Time to Re-enter Skechers USA?

Time to Re-enter Skechers USA?

On March 10th, I posted a trade entry setup on the Seasonal Forecaster website for Skechers (SKX), the footwear manufacturer and retailer. After a nice run-up in early 2014, SKX consolidated sideways and managed to ignore the October selloff in the major indexes. I saw a nice breakout from the consolidation, and a re-test of → Read More

Google (GOOG) Offering Possible 17.65% Return Over the Next 25 Calendar Days

Google (GOOG) Offering Possible 17.65% Return Over the Next 25 Calendar Days

Google’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Google is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $620.00 short put and a strike $610.00 long put offers a potential 17.65% return on risk over the next 25 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to → Read More

Sellers Are Still In Control in This Stock

Sellers Are Still In Control in This Stock

We’re past the Fed meeting, and the news wasn’t bad. We can cruise now, right? No. It’s only starting. First, today is a ‘quadruple witching day’, the expiration of September stock index futures, index options, stock options, and single stock futures. Expect just a wee bit of volatility today. And in less than three weeks, → Read More

Trading the Fed Announcement

Trading the Fed Announcement

It has been quite a while since a Fed announcement has been talked about as much as this one due on Thursday (2pm Eastern).  And there is wide debate on what the announcement may cover, and should cover (see For the first time in years, Fed decision is truly a toss up). The main point → Read More

Dollar Tree (DLTR) Offering Possible 11.11% Return Over the Next 4 Calendar Days

Dollar Tree (DLTR) Offering Possible 11.11% Return Over the Next 4 Calendar Days

Dollar Tree’s most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Dollar Tree is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $67.50 short call and a strike $72.50 long call offers a potential 11.11% return on risk over the next 4 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread → Read More

Were You The Last Buyer in AAPL?

Were You The Last Buyer in AAPL?

In my July 6th posting, Will You Be The Last Buyer?, I cautioned that Apple Inc (AAPL) stock, while pushing to new highs this year, had done so on steadily decreasing volume. The weekly volume on AAPL stock had been declining for two and a half years. Someday there would be just one last buyer. → Read More

Could Goethe And Schiller Have Imagined Black Monday? (Part II)

Could Goethe And Schiller Have Imagined Black Monday? (Part II)

In our previous article [“COULD GOETHE AND SCHILLER HAVE IMAGINED BLACK MONDAY?”] we characterized the August financial markets as having been dominated by “Sturm und Drang” – a German expression that comes from a literary movement that included two giant historical figures from that nation — Johann Wolfgang (von) Goethe and Johann Christoph Friedrich von → Read More

Autodesk (ADSK) Offering Possible 10.13% Return Over the Next 8 Calendar Days

Autodesk (ADSK) Offering Possible 10.13% Return Over the Next 8 Calendar Days

Autodesk’s most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on Autodesk is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $47.50 short call and a strike $52.50 long call offers a potential 10.13% return on risk over the next 8 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to → Read More

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