Name That Trade – $UAL: Dearly Departure?

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In Quick Hits earlier I highlighted a large bullish roll in shares of United Airlines (UAL): This rolling activity was very prevalent in the run up of airlines stocks from their October lows to the … [Read On]

Considering Our Options: $MSFT July Call Fly

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On June 16th we placed a trade that defined a range in MSFT over the coming weeks into July expiration (read the full trade idea here). To refresh here was the in the money call butterfly:   … [Read On]

MorningWord 7/1/15: Heavy Lifters $SPY $QQQ

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Yesterday I had the pleasure to talk with Eric Jackson, founder of Hedge Fund IronFire Capital, on his weekly Podcast where we discussed the current market environment, tech stocks, past bear markets and … [Read On]

Big Printin’ 6/30/15: $AMD, $BHI, $STX, $WMT

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Here is some generally directional, untied options activity that caught my eye during Tuesday’s trading: 1. WMT - made a new intra-day 52 week low and is quickly approaching massive long term support at … [Read On]

Name That Trade – $TGT Practice

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As goes the U.S. consumer, so goes the U.S. economy.  Bur trying to decipher the strength of the U.S. consumer by merely looking at some of the top performers in the retail space (what we have dubbed the … [Read On]

MorningWord 6/30/15: Another $AAPL Turnover

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Apple is hoping that today is the day you rethink how you purchase, collate, store, interact and most importantly listen to music.  Apple did this once before with the iPod and iTunes in the early 2000s, … [Read On]

Big Printin’ 6/29/15: $AAL, $SPY, $XLU

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Here is some generally directional, untied options activity that caught my eye during Monday’s trading: 1. AAL - about an hour before the close a trader paid $4.55 for 30,000 Jan 40 calls and sold 3.3 … [Read On]

Name That Trade – $TSLA: Electric Boogaloo

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Regular readers know we are huge fans of Tesla's Model S, their CEO Elon Musk and his vision to transform the way human's transport themselves and store & consume energy.  But as traders we find the … [Read On]