Category: Credit Spreads

  • How to Play AAPL, ISRG Earnings

    It was first posted for the OPN Income Newsletter’s Members. Before you read further- please assume 100% loss upfront on whichever trade you take. Even though we might have win numerous times during the past (like GOOG recently), the chances of being correct are no better than flipping a coin. After screening all the tickers…

  • Netflix (NFLX) drops in after hours, how to trade it?

    Netflix (NFLX) announced mixed set of results and stock is trading down -5.27% in the after market hours. I mentioned NFLX first here , then here and we traded it both times pretty successfully. Before I dive for another trade, here is the earnings detail from Briefing.com– 16:15 NFLX Netflix beats by $0.03, beats on…

  • Will Facebook Kill Netflix (NFLX)?

    Here is a potential competitor to Netflix, Facebook and the debate is heating whether or not Facebook will kill Netflix (NFLX). I don’t think I really care. Both are the products of “Technological Revolution” and as technology evolves so will new business models. What I do care though is a trading opportunity. So let the main stream media find answers to…

  • A Bullish Trade on Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

    Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL)  yesterday announced that its Board of Directors declared a 2-for-1 split of Whiting’s common stock to be effected through a stock dividend. According to the news- “Stockholders of record at the close of business on February 7, 2011 will be entitled to receive one additional share of Whiting common stock…

  • OPNewsletter Oct’10 Up 7.7%, Gear-up for Earnings

    Undoubtedly GOOG earning play was a star trade generating over +800% gains in a day. It wasn’t sheer luck, we prepared ourselves for it. I shall share our exact trade after earning season is over as we plan to use similar strategies for AAPL and later for some more counters during this earning season. For…

  • A Credit Spread on Edwards LifeSciences (EW)

    Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW) announced stock split which is Payable n May 27, 2010 (x date May 28, 2010). I earlier shared (for free) a credit spread on Silgan Holdings (SLGN) that we closed for +39.% gains. EW is another stock that fits my criteria for playing stock split. For those who don’t know about…