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What Does The Options Market Say About Interest Rates?

What Does The Options Market Say About Interest Rates?

Why are investors so fixated on interest rates? If you follow the financial markets regularly, you’ll notice how laser-focused the investment community is on what the Federal Reserve is doing, how bond markets react, and what it all means for interest rates. But why are interest rates so important? What does a change of a […]

Earn A 7.8% Return On This Telecom Giant

Earn A 7.8% Return On This Telecom Giant

With all the talk about interest rates, trade wars, and earnings, it may have been easy to miss some essential merger news. A massive industry with only four major players in it is about to go down to just three companies. Of course, I’m talking about the wireless telecom industry and the proposed merger between […]

Trade of the Week: A Big Bullish Bet On Zynga Earnings

Trade of the Week: A Big Bullish Bet On Zynga Earnings

Someone is taking a very short-term bullish bet that Zynga (ZNGA) is going to go up after upcoming earnings.  ZNGA is a video game company focusing on mobile games and the stock is up over 60% year-to-date.  At least one large trader believes the good vibes are going to continue after earnings.  The trader purchased several thousand in-the-money […]

Make This Low Risk Covered Call With Copper Finding a Floor

Make This Low Risk Covered Call With Copper Finding a Floor

With all the talk recently about the US (and global) economy possibly headed towards a recession, investors are paying very close attention to economic indicators. It’s not just the most popular factors, like interest rates and jobs. It’s also variables like CPI and oil prices. Of course, you can’t forget about copper. Copper has long […]