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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, XLE, SOXX, GLD, SKX, TSLA, AAPL, XOM, COP, MA, V, GILD, CELG, AKAM, PNRA, MPC, PSX

On Friday, SPX made a new all-time high at 2120.92 and closed at a new closing high at 2117.69. Nasdaq also pushed higher, closing at 5092.08. MSFT jumped more than +10% on Friday and AMZN vaulted more than +14%. GOOG also helped adding almost +3%. We had a great week, with my Ecstatic Plays portfolio [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, FDN, TLT, GLD, MS, STI, STT, GOOG, AMZN, BRCM, QCOM, FB, YHOO, XLNX, CTXS, LLY, ALTR, EBAY, HAL

The markets were very volatile last week. On Monday, stocks opened higher, but, closed down. On Tuesday, stocks opened lower, but, closed up. On Wednesday, stocks jumped, but, could not break out on Thursday. Friday was met with a steep sell-off. In my Market Forecast last weekend, I said, ” This market has been flirting [...]

NFLX Soars More Than 18%! NFLX, SLB, GS

Yesterday afternoon, NFLX reported strong subscriber additions, sending its stock flying.  Today, an analyst from FBR slapped on a $900 price target for NFLX.  NFLX shares ended the day up more than +18%. We didn’t hold any position on NFLX before earnings, because NFLX options were very expensive and it was difficult to gauge how [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, GLD, FDN, XME, WFC, JPM, GS, BLK, C, PNC, INTC, ASML, STLD, NFLX

Markets had a strong week last week. Stocks rallied higher on Monday, but, faltered and traded in a tight range until Thursday afternoon. Surprisingly, they pushed higher on Friday for a strong weekly close. We made some nice trades this week and my Ecstatic Plays portfolio value made a new all-time high! Our CHL calls [...]

Some Big Movers: EOG, TSLA, PANW, CYBR, TWTR, CLVS, FDX

Stocks have been most positive so far this week.  Energy stocks have bounced, and oil spiked up over the past two days with Brent testing $60/barrel and WTI trading at around $53/barrel.  We trade EOG calls in my Happy Trades portfolio and booked a +81.78% profit: TSLA jumped about on Monday as the company said [...]