The 3 Best and Worst IPOs So Far in 2013

Despite recent weakness, 2013 has overall been a fantastic year in the IPO market. Here's a look at some of the best deals ... as well as some of the outlying stinkers. More 

Stocks Rally on Easing Fed Fears: Wednesday’s IP Market Recap

A Commerce Department report on a slowing GDP didn't dampen investor enthusiasm, instead helping all three indexes to rise for a second straight day More 

Apollo Flunks — Play for More Pain With a Bear Credit Spread

This for-profit ed stock can't get out of its own way. Selling an extremely near-term credit spread takes advantage of those missteps. More 

It’s Time to ‘Put’ Your Big Winners in Protection Mode

Are you sitting on big gains in stocks like Best Buy, Micron or Bristol-Myers Squibb? This basic options trade can help you shield your profits and keep you long. More 

Grand Canyon Education: The Best of a Mess

Grand Canyon Education has proven a rare immunity to the broader woes and poor stock performance of the for-profit education sector. More 

Alcoa Kicks Off Earnings — Monday’s IP Market Report

The markets started the day on a downward trend but rallied to broad gains, while Alcoa posted a huge profit increase after the bell thanks to a tax benefit. More 

That Apollo Group Bandwagon Looks Rickety

The good news is, Apollo did much better than expected last quarter, earning 34 cents per share. The bad news is … that’s pretty much the only good news. More