Shares of Hershey and Corning have done well since the last Fourth of July, but not so the stock of Harley-Davidson.
I'm only considering selling the puts. The dividend is not that attractive.
My game plan is to keep stops tight and protect gains and not be in any rush to make new buys.
The long side of the beauty products stock looks risky to me.
As SMG approaches chart resistance, take some profits and then raise or enter sell-stop protection at $90 and try to sell the balance of longs close to $120.
Let's see if the charts say go long.
The globe's largest maker of motorhomes sits at a decidedly discounted level based on historical norms and what's likely ahead in the way of earnings.
Plus, a look at Ulta Beauty and a possible options play in the retailer.
Let's check the charts and indicators of BRK.B because I cannot imagine Warren Buffett looking at the charts.
I would use today's decline in ULTA as an opportunity to go long via calls.