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BABA O’Really?

August 17, 2018 2:39 pm by Dan • Trade Ideas

Alibaba (BABA), the Chinese e-commerce giant is scheduled to report their FQ1 results on Thursday, August 23rd before the open. The options market is implying about an $11 move in either direction between now and the …

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August 15, 2018 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Cisco Systems (CSCO) will report their fiscal Q4 results after the close. The options market is implying about a 4.5% move tomorrow, which is basically in line with the average one-day post-earnings move over the last …

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August 14, 2018 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Semiconductor stocks (as measured by the SMH, the etf that tracks the group) have nearly doubled the performance of the Nasdaq Composite (CCMP) and more than doubled the S&P 500 (SPX) since the start of 2016, …

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August 13, 2018 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Back in mid-May, we detailed a bearish strategy in the etf that tracks emerging market stocks, EEM (Emerging Volatility?) addressing  commentary from the WSJ on the on the impact of rising U.S. rates for emerging …

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August 10, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

On July 30th Caterpillar (CAT) reported better than expected second quarter results and the stock initially popped. It then preceded to give up those gains intra-day. It had a certain feel like there was more …

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