Stock Market News for August 07, 2014 – August 7, 2014 – Zacks.com

Benchmarks ended almost unchanged as tensions between Russia and Ukraine tension escalated and two high-profile merger deals failed. These concerns offset positive performance of the consumer staples sector which was banking on Molson Coors Brewing’s robust results. Disappointing news from Italy and Germany also weighed on investor sentiment.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure to […]

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 […]