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

I Would Pick Up PepsiCo Stock on a Down Day, Not on a Day Like This

I Would Pick Up PepsiCo Stock on a Down Day, Not on a Day Like This

There is honestly nothing in the fundamental data that would provoke me as a trader to take on an entry position at this time.

New York's Epic Amazon Failure; Buffett's 13-F; Traders Play It Safe Into Close

New York's Epic Amazon Failure; Buffett's 13-F; Traders Play It Safe Into Close

Why does it always make me feel uncomfortable when my plan diverges from Warren Buffett's?

I Think Coca-Cola Is in a Bind

I Think Coca-Cola Is in a Bind

What does a U.S. large-cap multinational corporation do in an environment impeded by a slowing global economy that values the U.S. dollar more so than competitor currencies?

Institutional Selling, Europe's Economy, Nvidia Earnings Preview: Market Recon

Institutional Selling, Europe's Economy, Nvidia Earnings Preview: Market Recon

What trader has never both fallen in love with Nvidia, only to eventually feel the scorn of an angry lover's tortured vengeance?

I'm Attracted to Cisco Stock but Not So Much as to Make This a No-Brainer

I'm Attracted to Cisco Stock but Not So Much as to Make This a No-Brainer

Cisco reports Q2 earnings after tonight's market close.

S&P 500 Is Testing Resistance, and How to Play Activision: Market Recon

S&P 500 Is Testing Resistance, and How to Play Activision: Market Recon

China trade discussions will continue to be a key driver in Wednesday's market action.

Shopify Stock Takes a Beating After Solid Earnings as Guidance Disappoints

Shopify Stock Takes a Beating After Solid Earnings as Guidance Disappoints

The question becomes does SHOP deserve an extremely high valuation?

Why Market Manipulation by the Fed Is a Bad Idea; A Look at Twilio: Market Recon

Why Market Manipulation by the Fed Is a Bad Idea; A Look at Twilio: Market Recon

A shift in the way the central bank manages its balance sheet is dangerous.

Restaurant Brands Stock Higher on Favorable Earnings Results

Restaurant Brands Stock Higher on Favorable Earnings Results

The Monday strength may have a little something to do the the $0.50 quarterly payment, up from 45 cents.

Possible New Shutdown, Ongoing China Talks, Eye on Salesforce: Market Recon

Possible New Shutdown, Ongoing China Talks, Eye on Salesforce: Market Recon

I have long been interested as well as invested in the business cloud, and Salesforce has long been one of my key names.