Tag Archive: $LNKD

Dec 06

Good Trade, Bad Trade

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After you’ve exited a trade how long do you keep looking at it? Do you sit there watching it avidly, wanting to see confirmation you were right to exit, or do you take it off your screen so you are free to move on to the next trade? I’m somewhere inbetween, watching it the day …

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Nov 24

Stocks To Watch

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In this weekend’s review of open positions I mentioned how the number of high growth momentum names in our portfolio has been shrinking as the number of bullish setups overall increases. Names like $LNKD $QIHU $TSLA to name but a few have been phenomenally successful plays for us this year but since falling away have …

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Oct 07

Exiting Long LinkedIn ($LNKD)

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We got an exit signal in LinkedIn at the close which we’ll be executing at Tuesday’s open. As of Monday’s close we were up 25.6% on the position. LinkedIn ($LNKD) 7/5 +25.6% $LNKD has been good to us this year. Two trades with an average return of over 30%, held through 3 earnings announcements. Much …

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Sep 07

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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A good week for the market and our portfolio overall. The NASDAQ continues to outperform the S&P, and although the broader market remains 3% off the 8/2 top, we saw many of our names move to fresh highs this week. We also entered two new positions; CIGNA Corp ($CI), and Iconix Brand Grp ($ICON) which …

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Aug 04

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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Another great week for our longs with the market extending to all time highs. Many of our breakout stocks from last week consolidated or extended their gains, and we saw several new names setting up. On Friday we entered 5 new longs: $DNKN, $GMCR, $HPQ, $NUE, $SNTS.¬†Earlier in the week we exited $V for a …

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Aug 02

Still Picking Fights With The Wrong Guys? Here’s An Updated Health Warning

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Remember this? Why Pick A Fight With The Strongest Guy In The Room? It was a post I wrote 5 months ago in the very early days of this blog on March 7th, expressing my bemusement, and perhaps frustration, at how people persist in trying to find the top and short leading stocks in uptrends. …

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Jul 28

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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A huge week this week, with half of our open positions breaking out to fresh highs, mostly following their earnings report, or that of a sector peer. We’ve made it clear before why positions should be held through earnings, and this week we saw both sides of that argument. We exited $CTG after it got …

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Jul 20

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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Another positive week for our equity portfolio despite some increased volatility as earnings season gets in full swing. For those not already familiar with parts of our process we always hold our positions through earnings reports with good reason as we have explained here. This week we added two new positions; Long Evercore Partners ($EVR), …

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