Tag Archive: $POL

Aug 27

Exiting Long PolyOne ($POL), CBOE Hldgs ($CBOE), Santarus ($SNTS)

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Three exits triggered at the close in PolyOne ($POL), CBOE Hldgs ($CBOE), and Santarus ($SNTS), which will all be executed at Wednesday’s open. As of today’s close they had returns of +16.9%, +11.3%, -9.0% respectively. PolyOne ($POL) +16.9% (incl 2/28 div $0.06, 6/10 div $0.06) $POL sliced through its 50-day along with its ascending trendline and …

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Aug 27

Stop Watch

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As trend followers we learn to love our losses. That might sound counter-intuitive to most, but as has been discussed many times on these pages, the only way a methodology that has more losing trades than winning ones can remain a positive expectancy system, is by cutting losers quickly and letting winners run. One quick …

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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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Jul 13

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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Another great week for our equity portfolio as the market continued to defy expectations to reach all time highs. We had one exit triggered, Green Mountain Coffee ($GMCR) which we closed with a profit of 53.76%, and 5 new entries; Netflix ($NFLX) which we detailed here, and 3D Systems ($DDD), FEI Company ($FEIC), McKesson ($MCK), and …

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Jul 06

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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It was a good week for our holdings. Having looked as if they might roll over having struggled to break above first resistance, the major indices held firm through the July 4th holiday, then finished the week strongly after a better than expected jobs report. We had no exits triggered, and entered 4 new longs …

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Jun 28

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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Given our extended stay in ‘Stop City’ last weekend it was good to have a relatively uneventful week. We started with the exits on Monday morning of longs in $HTZ +25.30%, $BRCM -7.77%, and $PIR -4.74% which we had detailed in last week’s review. Later in the week we had exits in $HCA -1.32%, and $WFT …

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Jun 23

Review Of Open Positions – Stocks

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We took a trip to Stop City this week, and ended up making a long weekend of it, exiting Sprint ($S) +18.6% on Thursday, followed by 4 more exits Friday; Corning ($GLW) +11.2%, Stryker ($SYK) -3.9%, Exxon-Mobil ($XOM) -1.2%, and Marathon Petroleum ($MPC) -10.9%. By Friday’s close we had 3 additional exits triggered in Hertz ($HTZ) …

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