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Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - PES

In trading on Monday, shares of Pioneer Energy Services Corp (NYSE: PES) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $7.48, changing hands as high as $7.74 per share. Pioneer Energy Services Corp shares are currently trading up about 6.8% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance …

Interesting January 2014 Stock Options for Alcoa

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for AA.<p>The put contract our …

Interesting January 2014 Stock Options for AAPL

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Apple Inc (NASD: AAPL). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for AAPL.<p>The put contract our …

Interesting January 2014 Stock Options for AGNC

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is American Capital Agency Corp (NASD: AGNC). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for …

One Put, One Call Option To Know About for Barrick Gold

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for ABX.<p>The put …

Interesting January 2014 Stock Options for American Express

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2014 expiration for AXP.<p>The put …

Combining Two Powerful Technical Tools

There are a wide range of technical indicators that traders and investors can use to determine the market’s trend and to pick stocks. I have found that the most effective combination of indicators use either different data or non-correlated data.<p>For example, if you were to use the MACD-His, RSI, …

10 Stocks To Deliver 20% Growth From Asia

In an article posted earlier, I looked at Citi’s claim that Asian equities could deliver 20% of upside next year. The premise is that they have been dramatically sold off, far beyond fundamentals, and that sooner or later a jolt will prompt a positive correction. But what are the best stocks to …

8 great-tasting craft beers that won't wreck your body

You love beer, sure—but does your body? Turns out, the answer can be yes. Flavor-packed, mineral-rich beer is practically a carbohydrate delivery …

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8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

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The 2014 Investment Guide

The stock market gods were beneficent in 2013, but economic instability and pitifully low yields mean building wealth in 2014 will be challenging. In this special 2014 Investment Guide we’ve distilled sophisticated investing advice to its actionable essence. We’ve got nine formulas for answering …

Nine Formulas For Wealth Building

If you want to retire in style, you’d better know the numbers. We have some formulas that will provide them.<p>The objective here is to steer you to wiser investments and give you some insights about what will happen to your assets and liabilities over time. The formulas are not complicated. They all …

3 Great Stocks Selling For Far Less Than What They Are Worth

<b>Dave Perkins, Co-Portfolio Manager, Weitz Value Fund</b><p><b>Dave Perkins:</b> We take a long-term value-oriented approach to investing and it is important to define what both of those terms mean.<p>Our minimum investment horizon is typically three to five years. That timeframe differs pretty significantly from …

The 25 Best Things You Can Do for Your Body

Your quality of life is largely dictated by one factor: your physical health. And when it comes to building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, we …

6 Websites That Will Instantly Cheer You Up

Had a rough day? Today, we present you with six websites that will instantly cheer you up! While there are millions upon millions of websites on the Internet, it's hard to find ones that will lift your mood. Sure, there will always be the big behemoths of the web, like Facebook and Reddit, where …

Global Monetary Watch, U.S. True Money Supply

We have updated our <b>True “Austrian” Money Supply (TMS)</b> series, this update for the U.S. money supply aggregates…<p>Detailed money supply and central bank balance sheet metrics, for the U.S., Eurozone, Japan and U.K. currency blocks, all formulated on the basis of the monetary insights of the Austrian …

JIM ROGERS: Investors Need To Remember That The Crowd Is Almost Always Wrong

<b>Jim Rogers: I Have Learned To Know That Change Is Coming (Birch Gold Group)</b><p>Speaking to Birch Gold Group, Jim Rogers said one of the things he's learned over the years is to not think like the crowd.<p>"...No matter what we all know today, it's not going to be true in 10 or 15 years. You pick any year …

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Inside Michael Jordan's Chicago compound

Tesla Model S Fires Might Be a Big Deal—But Not For the Reasons Some Say

For the third time in six weeks, it has become apparent that a Tesla Model S, somewhere, somehow, caught fire. Consequently, for the third time in six weeks, the automotive world has entered a “Tesla Cycle,” which plays out as follows:<p>News breaks that a Model S has caught fire, either via pictures …

A Kangaroo And Wombat Form An Absolutely Adorable Friendship

Some of the best friendships are the product of the most unlikely pairings. Case in point? The union of Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. …

2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG: Unlimited Power

More power than an SLS and room for the entire boardroom.<p>The Mercedes-Benz S-class is the segment's benchmark and a paragon of luxury, comfort, and style. But the S-class has a dark side, one unleashed by Mercedes’ AMG skunkworks. At the head of that department sits Tobias Moers, and it’s not …

What You Need to Know About Investing in the Twitter IPO (TWTR)

While the media and Wall Street are all atwitter over Twitter, it's a poor bet for the average investor, warns Santosh Rao, senior analyst and head …

Sprintbeemer by Lucky Cat Garage

The inspiration for a bike build can come from the most unlikely of sources. In the case of this most unusual BMW sprint bike, it was a vintage M&H Racemaster drag tire.<p>The tire belonged to the amiable Séb Lorentz of The Lucky Cat Garage, a familiar face on the European custom show circuit. While …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Everyone Will Be Watching Wix's $119 Million IPO This Week

It filed its paperwork with the SEC in May using the confidential provision enabled by the JOBS Act. Last week, it revealed it will sell 7.7 million shares (29% from existing shareholders) priced between $14.50 and $16.50 with plans to raise $119 million for the company. At the mid-point price, the …

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16 Things You Should Do During Your Lunch Break

What you do on your lunch break will not only affect your level of productivity throughout the work day, but also impact your health and happiness inside and outside of the office. With the help of career and workplace experts Lynn Taylor, David Shindler, Michael Kerr, Anita Attridge, Alexandra …