Archive for March 3rd, 2010

Who Was That Monster Google Block Trade? (GOOG)

Chasing block trading volume of trades of more than 10,000 or 100,000 shares and higher on a single trade has become almost alchemy in the new world of online trading in equities.  Many funds and traders no longer have large block trades because via pools and exchanges they can get VWAP trades that generate the [...]

Radio Shack Options More Impressive Than Stock (RSH)

Radio Shack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) is surging on ‘rumors’ today that we are skeptical of endorsing… Either way the stock saw 11.2 million shares trade as of 3:00 PM EST with the stock up around 5% and close to $21.00. More important is the stock options trading, and it is also more impressive: March-2010 $20 [...]

Price/Volume Spike in Toyota (TM)

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM)  is spiking higher this morning.  Maybe it is the realization that many other car companies are having recalls too.  But traders are pouncing on the buy-buttons on the screens at the open.  Shares are gapping up 3% at $76.72 right after the open.  At 9:33 AM EST we have seen [...]

Top Day Trader Alerts (MDVN, PFE, NFLX, NOVL, COST, VISN)

These are this morning’s top day trader and active trader alerts seen moving on news and events. Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) is down almost 70% and at 52-week lows after its Dimebon failed in its Phase III trials to attack Alzheimer’s.  This is very active and will be the most active of all biotechs today [...]