$HPQ Fiscal Q4 Earnings Cheat Sheet

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Event:  HPQ reports its fiscal Q4 earnings today after the close.  The options market is implying about a 3.5% one day move, which is quite a bit alower than the 4 qtr avg of about 5.5% and the 8 qtr avg … [Read On]

Chart of the Day – Stocks Rock, $VIX Sticks

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Heading into Thanksgiving, VIX futures have actually held up quite well.  That's especially true considering that SPX 10 day realized volatility has been below 5 for the past 2 weeks, and the S&P 500 … [Read On]

MorningWord 11/25/14: Gonna Play $SUNE $SCTY

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With declining oil prices have come declining solar stocks.  There is much debate as to the actual correlation of the solar projects based on the price of crude.  Sitting on the Fast Money desk the last … [Read On]

Anatomy of an Options Day Trade – $IBM

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At one point this morning IBM shares were up almost 2% on unconfirmed rumors that activist investor Carl Icahn was going to take a stake in the beleagured tech giant: Shortly after the open, and in … [Read On]

Name That Trade – $GILD’s Turf War

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On October 31st GILD shares were trading at new all time highs, gaining 57% on the year, or about $80 billion in market cap.  Since those highs the stock has sold off almost 15%, and is now flirting with … [Read On]

$PANW Fiscal Q1 Earnings Cheat Sheet

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Event:  PANW reports its fiscal Q1 earnings today after the close.  The options market is implying about a 7% one day move, which is in line with the 4 quarter average of 7% and below the 8 quarter … [Read On]