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.SPX WEEKLYAre we having a correction or a pause for the next leg up?

As noted by Dave Fry on his weekly SPX chart, the data isn't taking us down yet and, if earnings doesn't do the trick for the bears – then maybe GS has a point with their just-released 1,900 prediction for the S&P 500.  Given the fact that the Fed is inflating our money supply by about 10% a year and the BOJ is running their money supply up 20% a year – maybe it's not so outrageous to imagine our stock indexes will adjust accordingly.  

What's really been disturbing us is that our Materials indexes aren't following though.  Not just oil and gold – those are silly things anyway – but copper and iron and corn and wheat and rice and rebar – things that are, traditionally, consumed in a healthy economy.

But this is not an article about whether or not the S&P will be at 1,900 over the next couple of years or whether it SHOULD be at 1,600 now – this is an article about hedging for the upside – especially if you are in danger of being a bit too bearish now.  

Often we find that taking aggressive long-term spreads with offsetting puts can give us very nice returns.  For instance, in Friday's post, I suggested a bullish play on DBA, which has very much been lagging the current rally and my trade idea on that index (tracking corn, wheat, soy beans and sugar) was:

The DBA Jan $23/26 bull call spread is $2 and you can sell the 2015 $25 puts for $1.55 for net .45 on the $3 spread that's $2.78 in the money to start with a potential 566% return on cash if DBA makes $26 into January expirations. 

Although the trade idea can make 566% on cash, it's not a very aggressive play as it's already in the money.  The downside is owning DBA at net $25.45 (now $25.95) if it's put to you in January, 2015 and the 2009 spike low on DBA was $22 but it never stayed much lower than $24 for more than a week or two at any point and hasn't been below $25 since July 2010, when the S&P was at 1,050.  

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Friday Facts Find Futures Falling

XLF WEEKLYWheeeeeeee!

Are we finally getting a little bit of reality this morning or will this dip too (down 0.3% in the Futures) be bought with abandon.  Europe is down about 1% and we just got a revenue miss by JPM but earnings beat by .21 (15%) on the top line yet it's still not enough, so far, to justify that $50 line – as I had warned our Members on Monday.  We're still waiting for WFC to give us more color but we've been playing XLF to top out at $18.50 and we were sweating bulllets yesterday but stuck to our guns into these reports.  

As you can see from Dave Fry's XLF chart, we are in a serious uptrending channel that could go to $19 but I really think we need a little correction first and you can see the volume trailing off at these levels – we're really primed here for a volume sell-off if any of our early reporting banks trip up.  

Actually, forget the banks, the XLF is all about BRK.A now, with Warren Buffett's conglomerate now making up 8.5% of the index at $159,935 a share.  That's right – for most Americans, that is like trading houses but there are 1.65M of those shares outstanding for a $263Bn market cap with an average daily volume of 51,000 shares.  That's 51,000 transactions at $159,000 a piece – now don't you feel silly trying to save an extra nickel when you bid on your little stocks?  

There are people who have money and people who are rich. - Coco Chanel  

The B shares of Berkshire are a more accessible $106.73 per share and we bought in last at $85 so we're thrilled and, in fact, our problem yesterday is we had only targeted $100 so they are well over our goal and we may have to roll our short calls but we're waiting until earnings because, of course, this is getting silly with a p/e of Berkshire of 18, which is 13% higher than the S&Ps p/e of 15 and what is Berkshire really but a proxy for the S&P?

Yes, they should be given a premium because Buffett is a better picker of stocks than Standard and Poors' but, historically, he's not 13% better so either the S&P should be 13% higher (1,800) or Berskhire should be 13%…
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Thursday Thump – Is BitCoin a Preview of the Market’s Next 60 Days?

2013 04 10 14h44 23 730x491 The only two Bitcoin charts that you needI warned you!

We had an extensive discussion about BitCoin as it went over $200 in Monday's Member Chat and I even decided to make a special note on the subject, which I tried to publish on Seeking Alpha but it's still sitting in the "pending publication pile" with no explanation as to why it was rejected there (you can read it from my tweet here).  

Interesting though as I had just warned people in comments on SA, before I left for vacation, that the arbitrary censorship of information on "free" sites like SA can make them very expensive for people who are hoping to trade with unbiased information.

