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What is a Derivative?

<b>What is a Derivative? – by Conner W. Mays</b><p>In the world of financial markets, a <b>derivative</b> is a contract which derives its value from an underlying …

Wall Street

How to Play a Potential Sell Off in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) on Earnings - Markets Analysis

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is set to report their most recent quarterly earnings report Tuesday February 21st before the market opens. …

Stocks

Trading an Options Setup Ahead of Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Earnings

Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) is a food and beverage company that distributes drinks, food and snacks around the world. The company’s stock is currently …

A Sweet Earnings Setup in Mondelez International, Inc (MDLZ) - Markets Analysis

Mondelez International, Inc (MDLZ) is set to report their most recent quarterly earnings next week after Tuesday’s close. MDLZ is a snack company …

Analyzing a Long Setup in MPC NYSE Ahead of Earnings - Markets Analysis

Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC NYSE) is an integrated oil and gas refining and marketing company with domestic and international operations. The …

Investing

The Benefits of Trading Options Spreads - AA Trade Journal Jan17

A few weeks ago we wrote about a potential options play in Alcoa Corporation (AA). The position we discussed is known as a call vertical and it is a …

Investing

Analyzing a Short Setup in (DFS NYSE) Ahead of Earnings - Markets Analysis

Discover Financial Services (DFS NYSE) is a consumer lending company whose stock is currently trading around $70.00 in 52 week range of …

Tracking Order Flow in EDU NYSE Ahead of Earnings - Markets Analysis

Next week on Tuesday morning New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc (EDU NYSE) is set to report their most recent quarterly earnings. EDU is a …

Kicking Off the Earnings Cycle With Alcoa Corporation (AA)

Alcoa Corporation (AA) is set to report earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday January 10th. With the release we will see the unofficial start …

Trade Like Institutional Traders in 2017

How do you find trade setups? Odds are you use a combination of technical and fundamental analysis to develop a thesis then find a way to express …

Earnings Season: Special Considerations

Special Considerations Every Trader Must Make During Earnings Season<p>Alcoa Inc (AA) reported earnings on Monday afternoon unofficially kicking of the …

Breaking Down Red Hat, Inc (RHT NYSE) Ahead of Earnings 21 Dec

Red Hat, Inc (RHT NYSE) is a software company with operations in a number of cloud, mobile and storage technology businesses. The company’s stock is …

How Does Oracle Corporation - ORCL NYSE - Set up Into Earnings?

Oracle Corporation (ORCL NYSE ) is an IT and enterprises services giant who’s stock is currently trading around $40.35 in a 52 week range of …

Does HRB NYSE Set Up Well for a Short Ahead of Earnings?

H&R Block, Inc. (HRB NYSE) is an accounting and tax preparation service provider operating in the US, Canada, and Australia. The company’s stock is …

Long Setup Options Play on DKS NYSE Ahead of Earnings

DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS NYSE) is a sporting goods retailer with both brick and mortar and online operations. The company’s stock is …

Stocks

MGM NYSE - Options Trade Setup Ahead of Earnings - Markets Analysis

<b>Does MGM Resorts International (MGM NYSE) Setup Well for a Trade Ahead of Earnings?</b><p>MGM Resorts International (MGM NYSE ) is a holding company that …

Investing

BABA NYSE - Options Play Before Earnings - Markets Analysis

Trading Earnings in Alibaba Group ( BABA NYSE ) With Options<p>Alibaba Group (BABA) is set to report their most recent quarterly earnings on Wednesday …

Investing

Is UTX NYSE Setting Up for a Short Ahead of Earnings?

United Technologies Corporation (UTX NYSE) is a aerospace and defense company that provides a wide range or aerospace related products and services. …

Trading Earnings in Harley-Davidson, Inc. HOG NYSE With Options

With the release of Alcoa Inc. (AA) earnings earlier this week traders rung in the beginning of the new earnings cycle and begin looking for …

Breaking Down a Setup in NIKE, Inc. (NKE NYSE) - Markets Analysis

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is a sports and footwear apparel company with operations around the world. The company’ stock is currently trading around $55.50 in …

Possible Long Setup Adobe Systems, ADBE Nasdaq Ahead of Earnings

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) will be reporting their most recent quarterly earnings on Tuesday after the market close. The company’s stock is …

SPY : Taking Advantage of the Chop: Profiting in a Range Bound Market

<b>Iron Condor Options Play on SPY</b><p>In general traders like markets that move. Volatility presents traders with opportunity to profit on large directional …

Trading Currency Call Options on MT4

MetaTrader 4 also known as MT4 is a widely used electronic trading platform used by forex traders. MT4 was developed by MetaQuotes Software and was …

Unusual Options Activity Signaling Potential Long Setup in HPE NYSE

<b>Unusual Options Activity Signaling for a Potential Long Setup in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company HPE NYSE</b><p>Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company ( HPE …

PANW NYSE Setting Up a Bullish Spread in Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. PANW NYSE is an IT services and consulting company with a focus on cyber security. The company’s stock is currently trading …

Getting Long Tiffany & Co. TIF NYSE Ahead of Earnings Using Options

Tiffany & Co.(TIF NYSE) is retailer of jewelry, watches and specialty items with operations around the world. The company’s stock is currently …

Building a Spread in Home Depot (HD NYSE) Ahead of Earnings

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD NYSE) is a retailer offering consumers home improvement products, materials and services. The company’s stock is currently …

SODA Nasdaq - Trading SodaStream International on Earnings

SodaStream International Ltd. ( SODA Nasdaq ) is a manufacturer and distributor of systems that allow people carbonate water and other beverages. The …

Trading Under Armour, Inc : UA NYSE Ahead of Earnings

Under Armour, Inc : UA NYSE is an athletic apparel and accessories company with operations around the globe. The company’s stock is currently trading …