Option Monster

  • Momentum bulls not done with silver
    The iShares Silver Trust Fund has surged 32 percent in the last three months, and traders are betting that the strong uptrend will continue.
    - 6 Jul 16, 5:30pm -
  • Bearish trades target Deutsche Bank
    The German bank, which has plunged 21 percent in the last month, is scheduled to report earnings before the market opens on July 27.
    - 6 Jul 16, 4:22pm -
  • Put selling sees end to slide in Kohl's
    The department-store operator has dropped sharply with other retailers, but traders apparently believe that further losses will be limited.
    - 6 Jul 16, 3:17pm -
  • Show of support for General Electric
    The industrial giant, which has risen 7 percent in the last week, is scheduled to announce quarterly results before the market opens on July 22.
    - 6 Jul 16, 2:43pm -
  • Bulls rolling ahead in Tech Resources
    The mining company fell sharply with other commodity names yesterday but is still up 96 percent in the last three months.
    - 6 Jul 16, 1:22pm -
  • Puts see roadblock for Goodyear Tire
    The tire maker is down 17 percent in the last three months, and traders are positioning for more downside potential later this year.
    - 6 Jul 16, 1:01pm -
  • Trade extends upside bet in Mondelez
    The snack and beverage company rallied with heavy call buying last week after offering to acquire Hershey for $23 billion.
    - 6 Jul 16, 12:47pm -
  • Is Southwestern Energy losing power?
    The natural-gas and oil producer, which has risen 53 percent in the last three months, is scheduled to report earnings after the close on July 21.
    - 6 Jul 16, 12:16pm -
  • Tempur Sealy gets vote of confidence
    The mattress company is down 11 percent in the last month, but a large trader apparently believes that further declines will be limited.
    - 6 Jul 16, 11:45am -
  • Sprint Nextel faces downside position
    The wireless carrier has surged 32 percent in the last three months, but a long-term trade is positioning for a possible drop by mid-2017.
    - 6 Jul 16, 11:14am -

NASDAQ Options Headline News

  • Relative Strength Alert For TC PipeLines
    The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics strong fundamentals and a valuation…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Aug 17, 9:34pm -
  • Jack Henry & Associates is Oversold
    The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics strong fundamentals and a valuation…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Aug 17, 9:34pm -
  • Dow Closes Back Above 22K as Rate-Hike Expectations Cool
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA 160 managed to reach a fourth straight win even as stocks pared their gains following the latest Fed meeting minutes Some members of the policy setting group argued there s room for patience on future rate hikes…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Aug 17, 9:34pm -
  • Schweitzer-Mauduit International Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 4.38% Yield (SWM)
    In this series we look through the most recent Dividend Channel DividendRank report and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months The officers and directors of a company tend to have a un…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Aug 17, 9:34pm -
  • WestAmerica Bancorporation (WABC) Passes Through 3% Yield Mark
    Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel in trading on Wednesday shares of WestAmerica Bancorporation Symbol WABC were yielding above the 3 mark based on its quarterly dividend annualized to 1 56 with the stock changing hands as…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Aug 17, 8:34pm -
  • March 2018 Options Now Available For VMware (VMW)
    Investors in VMware Inc Symbol VMW saw new options become available today for the March 2018 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 212 days until expiration the newl…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 4:34pm -
  • UNP Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average
    In trading on Wednesday shares of Union Pacific Corp Symbol UNP crossed above their 200 day moving average of 105 73 changing hands as high as 105 78 per share Union Pacific Corp shares are currently trading up about 0 9 on the day The chart below sh…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 4:34pm -
  • Top Buys by Directors: McMullian's $358.2K Bet on FLO
    The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business so when directors make major buys investors are wise to take notice Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard earned cash and use…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 4:34pm -
  • Healthcare Trust Of America Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for HTA
    In trading on Wednesday shares of Healthcare Trust Of America Inc Symbol HTA crossed above their 200 day moving average of 30 30 changing hands as high as 30 62 per share Healthcare Trust Of America Inc shares are currently trading up about 1 8 on th…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 4:34pm -
  • Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MDLZ
    In trading on Wednesday shares of Mondelez International Inc Symbol MDLZ crossed above their 200 day moving average of 44 22 changing hands as high as 44 48 per share Mondelez International Inc shares are currently trading up about 1 on the day The c…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 4:33pm -
  • Ex-Dividend Reminder: Timken, Nordson and Woodward
    Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel on 8 18 17 Timken Co Symbol TKR Nordson Corp Symbol NDSN and Woodward Inc Symbol WWD will all trade ex dividend for their respective upcoming dividends Timken Co will pay its quarterly di…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 3:36pm -
  • Ex-Dividend Reminder: Cognizant Technology Solutions, Alaska Air Group and Moody's
    Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel on 8 18 17 Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Symbol CTSH Alaska Air Group Inc Symbol ALK and Moody s Corp Symbol MCO will all trade ex dividend for their respective upcoming dividends C…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 3:35pm -
  • Ex-Dividend Reminder: Kelly Services, Bunge and Carpenter Technology
    Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel on 8 18 17 Kelly Services Inc Symbol KELYA Bunge Ltd Symbol BG and Carpenter Technology Corp Symbol CRS will all trade ex dividend for their respective upcoming dividends Kelly Services I…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 3:35pm -
  • Reminder - Tronox (TROX) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
    Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel on 8 17 17 Tronox Ltd Symbol TROX will trade ex dividend for its quarterly dividend of 0 045 payable on 8 31 17 As a percentage of TROX s recent stock price of 19 98 this dividend works o…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 3:35pm -
  • Enable Midstream Partners About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (ENBL)
    Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel on 8 18 17 Enable Midstream Partners L P Symbol ENBL will trade ex dividend for its quarterly dividend of 0 318 payable on 8 29 17 As a percentage of ENBL s recent stock price of 14 68 th…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 3:34pm -

