Trade Alert: Grab Calls on AKAM

Trade Alert: Grab Calls on AKAM

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Trade Alert: Buy Calls on ENDP

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on ENDP

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Trade Alert: Grab Calls on Tesla

Trade Alert: Grab Calls on Tesla

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Trade Alert: Grab Calls on Nike

Trade Alert: Grab Calls on Nike

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Trade Alert: Exit Nvidia and HP

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Trade Alert:  Buy Puts on CarMax

Trade Alert: Buy Puts on CarMax

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Trade Update: Facebook

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Trade Alert:  Buy Calls on Nvidia

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on Nvidia

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Trade Alert:  4 New Trades Today!

Trade Alert: 4 New Trades Today!

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Portfolio Update

Portfolio Update

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Our 6 Open Positions

Our 6 Open Positions

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Trade Alert: 4 Actions to Take

Trade Alert: 4 Actions to Take

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I’m Giving Thanks Today

I’m Giving Thanks Today

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Trade Update: Our Mattel Puts

Trade Update: Our Mattel Puts

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12 Companies Are on My Radar

12 Companies Are on My Radar

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Trade Alert: Grab a 215% Gain!

Trade Alert: Grab a 215% Gain!

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Trade Alert: 3 Actions to Take

Trade Alert: 3 Actions to Take

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Trade Alert: Our 6th 50% Gain!

Trade Alert: Our 6th 50% Gain!

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Sticking to Our Strategy

Sticking to Our Strategy

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Trade Alert: Adjust Open Order on Caterpillar

Trade Alert: Adjust Open Order on Caterpillar

Today, I have one action for you to take on an existing position: Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT). I also want to answer a few questions that you’ve sent in recently. The last possible trade for this earnings season reported on Wednesday, and it fell short of triggering a new trade for us. So we’ll have a […]

Trade Update: Stopped Out of Best Buy

Trade Update: Stopped Out of Best Buy

On Friday, I sent you an alert to preserve our gain on Best Buy, which was retreating from our 50% gain on the same day we entered the trade. This stock was more volatile around earnings than most, whipsawing over two days from a double-digit surge to a sharp decline. We put a stop in […]

Trade Alert: 3 Actions to Take

Trade Alert: 3 Actions to Take

I have a new trade for you today. In addition, I have an update on our latest recommendation, Autodesk (Nasdaq: ADSK), and we’re increasing our stops on two positions to preserve capital. A few companies on our watch list reported earnings over the last 24 hours, and one of those triggered a new trade for […]

Trade Alert: New Buy in Autodesk

Trade Alert: New Buy in Autodesk

After yesterday’s closing bell, one company on our watch list reported earnings that triggered a new trade for us today. The company, Autodesk Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK), reported earnings that topped analysts’ expectations by more than 30%. Autodesk is best known for its computer software programs, which are used in several major industries: architecture, engineering, construction, […]

Trade Alert: Lock in a 21% Gain and Preserve Capital

Trade Alert: Lock in a 21% Gain and Preserve Capital

This morning, our protective stops in Edwards Lifesciences were triggered — ensuring we’re getting out of this position with a profit. So great job on sticking to our strategy of locking in gains. The call option opened at $7, below our official $7.51 stop. That means we received a 21% gain on the second half […]

Trade Alert: A 147% Gain in Nvidia

Trade Alert: A 147% Gain in Nvidia

This morning, our call options on Nvidia hit our stop to preserve a 150% gain. The calls first traded at $10.45, below our official $19.63 stop price. So we’re pocketing a 147% gain on the second half of Nvidia. Remember, we closed the first half last Thursday for a 52% gain in just one day. […]

Trade Alert: Lock in a 125% Gain in Nvidia

Trade Alert: Lock in a 125% Gain in Nvidia

Today, we’re going to increase our stop-loss orders to preserve a 125% gain in Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA), and I have an update on our Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) stop-loss orders. Let’s start with protecting our profits… On Thursday, I sent you an alert to place a stop to protect a 50% gain on the second half […]

