Skip navigation

Monthly Archives: December 2010

Agriculture Stocks Jump! POT, AGU, MOS, CF, MON, REE, MCP, WLT, ANR, NFLX, CSTR, SHLD

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) The market continued to creep higher today.  Gold and silver pushed higher again.  Agriculture stocks led the advances.  In my Market Forecast this weekend, I mentioned that "POT, MOS, AGU could be ready to do some catching up to CF."  They did exactly that today!  POT jumped +5.12% to close at [...]

Metals Offset Weakness In Techs: SPX, Nasdaq, GLD, SLV, ABX, NEM, GOLD, AEM, PAAS, MCP, REE, FFIV, DECK, LULU, CRM, NFLX

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) The market was very mixed today.  Gold and silver prices jumped, with gold back above $1400/ounce and silver above $30/ounce.  Gold and silver mining stocks were also strong.  Rare earth metals were soaring.  REE jumped another +10.32%.On the other hand, tech stocks saw some slight profit-taking.  MCP were up more than [...]

Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, XME, XLE, GLD, MOO, CF, POT, MOS, AGU, BTU, WLT, ACI, PCX, MEE, FCX

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) Happy Holidays! Last weekend, in my Market Forecast, we discussed: "For the new week, the market looks range-bound, again; especially, with Friday being a holiday (Christmas Eve).  On the upside, 1250 is still the resistance.  On the downside, if the SPX goes below the 10-day MA, 1220 is the first support.  [...]

Happy Holidays! Weekly Wrap-Up 12/24/10: ACI, POT, SNDK, CF, MOS, AGU

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) We saw a slight pullback on Friday, but, the fertilizer sector broke out.  POT, CF, MOS, AGU were among the top gainers.  For the week, the market ended higher ahead of Christmas.  We didn’t trade much this week, given the light volume ahead of the holidays.  Here are the closed trades: [...]

Market Makes a Move to Multiyear Highs

Santa came early for subscribers of mine, booking nice wins all day long (see below).  December 21, 2010 11:15 | Bagger Vance NVDA ($14.76) Sold to Close NVDA 012211 12.5 C Jan 13 calls, at $2.33 +46% 11:13 | Bagger Vance CLF ($80.10) Sold to Close CLF 012211 75 CALL Jan 75 calls, at $6.40 [...]

Coals Lead The Market Higher: SPX, Nasdaq, NFLX, AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, ACI, CLF, WLT, ANR, PCX, MEE, BTU, BLK, GS, JPM, PNC, TIBX, NKE

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) The market continued to rally higher.  Familiar names such as AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, and NLFX were all up today.  Last Thursday, I mentioned that "We’ll be watching AMZN carefully.  Above $180 is a new breakout!"  AMZN broke out above $180 yesterday and stayed strong.  Many of the traders in our Trading [...]

Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, GLD, USO, XLF, BTK, FXI, AMGN, CELG, CEPH, LLY, BIDU, SOHU, SINA, CEO, PTR, SNP, CTRP, HMIN

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) Last weekend, in my Market Forecast, I wrote: "For the new week, SPX should test 1250.  But, after that, we could see some stuttering.  Next week is options expiration week, so, we should expect some volatility.  On the support side, the nearest level is 1220.  Nasdaq is strong and we could [...]

Weekly Wrap-up 12/18/2010: CRM, GOOG, LVS, NFLX

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) The market managed to end a little higher for the week.  In the beginning of the week, we caught some nice quick trades, especially on the downside, as some high-flyers saw quick pullbacks.  However, it still seems like people are trying to buy on dips.  The market bounced back on Thursday [...]

Expiration Week Turning out to be a Snoozer – or is it?

Pretty muted action on the day but we managed to still pull out some nice gains!  NTRI was one we had to patient with, a few weeks long.  We have a few more good ones cooking, but you can’t get them unless you subscribe!  Take action – this is just the tip of the iceberg!  [...]

Visa and Mastercard Get Pounded On New Rules! SPX, Nasdaq, FDX, UPS, V, MA, ORCL, RIMM, TTWO, AAPL, AMZN

 Subscribe via Email (FREE) It’s been a volatile week.  But, the bulls are buying again!  Jobless claims continued to fall, which seems to bring the bulls back into the market.  FDX raised its full-year outlook on holiday shipments.  FDX added almost +2% today.  UPS gained +2.09%.  Both AMZN and AAPL rallied higher along with FDX’s [...]