CBS Corp (CBS) Offering Possible 7.53% Return Over the Next 11 Calendar Days
CBS Corp’s most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on CBS Corp is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $53.00 short call and a strike $58.00 long call offers a potential 7.53% return on risk over the next 11 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were below $53.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.35 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.65 would be incurred if the stock rose above the $58.00 long call strike price.
GoPro Head’s Donation Doesn’t Excite Investors
Becoming a new billionaire comes with great responsibility. And Nicolas Woodman of GoPro just learned he should still spend wisely, even if it is a charitable donation, CNN describes .
HP Splitting into Two Companies
Spinning off is becoming a major trend of 2014. After eBay announced last week that it will be separating PayPal into its own company, Hewlett-Packard confirmed it is set to divide into HP Inc. (for PC and printer operations) and HP Enterprise (software and services for corporations). The split should be finalized before the end of the year, CNN reports .
Ebola has Spread on Wall Street
Ebola has officially been documented in the United States, with a Dallas man returning from Liberia with the disease. With panic levels rising, so are stocks of the drug companies formulating cures, CNN reports .
Could Beijing’s Restrictions Damage Hong Kong as a Center of Commerce?
Hong Kong is in the midst of conflict with multiple protests emerging by citizens demanding free and open elections. The demonstrations have turned hostile with tear gas and pepper spray being employed by police to restrain the protestors, as CNN has recognized . But is this political unrest an indication of more sanctions the Chinese government could impose on one of the world’s largest commerce hubs?
Covidien (COV) Offering Possible 6.38% Return Over the Next 19 Calendar Days
Covidien’s most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Covidien is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $92.50 short call and a strike $97.50 long call offers a potential 6.38% return on risk over the next 19 calendar days.
Is a Buyout on the Horizon for DreamWorks Animation?
DreamWorks Animation’s (DWA) shares are experiencing a 20% increase as of Monday, September 29th, upon the news of a rumored buyout from Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank, CNN reports . While seeing a sudden rise, the reported purchase maybe what the company needs, as their stock has been down 40%.
Eric Holder’s Departure will Upset Few on Wall Street
The U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced his resignation on Thursday, September 25th. While the nation’s highest ranking police officer has received some praise for his take on terrorism, same-sex marriage, and voting rights, his fan base on Wall Street is limited, MarketWatch describes .
Adobe (ADBE) Offering Possible 11.61% Return Over the Next 23 Calendar Days
Adobe’s most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Adobe is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $70.00 short call and a strike $75.00 long call offers a potential 11.61% return on risk over the next 23 calendar days.
Health Care REIT (HCN) Offering Possible 5.26% Return Over the Next 29 Calendar Days
Health Care REIT’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Health Care REIT is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $62.50 short put and a strike $57.50 long put offers a potential 5.26% return on risk over the next 29 calendar days.
REALLY? (What should not be surprising about the BABA IPO)
Since our Market Tamer readers are among the Crème de la crème (you are the “Cream of the Cream”!), I am quite certain that there are days when, as you hear or read the news, you shake your head and mutter: “You’ve got to be kidding me? Really?!!”
Netflix Continues to Grow, both Financially and Geographically
The European invasion of Netflix is not the only success the company has to celebrate. CNN Money reports that the media streaming giant is also in line to tie the market value of TV’s most watched network.
Bankruptcy Could Be RadioShack’s Next Broadcast
RadioShack seems to be epitomizing just what its name claims: a shack. A poorly constructed hut or cabin. The company is on the brink of collapsing, with bankruptcy proceeding possibly being filed as soon as November 1 of this year.
Has ISIS Spread Fear to U.S. Investors?
ISIS, ISIL, or the Islamic State? Doesn’t matter, as far as the stock market is concerned. Despite taking over the media’s news coverage and replacing Al Qaeda as the new face of fear, the terrorist organization has not shaken investors, because oil prices haven’t been bothered by them either.
Medtronic (MDT) Offering Possible 7.3% Return Over the Next 9 Calendar Days
Medtronic’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Medtronic is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $65.50 short put and a strike $60.50 long put offers a potential 7.3% return on risk over the next 9 calendar days.
I see interest rates around 1% (find out when this will go into effect)
In today's Monday Market Outlook, WCI's Chief Investment Strategist Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley discusses futures looking up this week, a volatile Middle East, and the markets breathing a sign of relief as we come up from last week’s slew of macroeconomic data.
Making $1,900 in 5 Days Sure Beats a Stick in the Eye
In today's Friday Market Wrap-Up, WCI's Chief Investment Strategist Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley gives a macroeconomic overview – non-farm payroll, unemployment ticking up, construction spending plunging, and good news from China.
S&P Reaching the ‘Magnetic’ 2000 Mark, What Will Happen Next?
In today's Monday Market Outlook, Wealth Creation Investing's Chief Investment Strategist Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley discusses the huge week ahead for macroeconomic data. On Tuesday, we’ll see the Conference Board’s consumer confidence numbers, which has great market moving potential. However, Friday will literally be a shotgun blast of macroeconomic data.
The Dow Suffers Triple Digit Losses… Thanks Visa!
In today's Friday Market Wrap Up, Wealth Creation Investing's Chief Investment Strategist Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley discusses the Dow facing triple digit losses on Visa, NASDAQ down on Amazon, and why durable goods suffered a 1.6% Y/Y drop.
Good News Coming From China As Things Worsen In Ukraine
In today's Market Situation Report, Wealth Creation Investing's Chief Investment Strategist Matthew 'Whiz' Buckley discusses the new home sales collapsing 20%, the U.S. manufacturing PMI's biggest miss on record, and a huge dump in gold at the open.
Thinking To Buy Gold? Think OUNZ…
Let me emphasize that the investment "need" I have in mind today pales in comparison to any human need that is life threatening. However, this particular need does receive a lot of attention in the financial press and is frequently on the minds of investors within the precious metals markets!