Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Bears Looking to Keep Slight Momentum

8:45am (EST) Although the bears won last week’s battle to make it two-in-a-row, you could tell by the bulls’ efforts that they aren’t going down without a fight.  The real action occurred in one day, on Tuesday, which is when the bears roared loudest.  Friday’s gains helped cut the week’sRead more

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Goldman Sachs (GS) Settles, Google (GOOG) Misses, Vivus (VVUS) Gets Slammed

9:00am (EST) We’ve got a long way to go and a short time to get there… There is so much news to cover this morning we feel like Smokey and the Bandit.  We have a number of interesting tidbits to go over and the opening bell rings in 30 minutes…but we will get youRead more

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Wednesday's Wake-Up Call

9:15am (EST) Futures are pointing towards a lower opening on Wall Street this morning as 3Q earnings reports once again set the market’s mood.  There are quite a few companies that continue to post better-than-expected results but one thing that is worrisome is that the market is not making HUGE moves.  One thing we haven’tRead more

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Are We There Yet?

12:40pm (EST) Is it me or does it feel like we are watching paint dry?  In what should have been an easy grand-slam today, the Dow is having trouble punching through that 10,000 point brick wall.  We got a strong pop and then lost some of the fizz shortly after the marketRead more

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Early Bird Special, Thursday’s Outlook – Sunny?

8:00am (EST)   Two words for today.  IBM (IBM, $107.22) and Google (GOOG, $438.17).  But before we get to that I’m going to take you through the woods.   Being an option trader is THE best job in the world folks and I got interested in the stock market whenRead more

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Weekly Wrap for 5/31/09

1. Commentary 2. Oil Surges in May 3. General Motors Put Options 4. Earnings 5. Current Trades 6. Monday Morning Playbook 7. Closing Thoughts ************************************************** 1. Commentary Another week, another win for the bulls. Although we have been stuck in a trading range, the bulls carried the market higher onceRead more

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News Flash: Google Beats, Shares Flat

6:50pm (EST) Google (GOOG, $388.74, up $9.24) turned in another great earnings report after the closing bell but shares have now turned lower after hitting $410 in after-hours trading. Shares are currently down over $1 to $387.25 as I write this… That doesn’t bode well for Friday’s opening bell butRead more

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Googs Update

1:30pm (EST) Google (GOOG, $390.13, up $10.63) is up 3% today and I wanted to update the two trades that I have been profiling. The April 420 calls (GOPDD, $4.00, up $1.05) are up 35% today and have now returned 150% from entry prices of $1.45. The April 400 callsRead more

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JPMorgan Up Pre-Market/ Google On Deck

9:20 am (EST) This has been “cheap out-of-the-money option and earning expiration trade week” and it only happens four times a year. I like to consider these four times a year events like going to Las Vegas or Atlantic City. These options trades have been no different than playing $50Read more

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Monday Morning Playbook Update

1:50pm (EST) I mentioned a slew of names and trades in the Monday Morning Playbook in the Weekly Wrap Sunday night. Most of the trades have done rather well and here is a look at what has happened so far. Remember, in the Weekly Wrap I said all of theseRead more

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