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Stocks are selling after Obama cautions the market about the shutdown. Tesla gets fired up in a bad way, while Ackman eases on Herbalife.
You must have a coverage universe of stocks that consists of the less headline-making companies.
For this basket trade, I revamped my scan to seek out both volatility and trend expansion.
Sears, Tesla, Netflix, Herbalife and Green Mountain. Below are five reasons why I am disciplined in my short selling and one of my principle tenets is to avoid shorting (the common shares of) heavily shorted stocks: Sears (SHLD); Tesla (TSLA); Netfl...
Here are updates on Intuitive Surgical, Green Mountain and Herbalife.
Let's take a look at the price action overnight and early this morning in several of the more significant asset classes. S&P futures -1, Nazzies flat, European markets ¿ (but regional news is light), India ¿ (with Rupee still in free fall), Nikkei...
Here's a recap. I have added to my Apple (AAPL) short at $505.70, paid 29.53 for more Potash (POT), purchased more Radian (RDN) at 12.91 and reinititated a iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) long at $102.77 (I like this one in particular over ...
So much for that Argus upgrade. Herbalife (HLF) was up $2.20 a share in premarket trading on an Argus upgrade; it is now down on the day.
Weight loss stocks have seen turmoil this summer, but Medifast CEO Michael MacDonald says his company will overcome the problems plaguing Herbalife and Weight Watchers.
Speaking of herbalife One of the company's largest salesmen at the top of the pyramid committed suicide in the last few days. Here is the NY Post recount (It makes Herbela Greenberg say ... hmmm) The shares are down by $2.50 today.
I can't think of a worse portfolio to have right now than what Ackman's Gotham has been able to cobble together.
Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. On Monday, I began the week with "Mistaken Mavens" -- bulls have ignored many developing headwinds. Monitis...
I own the September $60 puts I have added Herbalife (HLF) to my short retail basket. That's right: Herbalife! Herbalife is, after all, a retail stock -- a controversial retail stock! But in keeping with my basic tenet of not shorting heavily shorted...
There's an alternative (Tupperware-based) model for Herbalife. But, at present, there is simply no reason for it to change.
Should you wish to bet against the much-maligned hedge fund manager, here's a handy buy-and-sell list.
Stocks finished higher Thursday with the S&P topping 1,700 for the first time in history, reports TheStreet's Gregg Greenberg.
Jim Cramer thinks Herbalife is actually undervalued and he is not betting against Carl Icahn.
Futures point higher on Fed comments of continued easing. P&G delivers strong quarter, JC Penney denies CIT rumor and Soros pops Herbalife.
People are treating the stock as a proxy for Bill Ackman, and that's just silly.
The cheerleaders are in force. As I mentioned yesterday, the cheerleaders rise in force and volume with higher stock prices, especially in the business media. This observation applies to the S&P 500 Index, Facebook (FB), Google (GOOG), Herbalife (HL...