Posts Tagged ‘Apollo Group’

Bulls Still Pushing

1:05pm (EST) The market has remained in a tight range following Monday’s surge as mixed economic news has helped both the bulls and bears today.  Headlines from across the pond have been relatively quiet but we are expecting news from Spain could be a pain later in the week. AsRead more

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Apollo Group (APOL) Admits Wrongdoing

1:05pm (EST) We finally got a confession. After years of whistle-blowing, countless articles, and a few options trades here and there, Apollo Group (APOL, $43.04, down $1.72) finally came clean to us and Wall Street that it doesn’t run a tight ship.  We have been on this story for a fewRead more

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Apollo Group Continues Lower, Auto-Trading Coming In July!

1:10pm (EST) We wanted to bring Apollo Group (APOL, $44.29, down $1.68) to your attention again today as shares have hit another 52-week low.  We have been bearish on this stock for a couple years, and we had good success in the past playing options on it.  Apollo Group andRead more

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Smoke-N-Mirrors Can't Save Bulls

9:00am (EST) The bulls put on a good show for much of yesterday’s session, but the lack of follow-through has been apparent for a few weeks now.  Despite some robust economic news, the bears were able to erase all of the gains their counterparts had made and scored a huge winRead more

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Futures Pointing Towards Lower Open

9:00am (EST) The bulls got some good news yesterday in the form of the Dubai $10 billion “bailout” package and the Dow’s advance could have been more if Exxon Mobil (XOM, $69.69, down $3.14) didn’t drop 4%.  The company said it would acquire XTO Energy (XTO, $47.86, up $6.37) for $30 billion or so andRead more

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Apollo Group Down After Barron's Comments

12:50pm (EST) Finally, Barron’s has done us a favor… Most of you know Barron’s and I don’t see eye-to-eye on a lot of things and every now and then it seems the magazine will run an article on a company that we have profiled as a trade.  Call it déjà vu,Read more

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Bulls Battle Back

1:00pm (EST) We have had a busy day and the bulls are pushing Dow 10,000 as we head towards Friday’s all important Jobs Report.  We touched base on what this means for the market and there are only three things that can happen.  We either go up, down, or the tug-of-war continues between theRead more

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Apollo Group Has a Skeleton or Two

9:00am (EST) Option trading can be like playing poker sometimes.  To be a good – no make that great – player or option trader, you have to read people or the market, study habits, store information, and make your move when the timing is right….  The Flop For those of youRead more

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Market Rebounds, Call Options Up

It was a good day for for the market and it was a great day for us. The Dow surged 380 points, or 5.8%, and closed at 6,926. If there were another hour of trading today the Dow probably would have hit 7,000. The Nasdaq soared 90 points, or 7%,Read more

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Weekly Wrap for 3/8/09

1. Commentary 2. Bounce or No Bounce? 3. Apollo Group Heads Lower 4. Earnings 5. Current Trades 6. Monday Morning Playbook (Take-Two) 7. Closing Thoughts ************************************************** 1. Commentary The market took another pounding for the week as all three indexes lost between 6%-7%. There was a flurry of expected andRead more

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