A Pair of Earnings Plays

Earnings continue to pour in. Although we are seeing some good reports along with a spike in mergers and takeovers, I can't help but notice a bit of hesitation as the market trades around all-time highs. I have taken off half a Netflix (NFLX) combination trade at $8. This is a nice gain from $5.60, but well short of what I was hoping for given NFLX's weakness. I am patiently waiting on Apple (AAPL) as I am basically flat on the positions. A close above $440 but below $450 this week would be very good, though.

There are several names on the agenda today, starting with Akamai Technologies (AKAM), one of the most volatile stocks I have seen around earnings....276 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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