Name That Trade – $LNKD or Out?

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Below we previewed LNKD's Q3 results.  I am hard pressed given the expectations, and investors sentiment toward large cap internet stocks that LNKD can rise on anything other than a sizable beat and … [Read more...]

$LNKD Q3 Earnings Cheat Sheet

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Event: LinkedIn (LNKD) reports Q3 results after the close tonight.  The options market is implying about a 9% one day move in either direction, which is essentially inline with the 4 qtr average of … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $BABA Buoyed

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Just a bit ago, the single largest trade in Alibaba options since their listing in late September printed. Somewhat suprisingly, the trade was a protective structure, not a speculative one, a collar … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $FB: Zucktoberfest

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We previewed the Facebook earnings earlier (copied below) and much like TWTR yesterday we want to follow up with some options structures we like depending on your current FB holding or directional … [Read more...]

$FB Q3 Earnings Cheat Sheet

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EVENT: FB is scheduled to report their Q3 results after the close tonight.  The options market is implying a one day move in either direction for Wednesday of almost 8%, which is rich to its 4 quarter … [Read more...]

Chart of the Day – $TWTR: Bird Dropping

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Regular readers of RiskReversal know that we are NOT the "I told you so" guys, but...  One of our trades earlier in the year was buying shares of Twitter (TWTR) prior to their Q2 results in late July … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $TWTR: Bird Watching

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Earlier today we previewed TWTR's Q3 earnings event after the close. We wanted to take those inputs and offer a few strategies based on existing positioning and/or directional bias: Stock … [Read more...]

$TWTR Q3 Earnings Cheat Sheet

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Event:  TWTR reports its Q3 results tonight after the market close.  The options market is implying a one day move in either direction of almost 14%, which is shy to the three quarter average of about … [Read more...]