The title of my proposed post was "Bitcoin – The Next Major Currency or Just another Ponzi Scheme" and, as I additionally noted that morning in Member Chat:

Oh yes, I forgot to link to "The Bitcoin Mining Guide" – Imagine if you were investing in a foreign currency and there was a guide for how you can print your own or, even worse, the Government in question was making money selling you "mining equipment" which, in fact, is nothing more than an algorithm you run on your computer!  You would RUN from that currency and never think about it again, right?  Not Bitcoin – it's going up and up and up.  

Seriously, this is no different than when my daughter gets gold in WarCraft for completing quests.  They have tons of "merchants" too who accept her gold and they give he cool potions and magical armor, etc, which in fact, you can get people on Ebay to buy for real US currency.  I should write an article based on pitting Madeline and her friends using WarCraft and Ebay against some Bitcoin miners and see who makes more money over a weekend….

While we were debating the issue in Member Chat, I was looking pretty stupid as BitCoin went to $220, then $240 and, finally $260 – before crashing yesterday all the way to $110 in (as you can see from…
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Which Way Wednesday – Futures Point to New Records – What BS!

SPYThis is getting silly.  

Not just because we shifted bearish – we're not bearish enough to root for a crash but, from our neutral to slightly bearish perch – this is, as Dave Fry said the other day, ridiculous.  

I've been pointing out to Members that we're now in a pattern where we rise on low volume (or no volume in the Futures) and then have volume selling at the opens and closes, followed by nothing but buyers on low volume again.  It kind of makes you wonder if any real people at all are trading the market or if the whole thing is just a bunch of trade-bots doing the Bugs Bunny thing (5:10 in this video)..  

This is a sign to get out folks – cash is king in this situation or, if you are determined to ride out a dip – get yourself some good hedges.  We're ready to slap on some longs if they actually do pop new highs but the RUT failed our 932 line yesterday and that kept us bearish one more day at least.  If we do have to buy, we'll be holding our nose all the way but, as I noted to Members yesterday, there were 11 stocks off the top of my head that were still dirt cheap if we're really in a massive rally and, if you can still buy X for $17.50 or DBA for $25.75 – what kind of half-assed rally is it anyway?

Looking at the Big Chart – we are still PATIENTLY waiting for a proper sign to adjust our levels higher but look at the RUT – FAIL!  Looking at our other indexes – some may see breakout but I see double-top and our DIA June $141 puts are down to $1.45 and we can spend .75 to roll then up to the $144 puts ($2.20) and DD to get a bit more bearish this morning in our $25KPs

Oh, I'm not publishing on Seeking Alpha anymore so you can expect more trade stuff in the morning post until I get another publisher (already in the works) for our morning posts.  In my last post there, on 3/28, in the comments, I pointed out that SA had redacted links in my…
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Toppy Tuesday – Global Depression? What, Us Worry?

sg1Up and up the markets go.

The same cannot be said, however, for CitiGroup's Economic Surprise Index, which shows a sharp weakening in the Euro-zone and an even worse-looking picture for Emerging Markets (until the Euro-zone laps them, maybe in May) with ONLY the US still in positive territory (so far).  

AA gave us an encouraging kick-off to earnings season but the reality is earnings were boosted by an income-tax benefit and positive mark-to-market changes in energy contracts that added .02 to their .11 earnings.  Still, 0.11 is better than 0.08 expected and guidance was decent – which is why they are in our Income Portfolio in the first place.  Even so, the news is not so exciting that we'll regret our hedge (see yesterday's note) either, so we're 1 for 1 on earnings already – perhaps we should quit while we're ahead…

SPY 5 MINUTEThe markets are ahead of reality according to our friend David Fry, who was too disgusted by the artificial, low-volume nonsense yesterday to post more than just this one S&P chart that sums up the action nicely – "Ridiculous."

Now, I'm not "bearish" per se, but I do feel bearish in the face of ridiculous optimism simply because I feel the need to point out a few potential danger signs along the road back to our all-time market highs.  

Being a contrarian can be a profitable occupation as I had noted (also in yesterday's morning post) that, despite the 4-year low on the Yen, we were shorting the /NKD (Nikkei) Futures and we targeted 13,500 as a new line to short into yesterday's close (after taking a failed poke at 13,400) and we were well-rewarded with a 250-point drop overnight, which was good for a lovely $1,250 per contract gain or $1,000 per contract with a trailing stop back at 13,300.  I had set that one up at 1:47, saying to our Members

Nikkei testing 13,400 with Yen at 98.89.  This will be worth watching overnight for possible 13,500 action (short side) but 13,400 is also a good line if you don't mind stopping out a few times before we see which way things break.  

