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Hedging Yourself With Market At 7-Month High

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With the market hovering around a 7-month high, how can you hedge yourself against the next leg down?

According to Wayne Weddington of Pennoyer International Funds the current environment is just screaming for pairs trades.

Considering nobody knows if a correction is right around the corner, Weddington says if you’re going to initiate a long position look at consumer stocks and short the S&P against it.

Specifically, he suggests the following:

Weddington's Trades:

Symbol
Price
 
Change
%Change
FDO
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MCD
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WMT
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Long McDonald's (MCD), Short (SPY)
Long Wal-Mart (WMT), Short (SPY)
Long Family Dollar (FDO), Short (SPY)
Long 99 Cents Only Stores (NDN), Short (SPY)

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The Boring And Performing Trade

As energy and tech start to cool down will slow and steady win the race? The Fast Money traders says yes!

And here’s how they suggest trading it.





Jeff Macke suggests long positions in McDonald's, Wal-Mart and Disney.

Pete Najarian thinks utilities are worth a look.

Joe Terranova suggests a long position in Microsoft .

Guy Adami likes a long position in Clorox.


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