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Fri
08
Nov
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Sell the GLD position for a 2.5% Gain

We bought into the GLD ETF which tracks the price of gold on 6/25/19 for $134.25, and we're closing it today at $137.57 as it crossed below it's 50 day moving average and we don't see any reason for a bounce. We'll take a small gain of 2.5% vs losing any prinicipal.

Thu
03
Oct
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Safe Buy in a Volatile Market

US and global markets are volatile again and the VIX close to 20 right now signaling a rise in uncertainly and volatility marked by large moves in the market.

Tue
25
Jun
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Hedge the uncertainty

In the short term there are a few major risks in the market that we see converging within the next 30 days. Crude oil remains in a downtrend despite the demand from summer driving, and the recent rise in crude has been from geo-political attacks around the Straight of Hormuz near Iran.

Tue
14
May
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Pick up two tech stalwarts here

Trade talks between the US and China have spooked markets "bigly" since last week and there are some great stocks on sale right now.

Fri
17
Mar
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There's a major recover in copper underway

Copper prices along with many other commodities have been recovering over the past year, rising from a low of $1.94 per lb. in January 2016 to $2.69 today representing a 39% rise.

Mon
27
Feb
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Timely trade on the Defense sector

Earlier today President Trump gave some insights to his administration's plans on government spending and the proposed budget which should be released sometime tomorrow. There was one clear area where he planned to increase spending significantly, that is the defense sector.

Fri
13
May
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12 Longs and 12 Shorts!

As choppy as the S&P has been this year, it's only 3.5% off of it's high over the trailing twelve months, however there is a clear trend in the market that is either propelling or killing individual stocks.

Mon
10
Aug
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Close all of our long and short stock positions for a gain of 112%

We entered into a basket of stock positions in May 2014 and we are at the point where these positions are now long-term positions which lowers our capital gain taxes on gains, and we are closing all of these positions.

Thu
30
Oct
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Close 4 Stock Positions for a 34% Gain

On May 22nd we entered into a basket of long and short stocks, and today we are closing several of those positions lised here:

Anglie's List (ANGI) - buy back to close the short position at $6.57 for a gain of $3.73, 36.2% profit

Fri
26
Sep
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Close three stock positions for a net 26% gain

On May 22nd went long Rite Aid (RAD) at $7.76, and shorted Noodles and Co (NDLS) at $33.35, and shorted Big Five Sports (BGFV) at $11.30.  

We are down 33% on the RAD long call since the stock has droped to $5.21.

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