The yield on the U.S. ten-year note has fallen sharply over the past 3 months even as investors have flocked to Treasuries. Could now be the time to exit your position in U.S. debt? BrianStutland, Stutland Equities president weighs in.
Is Bank of America losing billions from the Dodd-Frank bill? The Fast Money traders weigh in on the legislation's impact on banks, and BrianStutland, Stutland Equities, offers a risk-reversal play on Akamai takeover speculation.
How to protect your position in the semiconductors sector using options, with BrianStutland, Stutland Equities.Semiconductors are showing tremendous strength relative to the market making higher lows consistently. Option prices got cheaper today and it makes sense to buy some insurance to protect a portfolio. Glad to pay 2% premium for the next 2 months to buy Nov 29/26 put spread so I can stay long the market. Trading a November spread to get protection through the earnings season.
Visa is due to announce earnings on July 27, and as you know the stock is recently had a decent run and had some favorable court rulings that have helped every credit card stock. Credit card companies have tightened up their business as far as who they offer credit cards to…they are being more selective. One has to remember that they are never really truly on the hook for any of the money spent.
Expected $1.23, Previous $1.23
It completed a $1 billion stock buyback program earlier this month. The Fed’s limit that was imposed last month on VISA seems to not be as a big of a deal as we all thought it would be, but nevertheless VISA has decreased its own expectations for the quarter…
A reading of the U.S. equity market on an options expiration day - BNN heads to the CBOE in Chicago for trading floor commentary from Dan Deming, Managing Director, Stutland Volatility Group. Dan on Business News Network
Jack Bouroudjian, CEO of Index Futures Group joins Brian Stutland, President and Trader of Stutland Equities to discuss Microsoft's change of portfolio to acquire Skype in what may seem as a value-adding measure on the company that has not grown much since the rise of Apple.