Analysis of a Trade: PCLN


We're starting a new occasional series where we look at a recent trade and analyze what went into the pricing and how it played out. We think this will be useful as an educational tool to readers. It … [Read more...]

MorningWord: 2/29/12

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MorningWord: 2/29/12: Doug Kass kind of nailed it on Fast Money a couple weeks back, “We are seeing a market that is far too focused on a few names – most importantly Apple – it’s an NBA market … [Read more...]

What’s the Story?


CNBC U.S. stock index futures added to gains Wednesday, following a better-than-expected GDP report and after a higher-than-expected take up of the ECB's second long-term refinancing operation. … [Read more...]

MorningWord: 2/28/12


MorningWord: 2/28/12:  Yesterday's reversal was just downright nasty if you were short and looking to finally press a move that appeared to be coinciding with a "risk off" opening.  Crude, Gold, Euro, … [Read more...]

What’s the Story?


CNBC U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday, ahead of this week’s liquidity injection by the European Central Bank, which market participants hope will alleviate … [Read more...]

MorningWord: 2/27/12


MorningWord: 2/27/12:  World equity markets took a bit of a pause overnight as most of Asia was down modestly (Shanghai comp was the outlier up 30bps) and Europe is down across the board, with the DAX … [Read more...]

What’s the Story?

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CNBC U.S. stock index futures were lower Monday, tracking losses in European shares, after the G20 told Europe over the weekend it must commit mor ecapital to fight the debt crisis before seeking … [Read more...]