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Can Trading Be Taught? Ask Richard Dennis and His Turtles

Can Trading Be Taught? Ask Richard Dennis and His Turtles

The Chicago trading pits were a scrappy place in the 1980s: a sea of runners, clerks, brokers, and local traders sporting trading jackets of different colors. The decibel levels resounding from the pits sometimes offered clues about market dynamics. Legendary trading giants emerged from these pits, which often rewarded physical size and stamina, sure, but also rewarded the ability ...

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Earnings: After Holiday Sales Warning, TGT Set to Report Tuesday
February 27, 2017

Earnings: After Holiday Sales Warning, TGT Set to Report Tuesday

Target Corp. (TGT), the big-box general merchandise retailer unwraps its Q4 results ahead of the bell Tuesday. TGT already warned Wall Street that its results would ...

TSLA Earnings: Cars, SolarCity and Gigafactory—Update after the Bell
February 22, 2017

TSLA Earnings: Cars, SolarCity and Gigafactory—Update after the Bell

Electric-car buffs and industry analysts are likely to be revved up for the quarterly results from Tesla (TSLA), the Silicon Valley-based luxury electric carmaker. TSLA ...

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M, WMT, HD Earnings: Hemlines, Housewares and Hammers in View
February 17, 2017

M, WMT, HD Earnings: Hemlines, Housewares and Hammers in View

It’s no secret that traditional retailers have had a tough go of it as e-commerce competitors bag a bigger share of the market, and the holiday selling season, the most ...

Earnings: How Much has the Farm Crisis Eaten into DE Results?
February 16, 2017

Earnings: How Much has the Farm Crisis Eaten into DE Results?

John Deere & Co. (DE) appears to have relied on what it calls “disciplined cost management” to plow through what has been widely considered the roughest period ...

Earnings: The Yin and Yang of Vegas and Macau on MGM’s Q4
February 15, 2017

Earnings: The Yin and Yang of Vegas and Macau on MGM’s Q4

When MGM reports Q4 earnings ahead of the market open Thursday, some analysts say it’s in the cards for the casino and resort operator to turn in another strong ...

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Can Big Jump In Metals Offer Stock Market Trading Clues?
February 15, 2017

Can Big Jump In Metals Offer Stock Market Trading Clues?

The stock market is up since the start of 2017, but the metals sector is up even more. Heightened investor uncertainty about the health of the stock market ...

Technical Analysis: Become an Oscillator Fan with Stochastics
February 14, 2017

Technical Analysis: Become an Oscillator Fan with Stochastics

At first glance, the term “stochastics” looks like something out of a 10th grade math book—it seems vaguely familiar, but you don’t really know what it ...

Is Inflation Back? Sorta Depends on Who's Asking About What
February 9, 2017

Is Inflation Back? Sorta Depends on Who's Asking About What

If you recently purchased a new home or paid for knee replacement surgery, it might seem like inflation has gone haywire. On the other hand, if you’re shopping ...

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Presidential Campaign, Live Event Streaming and TWTR Q4 Earnings
February 8, 2017

Presidential Campaign, Live Event Streaming and TWTR Q4 Earnings

What do the presidential campaign and the NFL have in common? Investors of Twitter (TWTR) might find out when the platform for public ...

Theme Parks, ESPN and Succession Plans: A DIS Earnings Trilogy
February 7, 2017

Theme Parks, ESPN and Succession Plans: A DIS Earnings Trilogy

The narrative ahead of Walt Disney Co.’s (DIS) fiscal first-quarter report, due out after the market closes, revolves around three central themes—broadcast ...

Trading or Investment Idea? Consider Some Simulation
February 7, 2017

Trading or Investment Idea? Consider Some Simulation

In the late ’90s, at the height of the dot-com bubble, it seemed as if there was a new stock-picking contest being launched every week. These contests were tailor ...

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General Motors’ Q4 Earnings Hit the Track Tuesday A.M.
February 6, 2017

General Motors’ Q4 Earnings Hit the Track Tuesday A.M.

General Motors appears to be on track to deliver another robust quarter of vehicle-sales growth when it opens its Q4 books on Tuesday ahead of the market ...

Spicy Food and eCommerce: CMG, AMZN Take Earnings Stage
February 2, 2017

Spicy Food and eCommerce: CMG, AMZN Take Earnings Stage

Amazon (AMZN) is getting some Hollywood-style attention these days because its Amazon Studios division holds the distribution rights to the hit ...

Who Will Be Crowned the TD Ameritrade Ad Champion?
February 1, 2017

Who Will Be Crowned the TD Ameritrade Ad Champion?

Get all of the details on TD Ameritrade’s Ad Challenge and how Social Sentiment could help your trading.

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Earnings: A Numbers Game Ahead for Facebook and Merck
February 1, 2017

Earnings: A Numbers Game Ahead for Facebook and Merck

Facebook (FB) has managed to turn in some solid revenue gains in the last four reporting periods, as its ad revenues have grown at rates of 57% and above since ...

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