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Twitter ($TWTR) Files IPO Papers, Potbelly ($PBPB) Pops Triple-Digits/ Profit Alert (JCP)!!!
1:35pm (EST) We said there was a good possibility Twitter would announce their Initial Public Offering (IPO) this week and after the bell on Thursday they made us look like we knew what we were talking about. The company hopes to raise $1 billion with the offering and could be
Market Mixed After Bernanke Grand Slam/ New Trade!!!
12:10pm (EST) The market has traded in a tight range following yesterday’s breakout to new all-time highs as the bulls and bears regroup. Bernanke dropped a lot of jaws after he hit it out of the park for the bulls with the bases loaded. The bears had 2 outs in
Market Up on Fed Watch/ New Trade!!!
12:50pm (EST) The bulls are trying to push Monday’s highs ahead of the Fed’s 2-day meeting that began today. The big announcement on what the zombies will do as far as tapering will finally be answered and another pending market headline will be in the books. Much of the “smart
Lower Fibonacci Levels Trigger/ Profits Alerts
12:35pm (EST) We knew coming into the week there was a good chance the market could trade lower if the bulls failed at resistance and if they did we would need to protect profits. We have some nice gains going for our Daily as we cashed out the other half
Bulls Making a Push, New Trade (CRM)!!!
1:30pm (EST) The bulls had a number of headwinds facing them ahead of the open this morning but have brushed aside geopolitical tensions and some terrible economic news to push the market higher as we head into the second half of trading. Durable Goods were released an hour before the
Bulls on Track for Weekly Win
1:05pm (EST) Believe it or not, the bulls are up for the week if current levels hold with the Dow being the weakest link. We have seen the 50-day MA’s (moving averages) come into play and while the action is still being played out, we have warned not to go
Another Lower Monday/ New Trade!!!
1:05pm (EST) The bulls are trying to recover from last week’s losses but have struggled gaining ground as we head into the second half of trading. The bears are working on a couple of important streaks and although the session is mixed and volume is low, they could be a
Market Slide Continues/ Special Weekly Wrap Offer
1:10pm (EST) The bears are leading the way as we head into the second half of trading and wrap up what has been another good week. The bulls have seen some green today but look exhausted after trying to hold support. They can’t quit just yet as the fear of
Cree (CREE) Crumbles After Lowering Outlook/ New Trade (QQQ)
12:45pm (EST) Cree (CREE, $61.85, down $13.91) shares are down 18% and have dipped below $60 to $59.87 today after lowering guidance. The company reported earnings after the close on Tuesday that matched Wall Street’s estimates for the most part but lowered current quarter guidance. Earnings per share came in