Stephen Guilfoyle

Stephen "Sarge" Guilfoyle is the founder and President of Sarge986 LLC, a family run trading operation. An NYSE floor trader for over 30 years, Guilfoyle has served as the Chief Market Economist for Stuart Frankel & Co., the U.S. Economist for Meridian Equity Partners, and as a Vice President in Block Trading and Investment Banking with Credit Suisse over the years. Guilfoyle earned his nickname serving as an actual sergeant in reserve components of the US Marine Corps, and US Army while simultaneously working on Wall Street.

Recent Articles By The Author

Earnings Volcano Erupts, Locking In on Lam, and Apple-Intel Intel: Market Recon

Earnings Volcano Erupts, Locking In on Lam, and Apple-Intel Intel: Market Recon

Also, defense industry names can breathe easier with word of debt ceiling and federal spending deal.

The Mouse That Roared: How I'm Playing Disney and Netflix

The Mouse That Roared: How I'm Playing Disney and Netflix

Remember, Disney still has headline titles Frozen 2 and Star Wars: Episode IX coming.

Reading Tea Leaves, Earnings Kick In, and Sizing Up the Military: Market Recon

Reading Tea Leaves, Earnings Kick In, and Sizing Up the Military: Market Recon

Here are defense companies to watch as the U.S. responds to offensive threats posed by China and Russia.

Cybersecurity: How to Play a Red Hot Name in a Sizzling Market

Cybersecurity: How to Play a Red Hot Name in a Sizzling Market

From CrowdStrike to Zscaler the cybersecurity is on fire.

Fed's Next Move, Microsoft's Performance, Trading U.S. Bancorp: Market Recon

Fed's Next Move, Microsoft's Performance, Trading U.S. Bancorp: Market Recon

What the Fed needs to do in July is to cut the FFR by 25 basis points and put the balance sheet management (QT) program to bed two months early.

Netflix's Forecasts Seem a Bit Too Magical

Netflix's Forecasts Seem a Bit Too Magical

For the third quarter, Netflix expects to add 7 million paid memberships -- despite failing to meet expectations in subscriber numbers in the second quarter and a rise in streaming competition.

Railroaded Transports, Musk's AI Musings and Microsoft at Hand: Market Recon

Railroaded Transports, Musk's AI Musings and Microsoft at Hand: Market Recon

And just why do we have a federal debt ceiling, anyway? An argument for doing away with it.

CSX Chief Just Put His 'Foote' in Mouth

CSX Chief Just Put His 'Foote' in Mouth

While some of CSX's earnings numbers went off rails, the company posted an all-time best operating ratio, so CEO comments on call pretty 'puzzling.'

U.S. Monetary Policy, Trading Lockheed, Netflix and United Rentals: Market Recon

U.S. Monetary Policy, Trading Lockheed, Netflix and United Rentals: Market Recon

Preventing the U.S. dollar from appreciating too aggressively while repairing credit conditions are 'job freaking one'.

Here's How I Look at Trading JPMorgan

Here's How I Look at Trading JPMorgan

JPM joined other banking heavyweights in exceeding expectations at least at the headline level.