Keep in mind that was just $2,200 of overnight margin per contract to make a quick $1,250 so it's a very margin-efficient way to cover your positions…
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Monday Morning Mark-Up – Japanese Bonds Halted – Again

Is this the sign of a "healthy" market?

For the second day in a row, they've had to halt bond trading in Tokyo as a precipitous drop in the Yen (due to BOJ craziness we discussed last Thursday and Friday) dropped the currency 5.3% since Thursday and shot the Nikkei up (due to happy exporters) 4% to just under 13,400 this morning.

I sent out a Tweet this morning (from our Member Chat) to short the Nikkei at 4:01 as it ran afoul of our 5% Rule and it's a big WHEEEEE! already at 8am as we have a pullback to 13,315 which has paid for our Egg McMuffins – with plenty left over for a sushi lunch as well (at $5 per point, per contract, on the /NKD Futures).  Catching an 80-point drop like this pays $400 (just enough for Masa!) and the margin on the /NKD contracts is $2,200 each – this is a tool traders should WANT to have in their belts, not run away from…

We'll be featuring a seminar on trading the Futures at our PSW Investor Conference in Atlantic City at the end of the month – I look forward to seeing our Members down there! 

We had a big ka-ching on Friday with our oil shorts as we bottomed out at $91.91 and I had already called for us to flip long back over $92.50 on /CL Futures and those were good for $500 per contract into the NYMEX close.  Only a fool plays Futures over the weekend but we got a nice open at $93.50 to re-short as there was nothing bullish about oil on Friday other than screwing consumers over the weekend.  

Aevrage Household income before taxes.Speaking of screwed – it seems that Social Security's Disability Benefits will run out of money in 2016, according to the WSJ – just in time for the elections!  So we're not going to worry about it now as I'm sure we will elect wise men to see us through this crisis – as they have all the others {end sarcasm font}.

Before I went on vacation last week, we were discussing the Income Disparity that is destroying America and Barry Ritholtz has a nice article on it this morning so I'll just sit back and watch him argue with psycho Conservatives this week as they present…
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TGIF – Stop the Markets We Want to Get Off!

Ring! Ring! It's 7:00 A.M.!
Move yourself to go again
Cold water in the face
Brings you back to this awful place
Knuckle merchants and you bankers, too
Must get up an' learn those rules
Weather man and the crazy chief
One says sun and one says sleet – The Clash

It's happening again.

I'm becoming concerned that we've gotten too complacent with the rally and people just aren't worried enough by global macros.  Do you know the Hong Kong market fell 3% yesterday as "Bird Flu" strikes again?  This is how the last crash started – we were thinking a little flu story from Asia wasn't going to be enough to affect Global equities (although there are a good bunch of Biotechs who will benefit – I'm sure Pharmboy will have a list in Member Chat).  

We had a bounce yesterday that reminded me of the trained seal show we saw at Sea World, where they will do anything you want for a fish.  That's how the Banksters have trained the sheeple the past few months – as Cramer (the brain-washer in chief) has been saying – you HAVE to buy these dips.

Or do you?  We went short last week and this week we've been talking about either taking the money and running on our successful bullish positions or, in the very least, making sure they are very well protected for a possible big dip.  Yesterday we added some aggressive TZA longs (ultra-short on the Russell) in Member Chat as the index "recovered".  We're already down again in the Futures, back to yesterday's lows ahead of the NFP report at 8:30.  The Nikkei dropped back below the 13,000 line, where we've been shorting the /NKD futures and the mainland Shanghai Composite is closed but 6 people are dead already from Bird Flu and that means massive poultry destruction, rising food prices, etc. are inevitable in China – even if this outbreak is quickly contained.

We're not all doom and gloom on this one data point, of course but the toppiness and the incidents in North Korea and the falling US jobs numbers and Industrial Production in Europe etc. can only be ignored for so long before it starts to really pile up and sending investors back
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Quadrillion Yen Thursday – BOJ Doubles Down On Stimulus

More free money!

