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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Scoring +285% Profit Overnight on BRCM! SPX, Nasdaq, BRCM, YHOO, CREE, BIIB, ISRG, YELP

Yesterday after the market, BRCM reported stellar earnings with a $2.26 billion revenue for the third quarter.  Its shares popped +5.46% and traded as high as $40.68.  We picked up both October and November calls yesterday, and scored profits as high as +285% overnight! In my Ecstatic Plays Portfolio, I bought October 37 weekly calls [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, BTK, FAS, SOXX, XLE, AAPL, IBM, YHOO, MSFT, BRCM, XLNX, BIIB, CELG, ILMN, GS, JPM, WFC, OXY, HAL, DO, EOG

Posted to Ecstatic Plays on Oct 20, 2014 — 12:10 AM It was another volatile week. Stocks tumbled during the first 3 days of trading, hitting an intraday low of 1820.66 on Wednesday before bouncing back. But, by Friday’s close, SPX was back up to test 1890! Things once again went according to my weekly [...]

Ebola-Related Stocks Soar! LAKE, APT, SMED

Posted to Ecstatic Plays on Oct 13, 2014 — 10:10 PM While most stocks were getting hammered last week, stocks of companies that make protective masks and suits were soaring. Today, they popped even more! Lakeland Industries (NASDAQ: LAKE), which produces protective clothing such as the ChemMax 1 hazmat suit, popped another +47.7% today and [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up (up +114% in 2 months!) + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: GS, ALXN, BIDU, AAPL, POT, CTRP, LNKD, CLVS, TIBX, BIIB

Last weekend, in my Market Forecast, I wrote: ” For the new week, I think the markets will be volatile again. Although we saw a solid bounce on Friday, both SPX and Nasdaq closed below their respective daily MAs (The Dow looks a bit stronger, closing above its 20-day MA). If SPX and Nasdaq fall [...]

Markets Bounce Back From Morning Weakness! SPX, Nasdaq, BIDU, AAPL, POT, TSLA, GPRO, MBLY, CREE

After yesterday’s big falloff, markets opened with continued weakness in the morning.  We started locking in profits in the afternoon, after lunch, on the downside plays.  Our timing was just about perfect!  Here are the closed trades for today: We briefly traded BIDU puts yesterday and went back in today for an intraday +48% gain.  [...]

It’s Official! MyHappyTrading Is Now on Marketfy!!

Hello to members of both MyHappyTrading and Marketfy! MyHappyTrading has officially moved and joined! I have been trading options for almost 20 years. I recently joined, and started trading a portfolio called Ecstatic Plays on August 1, 2014. In just two months, this portfolio has doubled. Here’s the portfolio’s performance as of October [...]