Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT)

98.67
NYSE
Prev Close 104.67
Day Low/High 98.57 / 103.82
52 Wk Low/High 44.30 / 116.73
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 277.45B
Market Cap 29.04B
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

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My Message Is Simple: Sell Stocks Now  

* I find a record low number of stocks that meet my standards for purchase today * Book mark this missive! * Stated simply...   "You're betraying your whole life if you don't say what you think - and you don't say it honestly and bluntly." - Charles...

The Election Bottom Line: Active Stock Picking Will Now Likely (and Perhaps, Materially), Outperform Passive Investing

* I now expect an acceleration in the pivot from growth to value * As reflected by recent voting results, Americans are more in the middle of the road than at the extremes  In a market warning in Monday's opening missive I wrote:  "The Georgia Senat...

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I have added to my and shorts today.  

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions, or about my buy and short levels, as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." - Walter Deemer "When the...

My Takeaways: If This Is Seasonal Strength, Then ...

Stocks sold off hard from the early morning highs -- with S&P 500 futures about negative 45 handles below the best levels.   Volatility weakened and then rose, coinciding with the breadth reversal (something I was laser focused on this morning).   I...

Where I Stand After Recent Trades

I was out of the office on Friday but I was active nonetheless: * I sold out my iPath Series B S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN long rental for a small profit. (Remember, VXX as well as leveraged ETFs are vehicles intended as a short-term rental a...

The Depressing Jobs Report Certainly Offers Some Short Ideas

The Depressing Jobs Report Certainly Offers Some Short Ideas

Hedge your longs with shorts on companies whose business is quite literally drying up.

When the Circumstances Change, I Change My Mind... What Do You Do, Sir?

* I declared an audible and covered all my Index shorts after the close on Monday evening * I have often written about being flexible and opportunistic - I view last night's move as fulfilling my task of being flexible, and admitting that my short t...

Latest Moves

Bought more (moved to large), shorted more , , and (moved to large) - raising my net short exposure further.

Hospitality Shorts

My hospitality shorts - and - are starting to roll over technically.

(Un)Welcome to Hotel California

I have moved my Hilton and Hyatt shorts to large-sized.    

Hotel California... Not Such a Lovely Place? (Part Deux)

Yesterday I took a trading short rental in two hotel plays - Hyatt and Hilton :    Nov 16, 2020 ' 11:05 AM EST DOUG KASS Hotel California... Not Such a Lovely Place? "There she stood in the doorway I heard the mission bell And I was thinkin' to myse...

Hotel California... Not Such a Lovely Place?

"There she stood in the doorway I heard the mission bell And I was thinkin' to myself 'This could be heaven or this could be hell Then she lit up a candle And she showed me the way There were voices down the corridor I thought I heard them say..." -...

Some Afternoon Observations  

* My continued mantra is less pontificating and more trading/investing * Considering a short in SPY and QQQ on further strength   * Breadth disappointing (negative - 1475 advancers, 1565 decliners on the NYSE) relative to +25 S&P and +210 Nasdaq * I...

The Thunder in South Florida Yesterday Was Not the Bad Weather - It Was the Sound of the Market's Pivot From Growth to Value

* Yesterday may have represented a classic "sell on the good news" * While many were cheering about the vaccine news, I was waiting to sell, red tickets in hand * Some stocks and sectors had a great year yesterday * And some stocks and sectors got s...

Jim Cramer: These Stocks Show the Market's Betting on a Vaccine

Jim Cramer: These Stocks Show the Market's Betting on a Vaccine

The prices of hotels and even beaten up retailers say that many believe a vaccine is on the way -- here's how I would get positioned.

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions or about my buy and short levels as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When the ...

Hotels Checking Out

CNBC is reporting that in New York City alone, 34% of hotels are delinquent, and hospitality investment bank Robert Douglas sees more hotels at risk of closing.  We've heard quite a bit about the airlines over these last few months, but the hotel ne...

Charting the Best Hotels in the Sector

Charting the Best Hotels in the Sector

We grade Choice Hotels, Hilton and Marriott, and check on the opportunities each offers.

Jim Cramer: The Game Plan of the Morning Traders

Jim Cramer: The Game Plan of the Morning Traders

The amateurs won. Is that really possible? It happened.

Charting the Dow, Job Creation, Washington Deal or No Deal? Roku's Problem

Charting the Dow, Job Creation, Washington Deal or No Deal? Roku's Problem

Check out the Dow Transports and the Dow Industrials.

The Bizarro (Superman) Market (Part Deux)

* It's the mother of all short squeezes (part deux) * Does he live under water?  "Yeah, like Bizarro Superman, Superman's exact opposite, who lives in the backwards Bizarro world. Up is down, down is up, he says hello when he leaves, goodbye when he...

My Prayers Were Answered...

* At least for an afternoon! Some takeaways on the day:  Equities peaked at around 11:30 a.m. and started a steady retreat that intensified late in the day. Market breadth was 3-1 negative. The S&P 500 fell by nearly 40 handles from the day's high. ...

Today's Trades

This morning I moved from small net long to between small and medium net short in exposure: * I have covered my short calls. * I have moved my long to large. * I have initiated an short. * I have added to my individual stock shorts: 1. Added to and ...

The Long and the Short of It

* After "playing" the rally off of the March lows (with plenty of longs) I have recently (again) gotten net short of exposure To summarize some my recent activity: * I took off numerous investment longs (for profits) into the rally -- including , , ...

Why the Markets Could Be Vulnerable

* Fundamental concerns and weakening technical signs might be converging now In the last few weeks and days I have eliminated all my equity investments in my personal pension plan, I have personally shorted S&P futures (at 3202 Monday night), I have...