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Running up 6% today to close over $45.

Facebook Inc (FB) shares spiked 6% to close at $45.07. 

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Mastery reviews the stocks that did work this week.

For a second week in a row the major indexes closed in negative territory.  However Mastery did nail the bottom in the silver miners including Silver Standard Resources Inc. (SSRI) and Silver Wheaton Corp (SLW).  We also caught Facebook (FB) at its low and found a reason to hold onto T-Mobile (TMUS).

Facebook Shares: Unlike

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Every stock is up but Facebook, what gives?

Facebook Inc (FB) shares are down 9.5% YTD while the NASDAQ is up 15.5% and the S&P 500 is up 16.4%.  Facebook has had a terrible month of May, losing 12% since May 2nd.  Now that FB is down to the $24, does anyone care?

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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Tuesday 11-13-2012.

What's a Covered Call?

Strong Volume Gainers (CP,LL,RCI,FB,RFMD)

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Here are today's Strong Volume Gainers for Wednesday 10/24/2012. An interesting line up of stocks today.

What's a Strong Volume Gainer?

A strong volume gainer is when volume is four times greater than the 20-day SMA and is above yesterday's close.

Sling Blade Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 10-18-2012.

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Facebook Shares: Lather, Rinse, Repeat

Facebook - UNLIKE

Just like that the internets turns on FB, down it goes.

Barron's shot down Facebook (FB) over the weekend. Today the internets is a buzz about the upcoming lock-up and down the stock goes.  FB is down 11%.


Facebook: It was right to Buy

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We said buy Monday, make that a 17% return by Friday. 

An impressive gain for Facebook (FB) shares this week and we told you consider the stock on Monday.  From $18 range to close Friday at $22, the 'Like' button has been pressed.

Facebook: Time to Buy?

Facebook - Zuck bucks

If Howard Lindzon is taking a chance on FB, its got us interested.

Facebook Inc's (FB) is trading at $18.81 and its shares are 6.7% from its 52-week low.  FB is a far cry from its $45 share price.  Keep in mind the company has only been trading since May.


 

Covered Call Picks (NOK,WFR,NAV,ARNA,FB)

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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Monday 08-20-2012.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.