The PlayBook Checkup: Unusual Options Activity in $SUNE

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Below is our newest installment of the 2014 edition of The PlayBook Checkup with Bella, author of One Good Trade and The PlayBook. During these sessions a trade archived by a Junior Trader from our desk will be reviewed by Bella. Real-time attendance is free for SMBU Tools subscribers, who can also ask questions during the event. In this video … Read More

The Price Spike Fade Trade

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I’m writing this post for one of the most gracious traders on my desk who should be in more of these plays, SWANG (also a character in The PlayBook). He is a terrific tape reader, scalper, and intraday trader. I can see him doubling his P&L by mastering this trade. I made a Price Spike Fade Trade in PAY yesterday … Read More

Extraordinary Situation; Ordinary Trade.

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In yesterday’s post, I made a case for a bounce play in the Japanese stock market. Last night’s extreme move makes this call look kind of silly in retrospect, but I want to highlight some important points and lessons here. First of all, this really highlights the difference between “armchair quarterbacking” or “time machine trading” (as we like to call … Read More