Saturday January 31st, 2015
The Big Idea
Using the 2-Bid Tactic to Open a Short Position
Skip Raschke | January 29, 2015 12:23 PM ET
Understanding this approach is one of the most important things you can do to improve your options trading acumen.
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Henry Schwartz Analysis: Upside Alarm Bells in ADT
January 30, 2015 9:35 AM ET
While we've seen a few similar spikes of volume over the past year, this one looks a bit different.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: BX
January 30, 2015 9:22 AM ET
This is a true value play with the stocks selling at only 10X forward earnings.
Mark Sebastian Intermediate Trade: BABA
January 29, 2015 2:38 PM ET
I think there is more trouble for BABA over the next few weeks.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: HUN, RDEN and Earnings
January 29, 2015 1:08 PM ET
There is plenty of excitement this week for traders who like to play earnings.
Jared Woodard Analysis: Correlation Rising
January 29, 2015 11:58 AM ET
Another sign that the character of the markets is changing is the trend in realized correlations among large cap stocks.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: AMZN
January 29, 2015 9:07 AM ET
The trade should only be opened before today's close of trade as it is predicated on a poor stock price reaction relative to this earnings announcement.
Mark Sebastian Advanced Trade: CRM
January 28, 2015 1:11 PM ET
Here is a way to try to own cheap calls into salesforce.com earnings.
Jared Woodard Intermediate Trade: BABA
January 28, 2015 9:34 AM ET
It's starting to look like some of the fundamental problems with the company are receiving more attention, and if management can't distract investors with a major earnings beat, scrutiny could intensify further.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: FIG
January 28, 2015 8:53 AM ET
Here is a play on demographics and fundamentals.
Jared Woodard Intermediate Trade: MA
January 27, 2015 11:49 AM ET
This may a useful strategy to get some exposure to a shot-term market upside.
John Carter Novice Trade: HD
January 27, 2015 8:22 AM ET
We take a look at a fresh entry for HD and levels to follow into earnings.
Skip Raschke Novice Trade: DXD
January 26, 2015 8:42 AM ET
We are going to pick up some relatively chap protection on the Dow.
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