Tag: law of large numbers

Don’t Forget the Most Important Aspect of Trading

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With most of the major indices in or nearing bear market territory lots of investor are kicking themselves about how they have managed their respective losses since the year began. It all starts with position-size. Without it as you first line of defense, you will fail. It’s just a matter of time. Think of yourself… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (5/23 – 5/27)

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Nvidia (NVDA), Costco (COST) and several other names are due to report next week. Be on the lookout for a few follow-up posts with trades in Costco and possibly several others. Stay tuned! As I say each week, taking the conservative approach continues to be consistent and profitable. Remember, it’s all about allowing the Law… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (5/2 – 5/6)

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We are moving through the heart of earnings season with a few more of my favorite stocks due to announce next week. Pfizer (PFE) and CVS Health (CVS) will garner most of my attention with a few other considerations as well. Next week offers far fewer opportunities than this past week, but the slowdown is… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (4/18 – 4/22)

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The first week of earnings is finally behind us. The big banks dominated the headlines, but that all changes next week with an assortment of major companies due to report. My focus will be on Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Netflix (NFLX), International Business Machines (IBM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Tesla (TSLA), United Airlines (UAL), AT&T… Read more »

A Potential Earnings Trade in Morgan Stanley (MS)

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This week offers quite a few trading opportunities. Earnings are in full swing and quite a few large-cap stocks are due to announce. My focus next week will be on a few of the bigger, lower-beta names like JP Morgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup (C), Morgan Stanley (MS), Wells Fargo (WFC) and a few others. Boring, low-beta stocks… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (4/11 – 4/15)

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Here we go! Earnings season ramps up next week with the big banks due to report. I look forward to going through numerous trades the next few weeks, starting with several opportunities offered next week. Stay tuned for a few follow-up posts with potential trades! I will be focusing on JP Morgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (4/04 – 4/08)

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In my opinion, next week offers little in the way of opportunities around earnings, mostly due to the lack of liquidity in the stocks offered. But that’s okay! The following week marks the onset of another earnings cycle as the big banks are due to announce. I’ll be covering quite a few opportunities as we… Read more »