Quadruple Witching Expiration Week
September 17, 2012
Market Information for this Week.....
Quadruple Witching Expiration Week – September 17, 2012
Option traders are aware that this coming Friday is the third Friday of the month, meaning options on equities expire. Additionally, it's a quadruple witching expiration week, but what does it mean for the market and certain stocks.
The Week Ahead in the Stock Market – September 17, 2012
After the frenetic reaction brought about by the announcement of the Fed's latest stimulus program , the week ahead is likely to bring a more sober period for the stock market as investors digest what it means in the longer run and turn their attention to the remainder of the year.
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The Economy and Earnings in the Week Ahead – September 17, 2012
In the week ahead, U.S. home sales and manufacturing data will be the focus, plus a flurry of regional Fed presidents take to the circuit with speeches on the economy and monetary policy.
The Past Week Stock Market Results – September 17, 2012
The stock market ended higher for the fourth-straight session Friday for the past week, logging sharp gains for the second week, as Wall Street cheered the Federal Reserve’s decision to embark on another round of monetary stimulus.
The Major ETFs in the Week Ahead – September 17, 2012
The sector ETFs that lead the market change constantly, but right now there four have been leading the charge higher over the last month. And last week the financial stock market finished the week with solid gains, as the ECB and Fed’s action was better than the markets expected. This had been a primary concern of many and had kept them out of stocks.