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Trade Alert - Market Direction Portfolio - Apr 25 2013 - Understanding A Tight Stop-Loss

Trade Alert – Market Direction Portfolio – Apr 25 2013 – Understanding A Tight Stop-Loss

I had lowered my stop throughout the day yesterday and finally ended up down near $77.25. The move lower yesterday was subdued. There was no ...
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Trade Alert - Exxon Stock (XOM) - Apr 25 2013

Trade Alert – Exxon Stock (XOM) – Apr 25 2013

Today's weakness in Exxon Stock following earnings has presented me with another Put Selling opportunity. I am already holding the $85 naked puts for May ...
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Clorox Stock Trade Alert Apr 24 2013

Trade Alert – Clorox Stock (CLX) – Apr 24 2013

Today's weakness in Clorox Stock following ex-dividend on the 22nd of April is somewhat unexpected. I took advantage today to sell puts for a small ...
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Trade Alert - Market Direction Portfolio - Apr 24 2013

Trade Alert – Market Direction Portfolio – Apr 24 2013

This morning with the little dip in the DOW I have bought 2500 shares of UDOW at $77.98. I believe Teddi is probably right here ...
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Apple Stock The Day After Earnings Strategy - The Case For Put Selling

Apple Stock The Day After Earnings Strategy – The Case For Put Selling

The Stock market surged today, in part, on expectations from investors that Apple Stock might just beat estimates. In the end, Apple's revenue and earnings ...
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Trade Alert - Mondelez Stock (MDLZ) - Apr 23 2013

Trade Alert – Mondelez Stock (MDLZ) – Apr 23 2013

Mondelez Stock which is Kraft International, releases earning on May 7. A lot of investors are wondering if the stock can hold up. I sold ...
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Trade Alert - VISA Stock (V) - Apr 22 2013

Trade Alert – VISA Stock (V) – Apr 22 2013

VISA Stock has been in my portfolio a long time. I started with Visa stock back in 2007 on the IPO. I have a core ...
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Trade Alert - Illinois Tool Works Stock (ITW) - Apr 22 2013

Trade Alert – Illinois Tool Works Stock (ITW) – Apr 22 2013

Further to my trade ideas article from the weekend, the weakness in Illinois Tool Works Stock (ITW) this morning as it prepares to release earnings ...
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Trade Alert - Caterpillar Stock (CAT) - Apr 22 2013

Trade Alert – Caterpillar Stock (CAT) – Apr 22 2013

Further to my trade ideas article from the weekend, the weakness in Caterpillar Stock this morning on the news of the decline in revenue sold ...
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Trade Ideas For the Fourth Week of April 2013

Trade Ideas For the Fourth Week of April 2013

These are some of the setups I am looking at for the fourth week of April 2013. These are just ideas and not financial advice ...
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3 Warning Signals To Spot The Next Great Bear

3 Warning Signals To Spot The Next Great Bear

With the stock markets sitting at all new highs and now entering a corrective phase, investors worry about the next bear market. Indeed from the ...
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Understanding Put Selling YUM Stock At Support Levels

Understanding Put Selling YUM Stock At Support Levels

The latest bird virus scare out of China is impacting the stock direction of YUM Stock . On April 18 YUM stock fell back to ...
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Trade Alert - YUM Stock (YUM) - Apr 19 2013

Trade Alert – YUM Stock (YUM) – Apr 19 2013

I have just done a technical analysis of YUM Stock since the recent pull back and I like what I am seeing for the stock ...
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Trade Alert - Market Direction Portfolio - Apr 19 2013

Trade Alert – Market Direction Portfolio – Apr 19 2013

I had adjusted my stop-loss yesterday after the close to $37.95. This morning the DOW fell on IBM's earnings but most of the other members ...
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Rescue Strategy On Unwanted Assigned Shares - Turn That Frown Upside Down

Rescue Strategy On Unwanted Assigned Shares – Turn That Frown Upside Down

Sometimes when I get assigned shares and I do not want them, I simply revert the entire trade back to the original trade. Let me ...
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Trade Alert - Market Direction Portfolio - Apr 17 2013

Trade Alert – Market Direction Portfolio – Apr 17 2013

I have stayed away from going one way or the other with my market direction portfolio trades as I felt the market was zig-zagging too ...
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Trade Ideas For the Third Week of April 2013

Trade Ideas For the Third Week of April 2013

These are some of the setups I am looking at for the third week of April 2013. These are just ideas and not financial advice ...
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