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Update – XLE Low Energy. Sad!

September 21, 2017 2:45 pm by CC • Trade Updates

In July we detailed a call calendar in the energy etf XLE. From July 18th: XLE ($64.90) Buy the Aug/ Dec 68 call calendar for 1.15 Sell 1 Aug 68 call at 17 cents Buy …

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September 15, 2017 by CC • Trade Ideas

Recent breakouts to new all time highs in online payment stocks like Paypal (PYPL), Square (SQ) and Shopify (SHOP) got us looking around. For instance, is the good news in payment processors also good new …

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September 14, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

On Monday we took a look at Home Depot (HD) stock after it had backed off a bit after its run into Hurricane Irma that had taken it to resistance. Following the storm the stock …

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September 13, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Yesterday we discussed the reasons for McDonald’s (MCD) sharp sell-off from an all time high, its worst one-day performance since July 2016 (here). Which got me looking at a few other fast casual restaurant stocks. One that …

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September 13, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

In late August (and all the time really) we discussed beaten up retailers and which might have a good defense strategy vs Amazon. Williams Sonoma stuck out as an interesting example. From August 23rd: it’s …

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September 12, 2017 by Dan • Trade Ideas

Bloomberg says McDonald’s is down 3.3% today because of the recent storms in the U.S. south?? Aside from maybe terrorism, investors, for the most part, are willing to give company’s a pass for ‘Acts of …

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September 11, 2017 by CC • Trade Updates

Going into (Broadcom) AVGO earnings on August 24th, we detailed a fairly simple over-write for those long the stock. Following the earnings, the stock was lower, with the call sale providing a little bit of …

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