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FDIC Says “Sell in May” — First Republic Seized and Sold to JPMorgan
Branches of First Republic will reopen as JPMorgan after the acquisition of the failing bank. JPM shares soared to a 52 week high on the news.
From Meme Stock Madness to Bankruptcy: The Chaotic Journey of Bed Bath & Beyond
Bed Bath & Beyond is now Bed Bath and Bankrupt. Here’s a look at BBBY’s journey from meme stock maven to bankruptcy.
Why Investing in Stock Market Options May Be a Better Choice Than Real Estate
Real estate investments have been a popular strategy for generating cash flow for a long time, but they come with significant downsides. For instance, each transaction can be expensive, time-consuming, and subject to market fluctuations. Buying and selling real estate can be difficult, and maintenance and rent collection can be
Google’s Worst Nightmare? Samsung May Ditch Search Giant for Microsoft’s Bing
Samsung Electronics Co. is reportedly considering replacing Google with Microsoft’s Bing as the default search engine on its devices.
Options Trader Makes a Million Dollars Betting on Bank Earnings
This trader used cheap OTM options to get leverage worth 10 million shares of a big bank ETF. The next day, 3 banks reported earnings beats.
Will ChatGPT be Banned in the United States?
Elon Musk, Andrew Yang, and Steve Wozniak want ChatGPT to be paused, and they’re calling on the US gov’t for help. But will ChatGPT be banned?
AMC Stock News: AMC & APE Converge, 10:1 Reverse Split
AMC reverse stock split and APE Convergence: What does it mean for your shares? Also, how to get a free AMC share for every 7.5 owned.
ADP Jobs Report Shows 44% Drawdown in New Jobs vs. February
March ADP Jobs Report shows a big drop in hiring relative to February. Despite the news, expectations for Friday’s jobs report haven’t budged.
Did Unusual Options Activity Predict the Endeavor WWE UFC Merge?
UFC owner Endeavor (EDR) is set to merge with the WWE, and the stock is rallying higher. Did unusual options activity see this big move coming?
How to Identify Cup and Handle Patterns
Cup and handle patterns are easy to identify, IF you know what to look for! But if you can spot them, they can foretell big stock movement.
Rumble vs. Youtube: How The 2 Platforms Stack Up (MAU, Revenue, Growth & More)
Rumble vs. Youtube: A deep-dive comparison into the financials, MAU, revenue, growth rate, and the key policy that separates them.
Get Ready to Rumble: Trump Indictment Seen as Positive for RUM & DWAC
Shares of right-leaning social media platforms Rumble (RUM) and DWAC are surging after hours following an earnings beat and big Trump news.
Huge UOA in Alibaba 3 Days Before Split News
Alibaba bulls scored an 8X gain this week on news that the Amazon rival would be splitting into 6 parts, and UOA predicted the whole move.
Risk Reversal Options Strategy: A Unique Way to Beat Put Skew
Risk reversals may seem daunting at first, but have no fear – this unique option strategy is a useful tool for specific situations.
Implied Volatility Crush: How to Beat IV Crush with Options
IV crush lives and breathes inside the nightmares of options traders – but it doesn’t have to.
Mean Reversion in Options Trading
Mean reversion: What goes up must come down (and vice versa). Inside: How to trade mean reversion and how to pick the best option strategies.
Max Pain: Outsmart the Market Makers With This Theory
Max Pain: When market makers want you to hurt. Discover how max pain works in options trading, why it works, and how to trade it with options.
Powell vs. Yellen: Mixed Messages on Bank Deposits (Infographic)
It’s a bad for two top government officials to be at odds about bank deposit insurance — but that’s exactly what’s happening. Below, get the scoop on the two concurrency speeches that shook the stock market.
March FOMC and Powell Speech Simplified: 1 More Hike, No Cuts in 2023
The March FOMC was an extremely consequential meeting full of complex monetary-policy jawboning. We’re cutting through the noise and simplifying it down to a few easy-to-understand bullet points in picture form.
Back in the Game: Why GME is Up Nearly 50% Today
GameStop shares are rallying nearly 50% this morning on the back of its first profitable quarter in two years. The year-over-year comparisons are even more astronomical – EPS of +$0.16 vs EPS of -$0.49 YoY.