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Industry sector moves + options expiration = Freaky Friday

WASHINGTON. It’s options expiration Friday. That popular monthly event traditionally moves stocks every which way as investors exercise call and put options, putting uncommon buy and sell pressure on certain volatile stocks. We often call this “Freaky Friday.” But more importantly, today is also the very big day that both mutual funds and ETFs need to ...

Apple’s iPhone 7 gets mixed reviews, stock sinks, markets drag

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2016 – Weirdness and indirection continued to grip Wall Street Thursday as all three major averages—the DJI, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ—are currently down. The NASDAQ, in fact, is doing the worst, off 38.67 points as of 2 p.m. EDT, a negative 0.8 percent, likely due in part to heavily weighted ...

2016 Bounce Back Stocks: Bond, loan-based ETFs could surprise

WASHINGTON, December 30, 2015 – Wednesday’s trading action find the bears back in charge of the market on a low-volume holiday week. Oil, which experienced a big price kick Tuesday, has given nearly all of it back Wednesday as oil inventories are back up once again, throwing the rest of the markets into a tizzy. ...