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Record Highs: S&P & Dow

by Vlad Karpel

S&P AT FIFTH STRAIGHT DAY IN THE GREEN Markets remain on the move up this week with the S&P recorded its third straight day at an all-time high level and its fifth straight day in the green. TODAY’S TRADING SESSION CLOSED...

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Chicago Board of Options Ready to Rock?

by Options Sensei

There’s an old saying “the house always wins” and the leading Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) is the largest house in the derivatives trading game. VOLATILITY INCREASES WITH THE REAL POSSIBILITY OF THE TRADE...

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Marriott Disruptor to the darling AirBnB?

by Options Sensei

The company has not filed its S-1 for a future IPO. But it has indicated that it plans to do so by the second quarter of this year. Early estimates peg it to be awarded a $30 billion market capitalization. The stock market has already absorbed...

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Prepare for a Post Earnings Premium Crush (PEPC)

by Options Sensei

Earnings season officially kicks on Friday off with big banks such JP Morgan (JPM), Citigroup Inc.(C) and Wells Fargo (WFC), and then tech will start to join the parade with Netflix (NFLX) reporting after the close...

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Will the Upcoming Wave of IPO’s Wipeout the Market?

by Options Sensei

Over the next few months, there is going to be a tsunami of Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)hitting the market. Here are the best bets, the ones to steer clear of, and what it might mean for the overall stock market. After a relatively dry spell...

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3 Signs That the Stock Market Is Peaking

by Options Sensei

The major indices have rebounded some 20% from their December lows and now stand less than 2% from all-time highs. But, several indicators, from economic data to investor sentiment suggest stocks may be heading for a fall. While it’s hard to...

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