The shortened trading week got in the way of me posting this blog but I feel a little better about it when I realized that only three companies with short dated options available report earnings next week. Also I already discussed two of those companies in a blog on Tuesday night where I previewed three events next week that the market will focus on. You can find that blog by clicking on the link below –
There was actually some activity on the Weeklys list with several new stocks showing up among the names that have short dated options available for trading –
As far as earnings goes, next week is the beginning of earnings season, but it is a pretty slow beginning with AA, FDO, and WFC being the only companies with options expiring on Friday the 11th that may get some price movement associated with an earnings release.