• David Becker

    Want to make a quick 16%, well it can be done by using an options strategy called a bull put spread. This option strategy limits risk while taking a bullish position on a stock, and making a return over a well-defined period. A put spread is a combination of two put options where you sell

  • David Becker

    Momentum stocks have moved back into the forefront and Mondays better than expected earnings results from Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is bound to generate a stir. Shares of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) have surged back, and are poised to test higher levels. Economic data continues to show a moderate recovery, as yields continue to remain very accommodative making stocks

  • US stocks began the trading session under pressure, coming off Wednesday mixed results which saw the Nasdaq notch up strong gains but the Dow Industrials weighed down by IBM. Earnings surprised to the upside after the closing bell on Wednesday. Both Ebay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) delivered better than expected numbers, each rising substantially in

  • Stock market » Stocks Surge despite Soft Labor Report
    October 23, 2013, 06:32 GMT

    Stocks in the US got off to a strong start on Tuesday despite a weaker than expected September jobs report which was shrugged off by investors. The S&P 500 index along with the Russell 2000 hit new all-time highs on Tuesday. Earning continued to impress with Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) , DuPont (NYSE:DD) and United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) all

  • Stock market » Netflix Shares Reverse on Tuesday
    October 23, 2013, 06:21 GMT

    Shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) , the famous video streaming service provider, traded sharply to the downside on Tuesday following the company’s third quarter results on Monday. In the report following the market close on Monday, the company reported its net income rose by more than 300 percent while its membership base grew by 40

  • US stocks fluctuated Tuesday as investors weighed second quarter earnings and the future of Federal Reserve monetary policy. The S&P 500 was unable to extend its record high into Tuesday’s session, despite better-than-expected profits for companies listed under the benchmark gauge. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares declined for the second consecutive day amid slower-than-expected subscriber gains. Losses

  • In the face of continued solid earnings reports, the US stock market has continued to rally, pushing to new highs over the past week.  On Monday, DuPont released better than expected earnings and put a strong spill on their forward looking guidance.  All eyes are on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) as they release earnings after the bell

  • The S&P 500 has advanced more than 15.7 percent since the first of the year, defying weak earnings reports and ongoing US Fed speculation. Last week the benchmark gauge hit multiple record highs on the back of strong US job numbers and upbeat financial sector profits. At the centre of the S&P’s far-reaching success has

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