Tuesday, February 18, 2014

PICKING BOTTOMS, IGNORING TOPS! ~ $HK $EBAY

the bottom is in! 

... as promised.
... time to change the channel!

SHORT:  via $QQQ puts (hedge)   


Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Avoid Bear Markets with ... EarningsRoulette.com!

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the morning twit ...

revenue increase of 63% to $2.59 billion

After Hours: 60.00 +6.47 (12.09%)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Earnings Roulette ~ $FFiV ~ F5 Networks, Inc.





After Hours: 108.70 +11.22 (11.51%)

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The Profit Hunter.
  

Sunday, October 6, 2013

BOTD's Top 5 Stocks


the TWIT of CHI-NER!
... with the $TWTR (twitter) IPO on the horizon and talks of a 20 billion valuation, the twitter of CHINA should go higher in anticipation, ... long the NOV 95 calls. 

HUNGRY HIPPOS!?
... Yelp is in the sweet spot of MOBILE and LOCAL with a "what's for lunch?" play on food.  ... long the NOV 80 calls. 

PRINTING PROPHETS!
... i'm not sold on the whole 3D personal home printer idea, but i think the business use opportunities are HUGE. ... long NOV 60s.

CASH MACHINE.
... the BOTD retail play of choice with a loyal (mobile) customer base that grows stronger by the day, Starbucks is unstoppable.  ... long NOV 80s. 

SULTAN of SOFTWARE.
(king of cloud)
... it's appropriate that Salesforce.com would have the best "salesman" as CEO ... long NOV 55 calls. 

No hardware. No software. No boundaries.


full disc:  Long ALL FIVE (via calls) 

Friday, September 13, 2013

100% on the $100 roll! ~ $Z & $HUM

... $Z third time's a charm!
TRADE:  Long $Z October $100 calls 
 ... current price: $4.50-1.05 (-18.92%)
          TARGET = $9.00 (+100%)

The 3 Zillow Themes:  Local, Mobile, & Real Estate

     The phrase "Third time's the charm" refers to the superstition that after two failures in any endeavor, a third attempt is more likely to succeed. This is also sometimes seen in reverse, as in "third man [to do something, presumably forbidden] gets caught" ... and don't forget the classic, "there is NO such thing as a triple top!!!" 

$HUM ... affordable HEALTH CARE!

TRADE:  Long $HUM October $100 calls 
... current price: $1.85+ 0.15 (+8.82%)
TARGET = $3.70 (+100%)

The Obama Care play of choice ... HUMANA! ... all-time high, weekly breakout, and headed toward that magnet at one hundred.   The sector is STRONG!  Health Care stocks: CHARTS (click here)

full dipclosure: long both, looking for 100% on the $100 roll.


Thursday, September 12, 2013

WHO WANTS THE GOLD? ~ $GDX

Long the MAJOR MINERS!
$GDX
25.87
-0.94 (-3.51%)

p.s.  .... $P 24.05+2.67 (12.49%)