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It may be time to step back from retailers, because the damage is broader than just apparel.
Micron Technology has been going higher since Friday, explains FMHR trader Pete Najarian. He digs into the "unbelievable run" in the stock, as well as bullish call options in VMware.
Taper anxiety is feeding a sell-off that some argue should be embraced. Stocks dropped at the opening bell, with the 10-year spiking.
The rally is still in an uptrend, but it's looking tired. Then again, it's been looking tired for more than a week.
Black Friday retail sales may have been more sizzle than steak. Traffic was up, but spending was down.
Nov 21- Private equity firm Crescendo Partners, which holds shares of Aeropostale Inc's, urged the teen clothing retailer to sell itself. Aeropostale shares were up 2.6 percent in premarket trading.
Amid the noise of the Dow and S&P 500 hitting record highs, markets have moved in a narrow range for the past week on light volume.
Nov 22- Private equity firm Crescendo Partners, which holds shares of Aeropostale Inc's, urged the teen clothing retailer to sell itself. Aeropostale shares were up 2.6 percent in premarket trading.
October's retail sales supports the view of those who would like to see the Fed begin tapering, and confirmed decent retail earnings.
IntercontinentalExchange, which last week completed its deal for NYSE Euronext, held a teleconference this morning to update investors.
The season of big round numbers--as in, 16,000 on the Dow, 1,800 on the S&P 500 and 4,000 on the NASDAQ--is upon us. Are we overbought?
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Trading in options of Twitter Inc was dominated by put volume with a mixture of selling, hedging and speculative activity in an overall orderly debut on the U.S. options market, a week after the social media company's stock started trading.
*Twitter strikes range from $25 to $65. CHICAGO/ NEW YORK, Nov 15- The first day of trading options in Twitter was an active one, with more than 50,000 contracts trading in less than two hours on Friday, a week after the social media name debuted in the equity market.
Is there a big reason to sell stocks? Not right now. Everyone is more scared of missing the upside.
CHICAGO, Nov 15- Traders itching to "strangle" or "straddle" the newly launched shares of Twitter Inc will finally get their chance on Friday when trading in the social media company's options launches on U.S. exchanges.
Fed chief nominee-in-waiting Janet Yellen got markets rolling on Wednesday with her dovish remarks. Don't expect much follow-through.
Macy's was the first big retailer to report, and its results this morning were certainly encouraging.
Ten-year yields are moving higher and pressuring stocks after Dallas Fed chief Richard Fisher said the Fed's balance sheet had become "bloated."
There is certainly more money going into stock mutual funds this year, but it may not be the tidal wave everyone has been waiting for.
Wasn't the shutdown supposed to turn the October jobs report into an irrelevant, disposable number?