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FTC Crackdown on Blogs

Journalists have long been required to disclose relationships with any sponsors, as well as any endorsements or compensation they receive for their articles and reviews. The same has not been true for bloggers, until now. When the new FTC Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising come into effect on December 1, 2009, bloggers reviewing commercial products will be held to the same standards as mass media journalists and advertisers. Any blogger who has received commercial product, including free samples, must disclose this fact.

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Excessive Call Option Volume for EMC

EMC Corporation’s (EMC) call option volume spiked yesterday and its stock price was unchanged. If you’re looking for products to store and manage your data, then EMC may have just what you need. EMC offers information storage systems, networked attached storage systems, content addressed storage and direct attached storage systems. EMC also markets software products for managing storage system data and consulting services.

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What’s Up with Sun Microsystems Stock Options?

Sun Microsystems (JAVA) stock options volume went into orbit yesterday and its stock price was up about 4%. Sun Microsystems once-upon-a-time proclaimed itself as the “dot in dot-com,” but fell from grace with the dot-com implosion. Sun is in the business of providing software, servers, storage, networking and desktop systems. The company is known for developing its line of high-powered workstations and for developing the Java programming language.

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Short Squeeze and Stock Options part II

We’ve received a lot of questions, interest and comments regarding the article on short squeezes, “Short Squeeze and Stock Options”, so we’re going to follow that up with another article on short squeezes. If you had followed the covered call investing position for Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) selected in the previous short squeeze article, you would be sitting pretty right now, as the price of the stock has increased and the time value of the November 22.5 call option is approaching zero, so an investor could have already made about 3% on the covered call position for OZRK.

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What’s Up With CommVault Systems Call Options?

CommVault Systems (CVLT) call option volume was significantly high on Friday, while its stock price was down about 2%. If you’re concerned about you’re company’s computer system crashing and want to make sure all of your important data is safe, then CommVault’s products may be just what you are looking for. CommVault Systems provides data and information management software applications on a global basis. CommVault provides software to aid in archiving, back-up and recovery of data. CommVault’s signature archive and back-up product is Simpana.