February 1, 2016 by CC • Trade Ideas

Earlier, Dan previewed GOOGL earnings due after the close. I wanted to detail a couple of trade ideas based on the assumption of long stock. Some readers are long GOOGL stock and these trades can …

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February 1, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Exxon (XOM) reports Q4 results tomorrow before the open. The options market is implying about a 3.3% one day move. With the stock at $76 the Feb 5th weekly 76 straddle is offered at about $2.55, …

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February 1, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Google (GOOGL) reports Q4 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about 6.5% one day move vs the 4 qtr average one day move of 7.4% and the 10 year average …

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January 29, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Regular readers know that I have been less than optimistic about the return environment for equities globally with the end of QE in late 2014, and the end of ZIRP this past December.  I know …

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January 28, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Microsoft (MSFT) reports fiscal Q2 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 5.75% one day move, which is essentially in line with its 4 qtr average one day move of …

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January 28, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Amazon (AMZN) reports Q4 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about 8.5% one day move tomorrow, which is basically inline with its 10 year average one day move of 9%, and …

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January 27, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Alibaba (BABA) reports Q4 results tomorrow before the open. The options market is implying about a 7% one day move, which is rich to the stock’s 5.75% average one day move over its 6 …

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January 26, 2016 by CC • Trade Ideas

This morning we previewed Apple’s (AAPL) earnings due after the bell today. Do read the whole thing, but for now, here were some closing thoughts: So for now, I suspect that at current levels a Q1 …

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January 26, 2016 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Event: Boeing (BA) reports Q4 results tomorrow before the open. The options market is implying about a 4% one day move, which is rich to the 4 qtr average one day move of 2.5%, and …

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