Name That Trade – $HPQ Printer Jam

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Earlier, Dan previewed the HPQ earnings that come after the close today. Looking at potential trades the thing that immediately sticks out is the vast difference in implied vol between the weekly options … [Read On]

Chart of the Day – Oh $Yoku

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Shares of Chinese online video platform Youku Todou (YOKU), think combo of YouTube and Hulu, who Alibaba (BABA) has a 25% stake in are surging 13% today on better than expected earnings and forward … [Read On]

$HPQ Fiscal Q2 Earnings Preview

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Event: Hewlett Packard (HPQ) reports their fiscal Q2 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 5% one day move which is shy of the 4 qtr average move of about 6.3%.  The last … [Read On]

MorningWord 5/21/15: Happy Meal? MCD

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Last night on CNBC's Fast Money my co-panelist Tim Seymour and I had a discussion on the merits of owning McDonald's (MCD) at these levels (which he does). Tim feels the stock is defensive, I suspect for … [Read On]

Name That Trade $BBY: Best Buy Puts?

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Event: Best Buy (BBY) reports their fiscal Q1 results tomorrow before the open. The options market is implying about a 6.5% one day move vs the 4 qtr avg of about 5%.   … [Read On]

Trade Management on Expiration Pins

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We got a great subscriber question on trade management the other day that I wanted to turn into an educational post for all to see. Here is the question. When holding a fly into expiration, with the … [Read On]

New Trade – CRM: Cloud Nothings

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Event: Salesforce.com (CRM) reports Q1 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 6.2% or $4.30 one day move vs the 4 qtr avg of about 7%. Price Action  / Technicals: The … [Read On]

Name That Trade $KBH: Broken Home

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Homebuilders and related stocks are having a day today on the heels of the best monthly housing starts since November 2007.  I don't know about you, but when I hear the term November 2007, I think of … [Read On]