Trade Alert: Take Gains on Endo and Place Stop on Mattel

Trade Alert: Take Gains on Endo and Place Stop on Mattel

This morning, shares of Endo International whipsawed, triggering our protective stops on the second half of our calls — which is perfectly fine. In total, we locked in a 41.5% gain in just four trading days! That’s an incredible gain in a short time, and one I’d be happy to walk away with in every […]

I Need Some Quick Help

I Need Some Quick Help

Today was a great example of the Earnings Drift Alert system at work. We locked in two 50% gains and a triple-digit profit, all in less than a month since each trade’s entry date. So first, I want to congratulate you on those returns and give a big thank-you for participating in this beta test […]

Trade Alert: Time to Profit From Nvidia

Trade Alert: Time to Profit From Nvidia

I have a new trade alert for you today, so let’s get right to it. After the closing bell yesterday, Nvidia Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), which designs graphics-processing units, reported first-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ expectations. With an improved outlook as well, investors poured into the stock. Shares surged over 10% before the stock opened this […]

Trade Alert: Buy Calls in Endo International

Trade Alert: Buy Calls in Endo International

I have a new trade for you today. I also have an update on our Monster Beverage stop-loss order, which has been filled. But first, let’s start with our new profit opportunity. This morning, Endo International (Nasdaq: ENDP), a global pharmaceutical company, reported earnings for the first quarter of 2017. It reported a higher-than-expected profit […]

Trade Alert: Protect Capital in Monster

Trade Alert: Protect Capital in Monster

After the closing bell yesterday, Monster Beverage (Nasdaq: MNST) reported earnings that topped analysts’ expectations. In return, investors pushed the shares up more than 3% today. While this wasn’t enough to trigger a new trade on the stock, it did help our existing position, which is now at about a 10% loss. Remember, we were […]

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Garmin

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Garmin

This morning, Garmin (Nasdaq: GRMN) reported earnings that failed to impress investors. As a result, the stock dropped this morning, triggering our stop-loss. If your close orders have not been filled for any reason, go ahead and exit Garmin at the market since I’m no longer following this position. The option opened this morning at […]

Trade Alert: Lam Research Is Up 190%

Trade Alert: Lam Research Is Up 190%

Yesterday, we bumped up our protective stop on Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX) to secure a 115% gain on the second half of our position. Well, our June 16, 2017 $135 call option has continued to soar — and we are now up more than 190% in less than two weeks! It’s always exciting when these […]

Trade Alert: Lock in 115% on Lam Research

Trade Alert: Lock in 115% on Lam Research

Today, we’re locking in greater profits in our Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX) calls. We own the June 16, 2017 $135 call options, and we already sold half for 50% after just three business days. Now our position is up more than 150%, so it’s time to increase our stop-loss order again. It is currently placed […]

Trade Alert: Buy Calls in Western Digital

Trade Alert: Buy Calls in Western Digital

Today, we have our third profit opportunity this week. After yesterday’s closing bell, Western Digital (Nasdaq: WDC) posted its results for the second quarter — and investors loved it. The company, a hard-disk and memory-chip maker, handily beat expectations, and the stock popped 7% before the market even opened this morning. Based on the research […]

Trade Alert: A New Buy and a Triple-Digit Gain

Trade Alert: A New Buy and a Triple-Digit Gain

We have a few trades to make today, so let’s jump right in. To start, I have another brand-new buy for you. Then we’re going to manage two existing positions: In Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX), we’ll adjust our stop to lock in a triple-digit gain, and in Garmin (Nasdaq: GRMN), we’ll be preserving capital. But […]

Trade Alert: Time to Buy Caterpillar

Trade Alert: Time to Buy Caterpillar

This morning, Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), a global machinery maker, crushed earnings and sent the stock soaring. The company reported earnings that were more than double what Wall Street expected, coming in at $1.28 per share, excluding certain items, compared to estimates of $0.62. The stock popped over 5% this morning on the beat. Based on […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in 3 Days