Investopedia Headline News

  • BreakingSingle Market
    The European Single Market is an entity created by a trade agreement between participating states.
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 8:42pm -
  • Trumpcare
    Trumpcare refers to a series of healthcare bills proposed by Republicans during Donald Trump's administration, none of which have become law.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:22pm -
  • Who are Whole Foods' (WFM) main competitors?
    Whole Foods' main competitors are Sprouts Farmers Markets and Trader Joe's. However, the recent acquisition by Amazon my soon add to the number of direct competitors.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:12pm -
  • What caused the Stock Market Crash of 1929 that preceded the Great Depression?
    Find out what led to the stock market crash of 1929, which in turn led to the Great Depression. It sparked a nearly 90% loss in the Dow.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:11pm -
  • The Impact of a Fed Interest Rate Hike
    The Federal Reserve recently raised benchmark interest rates. With much attention on the Fed's policy, here's what happens when the Fed hikes rates.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:10pm -
  • Gross Domestic Product - GDP
    GDP is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period, usually annually.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:08pm -
  • How does inflation affect the exchange rate between two nations?
    Inflation is closely related to interest rates, which can influence exchange rates. Countries attempt to balance interest rates and inflation, but the interrelationship between the two is complex and often difficult to manage.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:00pm -
  • What are some examples of free market economies?
    In a free market economy, the law of supply and demand, rather than a central government, regulates production and labor. Hong Kong is the world's freest economy.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:59pm -
  • What's the difference between the current account and the capital account?
    The current account considers goods and services currently being produced. The capital account is concerned with payments of debts and claims, regardless of the time period.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:58pm -
  • What does the Dow Jones Industrial Average measure?
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is a price-weighted index that measures the daily price movements of 30 large American companies.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:58pm -
  • Stagflation, 1970s Style
    Find out how Milton Friedman's monetarist theory helped bring the U.S. out of the economic doldrums.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:57pm -
  • What Is the World Trade Organization?
    The WTO sets the global rules of trade. But what exactly does it do and why do so many oppose it?
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:57pm -
  • FAANG Stocks
    FAANG is an acronym for the five most popular and best-performing tech stocks in the market, namely Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet’s Google.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:56pm -
  • What's the difference between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500?
    The DJIA is a price-weighted average of 30 stocks whereas the S&P 500 is a market value-weighted index of 500 stocks.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:55pm -
  • Inflation's Impact on Stock Returns
    When stocks are divided into growth and value categories, the evidence is clear that value stocks perform better in periods of high inflation, and growth stocks perform better during periods of low inflation.
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:43pm -