Always a good way to start the day as the BOJ drops another 140 TRILLION Yen of stimulus over the next two years.  Last year I warned you that you will need to get used to saying "Quadrillion" the way International monetary policy is heading and it looks like Japan is likely to be the first nation that goes a full Quadrillion into debt trying to boost their economy.  Not immediately but combine what they've got with what they promise and add a dash of inflation (and that's what the BOJ is TRYING to jump start – on purpose) and there you'll be – QUADRILLION.

The Nikkei has, as it should, gone absolutely nuts on this news and is up a very evil-looking 6.66% in eight hours (from 12,200 to 13,000) and that, of course, is a good line to short (/NKD futures) as we knew when they brought in Kuroda (and we knew last January, when I first started pointing out the Quadrillion Yen agenda) – and it was only 89 Yen to the Buck back then – today's little announcement has driven the Yen all the way over 95 (up is weaker), down 7% in a year.  

XLB WEEKLYChina is FREAKING out about this – because devaluing currency is THEIR job and they have told the BOJ to cut it out or they'll start devaluing their own currency – the BOJ's response to this warning from China was this morning's announcement to double down on stimulus – so it's more than just islands in the Pacific Japan and China are going to be squaring off over in 2013. 

Also helping the Yen fall this week is Fed speak from the bear camp with Williams yesterday and Lockhart this morning both saying QInfinity may, in fact be finite at some point.  Of course this is just the normal noises from the Fed and later today we get doveish statements from Esther George at 12:30 and Janet Yellen at 5pm so all shall be well(ish) in Fed-land and that should weaken the Dollar (now 83.50 on Yen decline) and help the market and commodities.

Speaking of economies that need help – ha ha NYMEX traders and yay us as oil falls to $93.50 this morning.  That's down a nice $3.30 from yesterday and good for $3,500 per contract on…
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Which Way Wednesday – Russell Drops and Dow Pops

This is getting interesting.

The Dow zoomed up to 14,662 yesterday while the Russell failed the 940 line and fell all the way back to 934.  I had told our Members to watch the 1,570 line on the S&P at 11:28 in yesterday's chat and that's EXACLY where we finished for the day – gotta love that 5% Rule

As Dave Fry notes this morning, a lot of our "good" news lately is misinterpreted, like Auto Sales up but mainly due to massive growth in sub-prime auto lending. which in turn drains spending Dollars away from other parts of the economy down the road.   

Student loans are already in their own bubble and, as I mentioned yesterday, Retail Sales were distorted by the Holiday.  Europe is a data disaster but the markets over there (and over here) don't seem to care.  

Eurozone unemployment soared to 12%, and ISM data collectively remains weak (46.8 vs 47.9). Data from France, Spain and Italy were even worse.  But, stocks in the region jumped for no pronounced reason that anyone could tell other than, as Dave points out, QE and ZIRP effects on markets. There will be more about this Wednesday as the ECB meets to discuss conditions and monetary policies.  Below is a chart comparison showing the disconnect between Eurozone macro economic data and stock prices from ZeroHedge:

4-2-2013 5-53-53 PM European stocks

If you follow the link, you'll see how we're getting some massive disconnects now across the globe as data has taken a serious downturn in the past 30 days but the indexes have plowed ever higher – just like they did in 2007 – the last time we made these market highs.  Of course rallies don't usually just vanish in a puff of smoke (or a flash crash) but we're seeing enough signs of weakness to keep us cautious and S&P 1,570 is the straw that breaks our bullish backs at the moment.  We're already too bearish but, as I said to Members yesterday, I'd damned well be doubling down on Dow puts if we weren't and, this morning, we took advantage of the 14,600 line in Dow Futures to get a little more short in the morning and it's already paid for our Egg McMuffins – as well as giving us piece of mind. 

8:30 Update:  Speaking of bad data, the ADP Employment
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Toppy Tuesday – Pricing to Perfection

 

SPY 5 MINUTEHave we gone too far, too fast?

The spread between analyst forecasts and stock prices is less than half what it was when the S&P last peaked in Oct, 2007. Average estimates for individual equities implied gains of 12 % at the time, data compiled by Bloomberg show.  The Dow exceeded its record on March 5th, erasing losses from the financial crisis, and has advanced 2.3% since then on signs the U.S. housing and job markets are recovering. Home prices increased the most since June 2006 in January, a report last month showed. First-time jobless claims unexpectedly fell the week ended March 9.

