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Futures Lower As Unemployment Rate Remains at 9.6%

9:05am (EST) In was a flat day on Wall Street yesterday although the market zigzagged on both sides of the ledger before ending mixed.  It seemed as if both the bulls and bears were hesitant ahead of last night’s “official” kick-off of the third quarter earnings season and knowing this morning’sRead more

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Crunch Time

9:00am (EST) Tuesday was a big day for the bulls and the market, overall, after the latest rally pushed the major indexes past current resistance levels.  There were a number of positive catalysts the bulls used to run the market higher, and now that they are king of the hill again, it will beRead 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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7th Heaven

8:50am (EST)   Futures are pointing towards another strong open this morning as the bulls try to make it seven in-a-row.  Dow futures are currently up 26 points, Nasdaq 100 futures are higher by 4.5 while the S&P 500 futures are up 3.3.   In pre-market trading, shares of A123 SystemsRead more

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MomentumOptionsTrading.com Weekly Wrap for 10/25/09

Market Commentary It was a choppy week of trading as the bulls battled the bears to keep the Dow over 10,000.  The market got some solid earnings reports but it wasn’t enough to muster any kind of momentum for the bulls as the lost the battle on Friday.  The DowRead more

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Trade Updates

11:15pm (EST) Ford (F, $7.39, up $0.27) December 6 calls (FLI, $1.85, up $0.20) Entry Price: $1.25 (5/18/09) Exit Price: $2.50 Return: 48% Stop: $1.45 December 7 calls (FLJ, $1.20, up $0.13) Entry Price: $1.00 (5/18/09) Exit Price: $1.50-$2.00 Return: 20% Stop: 75 cents, raise to $1.00 Action: Another newRead more

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Futures Point Towards Strong Open

9:15am (EST) I’m running a little behind this morning so I’m doing today’s Blog on the fly. Dow futures are up 70, or 0.7%, at 9,113.  S&P 500 futures are up 10, or 0.9%, at 983 while Nasdaq futures are up 16, or 1%, at 1,617.  We could see aRead more

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Wednesday's Wrap

11:30pm (EST)   Don’t shoot the messenger…              Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR, $67.50, down $0.25) reported earnings after the bell and said profits doubled but they missed Wall Street’s expectations on the revenue side.  I kept mentioning to get out of this earnings trade before the closing bell andRead more

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Fireworks After The Bell

1:00pm (EST) The bulls seem to be on vacation this week and the ones left behind are trying to hold Dow 9,000.  The market is holding up well despite the lack of momentum which is a good sign.  There are still political and economic risks to this market and I mentionedRead more

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Wednesday’s Wake-Up Call

9:00am (EST)   Futures are pointing towards a negative open after Durable Goods orders came in lower than expected.  Dow futures are down 38, S&P 500 index futures were down 6, while Nasdaq futures were down 7.    I mentioned the bulls were trying to hold Dow 9,000 and with earningsRead more

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