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in 3 Days

In just three trading days, we grabbed another 50% gain! Our call options on Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX) hit our 50% mark on Friday, and they have continued to rally today. If you placed a limit order to sell half the position for a 50% gain when we entered this trade, well done for locking […]

Trade Alert: Your New Trade, a 30% Gain and an Update

Trade Alert: Your New Trade, a 30% Gain and an Update

This earnings season has kicked off, and I have a new trade for you today. I’ll also update you on Akamai Technologies and our portfolio, but first, I want to give you the details for our new profit opportunity. This morning, Mattel Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) posted earnings that were well below expectations, causing its stock […]

Trade Alert: A New Buy to Kick Off Earnings Season

Trade Alert: A New Buy to Kick Off Earnings Season

Our system triggered a new trade for us today. As many of you are likely aware, we are at the beginning of a slew of earnings reports — with more than 20 possible trades coming up for us in just the next seven days. So please keep paying attention to your inbox during these busy […]

A Look at Our Portfolio

A Look at Our Portfolio

This week was rather quiet for us — no new trades, and we didn’t close anything. But make sure you are still paying attention because next week there’s a slew of possible trades, and things will really start to pick up over the next month or so. Don’t worry — I’ll update you on everything […]

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Lowe’s

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Lowe’s

Yesterday, when we captured a 50% gain on our put options in Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), we also placed a stop-loss to preserve capital on our Lowe’s call options. This morning, those stop-loss orders were triggered. The option opened at $0.63, below our $0.80 stop-loss, handing us a 65% loss in our official portfolio. However, […]

Trade Alert: Stop Hit on IPG … and Your Portfolio Update

Trade Alert: Stop Hit on IPG … and Your Portfolio Update

Yesterday, shortly after we placed a 75% stop-loss to preserve capital on our Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG) calls, the option traded below our official $0.14 stop-loss order. As you know, we instituted this 75% stop-loss rule to protect us from larger losses. Most of the time, if an option breaches this level, there’s […]

Trade Alert: Place a Stop-Loss on IPG

Trade Alert: Place a Stop-Loss on IPG

This was a quiet week for us, but it was a wild one for the market. The S&P 500 experienced its largest decline in five months on Tuesday, sparking fears that a more sizable correction may be in the cards.

Inside Our Portfolio and the Mailbag

Inside Our Portfolio and the Mailbag

This was a quiet week for us, but it was a wild one for the market. The S&P 500 experienced its largest decline in five months on Tuesday, sparking fears that a more sizable correction may be in the cards.

Trade Alert: A New Monster Buy

Trade Alert: A New Monster Buy

Today’s trade is on Monster Beverage (Nasdaq: MNST). Two weeks ago, the company reported earnings that topped analyst estimates by more than 20%. The stock soared over 10% on the news — meeting our parameters for trading. Based on our data, we know that if we buy call options two weeks after the earnings report […]

Trade Alert: Collecting a 175% Gain

Trade Alert: Collecting a 175% Gain

On Friday, I sent you an alert to increase your stop on Activision Blizzard to protect a 175% gain. The position was up more than 200%, and I wanted to safeguard your returns. Well, later that day, the option’s price drifted low enough to trigger your orders, allowing you to exit with a robust 175% […]

Trade Alert: Capture a 175% Gain in Blizzard

Trade Alert: Capture a 175% Gain in Blizzard

Our call options on Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) continue to climb, and they’re now up more than 200%, so it’s time to increase our stop-loss order. But before I get into those details, I wanted to take a moment to officially introduce myself. I’m Chad Shoop, a Chartered Market Technician who has been working behind […]

Important New Development for Earnings Drift Alert

Important New Development for Earnings Drift Alert

From the Desk of Jocelynn Smith Senior Managing Editor Life is nothing if not a journey that’s constantly changing. Often, change simply drives us on the path to new possibilities — opening one door while another one closes. In that respect, I have one such exciting change to announce today. Jeff Opdyke has informed us […]

