May 11, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

With retail stocks getting slammed today as result of poor results and guidance from Macy’s (M) I wanted to take the opportunity to update a bearish options trade detail here, and discussed on CNBC’s Options Action this …

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May 11, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

With retail stocks getting slammed today as result of poor results and guidance from Macy’s (M) I wanted to take the opportunity to update a bearish leaning options trade discussed on CNBC’s Options Action on Friday April …

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May 11, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Earlier today I highlighted the relative weakness from last year’s all time highs in the S&P 500 (SPX) of some prior market leaders that I have dubbed U.S. Consumer Teflong™ Portfolio (read here).  The group consists …

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May 10, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

On April 20th, following Coca-Cola’s (KO) Q1 results, the stock dropped nearly 5%, with the two day drop equaling 8%.  Investors are likely concerned with the little matter of declining sales, with expected 2016 sales of $42.5 …

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May 10, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Disney (DIS) will report fiscal Q2 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 3% one day post earnings move (last quarter implied move was 5.5%), which is below the …

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May 9, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Tonight after the close, Rackspace Hosting (RAX) reports their Q1 results. The options market is implying about a 14% one day move tomorrow, which is rich to their one day average moving following their …

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May 6, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Earlier, we posted an update our existing XRT trader (here), but since I’ll be discussing this trade on CNBC’s Options Action tonight I want to have a separate post isolating the new strikes without the profits …

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May 6, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

While about 70% of S&P 500 companies having reported Q1 earnings, the balance of high profile names yet to report will be heavily dominated by retailers like Costco (COST), The Home Depot (HD), Lowe’s (LOW), …

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May 5, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Yelp Inc (YELP) reports Q1 results tonight after the close.  The options market is implying about a 14% one day move, which is essentially in-line with the average one day move following the last 4 …

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May 4, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Whole Foods (WFM) reports their fiscal Q1 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 9% one day move tomorrow, which is rich to the 4 qtr avg of about …

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