Apple Today - 11/20/2015 OPEX (AAPL)seymour_greenz November 20th 2015 09:36:42 AM
NASDAQ Futures are up 12 with +18 Fair Value, Dow Futures are up 76 on this monthly OPEX Friday.
Asian markets closed higher again today. China was up 0.37%, Hong Kong was up 1.13% and Japan gained 0.10%. European markets are also currently higher as well, with the UK up over 0.25%, Germany up nearly 0.5% and France is slightly in the green at 0.03%. Commodities are currently mostly down in pre-market, with the exception of gold. Oil is down nearly 1%, natural gas is down nearly 3% and gold is up about 0.5%.
Autodesk (ADSK) reported earnings with light earnings and guidance and is down nearly 4% in pre-market, The Gap (GPS) is down nearly 2% on lowering full year guidance, Williams-Sonoma (WSM) is down nearly 3% on a weak Q4 forecast and Workday (WDAY) is down 6.5% after reporting earnings yesterday. On the other hand, Intuit (INTU) is up nearly 10% on beating expectations and an outlook raise, Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) is soaring over 15% in pre-market on higher profits and Foot Locker (FL) is also currently up 5% on an impressive earnings report. Keep a watch out for GameStop (GME) earnings on Monday morning before the bell.
AAPL had another very strong day yesterday, gaining 1.27%. After a brief dip into the red to 116.76 at 9:38am on high volume, AAPL continued up to 118 within an hour and then 119 by noon on relatively strong volume without looking back. By early afternoon, AAPL peaked just under 120 at 119.75 on moderate volume before dropping back down to the 119-area. AAPL spent the rest of the afternoon oscillating around 119 in the upper-118 and lower-119 area and closed the intra-day session out on the low end of that range at 118.78. AAPL dropped an additional 31 cents in after-hours trading.
This morning in pre-market, AAPL opened up slightly higher than the intra-day close yesterday and gravitated towards 119 on low volume. After 7am, AAPL began to struggle to hold 119 dragging towards 118.5 until later in pre-market when AAPL got a lift back to 119, peaking at 119.15 at 8:56am on low volume. AAPL is currently up 20 cents to 118.98.
Classic max-pain is 117. Today is OPEX.
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Notable earnings after today's close: EFUT
And on Monday before the open: ARWR, DMPI, *GME*, JEC, MOLG, PPSI, TSL, *TSN*