Trade Alert: Lock in 130% and a New Trade

Trade Alert: Lock in 130% and a New Trade

We’re securing a triple-digit gain today! We also have the new trade I told you about on Monday, but first, let’s lock in our profits… To do that, we’re going to increase our stop on Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) to secure a 130% gain on the second half of this trade. As you might recall, […]

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of United Rentals

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of United Rentals

This morning, shares in United Rentals dipped lower, triggering our stop to secure a 10% gain on the second half of this trade. As you might recall, we closed out the first half on Wednesday for a 51.72% gain. Now, following our strategy to place a stop at a gain of 10%, we’re out of […]

Trade Alert — Two 50% Gains and Two New Buys

Trade Alert — Two 50% Gains and Two New Buys

As Jeff mentioned last week, we’re gathering for our annual editorial retreat to mine our big ideas for the coming year. We planned to send a short note this week since everyone is traveling, but we’ve been watching the calendar, and now is the best time to make some trades. For one, two new buys […]

Trade Alert: Preserve Capital in United Rentals

Trade Alert: Preserve Capital in United Rentals

Yesterday, United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) announced that its subsidiary, United Rentals (North America), priced an offering of $250 million for its senior notes that are due in 2026 and $250 million for notes due in 2027. Essentially, the company is issuing bonds. This news didn’t cause an immediate hit to the stock, but as […]

Trade Alert: A 70% Gain and a New Buy

Trade Alert: A 70% Gain and a New Buy

We’re entering a new trade today — but first, we’re collecting profits. On Tuesday, we placed a 75% protective stop on the last half of our Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) call options. We’d already collected a 56% gain on the first half, and as the rest of the calls climbed, I wanted us to ensure […]

Trade Alert: Lock in a 75% Gain in Juniper

Trade Alert: Lock in a 75% Gain in Juniper

Today, we are going to increase our protective stop on Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR). Last Monday, we exited the first half of our Juniper April 2017 $27 call options for a 59% gain. We followed that up by placing a stop to protect a 10% gain on our remaining position. Well, that option has continued […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in Juniper

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in Juniper

Today, we’re grabbing a 50% profit in less than two weeks and changing our stop in another trade. So let’s get right to it. First, the gains … This morning, our Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) call options topped 50%, triggering our orders to sell half of our position for a 50% gain. If your orders […]

Trade Alert: Set Stop on Western Digital

Trade Alert: Set Stop on Western Digital

Today, we’re going to protect one of our positions. Our March 3 $79 call options on Western Digital Corporation (Nasdaq: WDC) are down about 74% right now — nearing our 75% loss threshold. At $76.35, Western Digital’s shares are relatively close to our $79 strike price, but they have weakened. We got in this position […]

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Netflix

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Netflix

Yesterday, we placed a stop-loss on Netflix, and those orders were triggered before the closing bell. This handed us our first loss of the year, which was inevitable. While we have a nice string of winners, there’s always the occasional loss when trading. And since we were prudent enough to place the stop, we’re taking […]

Trade Alert: Two New Buys

Trade Alert: Two New Buys

As I mentioned last week, earnings season is heating up for us, giving us plenty of profit opportunities. In fact, today I have two new trades for you. Our first trade is in United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) — which was triggered for us a couple of weeks ago. See, two weeks ago, United Rentals […]

Trade Alert: A 21.5% Gain in Mattel

Trade Alert: A 21.5% Gain in Mattel

This morning, the second half of our February Mattel put option was stopped out for a 10% loss. That means we’re officially out of this position. As you might remember, last week we closed the first half of the trade for a 53% gain in just one week. After that, we placed a stop-loss order […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in a Week!

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in a Week!

