May 9, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

For all intents and purposes, the S&P 500 (SPX) closed at a new all-time high yesterday. The recent consolidation over the last two months is fairly impressive when you consider it did that during the legislative slowdown …

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May 8, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

In the last year, there have only been two real bouts of risk asset volatility. Both were related to politics, the UK Brexit vote last June and our presidential election in November. Both saw results …

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May 5, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

I often get asked how I come up with trade ideas, specifically as it relates to the sort of options trade ideas detailed on Risk Reversal and on CNBC’s Options Action. Almost always the idea …

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May 4, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

In case you missed it yesterday, media stocks, including wireless and cable operators, got nailed as investors continue to contemplate the pressure of over the top services, cord cutting vertical integration of content, spectrum and delivery. Yesterday’s …

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May 3, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

Earlier over at The BoockReport, its author and economist extraordinaire Peter Boockvar highlighted the potential danger of bullish sentiment in the S&P 500: According to II, Bulls rose to 58.5% from 54.7% and they said in response …

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May 2, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

Astute market commentator and investor Jeff Macke tweeted the following about Amazon’s (AMZN) price action in the two trading days following last Thursday evening’s Q1 earnings report: New 52-week high for $AMZN. Fully recovered from the …

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May 1, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

A year ago this past week Apple (AAPL) confirmed what most investors had long feared, per Recode: its second-quarter (F2016) revenue fell to $50.6 billion, down 13 percent from the same period last year. That …

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April 27, 2017 by Dan • FREE ACCESS

Tonight is the World Series, Stanley Cup Finals and Super Bowl of Technology earnings. Alphabet (GOOGL), Amazon (AMZN and Microsoft (MSFT) will report. That’s about $1.6 trillion in market capitalization or about 25% of the …

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April 26, 2017 by CC • FREE ACCESS

Twitter reported earnings this morning. That was pretty early Pacific Time, and possibly a direct rebuke to “the company is a bunch of stoners” allegations from Paypal co-founder, Silicon Valley investor, and long lost third …

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