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A Terrible, and A Fantastic Week

By | Investment Strategy, OP Forum, OP Newsletter, Option Trading, Past Performance, Trade Ideas, US Market | No Comments

It was a terrible week for U.S. stocks and equally for almost every major stock markets worldwide. The Dow fell 157.47 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 10,325.38, racking up a 7.3% drop for the week. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 29.33 points, or 1.5%, on Friday to close at 1,947.39 and lost 10.8% for the week. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 Index dropped 15.05 points, or 1.4%, on Friday, ending the day at 1,099.23. For the week, the index was down 9.4% for the week. But all this shouldn’t come as a major suprise to OPNewsletter subscribers especially…

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Pre-Market Losers

By | Intraday Trading, Trade Ideas, US Market | No Comments

A fantastic day (of course assuming that one embraces volatilities well) for some bearish play. Bearish plays on a bearish day can yield significant returns but one needs to be very careful and should clearly defined entry and exit points well in advance. Before I share the list, pls note that we may play some speculative trades for OPNewsletter subscribers as bonus alert, so pls stay in touch with the forum. TTWO, AAPL, RIMM, FSLR, GOOG, AIG, BAC, JPM, GS, CS, EWZ, POT, CF, MOS, MON One you have determined your entry exit points, choose whichever bearish strategy you would like to play (Put…

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POT (+54%), CF (+28%)

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Before market opened I talked about Fantastic Four (POT, MOS, MON and CF) and to keep an eye for bearish strategy. Here are the intraday trading results of the two bearish play I used for my intraday trading set-ups (POT and CF). Though these fell even further, but double digit gains for less than 1 day holding aren’t bad by any measure. Few month’s back I had written about where we were headed and what were the key points. Those I still consider to be valid and something that my readers should be watchful. These are tough times and hence…

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Ospraie to shut flagship commodity hedge fund

By | Market Psychology, US Market | One Comment

Ospraie, It took 8 years to reach where it was, one of the largest commodities fund. It took nearly (or less than) 8weeks for it to close! According to a news published on Reuters, Ospraie Management LP is shutting its flagship commodity hedge fund after losing 27% in August and almost 40% this year, according to a letter that the firm sent to investors on Tuesday. Ospriae Fund Ltd., which had roughly $2.8 billion in assets at the start of August, is (was) one of the largest commodity hedge funds in the world. It’s down 38.59% so far this year;…

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Where is the Bull?

By | Trade Ideas, US Market | No Comments

Amongst all the bearishness in the market you might think there is none except one obvious answer OIL. There are many areas that are just moving up with their own share of correction along the up way. I have been mentioning my “Fantastic Four” for quite sometime. Even since my last post, in just less than two weeks POT is up >+10%, MOS is up >+20%, CF is also up >+10%, and MON >+5% after touching 52wk high. In fact, Intrepid Potash (IPI) touched 52wks high today (My post here). But keeping them is not easy and requires guts, well…

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Fantastic Four Does it Again

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Mosaic (MOS), CF Industries (CF), Monsanto (MON) and Potash (POT) are my fantastic four of the agriculture and farming sectors. I mentioned those here and then again asked a question about a month ago, when the four were travelling earth from the sky. Whoever has the medicine to manage trading constipation did pretty damn good. And guess what, on Tuesday when crude slipped, it seemed as if these were dumped again. See today’s action and all four are flying CF up +10%, MON +5%, MOS +7% and POT +4%. Those may not sound big % gains, so look at absolute…

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