We’re kicking off our new earnings season with another 50% gain. Yesterday, our put options on Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT) climbed past 50%, which means our limit order to sell half our position at a 50% gain was triggered. We grabbed this option to benefit from the downdraft that shares typically experience after Mattel posts poor […]

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on Juniper

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on Juniper

Two more trades were triggered recently — one of which we trade today, the other we trade in two weeks. Today’s trade is in Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR). The communications equipment provider posted fourth-quarter earnings that topped analyst estimates by nearly 5% — yet the stock gapped lower this morning, opening down more than 8%. […]

Trade Alert: Two New Buys

Trade Alert: Two New Buys

I have two new trades for you today, so let’s jump right in. Yesterday after the closing bell, Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT), the largest U.S. toy maker, posted earnings that fell well short of analyst estimates. The company noted it was hurt by increased competition along with weak demand in North America during its holiday sales. […]

Trade Alert: Kick Off Earnings Season With Netflix

Trade Alert: Kick Off Earnings Season With Netflix

Finally — we’re back in business! After yesterday’s closing bell, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) reported earnings for its fourth quarter — and the results impressed Wall Street. The company topped analysts’ expectations by 15%, citing an additional 7 million new subscribers who had joined during the quarter. As a result, the stock opened up by about […]

Your Question About Allocation

Your Question About Allocation

As I mentioned last week, we’re in the midst of a trading lull, so there aren’t any new trades on the docket. However, we’ll be out of the quiet period soon! On January 19, 20 and 21, there are a few companies on our list that are scheduled to report earnings. If they meet our […]

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Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Monster

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Monster

On Friday, our Monster Beverage calls hit our stop-loss order. That leaves us with a loss of 79%. If your orders were not triggered, go ahead and close the position at the market since we’re no longer following this trade. While I never like taking losses, I know they are inevitable in any trading system […]

Have a Wonderful New Year!

Have a Wonderful New Year!

As 2017 edges closer, I’d like to wish you and your loved ones a wonderful new year. I hope you’re able to take this time to rest and reflect on all of the things you cherish. We’re at a point in the year where markets go quiet for a couple weeks as everyone stops to […]

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of NetApp

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of NetApp

Last Wednesday, we managed our two open positions by placing a 75% stop-loss on them. This morning, one of those orders was hit, and we were stopped out of our calls in NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP). If your stop-loss order hasn’t been executed yet, go ahead and sell your position at the market since we’ll no […]

Trade Alert: Managing Our Positions

Trade Alert: Managing Our Positions

We’re entering a quiet cycle in between earnings seasons. We were pretty busy there for a while, with 14 full new trades executed since we launched the service in late September. But now we’re going to take a breather with new trades. We did have some possible new recommendations on the docket for this week, […]

Trade Alert: Exit Tyson With a 75% Gain

Trade Alert: Exit Tyson With a 75% Gain

Yesterday, we increased the protective stop-loss order on our Tyson Foods January $55 call options to secure a 75% gain on the second half of that trade. Those orders were triggered later that day. That means we walked away with a 73% gain on the first half of the trade and a 75% gain on […]

Trade Alert: A 73% Gain in Tyson

Trade Alert: A 73% Gain in Tyson

Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) continues to rally — great news for the second half of our call option, which is up more than 100%. The first half of our position already closed for a nice profit: Last Friday afternoon, I sent you an alert to lock in a 50% gain on our January $55 Tyson […]

Trade Alert: Lock in 50% on Tyson

Trade Alert: Lock in 50% on Tyson

We’re locking in another double-digit gain today… On Tuesday, our January $55 Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) calls were down 8%, so we placed a stop-loss order that would execute at a 40% loss. I wanted to protect us on the downside, while at the same time giving us room to profit since the uptrend still […]

Trade Alert: Set Stop on Tyson

Trade Alert: Set Stop on Tyson

Our January $55 call options on Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) are down a slight 8% at the moment. However, since our research shows this earnings-based uptrend peters out toward the end of the month, I want us to take some precautions. So today, let’s place a stop-loss order that will execute at a 40% loss. […]

