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

What to Do With Netflix as Competition Grows: Short or Binge?

What to Do With Netflix as Competition Grows: Short or Binge?

Subscriber growth for this quarter will be more of a focus than it ever has been.

Fed Caught Off-Guard, China's Troubles, Trading Amazon: Market Recon

Fed Caught Off-Guard, China's Troubles, Trading Amazon: Market Recon

The fact is that there are several highly significant barriers with China still to be satisfactorily addressed before any real progress might be realized.

Merck Is Hot. Red Hot. Here's Why

Merck Is Hot. Red Hot. Here's Why

Merck has had a very busy week -- and investment dollars have followed.

Pseudo QE, Essent Group's Essence and Datadog-Cisco Intrique: Market Recon

Pseudo QE, Essent Group's Essence and Datadog-Cisco Intrique: Market Recon

Plus, defense contractors remain stocks to own as geopolitical risk isn't going away.

Why I Covet Twilio and How I'm Playing This Cloud Stock Now

Why I Covet Twilio and How I'm Playing This Cloud Stock Now

I now have an ally in Morgan Stanley.

Fed Finally Gets It, Calling AT&T and Microsoft Delivers: Market Recon

Fed Finally Gets It, Calling AT&T and Microsoft Delivers: Market Recon

A dividend hike and a big buyback authorization by Mr. Softee should produce value for shareholders.

How This Long-Time Adobe Fan Is Playing the Stock After Earnings

How This Long-Time Adobe Fan Is Playing the Stock After Earnings

Even at these levels, those long the shares for more than a few months still have profits to protect.

Fed's Liquidity Quandary and Flying Over Northrop Grumman: Market Recon

Fed's Liquidity Quandary and Flying Over Northrop Grumman: Market Recon

Plus, here's a strategy for investing in oil that even the retail investor can employ.

Let's See If Any Surprises Await in This FedEx Delivery

Let's See If Any Surprises Await in This FedEx Delivery

As the shipping company reports Tuesday night, headwinds blowing from Amazon and China trade are strong, but there's a chance of an unexpected move to the upside or activist investor news.

Oil Supply, Saudi Attacks, Fed Rate Cuts and Netflix: Market Recon

Oil Supply, Saudi Attacks, Fed Rate Cuts and Netflix: Market Recon

The U.S. economy may see a real lift-off in consumer prices due to higher energy prices, even if certain sectors stand to benefit greatly -- as might the trade deficit.