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94% of the time when this happens, stocks are a winning bet over bonds

A trader works in S&P 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in Chicago, Illinois. Jim Young | Bloomberg | Getty Images A rare phenomenon with a great track record is taking place in the market and it shows that U.S. stocks offer much more …

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Have an employee stock purchase plan? Beware the risks

Fertnig | E+ | Getty Images When Aaron Shapiro dug through the workplace benefits his mother was entitled to as a 30-year employee at United Healthcare, he noticed a big missed opportunity. The health insurer’s employee stock purchase plan gave her the ability to buy shares at a 15% discount …

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Three options strategies for the week: October 14, 2019

The “Options Action” traders share three options trading strategies to kick off the week. Dan Nathan broke down call buying in JPMorgan. Mike Khouw and Carter Worth illustrated buying a put spread in the Consumer Staples ETF.  Khouw also looked at buying a put calendar in Netflix.  Disclaimer Trader disclosure: Dan …

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