The Ticker District


Dan: MSFT – Party Like it’s 1999?

By - - Equities on October 20, 2016 2:49 PM 0 Follow-Ups

Microsoft (MSFT) reports their fiscal Q1 after the close. The implied move in the options market is about 5% in either direction, below the 4 qtr average one day post earnings move of 7%. With the stock at $57, the Oct 21st weekly 57 straddle (the call premium + the put premium) is offered at […]

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Peter: Housing Starts, Purchase Applications, China, UK and more…

By - - Latest Data & Macro on October 19, 2016 2:54 PM 0 Follow-Ups

This is a free preview of the daily content provided on The Boock Report. To register and receive daily macro intel in your inbox each day please visit this link (registration for the trial period is free) —————— September housing starts totaled 1.047mm, well below the estimate of 1.175k and down from 1.15mm in August […]

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Dan: Street Cred (NFLX, INTC)

By - - Equities on October 19, 2016 1:26 PM 0 Follow-Ups

At this time yesterday I considered the reasons why shares of Netflix (NFLX) were up nearly 20% in the pre-market following better than expected Q3 subscriber results (here). Clearly investors were not expecting such a substantial beat after consecutive disappointments in the last two reports that had the stock down 13%. One conclusion I reached […]

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