STTG Market Recap Jan 23, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

Friday was a generally quiet session until the closing 90 minutes when sellers came in; the S&P 500 fell 0.55% while the NASDAQ gained 0.16%.  A pretty significant warning by shipper UPS might be something to watch for an economic perspective – this is a company that moves a lot of goods around the country.  Maybe it was just specific […]

Stocks fall, snapping 4-day winning streak; UPS slumps | Stock …

Originally published January 23, 2015 at 5:55 AM | Page modified January 24, 2015 at 2:28 AMNEW YORK —
A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week.Shares of tissue and diaper maker Kimberly-Clark dropped after the company’s earnings fell short of expectations and it gave a disappointing outlook. Package-delivery […]

Get ready for a tale of two earnings seasons

Falling oil prices are bringing smiles to millions of Americans, but they’re also creating headaches for energy companies. Watch for this story to play out during the upcoming earnings season.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney)It’s the best of times for consumer and transportation companies. They are capitalizing on extremely cheap gas that’s left consumers flush with cash.As earnings season begins this week, […]

Options Trading: When Your Stock's Broken, Don't Despair When …

In general, I don’t like throwing good money after bad by adding to a losing position.We can talk often ourselves into doing so by using phrases like “buying the dip” and “averaging down.”  But the the truth lies somewhere in between. For example, an individual stock position may go against you due to broader market or sector news. Or an ETF you […]