February 7, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

It’s a fairly uneventful day in the broader markets compared to the last three. That type of breather is a good time to check in on some trades that may be benefitting (or protecting against) …

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February 5, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

On January 24th we looked at the upcoming earnings from some of the tech giants that had powered much of the slow and steady returns we’ve seen over the past year in the QQQ. We …

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January 26, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

Occasionally we like to go back to trades a play a bit of a “what if” game. One that caught my attention was a trade that was initially working in IBM that we updated with …

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January 10, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

You may have heard on the news of security vulnerabilities nicknamed Meltdown and Spectre, that compromise passwords and encryption keys on a ton of products using Intel chips. INTC stock is down sharply as a …

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January 4, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

In early December we checked in on Pepsi stock and detailed two different ways to position bearishly with defined risk. With the stock slightly higher than entry I wanted to check in on the trades, …

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January 2, 2018 by CC • Trade Updates

At the end of November we took a look at video game maker Electronic Arts (EA) when the stock was 106.50. We were looking at themes in media M&A with the thought that game makers …

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December 21, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

One strategy we like to detail into the holiday season is calendar spreads, selling near term options to finance the purchase of ones out a few months into the new year. The idea here is …

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December 20, 2017 by Dan • Trade Updates

Two weeks ago (read here) I previewed Costco’s (COST) fiscal Q1 earnings (reported last Thursday). It was my view that the stock’s 20% rally in two months, since reporting disappointing fQ4 results in October likely discounted …

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