February 8, 2017 by Mike & Mark • Trade Updates

Gilead & The Art of Guidance Yesterday after the close, Gilead Sciences (GILD) reported their financial results for the Q4-2016 and the year as a whole. This report was a classic good news / bad …

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February 7, 2017 by Dan • Trade Updates

Event: Disney (DIS) reports their fiscal Q1 tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 3.5% one move tomorrow in either direction, which is a tad rich to the average one day move …

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February 2, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Yesterday, we previewed Facebook’s Q4 earnings. Earlier today we gave some thoughts on the results. Now we want to look at the two trade ideas we detailed in yesterday’s preview. Both were bearish, one near …

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January 31, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Last Friday we previewed United Parcel Service’s (UPS) Q4 earnings. The results are out this morning and the stock is down 6.5%: UPS reported fourth-quarter earnings $1.63 per share on revenue $16.93 billion. Analysts expected …

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December 30, 2016 by riskreversal • Trade Updates

On December 6th we looked at the constructive set-up for IBM stock and detailed an alternative to stock that looked to take advantage of an end of the year vol crush by selling a Dec30th …

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December 16, 2016 by riskreversal • Trade Updates

Macy’s (M) had a pretty nice bounce post election like a lot of retailers. But as we detailed in a November 29th post, not many of the big box and department store retailers have a …

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December 14, 2016 by riskreversal • Trade Updates

On December 2nd we looked at a way to buy a very low VIX with eyes towards today’s FOMC release. The meeting has come and gone and the market is selling off a bit in …

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December 12, 2016 by riskreversal • Trade Updates

On December 5th, we previewed Lululemon’s Q3 earnings and detailed a stock alternative for those considering a defined risk way to play for a post earnings breakout of its nearly two month consolidation. Here was the …

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December 9, 2016 by riskreversal • Trade Updates

On Wednesday, we previewed Costco’s fiscal Q1 earnings. The stock is up on the report and now near the 160 level we were looking at on the upside. I wanted to check back in on …

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