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

by OptionPundit on April 16, 2009

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. […]

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Harley Davidson (HOG), Run Away or Ride

by OptionPundit on April 15, 2009

Harley Davidson (HOG) will be announcing results prior to market open tomorrow. The expectation is to deliver $0.52/share. While it can always turn tables around to beat earnings (via price increase etc), I would like to play bearish on this. Fine, I agree that it has a very loyalist customer base, the expectations are already […]

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The Geithner Put – PPIP Plan I have been thinking about this for a while on how best to simplify and John Hussman did an excellent write-up to explain his thoughts, similar to mine, about this whole PPIF program. So without any modifications, let me share what what he thinks- Last week saw a continuation […]

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JP Morgan Chase beats by $0.07, misses on revs

by OptionPundit on January 15, 2009

JP Morgan Chase (JPM) Reported Q4 (Dec) earnings of $0.07 per share, $0.07 better than the First Call consensus of ($0.00); revenues fell 0.9% year/year to $17.23 bln vs the $18.83 bln consensus. Losses were in investment banking due mark downs on leveraged loans and mortgage trading positions. They faced higher credit costs associated with continued […]

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Pre-Market Losers

by OptionPundit on September 15, 2008

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 […]

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