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April 23, 2018

Earnings Deluge Ahead As 10-Year Yield Nears 3% For First Time Since 2014

A boatload of earnings drop anchor in coming days, and the benchmark 10-year yield is on the verge of hitting 3% for the first time in more than four years.

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4 Simple Steps for Naming Beneficiaries and Why It Matters

4 Simple Steps for Naming Beneficiaries and Why It Matters

"I’m single." "My estate isn’t large enough." "I don’t like to think about death." Do any of these sound familiar? They’re just some of the many excuses people use to ...

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Trading
April 23, 2018
Upcoming Earnings: Verizon and AT&T Report This Week

Upcoming Earnings: Verizon and AT&T Report This Week

Two of the major companies in the telecom sector report earnings this week. Verizon Wireless (VZ) reports before market open on Tuesday, Apr. 24, and AT&T (T) reports...

Trading
April 23, 2018
Earnings Preview: Reports Coming Up From CAT, LLY and BA

Earnings Preview: Reports Coming Up From CAT, LLY and BA

Earnings season continues this week with reports from Caterpillar (CAT), Eli Lilly (LLY) and Boeing (BA). CAT and LLY both report before market open on Tuesday, Apr...

thinkMoney
April 23, 2018
I Trade, Therefore I Am: On Becoming a Full-Time Trader

I Trade, Therefore I Am: On Becoming a Full-Time Trader

Got a hankering for that "full-time trader" title? Before you can call yourself a trader, there are a few things to think about. Here are three items at the top to consider.

thinkMoney
April 23, 2018
Earnings: Volatility’s Siren Song—Save Yourself From Surprises

Earnings: Volatility’s Siren Song—Save Yourself From Surprises

Low-volatility periods can lure any trader into the markets at the wrong time. Here are some strategies designed to help save you from that fate.

thinkMoney
April 23, 2018
Futures Options Unpacked: Figuring Out the Pricing

Futures Options Unpacked: Figuring Out the Pricing

Are wacky pricing structures, high notional values, and low liquidity keeping you from trading futures options? Know the contract specs of what you’re trading.

thinkMoney
April 23, 2018
Fixing a Good Trade Gone Bad: Four Ways To Save a Losing Trade

Fixing a Good Trade Gone Bad: Four Ways To Save a Losing Trade

Ready. Set. Go! … Ouch. Nothing feels worse for a trader than watching a trade go the wrong way. Instead of losing your cool, it’s time to reexamine things.

thinkMoney
April 23, 2018
How to Look Into the Future in thinkorswim: Three Trading Tools

How to Look Into the Future in thinkorswim: Three Trading Tools

You can’t look into the future and figure out where price will go. But probability, earnings, dividends, and option prices can give you some valuable hints.

Trading
April 20, 2018
Google Parent Alphabet Kicks Off a Week of Tech Earnings

Google Parent Alphabet Kicks Off a Week of Tech Earnings

Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL, GOOG) reports first-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Monday, Apr. 23. Monday’s release will look a little different than...

Trading
April 19, 2018
GE Reports Earnings Friday, Giving a Look at Turnaround Effort

GE Reports Earnings Friday, Giving a Look at Turnaround Effort

Industrial conglomerate General Electric (GE) is scheduled to report earnings before market open on Friday, Apr. 20. CEO John Flannery has faced plenty...

Investing
April 18, 2018
Market Insight: Your Guide to Navigating the Month Ahead

Market Insight: Your Guide to Navigating the Month Ahead

The volatility that surfaced during Q1 spread into the early days of Q2 as investors and analysts tried to absorb the barrage of information about geopolitical issues...

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