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September 21, 2017 2:45 pm by CC • Trade Updates

In July we detailed a call calendar in the energy etf XLE. From July 18th: XLE ($64.90) Buy the Aug/ Dec 68 call calendar for 1.15 Sell 1 Aug 68 call at 17 cents Buy …

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September 20, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Last night on CNBC’s Fast Money we discussed the outperformance in semiconductor stocks. These conversations usually start with a discussion of Nvidia’s relentless year to date gains and what seems like daily new all-time highs, …

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September 20, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

In early August we checked in on consumer staples etf XLP and offered a way to play for some downward pressure into year end. We did that by financing December puts with the sale of …

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September 19, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Tomorrow the Federal Reserve will meet in their third to last meeting of the year. Fed Fund futures are implying about a zero percent chance of a raise tomorrow or at their November 1st meeting …

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September 19, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Last week we took a look at the breakouts in online payment companies and the new highs in credit card companies and wondered why American Express (AXP) hadn’t joined the party. We detailed a simple …

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September 18, 2017 by CC • Big Printin'

As we get closer to the approval of AT&T’s (T) $85.4 billion acquisition of media company Time Warner (TWX). If the deal is on track, it might make sense to keep one’s antennas up for …

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September 18, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Last week on CNBC’s Fast Money I highlighted a bullish trade in the SMH, the Semiconductor etf, where a trader rolled a call position up and out. Selling to close calls that were near the …

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