Name That Trade – $FB: Liking Protection


After Facebook's (FB) fairly rocky start in 2012 as a publicly traded equity, the shares have  garnered "last man standing" status in 2014 among most internet social media and web services companies. … [Read more...]

New Trade – $HD: Let’s Do This

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HD hit a new all-time high today, rising just about 10% from the intraday low last week.  The stock's rapid snapback rally is especially interesting for a $127 billion market cap stock that normally … [Read more...]

New Trade – $DIA: Blast From the Past

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Regular readers of the site know that we don't generally refer to the U.S. equity market in terms of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA).  The index of 30 stocks (largely not industrials) is price … [Read more...]

$CMG Q3 Earnings Cheat Sheet


Event: CMG reports its Q3 results tonight after the close, and the options market is implying about a 7.5% one day move. Over the last 4 qtrs, the avg one day move has been about 11.5%, and the 8 qtr … [Read more...]