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As we gear up for earnings season, I am looking at options plays in Amazon and Baidu.
The Nasdaq could reverse to the downside. Gun to my head, the Nasdaq could show a sharp reversal to the downside sometime today -- it is up nicely now -- as the exchange narrows further in the NBA (nothing but Apple (AAPL)) market. The ranks of the ...
Let's recount the ups and downs of this ultimate plunger and paragon of speculation.
Let's recount the ups and downs of this ultimate plunger and paragon of speculation. "What we have learned from history is that we have not learned from history." -- Benjamin Disraeli In January 2004, Boca Biff made his debut in my diary. No charac...
A market's advance that is characterized by a few members does not provide the most solid foundation. The one feature of yesterday's trading that resonated with me, which was not discussed by many, was the new high made in the Nasdaq/S&P 500 yesterd...
Increased caution is warranted, but don't be overly bearish given this market's recent inclinations.
As the market digests recent upward action, use hedges and maneuver strong, leading positions.
It's easier to find the hot action in a slow market because it's more concentrated.
News of Youku's and Tuduo's merger has sparked interest in other Chinese names that may join forces.
But it's going to take more than a few days of weakness to kill this very strong trend.
A number of other names in the China tech space are looking solid, as well.
KNXA, PROJ and MANH are little-known, small enterprise software makers that show strong chart action.
Let's return our attention toward Apple -- as if it ever strayed. Back to Apple (AAPL). Here was my surprise on Apple written back in December 2011: Surprise No. 10: Despite the advance in the U.S. stock market, high-beta stocks underperform. Though...
Though major indices appear healthy on the surface, they are covering up weakness in many individual stocks
Baidu's weakness suggests that market participants fear tonight's HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI. The poor action in Baidu's (BIDU) shares suggests to me that market participants are afraid of tonight's HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI.
U.S. indices were poised to begin Thursday's session lower, as traders awaited several economic and earnings reports.
Baidu is a great way to play the emerging Chinese Internet search business.