An Early Spring Pays

An Early Spring Pays

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Trade Alert: Time to Have FUN

Trade Alert: Time to Have FUN

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Trade Alert: Lock in Profits

Trade Alert: Lock in Profits

We’re locking in some exceedingly quick profits. Last Thursday I sent you a trade alert to double down on our Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB) position by opening a new put option on Cabela’s. That trade has panned out exactly as I expected. After Cabela’s shares spiked on the company’s earnings report, the stock has steadily drifted lower, […]

A Drought That Just Won’t Die

On our Precision Profits editorial call earlier this week, Chris Orr and I chatted about California’s current drought, largely considered the worst one since the state began keeping records in the 1800s. While California’s dry stretch is reaching desperate proportions — leaving crops desiccated and reservoirs drained — it is not exactly a new phenomenon, […]

The 2015 Severe-Storm Report

The 2015 Severe-Storm Report

April showers might bring May flowers, but they also herald a few other, less pleasant things: tornadoes, baseball-sized hail, 80-mph winds — you know, your typical litany of springtime, weather-borne disasters.  April kicks-off severe thunderstorm season … and Chris Orr tells me we should start preparing ourselves, because it’s going to be harsh this year. […]

Buy Puts on Scotts

Buy Puts on Scotts

It’s finally time to get back out in the yard, tend to our gardens and prune those bushes that haven’t been touched all winter. Spring is here, and we can emerge from our winter hibernation at long, long last. And now that much of the country is seeing winter finally fade away, it’s time for […]

Spring Cleaning for Our April Options

Spring Cleaning for Our April Options

Today, a little spring cleaning is in order. We have one trade expiring next month: the Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) $87.50 puts. So today, we’re going to close it, which means we’ll being saying farewell to the last of our winter-related trades. Action to take: Sell to close the MTN April 2015 $87.50 put option […]

Rough Waters for Carnival

Rough Waters for Carnival

Good news! It’s time to stash your winter coats back in your attic. Tomorrow is officially the first day of spring. And if you’ve read Chris’s forecast, you’ll know that it’s going to be an average spring storm-wise because the Gulf of Mexico is getting back to its typical warm temperatures. That presents an opportunity […]