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

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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...]

$AAPL Fiscal Q4 Earnings Preview

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Event:  Apple (AAPL) reports its fiscal Q4 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 3.5% one day move and weekly move of about 4.5%* which is shy of the 4 & 8 … [Read more...]

MorningWord 10/20/14: $IBM – Big Blew

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In our continuing coverage of what it's like to enter a bear market™ we want to use the example of this morning's IBM's earnings miss. But let's first start with the news that preceded the miss, … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – Bobbing for $AAPL

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Apple (AAPL) reports its fiscal Q4 results after the close on Monday. The options market is implying about a 3.5% one day move and weekly move of about 4.5%* which is shy of the 4 & 8 quarter … [Read more...]

MorningWord 10/17/14: Credit Check

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While there have been no shortage of reasons for investors to sell stocks in the last few weeks, it's safe to say that a brewing credit crisis in China has not been on the top of the list.  Linette … [Read more...]