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Juniper

Trade Alert: Stopped Out of Juniper

Yesterday afternoon, our limit orders to preserve capital in Juniper Networks were triggered, handing us a loss of 36%. That means we’re officially out of this position. So if your orders weren’t hit for any reason, go ahead and sell your Juniper calls since we’ll no longer be following the trade. While any loss is […]

Two Stops Were Hit

Two Stops Were Hit

Our portfolio is on the move again. We had two positions closed out yesterday due to our standing stop orders: NVIDIA hit our protective stop to close the second half for a 50% gain, and Activision Blizzard hit our stop-loss to preserve capital. With NVIDIA, we closed out the first half two weeks ago, locking […]

Trade Alert: 10% Gain in Best Buy

Trade Alert: 10% Gain in Best Buy

We’re kicking off the week with another quick gain. Earlier today, our stop-loss orders to protect a 10% gain in the second half of our Best Buy calls were triggered. So we’re officially out of this position. Remember, last Tuesday we sold the first half of our Best Buy calls for a 50% gain in […]

Trade Alert: Locking in a 50% and 100% Gain

Trade Alert: Locking in a 50% and 100% Gain

Our portfolio continues to move today. I try not to send two dispatches a day, but sometimes this happens when things are moving. And in this case, it means good things for us. While I sent you an email earlier to limit our losses on Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), we’re now locking in two nice […]

Trade Alert: Place a Stop-Loss on Activision

Trade Alert: Place a Stop-Loss on Activision

Today, we’re going to protect one of our positions. Our January $40 call options on Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) are down about 63% right now — nearing our 75% loss threshold. Sticking to my stop-loss strategy, we’re going to place a stop that will limit our loss to 75%. We’ve had a great string of […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain … and Inside the Mailbag

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain … and Inside the Mailbag

Today, I’m digging into the mailbag to answer some of your questions, but first, let’s start with a couple of updates… First off, this morning, our position in Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) surged, triggering our orders to sell half the calls for a 50% gain in just three days. As part of our profit-managing strategy, […]

Trade Alert: New Buy in Tyson

Trade Alert: New Buy in Tyson

This morning, Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) announced earnings that missed by nearly 20% of analysts’ estimates, causing the stock to plunge 10% at today’s opening bell. That was enough to surpass our parameters for making a trade. But it’s not the kind of trade you might expect. As with some other earnings drifts we’ve discussed […]

Trade Alert: We Grabbed a 70% Gain!

Trade Alert: We Grabbed a 70% Gain!

This morning, our January 2017 $47.50 call options on Garmin (Nasdaq: GRMN) gapped lower at the open, triggering our stop-loss order to protect a 75% gain. Since the option opened below our stop price of $4.75, our official exit is $4.60 — which secures us a 70% gain in less than 10 days on the […]

Trade Alert: Three New Buys and a 50% Gain

Trade Alert: Three New Buys and a 50% Gain

Two weeks ago, my system triggered a new trade in Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI). And today is the ideal time to jump on this earnings drift. To top it off, between yesterday’s close and today’s open, two more trades were triggered — NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP) and Best Buy (NYSE: BBY). And our backtests tell us […]

Trade Alert: Lock in a 50% and 75% Gain

Trade Alert: Lock in a 50% and 75% Gain

Our trades continue to drift in our direction: We’re now up 115% in F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) and 96% in Garmin (Nasdaq: GRMN). I like to manage our positions closely to ensure our gains, so today we’re going to move our protective stop-loss orders higher in these positions. Since our F5 Networks January $130 call […]

Trade Alert: A 50% and 300% Gain!

Trade Alert: A 50% and 300% Gain!

Last week was a busy one for us, and this week is starting off with a bang as well. Since last Friday, we’ve made two nice gains — of 50% and 300%. Today I’ll quickly recap those, then recommend two trades, so let’s get started… First, let’s cover the big gain we made. Last Friday, […]

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on NVIDIA

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on NVIDIA

A new trade was just triggered for us! After yesterday’s closing bell, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), which designs graphics-processing units, reported blowout third-quarter earnings. In fact, its earnings per share (EPS) topped Wall Street’s estimate by a full 38%. That news caused the stock to jump by more than 22% on today’s open — which […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Profit in Three Days!

