May 16, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

In early April, prior to Under Armour’s (UA) Q1 results I took a quick look at the trade set up with the stock in the mid $40s (here), and touched on one of the pillars …

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May 16, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

When Proctor & Gamble (PG) reports their fiscal Q4 results in early August the company will likely print an eps decline of 10% for fiscal year 2016 with a 15% sales decline. The expected $65 …

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May 13, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

I’ve had a lot to say on the retail sector of late (here on the S&P Retail etf XRT), here on Walmart, and here on Amazon’s effects on Department and apparel stores, oh and here). …

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May 13, 2016 by CC • Trade Ideas

Two days ago we updated our thoughts on trade management for our Walmart (WMT) calendar. We initiated this trade with the idea of financing downside puts that catch earnings (5/19, before the opening bell) by …

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May 12, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

In case you missed it, Apple (AAPL) traded below $90 for the first time today since June 2014. I would add that since the stock last traded below $90, the company has bought over $60 billion worth …

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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 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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