Did High Frequency Trading (HFT) firms win on Avon

High Frequency Trading (HFT)

High Frequency trading gets bad rap In case you missed this, last week, there was apparently a buyout offer for Avon Products by an unrecognized private equity player from the UK. Shares shot up beginning around 11:35 a.m. and twenty times as many shares as usual changed hands in 25 minutes as the stock went from…

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Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap Almost all of the exciting stocks have finished their earnings cycle for Q1. Overall, the theme for this season was “disappointment”. Whether it had to do with bad weather impact on East coast business, strong US dollar or any other reason, most of the stocks that typically perform well, did not.  …

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Do you use Stop Losses – investors be warned

The perils of Stop Losses

<img height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?ev=6026312127907&amp;cd[value]=0.00&amp;cd[currency]=USD&amp;noscript=1″ /> The perils of Stop Losses On a morning like today, when the SPX gaps down 17 points by the time we wake up in the United States, due to any number of concerns in Europe or Asia, the first thought that may come to an investors mind is…

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The Ultimate guide to success with Options trading

Options strategies

If there is any one request that I’ve received from OptionTiger customers over the years, it is this…Do you or Can you offer a “mentorship” service so I can learn to trade and have success with Options trading. I’ve arrived at a solution on how to achieve this

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Options Trading software platforms

Options Trading software platforms

Options Trading software platforms   One of the most common questions that traders around the world have is about Options trading software and platforms.   Which platform is good ? What are the pros and cons of each ?   And which platforms (brokers) accept customers from which countries ?   When it comes to…

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Live Webinar on Proprietary Options strategies

Options strategies

Live Webinar Proprietary Options strategies   OptionTiger is presenting a Live Webinar on Using proprietary Options strategies to significantly boost your Options trading performanceWebinar on Debit and Credit Spreads, Straddles and Strangles, Iron Condors, Weekly Options, Options adjustments and more…If you trade Options, you don’t want to miss this Webinar. The key in Options trading is to…

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Trading the SPX Index

Trading Options

Trading the SPX Index If you like trading the SPX Index, then you know there are many ways to do it. But there are ways you could be trading the SPX Index with leverage which you may not be aware of. –  The first is trading the SPX Index options itself. There is no leverage here. The SPX…

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DayTrading strategies – Live Webinar Sunday night

Options strategies

DayTrading strategies Webinar   I’m hosting a Live Webinar tonight at 8 pm ET.  On Explosive Day Trading (Intraday trading) Strategies. Topics include –  – What makes a good day trading system – Who is this ideal for – Why a trading plan is critical with short term trading – How the DayTradeMAX system is created…

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Are Stock Buybacks a good sign

Stock buybacks

Stock Buybacks – Good or Bad Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about stock buybacks, and in fact, stock buybacks are at historically high levels. Many US companies, holding large amounts of cash are putting it to use by buying back their own stock. But what exactly does Stock buybacks tell us, and are they…

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Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade

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Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade   Netflix (NFLX) reported blockbuster results last night. Topline revenues increased, and almost 5 million global subscribers were added last quarter. It fell a bit short on the EPS number, due to foreign exchange hit from overseas revenues due to the strong dollar. Nevertheless this is a massive report.   In…

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