Considering Our Options – $CAT Nip

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A couple weeks back we entered a trade in Caterpillar (CAT) with the idea that we could fade a recent bounce to resistance while financing a bearish earnings trade in August expiration. Here was the … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $PNRA Flatbread

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Shares of Panera Bread (PNRA) are up 20% from the 2015 lows, and nearly 5% on the year despite Wall Street analysts expecting the company to post it second consecutive earnings decline (down 5% yoy) … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $ORCL

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THIS WAS THE TRADE THAT I WAS GOING TO POST ON AT 2PM WHEN ORCL WAS $42.60.  UNFORTUNATELY OUR SERVER WENT DOWN AND WAS UNABLE TO DO SO.  THE STOCK IS UP 60 CENTS SINCE, SO WE ARE NOT DOING THE TRADE, … [Read more...]

New Trade – $MSFT: Surface Friction

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Microsoft has been a fairly tricky stock so far in 2015, trading within a 22% range from the early April lows, to the late April highs, with two massive gaps post earnings results (down 9% in … [Read more...]