Market Overview

532
Articles
712K
Views

Spencer Israel

Benzinga Editor

About

Spencer is the producer of PreMarket Prep, doing all the behind-the-scenes work necessary to make sure the show runs smoothly. He also oversees all of Benzinga's sponsored content relationships. Spencer has a background in media, graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in journalism. His previous stops include time at USA Today, Sports Illustrated, The Baltimore Sun, and the MLB Network, where he held various roles across multiple platforms in the media industry. Spencer moved to Detroit to join Benzinga in September 2015 after spending the first 24 years of his life on the east coast.
May 27, 2020 3:26 PM
TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ: AMTD) announced Wednesday the launch of thinkorswim Web, a browser-based version of its award-winning trading platform. Thinkor ...
May 27, 2020 12:48 PM
One of the challenges of trading options is the lack of a comparison tool. Unlike stocks, options don’t have an index to compare them to.  ...
May 26, 2020 1:42 PM
With global supply at all-time highs and demand at record lows, the world’s most valuable commodity is at an economic crossroads. Let’s ta ...
May 22, 2020 2:42 PM
We talk about trading ideas all the time on PreMarket Prep. Usually, these ideas are based on technicals, relationships or headlines that are alr ...
May 21, 2020 12:18 PM
After weathering a historically volatile month in March, trading activity on OTC Markets abated somewhat in April, reflecting a relative calmness in m ...
May 20, 2020 1:27 PM
The performances of precious metals have diverged wildly in 2020.  Spot gold is up 15% year-to-date (as of May 19) and is flirting with eight-yea ...
May 19, 2020 12:27 PM
The financial stocks have been hit hard since the market selloff began in February, as the economic realities of the COVID-19 pandemic began to set in ...
May 12, 2020 2:33 PM
Shopify Inc (NASDAQ: SHOP) has arguably been the stock to own in 2020. Buoyed by a global flight to e-commerce as a result of COVID-19, shares of the ...
May 12, 2020 2:28 PM
With the markets in turmoil over the coronavirus, no stock has embodied the unpredictability of today more than Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD).  ...
May 12, 2020 2:10 PM
After selling off with the rest of the market in March, shares of Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) are back near all-time highs. Investors will get t ...
May 04, 2020 11:48 AM
The markets for gold, silver, and other precious metals have been as volatile over the last two months as they’ve been at any point in history.& ...
April 20, 2020 9:30 AM
As the global economy has come to a halt, a select few industries have actually benefited from the global quarantines and stay-at-home orders.  G ...
April 16, 2020 1:09 PM
After a historic drop followed by a whiplash-inducing rally, the market has found itself hanging out around the midpoint between February’s all- ...
April 16, 2020 12:31 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to dramatic changes in market behavior, as traders and investors try to grapple with the short-term and long-term implic ...