How to Play Google Earnings, Again?

by OptionPundit on October 15

Google (GOOG) is announcing earnings today after market close. A $500+ stock and famous for it’s move post earnings, it is almost in every “speculators” list to play for the big event. I covered GOOG earnings extensively. If you are looking for a play based on detailed analysis based, check out the past trades here.  […]


OPNewsletter (Jul’09) +5.2% (Open)

by OptionPundit on July 12

4th down week for the markets. It’s interesting to evaluate how underlyings have moved since we started our portfolios. X moved +1% to -23% and moved wildly. GDX moved from +3% to -11%, and all major market indices including S&P 500, DOW and Russell 2000 ended down, ranging from -5.5% to -6.5% (Ref point June […]

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Harley (HOG) Misses, JP Morgan (JPM) Beats

by OptionPundit on April 16

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) said quarterly earnings fell 37 percent, pulled down by costs from its recession-triggered restructuring and a tax change in its home state of Wisconsin but still expecting to meet full-year shipment forecast;  “mildly encouraged” that the rate at which sales declined in the United States, its biggest market, slowed during the quarter. […]


How to Play Alcoa (AA) Earnings?

by OptionPundit on April 7

Aloca (AA) is set to announce earnings after close today. Wall Street is expecting a fall to -$0.55 to -$0.57 EPS depending upon who do you follow (Zacks, First Call etc). The quarter was not that exciting, hence the expectation are already factored for a very poor quarter. I think the movement will depend on […]


The Week Ahead

by OptionPundit on August 4

A very important week is ahead that might set tone for rest of the quarter. Fed Chief Bernanke will be announcing on Tuesday via FOMC announcement that he has decided to keep interest rates same (my guess) as US economy can’t handle any hike at the moment. Rate cut it out of question. Though a […]