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Two momentum names. Two key earnings events. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.
Would you sell you Apple for $445 bucks?
Two stocks hitting all-time highs heading into earning, and two semi-bearish trades. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.
On a day where Tiffany shares are getting pummeled, one company that also caters to the uber rich is seeing some pretty impressive price action: Sotheby’s.
In the file of better late than never, thought I'd post Friday's picks from Options Action - the focus: Deutsche Bank and Target.
We got a 3% rally in the Dow. We have speculative names like Wynn, Salesforce.com, and Priceline.com surging.
Two global companies, two very different trades. That sums up Friday’s Options Action, where the traders found a reason to be bearish, and then a company to get bullish on.
The world’s favorite precious metal, and the hottest social network have more in common than you might think. They are both headed lower, at least if you believe last Friday’s Options Action.
So we didn't make it four for four. But one of our trades is looking pretty good.
Jefferies shares touched a 52-week low today, and if put activity is any indication, options traders see them going even lower.
Could we make it four for four? So far, so good. Last week, we scored a rather profitable exacta, suggesting bullish options trades to profit from Cisco and Priceline earnings. And this week, we appear to be setting up pretty nicely for another batch of winners.
It's a common refrain on CNBC: There's too much regulation and Dodd Frank is killing the banks. But if MF Global's demise shows anything, it's that rules are sometimes necessary.
Two bearish trades, two winners, one strategy. That more or less sums up last Friday's Options Action.
On no news, the high-growth soda maker is off some 8 percent today, and as of 2pm, there were four puts purchased for every call.
We all know about MF Global's troubles. We all know about CEO Jon Corzine's struggles since taking the helm. Less well known is that back in August, the commodities giant sold $325 million of five-year unsecured bonds that included a provision that would offer higher interest rates if Mr. Corzine left the firm for a government job.
Forget Netflix and Reed Hastings for a second. There's another stock down 40% today with an equally celebrated CEO: MF Global.
They're the momentum stocks the market is in love with, you've thought about buying, fantasized about shorting, and have probably lost money doing it — especially lately.
A couple weeks back, Dan Nathan of CNBC's Options Action and of RiskReversal.com suggested a bearish bet on Casino giant Wynn Reports. This trade did not come lightly to him.
Two titans in their respective industries. Two earnings stories. But that's where the similarities end.
We know Apple's stock is at all time highs. We know they can't sell enough of the latest and greatest (yes.. it talks back to you) iPhone. But what you might not know, is that from a technical perspective, Apple's chart might not be looking too good heading into earnings.
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