Trade Alert: A 50% Profit in Three Days!

Getting Started Calendars Special Reports FAQs Over the weekend, the FBI cleared presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for the second time over her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state — and the market looks set to easily snap an eight-day losing streak on the news. This shows two things: The […]

Trade Alert: Buy This Monster

Trade Alert: Buy This Monster

I have another new profit opportunity for you today! But before I give you those details, I want to briefly update you on yesterday’s recommendation and get your feedback on how the trading process has been going. Yesterday, we bought January $72.50 call options on United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI). Since they traded below my […]

Trade Alert: Time to Buy Calls on United Rentals

Trade Alert: Time to Buy Calls on United Rentals

We’re in the middle of earnings season, so the new trades keep rolling in. Already, I have another buy recommendation for you today. But before we get to that, a quick update on yesterday’s trade: We bought January $47 calls on Archer-Daniels Midland (NYSE: ADM)— and we’re officially tracking the position in the portfolio. For […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in a Day!

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in a Day!

Earlier today, our Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM)November $67.50 call options climbed above our price to secure a 50% gain after just one day! That is a remarkable gain in such quick fashion. Sticking with our strategy to manage our positions, we’re going to place a stop to secure at least 10% on the second half […]

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on Tech

Trade Alert: Buy Calls on Tech

We had another 10 companies on our list report earnings between the close yesterday and the open today, and one of those has met our parameters. F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), a Seattle-based technology company, reported its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings. It topped estimates by more than 8%, sending shares higher today by more than 10%. Based […]

Trade Alert: Lock In a 100% Gain in Three Days!

Trade Alert: Lock In a 100% Gain in Three Days!

Since yesterday’s close, we’ve had multiple companies on our watch list report earnings. Of those, three hit our parameters — one of which we won’t be trading until three weeks later. That means we’re going to jump into two trades today, so let’s get right to it. (We also made a nice 100% gain in […]

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in Netflix

Trade Alert: A 50% Gain in Netflix

This Tuesday, we made our first Earnings Drift Alert trade, and now, two days later, we’re grabbing a nice 50% gain. As you might remember from yesterday’s note, we adjusted our limit orders to sell half the Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) calls at whatever price nets us a 50% gain. While I asked you to choose […]

Trade Alert: Netflix Follow-Up

Trade Alert: Netflix Follow-Up

Yesterday, we bought calls on Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), so today I’d like to ask you how it went. Before I get to that though, a quick update on our trade: For our entry prices, we’ve decided to pick the average between the option price right after the alert went out and the price one hour […]

Trade Alert: Your First Recommendation

Trade Alert: Your First Recommendation

To kick off our busy earnings week, I have your first Earnings Drift Alert trade for you today. After yesterday’s closing bell, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) — an online company that allows you to stream some of your favorite shows — topped earnings estimates and opened nearly 20% higher today. This triggered our first trade as […]

Get Ready for a Busy Earnings Week

Get Ready for a Busy Earnings Week

As you know, we were watching out for Delta Air Lines’ earnings report this week to see if it met our trading parameters. But based on what it reported and Wall Street’s reaction, our guidelines for triggering a trade weren’t met. I do have some news for you though… We have a rash of earnings […]

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Our two potential trades failed to materialize this week because the two companies in our database that reported earnings — Nike and Accenture — failed to meet our parameters. As I said last week, I will never stretch to make a trade. Parameters must be met in this trading service before we pull the trigger. […]

Trades on Our Radar

Trades on Our Radar

Welcome to the first weekly update for the Earnings Drift Alert beta test! I’m excited that you took the step to join us in beta testing this new service and making it great. Our historical analysis shows the quarterly ritual of earnings season is a gold mine of stock trends — if you know what […]