The move we’ve had so far does not mean it cannot continue,” said Warren Koontz, head of U.S. large-cap value stocks at Loomis Sayles. “When we see this dislocation between a near-term analyst opinion and what we believe is longer-term and better potential that’s already being reflected in the price, we look at that as an opportunity.”

Meanwhile, as Dave Fry notes, the ISM Mfg Index fell sharply (51.3 vs 54 exp. & prior 54.3), signaling slower growth, which may also indicate that there may be disappointing first quarter earnings reports ahead, which begins in earnest next week.  We discussed China's PMI and Japan's Tankan Index in yesterday's post – also items that make us wonder what everyone is so excited about in the markets.

XLI WEEKLYThe Fed dumped $3.1Bn in POMO money on the markets yesterday on top of the $4.7Bn no one used on Thursday so it would be pathetic if we can't get a move up today, even though "only" another $1.5Bn is scheduled for today.  Tomorrow is another $3.5Bn but then Thursday and Monday are weak ($1.5Bn) with no Monday so, if we're going to get a dip, look for it at the end of the week and into the next.  Front-loading the month can be dangerous but next week the Fed gives us $3Bn on Thursday and a whopping $5Bn on tax day (15th) but then earnings come out and they mostly fizzle in the 2nd half. 

According to Bloomberg, Spreads between stocks and price projections have narrowed as analysts cut forecasts for S&P 500 earnings. They predict profits among companies in the benchmark gauge will fall 1.8 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, compared with estimates for a 1.2 percent gain at the start of the year. Five
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OpTrader

Swing trading portfolio - week of March 30th, 2015

Reminder: OpTrader is available to chat with Members, comments are found below each post.

 

This post is for all our live virtual trade ideas and daily comments. Please click on "comments" below to follow our live discussion. All of our current  trades are listed in the spreadsheet below, with entry price (1/2 in and All in), and exit prices (1/3 out, 2/3 out, and All out).

We also indicate our stop, which is most of the time the "5 day moving average". All trades, unless indicated, are front-month ATM options. 

Please feel free to participate in the discussion and ask any questions you might have about this virtual portfolio, by clicking on the "comments" link right below.

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Zero Hedge

The Unintended Consequences Of 'Mandatory Voting'

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.

Submitted by Tyler Durden.

The question is... would it be any worse?

Source: Townhall via Sunday Funnies

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Phil's Favorites

Living in a Free-Lunch World

Living in a Free-Lunch World

Courtesy of John Mauldin, Thoughts from the Frontline

“Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.”

– Edward R. Murrow, US broadcast journalist & newscaster (1908 – 1965), television broadcast, December 31, 1955

“High debt levels, whether in the public or private sector, have historically placed a drag on growth and raised the risk of financial crises that spark deep economic recessions.”

– The McKinsey Institute, “Debt and (not much) Deleveraging

The world has been on a debt binge, increa...



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All About Trends

Mid-Day Update

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Chart School

ECRI Recession Watch: Weekly Update

Courtesy of Doug Short.

Friday's release of the publicly available data from the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI) puts its Weekly Leading Index (WLI) at 131.6, up slightly from 131.2 the previous week. The WLI annualized growth indicator (WLIg) is at -3.2, up from the previous week's -3.6 and off its interim low of -4.9 in mid-January.

"The Song Remains the Same"

As I type this, the featured article on the ECRI website remains the February 23rd piece, "The Song Remains the Same" (full report requires a subscription), which illustrates the shrinking GDP growth during the seven business cycle expansions since 1970:

For a ...



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Promotions

Watch the Phil Davis Special on Money Talk on BNN TV!

Kim Parlee interviews Phil on Money Talk. Be sure to watch the replays if you missed the show live on Wednesday night (it was recorded on Monday). As usual, Phil provides an excellent program packed with macro analysis, important lessons and trading ideas. ~ Ilene

 

The replay is now available on BNN's website. For the three part series, click on the links below. 

Part 1 is here (discussing the macro outlook for the markets) Part 2 is here. (discussing our main trading strategies) Part 3 is here. (reviewing our pick of th...

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Insider Scoop

Raymond James Downgrades Power Integrations To Market Perform

Courtesy of Benzinga.

