$HPQ Fiscal Q2 Earnings Preview

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Event: Hewlett Packard (HPQ) reports their fiscal Q2 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 5% one day move which is shy of the 4 qtr average move of about 6.3%.  The … [Read more...]

New Trade – CRM: Cloud Nothings

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Event: Salesforce.com (CRM) reports Q1 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about a 6.2% or $4.30 one day move vs the 4 qtr avg of about 7%. Price Action  / Technicals: … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $DIS Magic

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Event: Disney (DIS) reports fiscal Q2 results tomorrow before the open, the options market is implying about a 4% event move*, vs the qtr average of about 2.75%. It is important to note that last qtr … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $ADBE Reader

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Shares of Adobe (ADBE) have benefited dramatically over the last few years from the change in the way they sell their software, up 100% since the start of 2013 and up 200% from its lows in 2011, you … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – The $GME is the Game

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Event: GameStop (GME) reports their Q4 results tonight after the close. The options market is implying about an 8% one day move.  The March 27th weekly expiration 39 straddle is offered at about … [Read more...]

Chart of the Day – Drug Haze: $JNJ

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JNJ has been a steady large cap leader in the past 2 years.  Since the stock's breakout to a new all-time high in early 2013, JNJ has remained above its rising 50 week moving average save for two … [Read more...]

New Trade – Jumpstart for $GM?

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Even with the relentless bid to U.S. stocks in the past month, General Motors, an iconic American brand name, has badly lagged the advance.  GM is down 21% year-to-date, and is trading near the same … [Read more...]