February 12, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Shares of JP Morgan have shown incredible relative strength to every major bank stock the world over, only down 19% from its 52 week highs and down about 14% in 2016.  In the U.S., large …

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February 9, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Time Warner (TWX) will report Q4 results tomorrow before the open. The options market is implying a 6.5% one day move, which is rich to its 4 qtr average one day move of 4.25% and …

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February 9, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Yesterday I did a short preview on Disney’s fiscal Q1 results due out after the close: Event: Disney (DIS) will report fiscal Q1 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a …

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February 8, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

While I have made it a bit of a hobby of trying to poke holes in what was a universal bullish thesis in Apple (AAPL) over the last couple years, I have also of late …

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February 5, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

On January 28th Visa (V) reported fiscal Q1 results that beat expectations, and offered in-line guidance. The stock rallied 7.5% the next day.  On the earnings call management suggested that the strength of the dollar …

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February 5, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

On Monday I highlighted a bearish options trade in GE (here): When the stock was $28.86, a trader bought to open 30,000 of the March 26 puts for 28 cents to open ($840,000 in premium), …

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February 3, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Yum Brands (YUM) reports Q4 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 6% one day move in either direction, which is a tad shy of the 4 qtr average …

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