11:11:02 PM EDT | 05/23/2015
No Volume, No Volatility, No New High
| The market is trying to tiptoe to new highs without waking up the bears. We know they are slumbering nearby and buyers, what few there are, have been nibbling so quietly on stocks that the volatility has declined to the low of the year and market ranges are at multi-month lows over the last week. That is quite different than the helter skelter activity of March and April.
New Option Plays
05:47:53 PM EDT | 05/23/2015
Out Of Energy
| Tonight's new candidate is in the services sector. The company is suffering from falling demand on multiple fronts. Now shares have broken down below key support.
In Play Updates and Reviews
04:59:55 PM EDT | 05/23/2015
Stocks Wander Into The Long Weekend
| A bored market was focused on Fed Chairman Yellen's speech on Friday. She didn't say anything new. That left stocks to meander sideways as traders started packing up ahead of the long, holiday weekend.
09:18:20 PM EDT | 05/23/2015
Break Out or LID On?
| The S&P and the Dow have seen two weeks of Closes above prior multimonth trading ranges but the tech heavy Nasdaq appears to have a lid on much further upside. A mixed technical picture, plus Dow Theory considerations and low volatility warn again bullish complacency.
Stock Split Calendar
Still Waiting on Netflix Announcement
OptionInvestor Staff |
Splits are starting to be more common as stock prices rise well into triple digits. Check the calendar weekly for the newest announcements.