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The Short Xilinx, Long Linear Technology (LLTC) Paired Trade: A Follow-Up

|Includes: Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX)

Today, on April, 30, after opening it only two trade days back, our paired trade on

259 shares LLTC (Linear Technology) long and

short 200 shares of XLNX (Xilinx)

has turned into a good profit as shown by the picture below

Continue to hold this pair. Based on statistical analysis, you should realize a profit of about 5% within a week more, with risk of holding cash (ie about 1%) on the amount of brokerge margin amount you use to create this paired trade.

We expect to close this pair out when the value metric does a zero-crossing, or reaches 0 in the picture above

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Disclosure: I am long LLTC.

Additional disclosure: income generation, long-short, short XLNX