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 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 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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September 13, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Yesterday we discussed the reasons for McDonald’s (MCD) sharp sell-off from an all time high, its worst one-day performance since July 2016 (here). Which got me looking at a few other fast casual restaurant stocks. One that …

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September 12, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Bloomberg says McDonald’s is down 3.3% today because of the recent storms in the U.S. south?? Aside from maybe terrorism, investors, for the most part, are willing to give company’s a pass for ‘Acts of …

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September 11, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Back on August 15th shares of The Home Depot (HD) had a negative reaction (closing down 2.65% on the day) following what was, for the most part, a very solid Q2 and guidance. Now with …

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September 8, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

On Tuesday, September 12th Apple (AAPL) will introduce their 10th Anniversary iPhone, coupled with a refresh of their 7s/Plus lines plus the possibility of a new Watch that would work independently of an iPhone. For …

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September 8, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Yesterday (read here) we updated a bullish trade idea in the S&P Energy Select etf, the XLE as it approached the downtrend that has been in place from its post election 52-week highs: For those …

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September 6, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Tonight after the close, enterprise cloud software vendor for the insurance industry, Guidewire (GWRE) will report their fiscal Q4 results. The options market is implying about a 5% move in either direction, which is basically in …

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September 5, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

The Semiconductor etf, the SMH is down 1.4% as I write, outperforming the Nasdaq’s 1%. There are two outliers worth noting in the space today, first the best-performing stock in the etf ytd, Nvidia (NVDA), up …

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