Monday, October 14, 2019
Glass Seems Half Full in Big Tech: Earnings this Week

Glass Seems Half Full in Big Tech: Earnings this Week

Investors stayed bullish on big technology stocks in the last week, even when their results missed estimates. Cisco Systems (CSCO), Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO) and Booking (BKNG), and

Suddenly Another Global Name Is Moving

Attention has focused heavily on China, Italy and NAFTA. But suddenly today another part of the world is in play. The iShares Brazil ETF (EWZ) rallied 6 percent today and has gained 8 percent in...

Bears Came Back in Force Last Week

The bears came back in force last week, turbo-charged by a hawkish Fed and geopolitical jitters. The S&P 500 slid 5.95 percent between Friday, March 16, and Friday, March 23. It was the second drop...
Yesterday Was a Session for the Record Books

Yesterday Was a Session for the Record Books

Just like that, volatility returned to the stock market yesterday. The S&P was on pace for its best gain in almost two months, and then President Donald Trump began...

Guess What Index Just Broke Out

Over a century ago, Charles Dow said it's bullish when transportation stocks hit new highs. That's exactly what they're doing today. So-called "Dow Theory" teaches that different parts of the market can confirm each other....

Bears Keep the Pressure on Struggling Blue Chip

Options traders are sticking with one of the most consistent trends in the last two years. They're betting against a stock that once ruled the roost in global markets. General Electric (GE), once the world's...

Banks on the move

This article is not a recommendation and is intended for educational purposes only. Everyone's worried about higher interest rates. Everyone except the banks, that is. The SPDR S&P Regional Bank ETF (KRE) has advanced 5 percent...

Comex Gold Futures: Contract of the Week

Gold's one of the world's oldest measures of value. It's also one of of the most actively traded commodities, thanks to CME's Comex Gold Futures. These contracts use the...
Bull Markets Climb a Wall of Worry, Once Again

Bull Markets Climb a Wall of Worry, Once Again

"Bull markets climb a wall of worry." The old adage proved true again today as the S&P 500 breaks out to new highs. Investors ended last week fearing higher...

Tesla Options: Are Traders Bracing for a Crash?

The put-call ratio is at record levels as worries mount toward the electric-car maker.
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