Saturday, February 16, 2019
Stock Bulls Pause Amid Political, Economic Worries

Stock Bulls Rest Amid Political, Economic Worries

Stocks drifted last week as investors started worrying about politics and the global economy. The S&P 500 rose less than 0.1 percent between Friday, February 1, and Friday, February 8. It was only the sixth...
Suddenly, People Are Worried About a Slowdown

Suddenly, People Are Worried About a Slowdown

The U.S. economy has been resilient, but recent events have raised worries about a slowdown. Let's review some of the new forces at work. The first potential concern is that two leading indicators have worsened...

Semiconductors Strong as Other Techs Teeter: Earnings This Week

The last week of earnings has brought more optimism toward semiconductors but skepticism about other major technology stocks. Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Microchip Technology (MCHP), On Semiconductor (ON) and Cypress Semiconductor (CY) all pushed higher after...

This Corner of Tech Has Gotten Hammered

Many high profile technology stocks have rebounded this earnings season. Video-game makers aren't so lucky. Check out the three worst performing members of the S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 today. No company is even close to...
Options Recap: Traders See Maximum Altitude for Key Airline

Options Recap: Traders See Maximum Altitude for Key Airline

Someone seems to think a major carrier may have reached its maximum altitude for now. Check out the large options trade yesterday in American Airlines (AAL): A block of 37,778 March 36 puts was bought...

Stocks Keep Climbing as Negativity Lifts

Stocks keep rising as the fourth quarter's gloom continues to lift. The S&P 500 rose 1.6 percent between Friday, January 25, and Friday, February 1. It was the fifth gain in the last six weeks,...

Big Nasdaq Names Lead the Charge: January at TradeStation

TradeStation clients kept their focus on the Nasdaq in January, with stocks on the exchange enjoying their biggest rally in three years. Nine of the 10 busiest symbols on our platform last month were listed...
Guess What Chart Just Had a 'Golden Cross'

Guess What Chart Just Had a ‘Golden Cross’

A potentially bullish signal has appeared in gold as the market anticipates dovish policy from the Federal Reserve. The 50-day moving average on gold futures (@GC) rose through the 200-day moving average this week. That...
Big Hedge Detected in High Flying Sector

Big Hedge Detected in High Flying Sector

Regional banks are one of the strongest groups this year, and now a big investor seems to be hedging a large position. Check out the options activity in the SPDR S&P Regional Bank ETF (KRE)...

Stocks Hold Gains as Backdrop Continues to Improve

Stocks held their ground last week amid a stream of positive news. The S&P 500 slipped 0.2 percent in the holiday-shortened span between Friday, January 18, and Friday, January 25. It was the first negative...
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