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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tuesday Big Movers: UPS, CMI, PCP, AMGN, YELP GILD, AKAM, TWTR, BWLD, PNRA

After a few days of pullback, the market managed a bounce today. SPX added +25.61 points, while Nasdaq gained +49.43 points. This morning, UPS reported strong quarterly results and saw its shares trade up more than +5%! PCP shares popped +7.49%, even though it missed its estimates. We traded a small trade on PCP in [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, FAS, XLE, BTK, FDN, FB, TWTR, XOM,CVX, MA, GILD, AMGN, MRK, PFE, WFM, WYNN, VLO

Markets pulled back last week. AAPL earnings disappointed investors on Tuesday and pressure the tech stocks. Energy stocks stayed weak. Stocks were especially weak on Friday, as SPX pulled back 1.07% and closed just below 2080. However, we traded very well, and booked winning trades on both up and down sides. Our TSLA calls early [...]

Winning More On Both Sides, Introducing Happy Stocks! BIDU, SPLK, GOOG

I have been building up a new product, a new portfolio. It is called “Happy Stocks“! This portfolio is for active traders. It is similar to Ecstatic Plays. But, in Happy Stocks, I will trade stocks as well as options. In addition, this new product is for traders with bigger appetites. The trade sizes will [...]

After Market Movers; Amazon Jumps Again! SWKS, V, SBUX, TRIP, AMZN, JNPR

After market today, AMZN reportedanother blow-out quarter, especially in its cloud services, which climbed 81% in revenue! AMZN stock soared to above $570 at one point! V shares popped more than +7% as its earnings vaulted 25%! SBUX reported quarterly profits that increased 22%, sending its shares up more than +5% this evening. Between these [...]

Winning Big On Both Sides! SNDK, NXPI, SPY, CRUS, SWKS

While the markets traded down today, there were certain stocks that did really well. One group was the same group that got pulled down by AAPL yesterday. These stocks were CRUS, SWKS, NXPI, and AVGO. But, after the market yesterday, CRUS crushed its earnings estimates, sending its stock up 16.33% today! SWKS was up +3.49%. [...]

Apple Tumbles After Earnings! AAPL, MSFT, YHOO, CMG, GOOG, GOOGL, NFLX

After our big wins on GOOG and NFLX, I told my members in the chatroom that this market is going to be range-bound, and that we should look for some downside trades to hedge: Monday, July 20, 2015Happytrading: I said on Friday that the market is going to be range-bound for a little while… [7:20 [...]

Weekly Wrap-Up + Market Forecast + Sector Watch: SPX, Nasdaq, XRT, SOXX, XLE, BTK, CELG, BIIB, AMZN, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL, NFLX, YHOO, LMT, BA, UTX, IBM, CMG, UNP, CP, CNI, SWKS, CRUS, SBUX

Stocks were really strong last week, as Greece reversed its position and agreed to more austerity demanded by its creditors. SPX popped higher to test 2100 on Monday. By Tuesday morning, SPX had already broken through. Solid earnings from financial companies kept buyers in the markets. On Wednesday and Thursday, tech stocks got charged up [...]

Raking In Big Profits With Netflix and Google! NFLX, GOOG, GOOGL

Yesterday, we cashed out our NFLX calls for a nice +79% gain! NFLX has been very good for us, and, we have caught just about every big jump. A couple of weeks ago, when Netflix announced the 7-to-1 split, we also caught some big trades. In an article, I said that the company’s management would [...]

Three Stocks To Buy Right Now! MBLY, SPLK, DATA, VDSI, MSFT, CRM

A month ago, I wrote an article titled, “Buy Mobileye Now!!“. In the article, I was looking for MBLY to retest $60. Since then, there have been numerous upgrades on MBLY, and, today, MBLY traded as high as $59.29! It will likely test that $60 mark very soon! The M&A actions in the semiconductor sector [...]

Micron Gets A $23 Billion Bid From China! MU, INTC, ALTR, NXPI, AVGO, BRCM, MRVL

Tonight, there are rumors that Micro (MU) is about to get a $23 billion bid from China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. MU closed at $17.61 on Monday with a market cap of $19 billion. If the rumors were true, the buyout offer is about 19% above where MU is trading right now. The whole semiconductor industry [...]