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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: EXPE, K, RCL

Shutterstock photo Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Expedia Inc (Symbol: EXPE), where a total volume of 14,208 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume ...

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ABCO, CELG, SLB

Shutterstock photo Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Advisory Board Company (Symbol: ABCO), where a total volume of 2,009 contracts has been traded thus far today, a ...

Two Harbors Investment (TWO) Passes Through 10% Yield Mark

Shutterstock photo Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , in trading on Friday, shares of Two Harbors Investment Corp (Symbol: TWO) were yielding above the 10% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.00), with ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Settles Down; Nasdaq Hits Longest Monthly Win Streak Since '13

Shutterstock photo The  Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)  spent most of the day trading below breakeven. A dreary reading on first-quarter gross domestic product ( GDP ) and fresh geopolitical tensions with North Korea overshadowed positive ...

Spirit Realty Capital is Oversold

Shutterstock photo The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks , according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics – strong ...

Verizon Communications (VZ) Shares Cross 5% Yield Mark

Shutterstock photo Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , in trading on Friday, shares of Verizon Communications Inc (Symbol: VZ) were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $2.31), with the ...

What Is an Indirect Rollover?

It’s not uncommon for workers to roll funds from one retirement plan to another. In fact, this frequently happens when people leave their jobs and need a new home for their retirement cash. But there are two options for retirement plan rollovers: ...

Alphabet Rides Advertising Strength to New Highs

Google parent Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) released strong first-quarter 2017 results on Thursday after the market closed, highlighted by continued strength in mobile and YouTube, as well as sustained momentum for its other bets segment. Let’s ...

Apple's Siri Speaker Could Come as Soon as June

Rumors continue to swirl about Apple ‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) presumed interest in creating a Siri-powered speaker to take on Amazon.com ‘s (NASDAQ: AMZN) popular Echo device, which is powered by the e-commerce giant’s own virtual assistant, ...