Related POWI Benzinga's Top Downgrades Benzinga's Volume Movers

Analysts at Raymond James downgraded Power Integrations Inc. (NASDAQ: POWI) from Outperform to Market Perform and removed the price target of $57.00.

Power Integrations shares have dropped 18.42% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has surged 10.69% in the same period.

Power Integrations' shares fell 1.51% to $51.65 in pre-market trading.

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Sabrient

Sector Detector: Bulls retake the wheel, with a little help from their friends at the Fed

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Courtesy of Scott Martindale at Sabrient Systems

Well, it didn’t take long for the bulls to jump on their buying opportunity, with a little help from the bulls’ friend in the Fed. In fact, despite huge daily swings in the market averages driven by daily news regarding timing of interest rate hikes, the strength in the dollar, and oil prices, trading actually has been quite rational, honoring technical formations and support levels and dutifully selling overbought conditions and buying when oversold. Yes, the tried and true investing clichés continue to work -- “Don’t fight the Fed,” and “The trend is your friend.”

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Digital Currencies

Bitcoin vs. Uber: Bitcoin Lovers Respond to Mish

Courtesy of Mish.

I recently commented that it would not surprise me if bitcoin plunged to $1.00. That was not a prediction, it was a comment.

Still, I still feel a collapse in bitcoin is likely.

For discussion, please see Cash Dinosaur: France Limits Cash Transactions to €1,000, Puts Restrictions on Gold; Bitcoin End Coming?

In response, reader Creighton writes ...

Hello Mish

While I'm not going to argue the point about the possibility that Bitcoin drops to $1, or less, (that could happen yet, but not for the reasons you propose) I felt it necessary to point out something you seem to have overlooked.

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Market Shadows

Kimble Charts: South Korea's EWY

Kimble Charts: South Korea's EWY

By Ilene 

Chris Kimble likes the iShares MSCI South Korea Capped (EWY), but only if it breaks out of a pennant pattern. This South Korean equities ETF has underperformed the S&P 500 by 60% since 2011.

You're probably familiar with its largest holding, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, and at least several other represented companies such as Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp.

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Option Review

Cypress Semi Draws Bullish Option Plays

Bullish trades abound in Cypress Semiconductor options today, most notably a massive bull call spread initiated in the July expiry contracts. One strategist appears to have purchased 30,000 of the Jul 16.0 strike calls at a premium of $0.89 each and sold the same number of Jul 19.0 strike calls at a premium of $0.22 apiece. Net premium paid to put on the spread amounts to $0.67 per contract, thus establishing a breakeven share price of $16.67 on the trade. Cypress shares reached a 52-week high of $16.25 back on Friday, March 13th, and would need to rally 4.6% over the current level to exceed the breakeven point of $16.25. The spread generates maximum potential profits of $2.33 per contract in the event that CY shares surge more than 20% in the next four months to reach $19.00 by July expiration. Shar...



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Pharmboy

2015 - Biotech Fever

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PSW Members - well, what a year for biotechs!   The Biotech Index (IBB) is up a whopping 40%, beating the S&P hands down!  The healthcare sector has had a number of high flying IPOs, and beat the Tech Sector in total nubmer of IPOs in the past 12 months.  What could go wrong?

Phil has given his Secret Santa Inflation Hedges for 2015, and since I have been trying to keep my head above water between work, PSW, and baseball with my boys...it is time that something is put together for PSW on biotechs in 2015.

Cancer and fibrosis remain two of the hottest areas for VC backed biotechs to invest their monies.  A number of companies have gone IPO which have drugs/technologies that fight cancer, includin...



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Stock World Weekly

Stock World Weekly

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Help One Of Our Own PSW Members

"Hello PSW Members –

This is a non-trading topic, but I wanted to post it during trading hours so as many eyes can see it as possible.  Feel free to contact me directly at jennifersurovy@yahoo.com with any questions.

Last fall there was some discussion on the PSW board regarding setting up a YouCaring donation page for a PSW member, Shadowfax. Since then, we have been looking into ways to help get him additional medical services and to pay down his medical debts.  After following those leads, we are ready to move ahead with the YouCaring site. (Link is posted below.)  Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated; not only to help aid in his medical bill debt, but to also show what a great community this group is.

http://www.youcaring.com/medical-fundraiser/help-get-shadowfax-out-from-the-darkness-of-medical-bills-/126743

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