Merck's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Merck is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $57.50 short put and a strike $52.50 long put offers a potential 13.38% return on risk over the next 33 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $57.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.59 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.41 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $52.50 long put strike price.
The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Merck is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.
The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Merck is bullish.
The RSI indicator is at 48.87 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.
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PR Newswire – WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Merck (MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better control of their blood sugar—a key treatment goal to help reduce the risk of serious health problems. Hispanics in the United States are at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic white adults, and it is the fifth leading cause of death within the Hispanic community. Chef Leticia, who has a family history of type 2 diabetes, will visit select cities to cook up some of her favorite diabetes-friendly Latin recipes, urge Hispanics to know their A1C (average blood sugar level over the past two to three months), and work with their doctors to set and attain their own A1C goal.
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