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Optionity Quick Report 12/17/2012

|Includes: AAPL, Intel Corporation (INTC), SPY

Company Name / Ticker

Closing Price (Gain/Loss)

Low-High

Volume/30 Day Average

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC)

20.57(+0.04)

20.36 - 20.69

34.96M/51.75M

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

518.83 (+9.04)

501.23 - 520.00

27.07M/23.63M

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures (NYSEARCA:VXX)

29.29 (-1.04)

29.24 - 30.48

4.14M

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY)

143.79 (+1.67)

142.43 - 143.84

35.58M

INTC

INTC opened near flat and closed slight higher with 0.21% gain. The volume of 34.96M is 32.44% less than the 30 day average of 51.75M. The MACD (12, 26, 9) started to show a bullish sign on Dec. 4; however, the MACD difference did not change today. RSI (14) increased to 53.19 from 52.43 with an increasing buying momentum. INTC currently trade below its 50-day and 200-day MA of $20.82 and $24.49.

AAPL

AAPL opened lower and closed higher with 1.77% gain. The volume of 27.07M is 14.56% more than the 30 day average of 23.63M. The MACD (12, 26, 9) continued to show a bearish sign but MACD difference did not change today. RSI (14) increased to 35.89 from 31.59, indicating a decreasing selling momentum. AAPL is currently trading below its 50-day MA of $581.52 and 200-day MA of $597.50. The next resistance will be $527.27, the S1 pivot point and 50-day MA will be the next major resistance.

SPY

SPY opened higher and closed strongly higher with 1.18% gain. The MACD (12, 26, 9) continued to show a bullish sign; however, the MACD difference did not change today. SPY is currently trading above its 200-day MA of $138.21 and above its 50-day MA of $141.77, which is the major support. RSI (14) increased to 61.02 from 53.24 with an increasing buying momentum. The next major resistance will be $145.68, the R1 pivot point.

Disclosure: I am long INTC.