America’s favorite stocks in bear market territory – WVTM13

The U.S. stock market is in the midst of a minor panic attack, and it’s taking America’s favorite stocks with it.
Apple and Disney are two of the most beloved stocks among regular Joe and Wall Street investors. Both got hammered this week. Apple fell almost 9% and Disney slid nearly 8%.Then there’s Netflix. The stock has been on fire this […]

Oh My Goodness… Part 2 – Requiem for a Tasty Dream

Today I decided to follow my heart and not my brain in trading. Net result? An up day but my profits were eroded quickly when I took winners off the table as losers and then decided to get greedy which delayed closing out of winners and a few other winners turning south. TSLA rallied due to the initial buy to […]

Hedge Funds' 10 Most Shorted Stocks – Walt Disney Company (The …

A recent article in Seeking Alpha focused on the traditional role of some of Wall Street’s biggest players: hedge funds.In the six-year bull market that has taken the S&P 500 to new all-time highs, there has been little need for hedging or protection from a weak stock market. However, a large part of what hedge funds are meant to do […]

STTG Market Recap May 5, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

While the indexes had a nice 2 day rally Fri/Mon, it was difficult to really trust it because some secondary indicators (such as the NYSE McClellan Oscillator we cite often) have been trending in the wrong way.  Today was a good example of why you want those secondary indicators to be in our favor before going all in, on a […]

STTG Market Recap Feb 2, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

VIDEO UPDATE: 30m session looking at the long term market charts, top 5 movers on the day, some education, and a kickoff with a personal story of how a stop loss order I had on AMZN bit me for $2,000+, ouch.Indexes finished off a volatile session with strong gains in the closing hour as the S&P 500 closed up 1.30% […]

What's really scaring stock traders – CNBC.com

Jeff Gundlach, founder of DoubleLine, told CNBC’s Scott Wapner Monday that he thinks the odds of the 10-year yield falling back to its all-time low have increased to about 30 percent because of the big short position. The 10-year hit 1.39 percent in July, 2012 and Gundlach said at that time, he thought the odds were 10 percent […]

Platfora, a big data analytics company, raises $38 million – Fortune …

CEO Ben Werther asks: Who needs a gut feeling in business when you’ve got the facts?Platfora says it can analyze all of a company’s data to help executives make better decisions.FORTUNE — The big data startup Platfora announced on Wednesday that it raised $38 million in a series C round led by Tenaya Capital.The round also included Citi Ventures, Cisco, […]

Stock Market News for February 13, 2014 – Zacks Investment …

Guidance cuts and lower profits from corporates guided benchmarks mostly lower on Wednesday, ending benchmarks’ four-day rally. However, there were some encouraging corporate results too and they helped restrict losses. Consumer staples stocks were among the biggest losers for the day.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure to read today’s Ahead of Wall Street articleThe […]

Stock Market News for February 07, 2014 – February 7, 2014 – Zacks …

A drop in initial claims and encouraging results from Disney helped benchmarks achieve their best single-day performance since Dec 18. The gains somewhat offset weekly losses and Friday’s session will be crucial to help benchmarks post a rare weekly gain. Consumer discretionary sector was the best performer for the day among the S&P industry groups.For a look at the issues […]

Stock Market News for February 05, 2014 – February 5, 2014 – Zacks …

Benchmarks were finally able to close in the green yesterday, helped by some encouraging corporate numbers. Gains from pharma major Pfizer also helped benchmarks notch up a rare win, which came a day after benchmarks had suffered their biggest losses since last June. Discretionary stocks led the gains for the S&P 500’s industry groups.For a look at the issues currently […]