October 11, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

On September 12th I detailed my bearish view on bank stocks (‘You Come At the King, You Best Not Miss’) following some financial disclosures from a few of the large money-center banks regarding Q3 financial …

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October 11, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

On Oct 1st I made a near-term bearish case for consumer staples stocks, via the etf that tracks the sector the XLP (Have You Tried Staples?) suggesting: The third largest holding, PepsiCo (PEP) is scheduled …

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October 11, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

On September 27th I made the case that retail stocks were facing a more challenging environment into Q3 earnings after an epic run since the group bottomed last summer (Retail Therapy): I suspect if we …

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October 11, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

On September 26th I took a look at the precipitous run-up in shares of Square (Square on a Tear) having just seen their CFO speak at a conference, and the stock quickly approaching the nice …

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October 4, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

A couple of weeks ago Dan took a look at JP Morgan (JPM) with an eye towards its upcoming earnings on October 12th. At the time, JPM had just stopped on a dime at its …

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September 19, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

On Monday prior to FedEx’s (FDX) fiscal Q1 results that evening I detailed a defined risk bearish trade idea (or protection for longs) citing: you might’ve been able to tell from the clip that I wonder …

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September 14, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

On Wednesday I detailed a bearish trade idea in the XLF, the etf that tracks the bank stocks, targeting the bulk of the largest components Q3 earnings that fall in the second and third week …

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September 11, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

Yesterday I previewed Sonos Inc’s (SONO) first earnings report as a publicly traded company (read here). I was fairly clear that I am a happy longtime customer of the company and despite competing in a …

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September 6, 2018 by Dan • Trade Updates

Regular readers know that despite picking my spots from a trading perspective in a couple individual names of late (AMD here and INTC here) I have had a broadly dim view of semiconductor stocks as a …

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August 24, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

Last week, Dan previewed Alibaba’s (BABA) FQ1 earnings (released last night) and detailed a defined risk bullish strategy. Following results the stock isn’t moving much at all, which isn’t great for a bullish directional trade …

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