OptionsHouse

Options Trading News

February 7, 2013  Thu 7:33 AM CT

HOT: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES

Starwood Hotels Bullish on 2013

Starwood Hotels & Resorts earned $0.70 a share in the fourth quarter on revenue of $1.533 billion. Analysts had only expected $0.65 and $1.49 billion, respectively. The outlook is also strong as business travel improves, and HOT is up 3 percent before the bell on my tradeMONSTER platform.

Akamai Falls on Weak Outlook, Revenue Miss

Akamai Technologies reported strong fourth-quarter earnings, but revenue missed and guidance was weak. First-quarter sales are expected to be no more than $362 million, while the Street was forecasting $371 million. AKAM plunges 16 percent in early trading.

TriQuint Guidance Underwhelms the Street

TriQuint Semiconductor sees first-quarter revenue of $180 million to $190 million and a per-share loss of $0.12 to $0.14. Consensus was for $205 million on the top line and breakeven on the bottom line. TQNT falls 11 percent in the premarket.

Share this article with your friends


OptionsHouse

Premium Services

Upcoming Webinar:

Using Options For Income

http://bit.ly/1nY1OKA

Jon Najarian and Adam Mesh of Options Wealth Machine discuss a detailed strategy utilizing credit spreads to generate income, and how any level of trader can use this simple trading technique.

Education & Strategy

Sweet Spot Exceptions

As discussed last week, when using the Stock Replacement Strategy to replace a stock position to trade direction, we want to use an option that has very similar characteristics to the stock. We talked about using the deep in-the-money, 80 to 85 delta option that is similar in the Greeks and has relatively little extrinsic value which tends to work against us in stock directional trading.

View more education articles »