Thursday July 24th, 2014
The Big Idea
Beware the Tranquility
Skip Raschke | July 24, 2014 8:51 AM ET
This ability to create profits from shorting inexpensive premium feeds on itself, much like any other momentum-driven profitable tactic does.
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John Carter Analysis: CHRW, MMM
July 24, 2014 8:38 AM ET
The majority of reports continue to exceed expectations, which has made for a hard market to sell and an even tougher market to buy.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: SNDK
July 24, 2014 8:30 AM ET
I have been successfully trading SNDK all year, and nothing I see changes my bullish opinion.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: GLD
July 24, 2014 8:23 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer now for GLD is the bearishly-biased, vertical put spread expiring in September.
Mark Sebastian Advanced Trade: IP
July 23, 2014 3:43 PM ET
We are going to piggy back an institutional trade, expiring this Friday.
Jared Woodard Novice Trade: CS
July 23, 2014 1:52 PM ET
A short call spread would benefit if the shares continue to languish.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: Big Options Move in Microsoft
July 23, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Based on flow history, it's clear that the options trader involved has banked substantial profits on the recent run higher in MSFT.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: JCP
July 23, 2014 8:56 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer now for JCP is the bullishly-biased, synthetic call tactic expiring in February.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: POM
July 23, 2014 8:31 AM ET
We want the stock to go up or sideways, but not down too much.
Mark Sebastian Novice Trade: EBAY
July 22, 2014 1:18 PM ET
With vol low and a tendency for stocks to go higher I think a simple slightly out=of-the-money call purchase could be an effective way to trade this name.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: AT&T Dials up Massive Put Buyer
July 22, 2014 10:38 AM ET
Big new positions in August downside puts drove much of the flow, and the activity seems to be expressing a bearish short-term view for T shares.
John Carter Trade & Analysis: CHRW, KO, MMM
July 22, 2014 9:02 AM ET
At some point we may get more than a two-day bout of selling but for now I continue to look for opportunities to trade with the trend.
Jared Woodard Intermediate Trade: FXA
July 22, 2014 8:25 AM ET
The upcoming RBA rate decision on August 5 and statement on policy on August 7 may represent a tradable event with a good risk/reward ratio.
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