Ellen Messmer at Network World poses the controversial question as to whether cyber retaliation is justified to thwart cyber attacks. Most information security professionals will agree that it is illegal to counter attack, but should it be? We are not asking the question of the ethics of cyber self-defense , but questioning current legislation. The […]
Dillard’s Inc. (DDS) is on a nice uptrend and above all of the key averages. One way to get in on DDS is to play option verticals. If we think DDS will continue to go up we can sell a bull put spread against the stock. A bull put spread is formed by selling one […]
Interesting setup in JC Penny. Multiple bottoms near 30 which would indicate strong support. There is a descending triangle which could indicate a bounce or a break below support. The 100 SMA is also on a collision course with the support line. The 10 and 20 SMA are in a downtrend. Entry strategy could […]
ReadWriteWeb has a short but peppy write up on 2011 resolutions for SMBs to get serious about security. The standard AV/endpoint topics are discussed, but also the need to get serious about cloud computing. In a recent Global Information Security Workforce Study done by (ISC)2 and Frost & Sullivan, 73% of surveyed (ISC)2 professionals believe […]
Bullish patterns are setting up in Sunpower Corporation (SPWRA) and A123 Systems Inc. (AONE). SWPRA is forming an ascending triangle with a potential for a break out over 14.80. AONE has been unable to close over 10 recently. It bounced off the 50SMA around Jan 9 and continued to follow the trend line.
After hearing a caller on Sean Hannity’s show profess that the rich never create jobs, I began to think about how this applies to the younger generation. Being born into Generation X gives one an interesting vantage point. We were born after the Baby Boomers and entered the work force knowing that layoffs are normal. […]