July 21, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Last week, we previewed MSFT earnings (announced after the close last night). We detailed two trade ideas, one bullish and the other a bearish/hedge. With the stock slightly higher from entry, and down barely on …

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July 21, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Yesterday we previewed Visa (V) earnings and detailed a mildly bullish spread, looking for the stock to go higher, but find some resistance at 100. Following the report the stock did just that, now trading …

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July 13, 2017 by Dan • Trade Updates

U.S. bank stocks get Q2 earnings season in full swing tomorrow with reports from Citigroup (C), JP Morgan (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC). The options market is implying the following one moves in either direction: …

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July 12, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

On June 9th we took a look utilities etf (and bond proxy) XLU. At the time XLU was trading 53.55 following a bit of a breakdown. We felt the breakout was likely to fail and …

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July 11, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Yesterday we previewed Pepsi (PEP) earnings (that came out this morning) and detailed two trade ideas, one as a stock alternative the other as a hedge for longs. With the stock down a bit let’s …

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July 3, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

In late May we looked at Amazon (AMZN) as the stock neared the psychologically important (and media hyped) level of 1000. For those that were long AMZN into that milestone, it made sense to look …

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June 30, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

A month ago we looked at NKE stock and though found it to be a decent candidate for a turnoround into last night’s earnings. We detailed a trade that sold near term calls to finance …

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