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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Big Wins In Volatile Market! SPX, Nasdaq, FSLR, ESRX, GOOG, V

from MyHappyTrading.com by HappyTrading! ™ Sign up for FREE membership! The market continued where it left off yesterday after a drop in jobless claims.  Strength was across the board.  We were 3 for 3 on last night’s earnings play.  FSLR, ESRX, and V all reported well last night.  FSLR added +23.49% today!  Besides Bagger Vance’s [...]

End of the Month…Looking Pretty

from MyHappyTrading.com by Bagger Vance Sign up for FREE membership! Before my write up, I want to share with you the closed trades from April, just getting warmed up here! April 30, 2009 07:30 | Bagger Vance ICE ($89.00) Sold to Close ICEER May 90 calls, at $4.30 -4% 07:27 | Bagger Vance ICE ($89.00) Sold [...]

Markets Rolling with the Fed

Locking in BIG winners once again! Today it was LVS…that makes us 3-3 so far this week!  We have a long call still open on FSLR May 170 calls at 5 bucks and a few other solar names.  These FSLR calls may rocket into orbit tomorrow am! April 29, 2009 09:10 | Bagger Vance LVS ($7.80) [...]

Market Treads Water In Volatile Trading: SPX, Nasdaq, IBM, DNDN, V, MA

from MyHappyTrading.com by HappyTrading! ™ Sign up for FREE membership! The market really has not gone anywhere for about 2 weeks now!  Today, the market started out low, rose higher, but ended basically flat.  The “swine flu fear” certainly seems to add to the confusion, making investors more cautious and nervous at the same time.  A surprise jump [...]

Choppy Market Makes for Difficult Trading

from MyHappyTrading.com by Bagger Vance Sign up for FREE membership! Posted a good win on Mr Softy today 09:41 | Bagger Vance MSFT ($20.00) Sold to Close MQFER May 18 calls, at $2.19 +56% Given the overbought market we expect to see some selling, and that happened early. But the bulls came back and gave it [...]

Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, XLF, OIH, XME, USO

from MyHappyTrading.com by HappyTrading! ™ Sign up for FREE membership! Last weekend, in my Market Forecast, I said, “For the new week, the market could be testing some key resistances, SPX 900 and Nasdaq 1700.  Notice that the MACD on SPX and Nasdaq have risen from the March low and are flattening out.  If the [...]

Pandemic Plays

from MyHappyTrading.com by skymist   What would the effect be on the stock market of a flu pandemic?  In the past, with SARS and the Hong Kong Flu, it seemed that pandemic fears mostly produced short term effects. See this article. However, those were not devastating pandemics. This article speculates on the effects of a [...]

Case Study: Nice +100% Win on EBAY

from MyHappyTrading.com by HappyTrading! ™ Sign up for FREE membership! Yesterday, EBAY delivered a better-than-expected quarter.  Its shares jumped +12.3% higher.  In our Trading Room, I said: April 22, 2009 12:40 PMEBAYif it reports well, it could jump to $16-$17. EBAY opened today at $16.04, traded as high as $16.85, and closed at $16.62.  I [...]

Resilient Market Hangs On Again

from MyHappyTrading.com by Bagger Vance Sign up for FREE membership! Lots of new picks the last few days and they are working out nicely!  MSFT earnings are out and should give us a nice bagger!  More to come!  Solars should be the next big group to move…we’re positioned firmly!  Look to take some profits shortly. Decent [...]

Solars And Techs Holding The Market Up: SPX, Nasdaq, MS, WFC, SPWRA, FSLR, ENER, AAPL, EBAY

from MyHappyTrading.com by HappyTrading! ™ Sign up for FREE membership! The market was very volatile today.  Financials started lower on worse-than-expected earnings from MS.  But, soon climbed into the green and sparked a market rally.  WFC delivered record earnings as the company had forecasted.  Solar stocks added further fuel:  SPWRA +7.91%, FSLR +4.09%, ENER +11.88%.  VIX [...]