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Stephen Guilfoyle

Stephen "Sarge" Guilfoyle is the founder and President of Sarge986 LLC, a family run trading operation. An NYSE floor trader for over 30 years, Guilfoyle has served as the Chief Market Economist for Stuart Frankel & Co., the U.S. Economist for Meridian Equity Partners, and as a Vice President in Block Trading and Investment Banking with Credit Suisse over the years. Guilfoyle earned his nickname “Sarge” while serving as an actual sergeant in reserve components of the U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Army while simultaneously working on Wall Street.

He self-identifies as a day trader, long-term investor, and anything in between. He believes in removing the emotion out of the decision-making process and trusting the data. Look to Guilfoyle to prepare you for the trading day with his popular early morning Market Recon newsletter on Real Money, which provides a mix of fundamentals, technical analysis, economic commentary and trading ideas. 

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Today's Sports Trivia Answers

A few of you have already answered these questions correctly. A few more of you, incorrectly. The answers to today's questions are as follows... Q) Since 2018, only one MLB player has played for the both Chicago teams and both New York teams (Chicag...

Just Won't Quit

This stock just won't quit. Eli Lilly has become the darling of the pharmaceutical industry. Since the start of the year, the Health Care sector SPDR ETF is up 2.34%, while the Dow Jones US Pharmaceutical Index is up 8.35%. LLY is up 73.74% since th...

Bonus (NFL) Trivia

Since 1974, the NFL has sent tied games into a finite overtime period. In 1973, three teams had two ties a piece. Since then, no team has had more than one tie in a season. What team holds the all-time NFL record for ties in a season?

Baseball Trivia Question

Since 2018, only one MLB player has played for both Chicago teams and both New York teams (Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, New York Mets and New York Yankees). Can you name him?

Squeeze Play

General Dynamics has been fighting with and failing to take and hold its 200 day SMA (simple moving average) since the start of August. The stock has also found help at its rising 21 day EMA (exponential moving average) for three days now, after hav...

There's a Lot to Like About Cisco, Including This Trade

This is almost a 'defensive' tech play. The risk/reward proposition is well balanced.

Battle of the Awful Balance Sheets

Walmart a nice quarter. Beats on both the top and bottom lines. Nice growth in operating income. Nearly double the operating cash flow over six months from the year prior. Free cash flow of almost $9B over half a year, up from less than $2B for the ...


If CVS Health loses contact with the $65 level, we are likely talking prices in the mid $40's. Cloning in on a potential "death cross" in a hurry. View Chart » View in New Window »

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S&P Futures: +11 vs. Fair Value Nasdaq Futures: +50 vs. Fair Value Russell 2000 Futures: +7 vs. Fair Value US Ten Year Note: -2/32 yielding 4.28% US Two Year Note: flat, yielding 4.97% US Three Month T-Bill: flat, yielding 5.46% US Dollar Index: 103...

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