Category: General

  • And Now an Index to Track Trump Tweets, welcome ‘Volfefe’ index

    And Now an Index to Track Trump Tweets, welcome ‘Volfefe’ index

    JPMorgan has created a ‘Volfefe Index’ to track how President Trump’s tweets affect financial markets. With over 64million followers, President Trump is widely known for his tweets. And since he started asking Fed to lower rates, those tweetstorms have actually started to impact financial markets. In fact, since trade war with China intensified, more and…

  • After this, Is Apple Inc About to Fall From the Tree?

    After this, Is Apple Inc About to Fall From the Tree?

    On April 26 after market close, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter and issued guidance for its third fiscal quarter. Apple posted its first-ever decline in iPhone sales and its first revenue drop in 13 years!!  

  • Emerson Electric (EMR) – A Bearish Trade

    Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) is a diversified global technology company. The Company is engaged in designing and supplying products and technology, and delivering engineering services and solutions in a range of industrial, commercial and consumer markets globally. The Company operates in five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Commercial and Residential Solutions, and…

  • Are Bonds Due for a Bounce?

    Using iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond ETF (TLT) as proxy for Bonds, 2013 was not really a good year for TLT. In fact, it was the worst year since 2009 for US Bonds (30yrs). Gold also suffered its worst year in almost 20 years. As 2014 starting to unfold, a common question is what’s ahead…

  • US Stock Market Holidays 2014

    It’s that time of year when you may want to jot down trading schedule for next year and plan for your holidays. Tabulated below are the holidays as observed by the The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) together with the NASDAQ Stock Market. The U.S. bond market holiday as recommended* by the Securities Industry and…

  • Bull or Bear, We Don’t Care

    Yes, we don’t really care as OPNewsletter uses non-directional trading approach for trading options. What we care about is preservation of capital, profitable and consistent trading approach. Let’s look at how we are doing for just for earning trades during past few weeks? AMZN +30% LNKD +50% SNDK -7% IBM -5% JPM +10% YUM -3% TSLA +50%…