds Brace for a Stock Market Crash, and You Can Too

Investors almost always worry about a stock market crash, but when headwinds start to look stronger than the positive forces, they really start to worry that the rug can get ...
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J.C. Penney Stock Back to 2001 Lows: Next Stop $9.00

Shares of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) closed at $12.80 last night, after setting a new 52-week low of $12.50 during the day. Its shares have not traded at ...
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Is $138 to $141 a Fair Buyout Price for Charter Communications?

Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) went from warm to hot late last week on word that the buyout interest was heating up. This is one of those situations where 24/7 ...
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VIX Summer Low: From Fear to Euphoria, VIX ETFs and ETNs Not Tracking

It was just in March that the CBOE VOLATILITY S&P 500m Index, or the VIX, hit a low of almost 11.0. The signal then was that there was not a ...
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Apple Shareholder Meeting Brings Stock Split Rumors

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has long been criticized over its ridiculously high share price. With all of the pressure and media coverage that has been coming from activist investor activity, ...
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A Big Options Bet That Tesla Gets Cut in Half

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) was down big on Thursday after its earnings report. When you consider how small the company is in the grand scheme of things, and when you ...
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Fear a Big Market Sell Off? UBS Option Strategy Protects Your Winners (UBS, ROST, TSO, TWX, USB, XOM, MCD, MO, T)

Once again investors are faced with the fact that the politicians in Washington D.C. cannot get anything done. With the president's State of the Union address tonight, the focus turns ...
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Apple Stock Options Volume More Telling Than Apple Stock Volume

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is having an active day with shares down 10% at $461 due to nearly 33 million shares having traded hands. That is already 1.5-times normal trading ...
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Groupon Sees Very Unusual Options Trading

Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) is not a company where we would expect to see a large and unusual options transaction take place. After all, many traders and investors would say ...
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Amarin Becomes A January 2013 Story on FDA Uncertainty

Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN) is not exactly having a good day considering that its fish oil based drug for lowering triglycerides is not going to be a known event as soon ...
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Options Traders Taking Bullish Stance Ahead of Launch

Expectations for the huge product release this week from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) are high.  Despite a weak quarter with iPhone buyers holding out for the iPhone 5, this launch ...
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What’s Up at First Solar?

Shares of First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) are up about 12% in the past five days, including jump of more than 6% yesterday and a similar-sized rise this morning. The ...
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Options Traders Think Less of RIM/IBM Rumor Than The Stock Gain Implies

Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) has been higher all day on reports and rumors that International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) may be interested in acquiring RIM's enterprise services ...
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Stock Options Signaling Big Pressure on Goodyear ?

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: GT) is up on a normal trading day and everything looks fine on the surface.  But... A 1.45% gain to $11.19 on 4.4 million ...
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