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As growth inevitably slows at Amazon, Alphabet and their peers, perhaps it is time for the mega-cap tech firms to shrug off their general aversion to large acquisitions.
Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr.
It's not a given that the arrest of Meng Wanzhou will unravel recent trade war progress. But if Beijing responds by punishing Huawei's U.S. rivals, some major tech firms could be in the crosshairs.
As far as fiscal policy... yeah, that's still unsustainable. No change there.
U.S. stock futures are posting substantial gains on Monday after Donald Trump proclaims a 90-day 'truce' in the U.S. trade war with China; Apple rises sharply following trade truce; the NYSE and Nasdaq Stock Market will be closed on Wednesday to honor former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday; Nexstar Media reaches a deal to buy Tribune Media.
One of Apple's suppliers of laser and optical equipment, Finisar, is getting bought for about $3.2 billion by II-VI Inc.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down more than 200 points, ending lower for the first time in five sessions.
The tech giant got a boost from iPhone pricing trends and services growth, and also issued healthy guidance.
Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Finisar Corp , where a total volume of 9,423 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 942,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 42.8% of FNSR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares.
Investors in Finisar Corp saw new options begin trading today, for the August 31st expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FNSR options chain for the new August 31st contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
U.S. stock futures point to a mixed start for Wall Street on Thursday, as investors react to hawkish signals on interest rates from the Federal Reserve; Comcast launches a $65 billion offer for assets of Twenty-First Century Fox; Microsoft challenges Amazon in checkout-free retail.
Investors in Finisar Corp saw new options begin trading today, for the July 27th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the FNSR options chain for the new July 27th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
Jim Cramer and our other experts discuss Salesforce, buys other than Alphabet, and small specialty retailers.
Alphabet's results last month pointed to several better plays than the search giant.
Glenn Welling took a couple new stakes and maintained large stakes at key targets including Rent-A-Center, Hain Celestial and TiVo.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all closed higher on Monday.
Investors in Finisar Corp saw new options become available this week, for the December 21st expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 240 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.
There are the names I would look to play off the Google results rather than Google itself.
The combination of a below expectations quarter, and reduced guidance has investors fleeing.
Now that the White House has shot down Broadcom's hostile bid for Qualcomm, Broadcom and Intel might both eye new targets. Albeit for pretty different reasons.
First Live Demonstration of a Fully Integrated, Miniature Coherent Transmitter and Receiver Assembly
Also expands product portfolio with next generation 100G serial QSFP28 transceiverand industry's first 50G SFP56 transceivers
And in the heart of the order lies the semiconductor industry. Nothing happens without these guys.
Speakers Focus on the Future of Optical Design and Integration
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