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EBAY and AMZN: Hunting For Pairs During Earnings Season

EBAY and AMZN: Hunting For Pairs During Earnings Season

I have three favorite seasons: Earnings season, truffle season, and Derby Prep season. Earnings season can be an exciting, and often hectic time – not unlike Derby season. There’s a constant stream of news to digest and it usually comes with heightened volatility as stocks can quickly move up or down as traders and investors respond to the information.

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Earnings: AAPL Opens Books Tuesday PM; iPhone Sales Eyed
January 31, 2017

Earnings: AAPL Opens Books Tuesday PM; iPhone Sales Eyed

Ten years ago this month, Apple’s (AAPL) then-Chief Executive Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone to the world, and since then those smartphone sales have ...

Can You Nail Market Turns with Reversal Hammer Chart Patterns?
January 31, 2017

Can You Nail Market Turns with Reversal Hammer Chart Patterns?

Did you read that headline and immediately wonder, “What exactly is a reversal hammer?” To start, it is a term from a type of stock chart called a "candlestick ...

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Earnings: LLY, PFE, XOM and UA Up to the Plate Tuesday A.M.
January 30, 2017

Earnings: LLY, PFE, XOM and UA Up to the Plate Tuesday A.M.

Pharmaceutical giants Eli Lilly (LLY) and Pfizer (PFE) are both expected to report results before the markets open on Tuesday. Some analysts say they will be listening ...

Mobile, Video and Other Bets: Alphabet Reports After Close
January 26, 2017

Mobile, Video and Other Bets: Alphabet Reports After Close

Investors are looking for another strong performance from Alphabet in the fourth quarter following the company’s 20% revenue growth year-over-year.

Beyond PCs and Oil Weakness: MSFT, INTC, CVX Earnings Ahead
January 26, 2017

Beyond PCs and Oil Weakness: MSFT, INTC, CVX Earnings Ahead

Earnings from three blue-chip stocks covering the technology and oil services sectors may offer another snapshot of a global economy that appears to be ...

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Dow 20K...Now What?
January 25, 2017

Dow 20K...Now What?

After months on the brink, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finally broke through the 20,000 mark. What might it mean for you? Truthfully, not a whole lot ...

Caterpillar, Ford and Bristol-Myers Squibb Roll Out Earnings Thurs
January 25, 2017

Caterpillar, Ford and Bristol-Myers Squibb Roll Out Earnings Thurs

Three stocks that are ready to post Q4 results have each navigated some rocky terrain in the last three months of the year, each for different reasons. On the heavy ...

Subscriptions and Auctions: eBay and AT&T Release Earnings Wed
January 24, 2017

Subscriptions and Auctions: eBay and AT&T Release Earnings Wed

As the earnings parade continues, two firms keeping a close eye on their user bases—telecommunications and media giant AT&T (T) and online auction site eBay ...

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Rangebound for a Week? How to Trade an NR7 Setup
January 24, 2017

Rangebound for a Week? How to Trade an NR7 Setup

Imagine a wide and expansive battlefield. On each side stand thousands of warriors determined to overwhelm their foes and claim further enemy territory for their ...

Earnings: Last Call for YHOO? JNJ, BABA Also Set to Release
January 23, 2017

Earnings: Last Call for YHOO? JNJ, BABA Also Set to Release

Earnings season kicks into high gear this week with a number of big names reporting. Among the Monday releases, Yahoo (YHOO) will report what may be its ...

Of Burgers and Oil Rigs: MCD and HAL Take the Earnings Stage
January 20, 2017

Of Burgers and Oil Rigs: MCD and HAL Take the Earnings Stage

Two major U.S.-based companies with two different stories are in line to open their Q4 books on Monday before the market opens. McDonald’s (MCD) may ...

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Earnings: How Are IBM and GE Adapting to a New Era?
January 19, 2017

Earnings: How Are IBM and GE Adapting to a New Era?

Two big industrial companies, both of which are transitioning to the digital, cloud-based era, will take the stage to tell their earnings stories. IBM is set to report ...

Binge-Watching Earnings? Coming Up Next: NFLX
January 18, 2017

Binge-Watching Earnings? Coming Up Next: NFLX

Some analysts have long proffered that streaming-content guru Netflix (NFLX), which reports Q4 earnings after the bell Wednesday, has been instrumental in ...

What Might Be Expected When GS, C Release Q4 Earnings Wed?
January 17, 2017

What Might Be Expected When GS, C Release Q4 Earnings Wed?

Two more big banks, Goldman Sachs (GS) and Citigroup (C), are scheduled to open the books on their Q4 performances before the markets open Wednesday...

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Quiz: Find a Trading Approach to Match Your Personality
January 17, 2017

Quiz: Find a Trading Approach to Match Your Personality

Developing a trading style consistent with your personality may be an important factor in trading success. After all, there are a variety of trading ...

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