March 9, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

Regular readers know that I am not perma-anything, I like to think of my market punditry and analysis as a bit contrarian to what tends to be the norm in the financial media. I’m not …

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February 27, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

For the last year, I have been rolling up and out call spreads in the TLT, the iShares 20 year U.S. Treasury etf (here), expressing the view that U.S. Treasury Yields would continue its epic …

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February 25, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

Last week on February 19th ( Pride Goeth Before the Fall) I detailed a bearish strategy/portfolio hedge in the etf that tracks the S&P 500 (SPY) for those who thought the market at then-new all-time …

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February 18, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

On January 8th when shares of Square (SQ) were trading near $67 I detailed two defined risk bullish strategies to play for a restest of the 2019 highs (I Have Two Squares to Spare) targeting …

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January 21, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

Back on December 16th when shares of Boeing (BA) were trading $330 I detailed a hedging strategy called a collar for long holders of the stock who might be looking to define their risk to …

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January 13, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

A little more than a month ago on Dec 6th, I detailed a bullish near-term case for shares of Starbucks (SBUX): the Nov jobs numbers suggest that fears of recessions and the affordability of $5 …

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January 13, 2020 by Dan • Trade Updates

On December 12th I laid out a near term bullish case for shares of American Express (AXP) into the new year: recent market sentiment is clearly in the camp that there will be a phase …

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October 28, 2019 by Dan • Trade Updates

On Sept 13th I detailed a bullish options strategy to set up for tonight’s Q3 earnings report in Alphabet (GOOGL), read here. At the time, shares of GOOGL were trading $1235, and Identified playing for …

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