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Traders buy protection ahead of Disney earnings

With Disney scheduled to report earnings after the bell on Tuesday, some options traders seem to be bracing for bad news. The options market is implying a 5.5 percent one-day move off of earnings, higher than the average move of 4.75 percent over the last four quarters. For the last 10 quarters, Disney shares have moved an average of 3.3 ... Read More »

Cramer: Beware! Signs of a dangerous value trap

Jim Cramer considers it his job to make sure that investors don’t let Thursday’s market bounce lure them into value traps. He sees a ton of value-trap stocks lingering out there, and they could be incredibly dangerous. A value trap is a stock that appears to be cheap because it has a low price-to-earnings multiple but is deceiving because the ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy S7 renders arrive courtesy of case makers

Good thing these aren’t Game of Thrones spoilers – 3D renders of the Samsung Galaxy S7leak all the time. These come from Mobile Fun, a UK retailer of smartphone accessories, and show off Olixar cases for the upcoming flagship. There are cases for the Galaxy S7 edge listed as well, though those don’t have images to go with them. There’s ... Read More »

Traders see big moves for Intel off of earnings

With Intel scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the bell Thursday, options traders are expecting to see a notable reaction in the tech giant’s stock price. On Wednesday, the options market implied a 4.5 percent one-day move for Intel, based on January options that expire Friday. That’s much larger than the stock’s average post-earnings move of 2 percent over the ... Read More »