Sunday, April 21, 2019

Economic Data Better But Still Mixed (Weekend Newsletter)

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Weekend Newsletter for
April 21, 2019


Table Of Contents

1) MARKET SUMMARY from THE DAILY

2) STOCK SPLIT REPORT

3) IH ALERTS

4) SUCCESS TRADING GROUP

5) COVERED CALL SERVICE

      

Jon Johnson
1) MARKET SUMMARY
         > >From "The Daily" by Jon Johnson at InvestmentHouse.com


Stocks moved into Easter weekend and the Good Friday market closure with mostly modest gains.

- The taste of Wednesday selling abates, indices hold position.
- Economic data better in some cases but still mixed.
- Earnings are helping the indices, but with most at resistance and sitting on a 4 week rally, they will have to be strong to break to those prior highs on this move.


Market Summary (continued)
Stocks moved into Easter weekend and the Good Friday market closure with mostly modest gains though RUTX small caps continued to struggle. The big news: SOX did not again blast higher, instead taking a break from back to back strong upside sessions.

Why not rally, albeit modestly? Retail sales scored a beat (1.6%) in March after a -0.2% in February. Ex-autos they were still solid at 1.2% and 'up' to -0.2% in February from -0.4%. The control group was a solid enough 1%. All must be well.

Or not. Philly Fed PMI for April dropped to 8.5 from 13.7 when 11.0 was expected.

Business inventories in February fell to 0.3% from 0.9% -- glass half full (just sold more than was made) or half empty (just stopped making anything)? With sales rising a whopping 0.1% it certainly wasn't sales drawing down inventories as they fell from a 0.3% level. February was indeed slow.

The not-so-Leading Economic Indicators for March (how can you have 'leading' indicators when the data is already a month old?) rose 0.4% from a downwardly revised 0.1%. This group is not that accurate in forecasting, and thus the 'not-so' prefix I insert.

The Good Friday release of Housing starts was not so good: starts fell to the lowest since 2017. Starts -0.3% on top of a downwardly revised February. Permits fell 1.7%. Hard to take much from this data due to the snow in the Northeast and the flooding from the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

Read "The Daily" Entire Weekend Summary


Here's a trade from "The Daily" and insights into our trading strategy:


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After four weeks upside on this rally leg the indices bumping at the old highs or in some cases moving through, and Wednesday's upside gap sold aggressively, it was time to bank some gain.  A lot of gain.

HON (Honeywell International, Inc.)
Company Profile
Earnings release gap higher. We entered Wednesday, sold half our options Thursday for a 48% gain.

NBR (Nabors Industries Ltd.)
Company Profile
Nice surge on the Thursday open hit the target on our stock play entered to start April. A nice 21% gain.

AVGO (Broadcom, Inc.)
Company Profile
Our second position hit the initial target Thursday and we banked half the options for a 50% gain.

Wednesday was a big day of gain taking.

AAPL (Apple, Inc.)
Company Profile
230% on the last of the April options.

CMG (Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Company Profile
The last of the May options were sold for a 117% gain.

GOOG (Alphabet, Inc.)
Company Profile
After more than a week of upside GOOG typically tests. Sold some more options on the 3 positions, banking 60% to 113%.

LRCX (Lam Research Corporation)
Company Profile
Banked 80+% on options on the position at $182.

MCHP (Microchip Technology, Inc.)
Company Profile
Banked 140% as it gapped to a doji.

MSFT (Microsoft Corporation)
Company Profile
Banked 110+% on its options -- then Thursday MST added another 1.31% upside on the stock. Glad we kept half the position.

QRVO (Qorvo, Inc.)
Company Profile
49% as it gapped and stalled.

SWKS (Skyworks Solutions, Inc.)
Company Profile
Gapped and started to stall as well, so banked 50+%.

TSM (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited)
Company Profile
Wish we would have waited a day because Thursday TSM added 2.28%. Still, banked a 9% stock and 113% option gain, leaving half to work for us. So, by taking partial profits we are still enjoying the increased upside gains.

V (Visa, Inc.)
Company Profile
Took the last of the April options on the $142.54 position, banking 215%.

ARQL (ArQule, Inc.)
Company Profile
Nice jump to the target in a short week long play. Banked half the 17+% stock and 70% option gain.

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2) STOCK SPLIT REPORT

Here's a leader play and our current analysis.

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FSLR (First Solar--$59.85; -0.80; optionable): Solar panels
Company Profile
EARNINGS: 05/23/2019
STATUS: FSLR is in an excellent recovery, moving up the right side of a large 12 month cup base. A solid run from mid-March to the second week of April culminated with a solid break higher. That was followed by the past six sessions in tight lateral move as the 10 day EMA caught up to the gap higher. That typically stages the next break higher. Will wait for FSLR to make a solid new upside break to signal the entry. Looking for a run to the series of tops near 75. That move gains 18+% on the stock, 145%ish on the options.
Volume: 963.296K Avg Volume: 1.368M
BUY POINT: $61.27 Volume=1.8M Target=$72.65 Stop=$57.88
POSITION: FSLR JUN 21 2019 60.00C - (53 delta) &/or Stock
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3) IH ALERTS

ARRY (Array Biopharma--$22.39; +0.03; optionable): Biotech
Company Profile
EARNINGS: 05/08/2019
STATUS: ARRY posted a nice breakout and rally from January to the peak earlier this month. As ARRY hit higher highs in March and April, MACD put in lower highs, indicating momentum waning. Note how low volume was on the highs -- just not a lot of buyers. Volume jumped Wednesday as ARRY sold through the 50 day MA's. We want to pick up ARRY as it continues lower, either after a short test or if it continues lower from here. A move to the target gains 45%ish on the put options.
Volume: 2.617M Avg Volume: 2.555M
BUY POINT: $22.23 Volume=2.8M Target=$19.31 Stop=$23.21
POSITION: ARRY JUN 21 2019 23.00P - (-47 delta)
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4) SUCCESS TRADING GROUP
--by the MarketFN STG Team

INTC (Intel Corporation)
Company Profile
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