David Becker

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David Becker is a finance writer and capital markets analyst . With more than 20 years of experience in trading, he runs a consulting business that focuses on investing, risk management and derivatives hedging. Becker holds a B.A. in economics.

Goldman Sachs Stock Poised to Breakdown Following Bearish Sell Signal

Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) gapped lower on Monday and continued to trade down on Tuesday.  Financials have been under sig

RBS Stock Doubles Bottom Line and Gaps Higher

Royal Bank of Scotland Group (NYSE:RBS) gapped higher and broke out after the company reported better than expected earnings

DirecTV Stock Soars as AT&T Talks Acquisition

DirecTV Group (NASDAQ:DTV) gapped higher and broke out after AT&T approached the satellite TV content provider about

Rich Gas Prices Drive Statoil Stock to Fresh 6-Year Highs

Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) gapped higher on better than expected earnings results as the oil giant benefitted from higher prices

Has Bezos Lost His Touch? Amazon Stock Gaps Lower

Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) dropped sharply on Friday and closed down nearly 10% after reporting earnings Thursday that disa

SHLD Stock Soars After Large Insider Purchases

Sears Holdings Corporation (NYSE:SHLD) is soaring and has climbed nearly 30% in the last 4-trading sessions on the heels of i

Japanese Yen (FXY) is Crashing Following Weak Trade Data

Currency Shares Japanese Yen Trust (NYSE:FXY) is declining sharply following weaker than expected trade data released by the

Breakaway Gap Propels Baker Hughes Stock to 52-Week Highs

Baker Hughes International (NYSE:BHI) gapped higher on Thursday after releasing better than expected earnings and is poised t

Citigroup Stock Moves Higher After MACD Buy Signal

Citigroup (NYSE:C) experienced a sharp decline when the Federal Reserve declared that the financial giant had failed its str

The 20% Gold Trade

Gold prices gained traction this week and should continue to move higher on the back of a weaker U.S dollar.  On Wednesday