Posts Tagged ‘strangle option trades’

Sonic (SONC) Soars 11%, Options Zoom 200%/ VIX Below 15

2:05pm (EST) Shares of Sonic (SONC, $23.21, up $2.29) are surging to fresh 52-week peaks following another decent earnings report.  The company reported their numbers after Monday’s close and beat estimates by a penny, or, the 6 cents analysts had expected.  However, Q2 revenues came in over $1 million lightRead more

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Wall Street, Apollo Education Group (APOL) has a Problem

1:35pm (EST) No matter how much you hate a stock or feel it is overvalued, overhyped, or that analysts just don’t get it – it is often best to sit on the sidelines as emotions can play a major role in the difference on a good trade or bad trade.Read more

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Twitter (TWTR) Pushing $75/ December Strangle Option Trade Zoomed 329%, Profit Alert!

11:40am (EST) As we wind down 2013, we thought we would take a quick look at the amazing run Twitter (TWTR, $74.09, up $4.13) has been on and why trading options on momentum stocks can be the most lucrative investments you will ever make. We have been covering Twitter dailyRead more

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First Solar (FSLR) Strangle Option Trade Update

12:20pm (EST) Shares of First Solar (FSLR, $20.91, up $0.31) cleared $20 yesterday and have traded up to $21.69 today.  The stock is off its highs but the strangle trade we profiled in our Weekly Wrap on Sunday and in the Daily Tuesday morning for First Solar hit our targetsRead more

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LinkedIn (LNKD) IPO Storms Wall Street

1:45pm (EST) The bulls got off to a good start this morning after hearing initial unemployment claims decreased by 29,000 to 409,000 for the week.  The news came before the bell and was better than the 420,000 number that had been expected.  The market then came off its highs afterRead more

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SodaStream (SODA) Surges on Earnings Beat

9:00am (EST) The bulls continued their bounce off Tuesday’s lows despite a sluggish start to power their way back above key support levels on Wednesday.   The Dow added 80 points, or 0.7%, to close at 12,560.  The index made a steady climb back above the 12,500 level and will lookRead more

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Vivus (VVUS) Rising on New Drug Prospect

1:00pm (EST) Vivus (VVUS, $8.40, up $0.32) is back in the spotlight but this time it’s not for news concerning its diet drug, Qnexa.  We have mentioned the battle between Vivus and others to be the first company to get a diet pill approved but Vivus also has plans toRead more

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Bulls Get Stretched, Bounce Back

9:05am (EST) The market went on another wild ride on Tuesday as the battle between the bulls and bears heats up.  We mentioned last week the market could experience some extra volatility due to options expiration week which is this Friday for the May contracts.  The bears started the session withRead more

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S&P, Nasdaq Slip Below 50-day MA’s

12:45pm (EST) The markets is continuing its downward drift after a lower open and is testing the bottom of the trading ranges we mentioned in our morning update.  The bulls have held ground, to some degree, and made a charge into positive territory before retreating.  Tech continues to hold backRead more

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Bears Gaining Momentum

9:05am (EST) The bears picked up where they left off on Friday as they hit the bulls early and kept the pressure on for much of Monday’s session.  There was a brief rally just before lunch as the bulls mounted a comeback but Tech was the weakest link and held backRead more

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