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Nvidia shares are doing something out of the ordinary this quarter

“Bottom line: Nvidia is far outpacing the rest of the semiconductor space this year, and the options market is pricing in little risk for the stock ahead of earnings” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. The stock is far outpacing the broader market, too; the S&P is only up 30 percent in the period. · Heading into earnings, the market is suggesting relatively little risk this quarter.Here’s what she said. · Nvidia is a stock that’s had a magnificent run over the last two years, up over 300 percent versus the…

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What August trade options do the Indians have left?

“And the Cleveland Indians have been experts in the August waiver trade market for the last two seasons” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. With that said, the prospects for a deal on the August trade market this year look pretty grim.Cleveland acquired Coco Crisp in a 2016 August trade on the way to a World Series appearance.Time running out for an August trade CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s been two weeks since the Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline passed, but there are deals out there that can still be made.The…

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Amount recovered in binary options fraud case reaches $9.3m

“Using fraudulent misrepresentations, the defendants induced people to deposit money with illegal binary options trading websites that purported to offer customers the ability to trade so-called binary options contracts online” reports financefeeds.com. The defendants acted as marketers for the following binary options websites: LBinary, Global Trader 365, Vault Options, TraderXP, Trade Rush, Banc de Binary, Citrades, OptionMint, OptionRally, RBOptions, Bloombex Options, Redwood Options, BeeOptions, Amber Options, OptionsXO, and SpotFN. None of these websites or their operators are or ever have been registered to offer binary options contracts to the public.The…

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US Govt seeks prison term for SEC impostor pretending to offer binary options recovery services

“United States authorities continue their fight against binary options scams, with the scope of regulatory action spreading to fraudulent recovery schemes” reports financefeeds.com. Leonel Valerio Santana is said to have pretended to be an official of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pretending to offer recovery services to binary options broker victims.The Government presents plenty of evidence including emails and documents falsely claiming to offer victims legal representations in cases related to binary options firms like Titan Trade and Banc de Binary.On Friday, August 10, 2018, the US Government filed…

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Broadcom co-founder Henry Nicholas arrested in Las Vegas on suspicion of drug trafficking

“Broadcom was one of the dozens of tech companies targeted during a federal crackdown on stock option grants” writes Richard Winton for latimes.com. Options are rights to buy a company’s stock at a set price — usually the stock’s price the day the options are granted. If the stock price rises, employees can use their options to buy shares at the set price and then sell them at a profit. Source: latimes.com Share This:

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Facebook Dating is work in progress, currently being tested by Facebook employees

“An app researcher, Jane Manchun Wong, tweeted images of the Facebook app with features currently limited to Facebook employees only” reports bgr.in. This product is for US Facebook employees who have opted-in to dogfooding Facebook’s new dating product.As a reminder, Facebook policies such as harassment and code of conduct apply to all dogfooding activities. Source: bgr.in Share This:

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Oracle’s top four execs didn’t get their latest $21 million chunk of performance-based stock options for a very telling reason

“The other six tranches had both a market cap goal and a business goal tied to Oracle’s cloud business” writes Julie Bort for businessinsider.com. Which is to say, Meanwhile, all of them still paid got an armload lot of stock options and stock grants in the year from previous grants made in 2015 and 2016.And here’s a caveat: the Oracle executives haven’t lost out any of these millions of stock-options yet.Instead of its usual annual grant of stock options, Oracle gave co-CEOs Mark Hurd and Safra Catz, as well as…

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