SBUX190306

SBUX Long Put Spread

I can say, with a probability approaching 100%, that SBUX’s new “Cloud Macchiato” will never (with my knowledge) cross my lips. That just means there will be more for Ariana Venti Grande. With coffee (/KC) futures on a long losing streak, SBUX has been re ...

JD190305

JD Short Call Spread

It seems JD can’t do anything wrong. It had decent numbers on last week’s earnings, the market is feeling better about US-China trade, and the stock even rallied on the news that it would be merging with FTCH, a luxury online retailer. Of course, with FTC ...

DIA190301

DIA Long Put Spread

With the VIX sub-15 again, confidence that the market will continue to go higher is growing. The DIA is up 11% in the first two months of the year, which would ordinarily be great for a full year. But these days, bulls aren’t happy unless they get higher ...

GLD190226

GLD Long Put Spread

GLD has had a nice run this year on the hopes that inflation might come back, that interest rates might rise, and that equities might tank. It’s stalled out over the past couple of days, and dropped yesterday despite the rally in the Chinese market. You m ...

GS190222

GS Long Put Spread

So, GS and AAPL are teaming up and creating a credit card, eh? How convenient will it be to buy stuff and apps on your iPhone and run up the balance on your GS card? GS is looking to leverage its Marcus consumer lending with AAPL’s public reach, and AAPL ...