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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, FDN, SOXX, XRT. GS, JPM, WFC, GOOG, AMZN, FB, NFLX, ALTR, INTC, AVGO, BRCM, CAVM, XLNX, CRUS, WMT, KORS

Last weekend, in my Market Forecast, I wrote: “We might see some weakness in the broader market to start the week. We will have to see if sideline buyers are ready to jump in once again. SPX has support between 2120 and 2100. If SPX breaks above 2130 again, watch out bears!” The market did [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, XLE, SOXX, FDN, GOOG, NFLX, TWC, CHTR, MA, V, GS, APA, APC, XOM, CVX, AMBA, AVGO, PANW

The broader market held its ground last week, still ending in record territory. We traded well and my Ecstatic Plays Portfolio‘s value continued to increase. Marketfy is having a $10 for the 1st month coupon for this year’s Memorial Day. The coupon code is “Memorial2015″. Please click here to check out my services and see [...]

Youku Tudou Jumps +17%! Battle for Entertainment at Home and on Mobile Devices: YOKU, NFLX, TWC, AAPL, AMZN, GOOG

YouKu Tudou (YOKU) saw its stock jump +17% higher today, after it delivered a solid quarterly report last night. We had a nice position on the June 23 calls and took the profits in today: This trade also helped to move my Ecstatic Plays portfolio value up even more! It is now up +150% since [...]

Netflix Hits New All-Time High! NFLX, OUTR, TWC, CMCSA

NFLX shares popped above $600 last Friday after the company was reportedly engaging in talks to expand into China.  We jumped into NFLX June calls on Friday morning.  We first played it safe, going with June calls.  But, as NFLX blasted through $610, I realized that there was much more to go.  So, I cashed [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, FDN, MOO, GLD, GS, V, MA, AGU, CF, MON, POT, MOS, NFLX, GOOG, FB, TWTR, YELP

It was a very volatile week! Markets sold off to start the week, but, rallied back to record territory to end the week! It was truly amazing! We have been staying mostly in cash, because it looked like stocks were heading for a pullback. They did pull back. But, once again buyers drove them higher! [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, XLE, IGV, FDN, GS, WFC, JPM, PNC, STI, CSCO, RAX, DATA, CYBR, JACK, SHAK

We came into last week sitting on mostly cash, expecting a pullback. On Tuesday and Wednesday, we got that pullback. But, buyers came in on Thursday, and Friday saw a strong rally after an encouraging jobs report! Except for a couple of trades, we had a very nice week. TSLA and YELP calls gave us [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, FDN, MOO, BTK, GLD, GS, BAC, WFC, JPM, CELG, GILD, BIIB, AMGN, JAZZ, CLVS, MYL

It’s been another wild week. Stocks were very volatile and sold off for most of the week before bouncing on Friday. Even though the bounce on Friday was a solid move, I’m starting to see imminent signs of potential, bigger sell-offs. We picked up some puts on Monday, and by the end of the week, [...]