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Yes, you did alert us that Buffet was rumored to be interested in Kraft. That coupled with the buyer of 10,000 June 67.50 calls convinced me to follow this trade. Lowered my cost basis with 2 more buys as the price went down. Made $48,000 on this trade! Keep ’em coming!

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    5 days ago
    There are two kinds of recommendations that can be made just ahead of a major Fed announcement. We could ignore the U.S. market altogether and prognosticate on, say, South Korea, like back in July. Honestly, that idea didn't work as well as hoped.

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  • How Low Will the Market Go?

    12 days ago
    Well, we're done arguing about when the market will finally breakdown. Now the big question is, "How low can it go?" There are three ways to attack this problem. We can start with the Fed, since loud-mouthed Fed governors seem to have been the trigger of all this recent volatility.

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  • Russia and OPEC Just Gave You 39%, Next Comes Launch

    19 days ago
    Labor Day came and went, and now we're looking forward to the return of some genuine market action. According to Charles Schwab Chief Global Investment Strategist Jeff Kleintop, volatility is about to return with a vengeance... I think September and October could live up to their reputation for the return of volatility in the markets.

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  • This Stock is Up 197% (and Just Getting Started)

    26 days ago
    We closed last week on a sour note, after speeches from Fed Chair Janet Yellen and various Fed governors virtually promised a rate hike in September. But this week, Wall Street decided Yellen and Co. were talking through their hats. It's an election year, after all, and the Fed hates to appear political.

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  • Who Harvested 426% on Deere’s Surprise?

    1 month ago
    The market is scratching at new all-time highs again, so why is everyone so nervous? "The market climbs a wall of worry" is a well-known adage, but this time something seems different. You can see it in comments from some of the top minds in the business.

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  • Sorry Jay, Housing’s Next Drop Can Conservatively Make You 238%

    1 month ago
    Earlier this month, I suggested that housing stocks were about as high as they could go because of a nascent bounce in borrowing costs... There's one sector where the cost of capital has already gone up: home mortgages. And according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), rising rates are putting pressure on home buyers.

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  • Finish Line Stumbles at the Finish Line

    3 days ago
    This can't be healthy for a purveyor of sports equipment. Today, Finish Line (FINL - NASDAQ) beat the analysts on revenue, matched on earnings, and beat on same-store sales with a 5.1% year-over-year improvement.

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  • We’re Pounding the Table Over the Sector with the Most Upside

    4 days ago
    The Fed spoke, telling us pretty much exactly what we already knew. There will be no increase this month, but there is agitation within the FOMC to do something before the end of the year. Wall Street claims it was already discounting a September rate increase, but still rallied as much as 1.72% since Janet Yellen made her announcement yesterday.

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  • We Pick Beer Over Cigarettes

    4 days ago
    It's a great day for vice in America! Today, Jefferies initiated coverage on Reynolds American (RAI - NYSE) with a "Buy" rating due to "cost savings and continuing development of vapor-based products." Not to be outdone, William Blair labeled brewer Boston Beer (SAM - NYSE) as "Outperform" on "its presence in the fast-growing craft beer segment."

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  • Everything’s Coming Up Roses for GM, So Short It

    6 days ago
    Today's tip is unapologetically technical and contrarian. We are going to suggest that you short a stock on nothing but good news, simply because the chart says so. Over the past few days, General Motors (GM - NYSE) has... GM shares have risen more than 6% on all this positive news, as should. But now we're going to suggest that you short GM ASAP.

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  • Take 98% Gains Before VIAB Finds its Step

    7 days ago
    In June, we warned that boardroom struggles at Viacom (VIAB - NASDAQ) were a troublesome mess... Chairman Sumner Redstone is 93 now, and for years there's been an ongoing fuss over whether or not he's competent enough to manage his business and personal affairs. And while the drama was unfolding, he continued to play chess with his empire.

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  • Why is Goldman Sachs Ditching Citi?

    10 days ago
    Goldman Sachs (GS - NYSE) announced that it downgraded Citigroup (C - NYSE) from "Buy" to "Neutral" and cut C from its "Buy List" due to "the failure of earnings to recover and return on equity below management's target."

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  • TWTR Call Options Hit the Jackpot on Takeover Chatter

    2 days ago
    On Tuesday, we tipped you to sharp paper buying 7,500 TWTR October 20 calls. Before the market opened today, CNBC's David Faber reported that Twitter (TWTR - NYSE) is discussing a possible takeover, identifying Alphabet (GOOGL - NASDAQ) and Salesforce.com (CRM - NYSE) as potential acquirers.

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  • Is This Dog a Diamond in the Dirt?

    3 days ago
    You'd be hard pressed to find many stocks that have suffered more over the last three months than Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI - NYSE). While the major averages have been on a wild run higher, CBI is down 29.8% since the middle of July.

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  • Will American Airlines Ascend to $39?

    4 days ago
    The Fed concluded their much-anticipated September meeting today, leaving interest rates unchanged. This was the expected outcome, and the market responded by rallying into the closing bell. Once the decision was made official, some notable call option orders crossed the tape, including activity in American Airlines (AAL - NASDAQ).

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  • Can Twitter Find its Saving Grace in the NFL?

    5 days ago
    Investors have been waiting years for Twitter (TWTR - NYSE) to finally figure it out. Despite a loyal user base in the hundreds of millions, the social media company just hasn't solved the monetization mystery. However, Twitter is starting to show signs of progress, most notably with their partnership with the National Football League.

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  • This Stock Profits Off Your Wine Subscription

    6 days ago
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  • Sharp Paper Continues to Love Semiconductors

    9 days ago
    Few sectors have been hotter this year than semiconductors. Using the Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH - NYSE) as a proxy, it's up 25% since the beginning of 2016. As impressive as that is though, some of its components put that 25% return to shame. Take Applied Materials (AMAT - NASDAQ) for example, which is up 62% year-to-date.

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