July 19, 2017 by Dan • Morning Word

Shares of Facebook (FB) made a new all time closing high yesterday, and following through today, placing the stock up 42% on the year and resulting in a nearly $150 billion ytd market cap gain. …

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June 14, 2017 by CC • Morning Word

It’s been a bit since we checked in on volatility in the market. In a nutshell, apart from the couple of day selloff in big tech names we saw last week, there hasn’t been much. …

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June 8, 2017 by CC • Morning Word

We’ve fielded a few questions lately on SNAP stock. One, in particular, yesterday was looking to position for downside looking out to August but was a little shocked at the price of puts. We wanted …

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May 24, 2017 by Dan • Morning Word

Yesterday we took a look Under the Hood of the performance by sector in the S&P 500 (SPX) and frankly, the crowding in a handful of stocks of near monopolistic companies, strength in utilities and consumer staples, and …

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May 23, 2017 by Dan • Morning Word

On last night’s Fast Money on CNBC we opened the program with a discussion of whether or not investors looking to put fresh money to work in the stock market should stick with winning sectors …

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May 22, 2017 by Dan • Morning Word

Out with the old, in with the new. This morning Ford’s (F) board fired their CEO of three years and replaced him with their head of the autonomous driving unit, per Bloomberg: The top headline is …

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May 17, 2017 by Dan • Morning Word

Tonight after the close Cisco Systems (CSCO) will report their fiscal Q3 results. The options market is implying about a $1.25, or 3.7% move in either direction between now and Friday’s close. That can be …

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May 15, 2017 by Dan • Morning Word

Last week was a bloodbath for department store stocks. Shares of Macy’s (M), Nordstrom’s (JWN) Dillard’s (DDS), and JC Penny (JCP) were all down between 15 and 20% after posting disappointing earnings and guidance.  The XRT, the …

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