Trading Places: Brady And Manning

What if Tom Brady had been drafted in the sixth round by the Colts and formed a bond with Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne? Greg Garber reached out to several players and front-office personnel to get their opinions on just how much the coaching and supporting casts have meant to these two quarterbacks. We’ll take it a step further and ask you: What if the players stayed put and the coaches switched sides? Cast your votes on all these scenarios and more below. If Tom Brady and Peyton Manning had switched places, how successful would Brady have been in Indy/Denver? (Manning: 2 conf.
Source: http://espn.go.com/sportsnation/post/_/id/10303755/brady-manning

SNDK February 14th Options Begin Trading

Now assume you win all those, your looking at a 12% gain in a matter of a couple hours (assuming all wins and a 2:1 reward to risk). Its ridiculous to assume youll win all your trades and make 12% per day. You wont; but your upside potential is greater by taking a few more trades (which are still high probability though), confining your trading to a few hours and being able to capitalize on the 8 to 15 pip waves that occur regularly during the London and early US session. Also, by trading the smaller time frame you can still risk 1% of your account and try to make 1.5% or 2% on the trade (1.5 or 2:1 reward-to-risk), which means you potentially make a 1.5% to 2% profit (on your account) in 10 or 15 minutes instead of a couple hours trading a longer-term chart. The small time frame and well controlled risk also allows leverage to be utilized effectively to produce an income.
Source: http://www.examiner.com/article/forex-day-trading-with-1000-or-less

Citi profit disappoints as bond trading revenue drops

Considering the call seller will also collect the premium, that would drive a total return (excluding dividends, if any) of 4.58% if the stock gets called away at the February 14th expiration (before broker commissions). Of course, a lot of upside could potentially be left on the table if SNDK shares really soar, which is why looking at the trailing twelve month trading history for SanDisk Corp., as well as studying the business fundamentals becomes important. Below is a chart showing SNDKs trailing twelve month trading history, with the $74.00 strike highlighted in red: Considering the fact that the $74.00 strike represents an approximate 1% premium to the current trading price of the stock (in other words it is out-of-the-money by that percentage), there is also the possibility that the covered call contract would expire worthless, in which case the investor would keep both their shares of stock and the premium collected. The current analytical data (including greeks and implied greeks) suggest the current odds of that happening are 50%. On our website under the contract detail page for this contract, Stock Options Channel will track those odds over time to see how they change and publish a chart of those numbers (the trading history of the option contract will also be charted).
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stockoptionschannel/2014/01/16/sndk-february-14th-options-begin-trading/

Forex Day Trading with $1000 (or less)

Trading income across Wall Street has been hurt by the move. Even accounting for the difficult environment, Goldman’s bond-trading results lagged peers. Bank of America Corp’s fixed-income trading revenue rose 16 percent in the fourth quarter to a level 10 percent higher than Goldman’s. The business has also been under pressure from new financial regulations, forcing many banks to re-evaluate which of the various fixed income, currencies and commodities units they should keep.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/16/us-goldmansachs-results-idUSBREA0F0RS20140116?feedType=RSS

Goldman Sachs profit hit by lower bond trading revenue

Close Close Open best etf Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Chief Executive Officer Lloyd C. Blankfein, 59, has said Goldman Sachs doesnt need a major strategy change to boost return on equity amid new capital rules and regulations that limit banks ability to trade for their own accounts. Goldman Sachs fell 2.1 percent to $174.93 in New York trading at 12:24 p.m. While the shares have doubled since December 2011, they are still below their pre-crisis peak of $247.92 on Oct. 31, 2007. Revenue Decline Fourth-quarter revenue fell 5 percent to $8.78 billion.
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-16/goldman-tops-estimates-on-stock-underwriting-compensation-costs.html

Goldman Posts Record Underwriting Revenue as Trading Dips

Citigroup drew down loan loss reserves by $670 million, compared with $91 million a year earlier. Unadjusted net income rose to $2.69 billion, or 85 cents per share, from $1.20 billion, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier. Citigroup shares were down 3.6 percent at $52.99 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning. The stock rose 32 percent in 2013, slightly less than the 35 percent rise of the KBW Bank Index (DJI:^BKX).
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/citigroup-adjusted-profit-rises-21-130714862.html

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