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

Tesla Trade Ideas From a Company Skeptic

Tesla Trade Ideas From a Company Skeptic

Gone are the days, when an investor can take one side or the other in Tesla for anything more than a trade.

Threats to U.S. Financial Markets, Trading PepsiCo: Market Recon

Threats to U.S. Financial Markets, Trading PepsiCo: Market Recon

With consumer confidence apparently stepping back, and housing data really starting to look pretty good, the possibility of impeachment has great potential to impact markets.

Micron Is a Tricky Stock to Trade

Micron Is a Tricky Stock to Trade

I have made money being long Micron when I was sure that I needed to get out. I have lost money being long Micron when I was sure that I was right.

Treasury Auction, ECB and FOMC, Struggling IPOs: Market Recon

Treasury Auction, ECB and FOMC, Struggling IPOs: Market Recon

Who was speaking to the strength of the U.S. Treasury Department's auction of $32 billion worth of 7 Year Notes as a driver for equities through Thursday afternoon?

My Chef Boyardee Moment: Trading Conagra

My Chef Boyardee Moment: Trading Conagra

I think I can find room for this one, and I did not expect to when I started writing this piece.

Fed 'Blindsided' Again, Peloton's No Bargain, Trading Jabil: Market Recon

Fed 'Blindsided' Again, Peloton's No Bargain, Trading Jabil: Market Recon

Does the Fed just keep injecting liquidity into money markets every single night forever?

Generally Speaking, I Like Best Buy

Generally Speaking, I Like Best Buy

There are definitely worse places to invest than in the equity of BBY.

Impeachment, Uncertainty and Markets, Reducing Exposure to Disney, Kratos

Impeachment, Uncertainty and Markets, Reducing Exposure to Disney, Kratos

Should these impeachment proceedings linger, this will be the first time that a reelection campaign is run under such conditions, meaning that the unpredictable becomes that much more predictable.

Wanna Invest in Nike? Here's My Take

Wanna Invest in Nike? Here's My Take

The growth in e-commerce will be very closely watched by Wall Street as Nike reports earnings after Tuesday's market close.

4 Stock Price Targets Updated, Necessary Diversification, Fixing the Yield Curve

4 Stock Price Targets Updated, Necessary Diversification, Fixing the Yield Curve

The lack of accurate predictability across all of these metrics is why a certain level of diversification is always necessary.