Vale September 13th Options Begin Trading

A., and highlighting in green where the $15.00 strike is located relative to that history: Turning to the calls side of the option chain, the call contract at the $15.50 strike price has a current bid of 27 cents. If an investor was to purchase shares of VALE stock at the current price level of $15.38/share, and then sell-to-open that call contract as a covered call, they are committing to sell the stock at $15.50. Considering the call seller will also collect the premium, that would drive a total return (excluding dividends, if any) of 2.54% if the stock gets called away at the September 13th expiration (before broker commissions). Of course, a lot of upside could potentially be left on the table if VALE shares really soar, which is why looking at the trailing twelve month trading history for Vale S.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/stockoptionschannel/2013/09/05/vale-september-13th-options-begin-trading/

SEC settles with Thai man in Smithfield insider trading case

Dankner is trying to sell assets and find investors for his holding company, which has about 2 billion shekels ($552 million) of debt. Dankner turned a family business that made its fortune in table salt and real estate into a sprawling holding company, which includes Israels biggest supermarket chain, Shufersal Ltd. (SAE) , and the largest mobile operator, Cellcom Israel Ltd. (CEL) A combination of unprofitable investments and regulations to boost competition cut IDBs market value to 282 million shekels from 5.06 billion shekels at the end of 2010, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-09/israel-regulator-finds-signs-of-fraud-in-tycoon-trading-probe.html

Israel Regulator Finds Signs of Fraud in Tycoon Trading Probe

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Source: http://finance.townhall.com/news/finance/2013/09/08/petrochina-says-shares-to-resume-trading-in-afternoon-n1694768

Top 4 Most Scandalous Insider Trading Debacles

Using wholly-owned family corporations to hide the trades, Wiggin built up a position that gave him a vested interest in running his company into the ground. There were no specific rules against shorting your own company in 1929, so Wiggin legally made $4 million from the 1929 crash and the shakeout of Chase stock that followed. (Learn how to distinguish tops and bottoms in the equity market when short selling, read Finding Short Candidates With Technical Analysis .) Not only was this legal at the time, but Wiggin had also accepted a $100,000 a year pension for life from the bank. He later declined the pension when the public outcry grew too loud to ignore. Wiggin was not alone in his immoral conduct, and similar revelations led to a 1934 revision of the 1933 Securities Act that was much sterner toward insider trading.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/top-4-most-scandalous-insider-110000794.html

Tech stocks: Nokia still trading higher

A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Join the Nation’s Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Tech stocks: Nokia still trading higher Brett Molina, USA TODAY 8:59 a.m. EDT September 4, 2013 Nokia’s Lumia 925 phone is shown at the flagship store of Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia in Helsinki, Finland. (Photo: Mikko Stig AP) SHARE 13 CONNECT 47 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE Nokia shares continue to trade higher following their acquisition by Microsoft. Let’s take a look at the tech stocks to watch Wednesday. Nokia up.
Source: http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2013/09/04/tech-stocks-nokia/2761539/

PetroChina says shares to resume trading in afternoon

Lovegull | E+ | Getty Images First identify a stock that you think should have upside potential over the long-term. That is, a company with strong fundamentals, good management, impressive profit margins and bullish price action. Then Cramer says check out the volatility that’s because this strategy works best with stocks that are somewhat vulnerable to swings in the broad market. Once you’ve identified that stock – Cramer says scale into a position. “For example, if you want to own 1000 shares, then buy 250 shares four times over a period of weeks, or even months.
Source: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100918013

Is trading around a core position right for you?

The SEC announced Thursday that Badin Rungruangnavarat, a trader based in Thailand, had agreed to pay $5.2 million to settle charges best etf trading system that he had traded in Smithfield ( SFD , Fortune 500 ) securities based on advanced notice of the deal, earning more than $3 million. Virginia-based Smithfield, the world’s largest pork processor, announced an agreement in May to be acquired by Chinese meat producer Shuanghui International for nearly $5 billion. The U.S. government is currently reviewing the proposed buyout, a process that could wrap up on Friday. If approved, it would be the largest acquisition of a U.S.
Source: http://money.cnn.com/2013/09/05/investing/smithfield-insider-trading/index.html

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