"DRJ" explains what this heavy options activity says about the emerging markets.
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Stocks closed far off the lows of the session, with the broad market ending largely flat, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports and tech stocks sank for a second day.
Stocks held slight losses before the close, after a breif stint in positive territory, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports and tech stocks sank for a second day. Caterpillar and DuPont fell, while Home Depot rose.
Reflecting a major shift in the way Americans shop for food, retailers better known for selling clothes or aspirin, including Walgreens, CVS/Pharmacy and Target, are expanding in a big way into the grocery business, with fresh produce, frozen meats and, yes, even sushi.
Congress is back in session this week and the brawl on the hill over health care reform will officially be on once the GOP takes control of the House.
Stocks ended just below record two-year highs with solid double-digit gains for the year after a quiet New Year's eve session that ended with the major indexes narrowly mixed. Alcoa and American Express rose, while Hewlett-Packard fell.
Stocks turned negative in the final minutes of trading, but were on pace to end the year just below record two-year highs with solid double-digit gains for the year amid thin New Year's Eve trading. Alcoa rose, while Hewlett-Packard fell.
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Stocks pared losses as the Dow and S&P 500 rose amid thin New Year's Eve trading, as the markets struggled to end the year on an upbeat note. Alcoa and Verizon rose, while HP fell.
Last-minute shoppers rejoice, you now have a shopping day all your own. A group of retailers and restaurant chains have banned together to declare Dec. 23 "Click It to Gift It" day. The event will allow shoppers to buy egift cards and receive a variety of special incentives ranging from free gifts to special discounts to charitable donations.
Merck and Wells Fargo are over-owned while Ford is under-owned by mutual funds, according to third-quarter analysis from Citigroup’s Tobias Levkovich.
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Trading was focused yesterday on the November 60 calls, where more than 3,600 were bought for $0.55 to $0.65 at more than double the open interest.
Stocks ended higher after an initial rocky response to the Federal Reserve announcement it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys the middle of next year in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth. HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Nov. 3.
Stocks rose after an initial rocky response after the Federal Reserve announced it would buy $600 billion in long-term Treasurys by the end of the second quarter of 2011 in an effort to stimulate the economy's sluggish growth. HP and Cisco rose, while AmEx and Microsoft fell.
Stocks turned negative Wednesday as traders awaited news about the size and scope of the Federal Reserve's anticipated plan to buy bonds to stimulate the economy. Cisco and HP rose, while Alcoa fell.
Stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open for Wall Street Wednesday after news the private sector added more jobs than expected, and a day after Republicans won a substantial number of seats in races nationwide, and took control of the House of Representatives.
The New Austerity: be careful what you wish for. Trading desks talking about a piece Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian wrote in the Washington Post this morning...Paul Ryan notwithstanding, it will be a tough time for austerity buffs. It's easy to argue against cap and trade. You can cast symbolic votes to get rid of healthcare reform, but trying to starve the beast by eliminating funding for different parts of it will be a grueling, exhausting slog.