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  • Dennis Gartman: Technicals Say Gold Could Hit $900 [View article]
    Forget Gartman ! He changes his opinion every day !

    IMO, plz don't watch or listen him ! One day, he calls gold as trouble and next day, he calls it "watershed moment n see it going up by $300-$400 by year end ! "

    I wonder, how people subscribe to his letters !
    Jul 8 06:11 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold slips another 2.5% in evening trade to $1,181 per ounce. Silver falls 1.2% to $18.34. [View news story]
    Well,no one complained when it was going up to dizzying heights? Back then, gold bugs were busy debating whether gold will go to $2500 or $3000 !

    $1100 isn't a low price ! Let it crash to three digits !
    Jun 27 09:58 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "We're in a highly levered economy where households can't afford to pay much more interest," writes Bill Gross, noting monthly payments on a 30-year mortgage have jumped 20-25% since January and mortgage applications have plummeted 39% in 2 months. He's not buying Bernanke's tough talk given the reality of our economy and the chairman's "helicopter" reputation. "Investors selling Treasurys (TLT, TBT) in anticipation the Fed will ease out of the market might be disappointed." [View news story]
    Maybe, Gross should beg Bernanke for another (eternal) QE !
    Jun 25 10:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "We're in a highly levered economy where households can't afford to pay much more interest," writes Bill Gross, noting monthly payments on a 30-year mortgage have jumped 20-25% since January and mortgage applications have plummeted 39% in 2 months. He's not buying Bernanke's tough talk given the reality of our economy and the chairman's "helicopter" reputation. "Investors selling Treasurys (TLT, TBT) in anticipation the Fed will ease out of the market might be disappointed." [View news story]
    Gross sounds like he is already feeling the pain of higher rates ! This guy runs biggest bond fund in the world, Will he ever say that rates should go up? Never !
    With due regards to him,he is always giving his dooms-day forecasts all the time !
    Maybe, he went long TLT recently and is getting hurt !
    Jun 25 10:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold: I Hate To Say I Told You So, But I Told You So [View article]
    Exactly, my point is the same as @WMARKW !

    i was short during the last gold,silver plunge ! sadly,didn't have courage this time ! I didn't know about this $DUST etf before.

    IMHO, gold looks all set to test 1200 levels ! Lets see, how it goes. This gold/silver bubbles has clearly burst. I am not sure if we will see 1000 levels becoz they say miners will stop production if gold goes below $1150-1200.
    Jun 20 05:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Thursday Recap [View article]
    HI Eric, Thnx for your report.

    I just wanted to know how you manage short SPY trades using SDS calls ?

    I remember, you mentioned in y'day' report that you bought SDS calls. Now, we get a day like this only to see mkt reversing all the fall. How do you adjust your short trade (using SDS) then?

    Also, I feel that if we go well above 1600+, then we might attract some selling. But, thats my opinion. We aren't that far from 1600 anyways.
    May 2 09:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Wednesday Recap [View article]
    Eric, welcome back ! Thanks for your report.
    May 2 07:17 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Monday Recap [View article]
    @tradebr2010 @Eric,
    Would you mind telling about good paid Options subscription worth subscibing? I know, this is very subjective.

    In general, just wanted to know if premium services of optionmonster are good? There is always free trial, but anyone using them for longer period can give better idea.

    Please share you thoughts.
    Apr 25 07:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Tuesday Recap [View article]
    Hi Eric,
    No Sonar report today ?
    Apr 25 07:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Monday Recap [View article]
    Just look at $NFLX,$AMZN ! three digit p/e, still people like it and continue to bid up to crazy levels.

    Expensive stocks continue to get richer and richer, while others go down, if not flavor of mkt

    Strange market !!
    Apr 24 04:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Tuesday Recap [View article]
    Eric, Thnx for your report.

    What a day ! What a tweet ! I am so surprised that whole mkt closed up 1% despite PMI nos. bad across the world. Still, mkt continues to go up..Its just unbelievable.

    I am very happy that I didn't buy any strangle/straddle in$AAPL. Wow, after all hype, stock was in red. I won't be surprised it stock touches recent lows. (385-390) Guidance is bad, margins are weaker, no new product news..Only buyback/capital return plan has saved the stock, IMO.
    I did call fly in $CREE and put fly in $YUM. But,it looks both stocks are gonna move exactly opposite of what I anticipated. :( :(

    Maybe, time for bear spreads in $AAPL tomorrow ! Hope, it works for me. :)
    Apr 23 07:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Monday Recap [View article]
    Eric,congrats for your 200th article and I hope for more stuff to come!

    Well done, on $NFLX trade. I saw your twitter message but somehow, I just didn't get it because u used the word "warned" ! :):) I am totally confounded by nflx AH action. Its beyond me. Stock was already up 7% in regular hours and another 24% is crazy to say least. Maybe somebody new something beforehand. There was a trade of 2000 contracts of 210 calls being bought.

    whats your take on $AAPL? another nflx kind of reaction. :)
    Do you think double diagonals will work on $AAPL? i mean,with weekly options expiring this friday. I know, its crazy to read rumors about Cook being replaced.
    Apr 22 09:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Thursday Recap [View article]
    Eric, thnx for response.

    Hurray, 200th article ! That's cool...definitely look forward to reading it. Once again,I find your articles very helpful and appreciate your work.
    I am thinking of doing some bullish spreads in $NFLX..I read somewhere that they got amazing response to their show "Hose of Cards" and some new series. Its kind of crazy stock when it moves, it moves like crazy.
    Lets see how it goes.
    Apr 21 08:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Thursday Recap [View article]
    Eric, are you planning any trades in $NFLX,$AAPL ahead of results?

    Both are going to be super volatile. There is news that Citi expects disappointing qtr for $AAPL. IMO, results are probably bad, that's why management might announce some sort of buy-back or dividend hike to cushion fall post earning. This is why they most likely didn't announce their plans with Cash pile last month. Obviously, they don't want to waste that announcement when they might have had bad qtr.
    Apr 21 06:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VIX - Options Volatility And Market Sonar: Thursday Recap [View article]
    Hi Eric,
    what about Friday's Sonar report?
    Apr 21 06:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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