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  • Guess (GES): Q2 EPS of $0.49 misses by $0.01. Revenue of $635M (-6% Y/Y) beats by $5M. Shares -12.7% AH. (PR[View news story]
    Probably overdone. Will put on watch list for a possible bounce on Thursday's open.
    Aug 22 10:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Premarket gainers: BTH +23%. VQ +17%. EA +10%. SINA +8%. CSTR +8%. OCZ +8%. CSCO +7%. SQNM +6%. PETM +6%.
    Losers: IDIX -39%. MCP -8%. NTES -8%. A -7%. DLTR -6%[View news story]
    Did a Sept 55/60 Bull call vertical spread this morning.
    Aug 16 11:19 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Time For Investors To Take Back Our Streets. Here's How [View article]
    You state or seem to imply that volatility is high, but the VIX went from over 40 last year to below 15 this summer. It is interesting that we seem to be climbing a mostly Eurozone-induced wall-of-worry, and yet the fear index is so low. Any feedback?

    I have been doing vertical spreads mostly on $100+ stocks like CRM and CF and GOOG, with nice gains the last couple of weeks despite the low VIX. It's tough trying to "beat the system" these days.

    (I would highly recommend http://bit.ly/sxQYag to learn about and practice vertical spreads, etc.)
    Aug 16 09:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Time For Investors To Take Back Our Streets. Here's How [View article]
    Did your company allow indexing? I take it you're not a "Bogle-head".
    Aug 16 09:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Deere (DE): FQ3 EPS of $1.98 misses by $0.33. Revenue of $9.59B (+15% Y/Y) in-line. (PR[View news story]
    Selling overdone, might be good for a bounce intraday
    Aug 15 11:21 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shares of Dun & Bradstreet (DNB +15.7%) soar after reports filter in tipping off that the company approached a group of banks to explore selling itself.  [View news story]
    Nice 10 point pop. Halted also in the middle of the rumor pop.
    Jul 31 03:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG): Q2 EPS of $3.75 beats by $0.19. Revenue of $537M (+26% Y/Y) beats by $14M. (PR)  [View news story]
    Nice numbers, but they spike it up, then dump it ahead of the conf. call at 4:30 ET
    Jul 19 04:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Netflix's New Cloud System Will Catapult Stock Higher [View article]
    It would have been helpful to spell out the actual price ranges (gyrations) the stock went thru last year: over 300 down to almost 60.
    Apr 20 01:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Sell At The Top (And Buy At The Bottom)  [View instapost]
    Interestingly, I have the value on $URBN & $DNKN pegged at around $15 which is at a 50% discount to the current market price on both those names. Your shorts may work out quite nicely!

    I like your dollar cost averaging approach. Good article.
    Mar 28 11:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Thursday Options Brief: CAT, KKD & JBLU [View article]
    Nice intraday reversal in $CAT today good for 2 points already; in bull market use bad news bears to buy.
    Mar 23 01:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Fumbles You May Want To Pick Up [View article]
    Correction to above comment: [LULU] then appreciated almost 40% (not 50%) in about 3 weeks!
    Jan 16 10:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 6 Fumbles You May Want To Pick Up [View article]
    Perhaps you put out an article on this previously, but LULU gave investors three (3) chances to enter in the low 40's during the last quarter (drastically underperforming the broader indexes, but way outperforming in previous quarters - similar to your thesis above). It then appreciated 50% in about 3 weeks! The corrections were, I believe, mostly caused by the perception of news as being "bad" pertaining to inventory levels and so forth.

    Anyway, thanks for the article, I like the way you think. The fast correction last week in QCOR based on an article that was GOING to come out was a real head-scratcher. I have been following and trading this one since it was around $7.00. I really like the numbers on ZOLL also (another medical stock). I've been a medical professional since the 1986, so I'm normally very skeptical of medical stocks, but QCOR and ZOLL certainly captured my attention.
    Jan 16 10:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Buy Deckers As Growth And Profits Soar [View article]
    Here's the pullback (comment above)!

    The last rally-back formed a H&S unfortunately.

    It is however near the lower median line channel, see chart posted: http://chart.ly/jjx796b
    Dec 15 04:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Zoll Medical (ZOLL +11.7%) announces that CMS coverage for its LifeVest Wearable Defribrillator was reaffirmed after it received positive support across the cardiology-focused community. Shares will actively trade again at 11:00 AM EST after being halted[View news story]
    Had plenty of time to get in...nice volume surge on that breakout, and the fundies remind me of DECK about 3 years ago, and CF 18 months ago (it went from 80 to 190!)
    Dec 15 10:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Stocks Cramer Suggests That You Buy On A Pullback [View article]
    ESRX having big buy volume coming in, perhaps as a result of your article!
    Nov 23 01:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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