Archive for June, 2011

  • Hurry Up and Wait Please
    Posted by on June 30th, 2011 at 2:10 pm, Comments: 0

    My patience on Sketcher’s ($SKX) seems to be working. It was up nicely yesterday. The news from Nike ($NKE) , Crocs ($CROX), Timberland ($TBL) et […]

  • Sex Sells, Bargain Basement Price
    Posted by on June 29th, 2011 at 1:22 pm, Comments: 0

    We are analyzing a special situation with American Apparel ($APP). As background, $APP secured rescue capital from Michael Serruya and Delavaco Capital on April 26 […]

  • Apple and Salesforce.com Spread Temptation
    Posted by on June 27th, 2011 at 6:37 am, Comments: 0

    In our statistically driven spread book we occasionally come across a spread that we had traded a few weeks before for a profit, which has […]

  • Cockroach Theory Applied to SuperValu
    Posted by on June 24th, 2011 at 11:11 am, Comments: 0

    SuperValu ($SVU) is a company that we have been following since it’s most recent earnings release on April 14. The stock has performed poorly in […]

  • Beauty Contests
    Posted by on June 21st, 2011 at 1:57 pm, Comments: 0

    I want to thank Twitter user bluenextbear for bringing this article to my attention. I enjoyed it so much, I decided to share it with you. – […]

  • Being Short Regeneron
    Posted by on June 19th, 2011 at 6:45 pm, Comments: 0

    We will probably jinx ourselves by writing this post, but here we go.  When trading spreads we often worry about one side gapping against us, […]

  • My Big Insight on Crocs
    Posted by on June 16th, 2011 at 10:57 am, Comments: 0

    True the $CROX Chameleons are flying of the shelves, but do not discount this as well:     You see, the uglies are still selling […]

  • Winning and Losing
    Posted by on June 14th, 2011 at 3:03 pm, Comments: 0

    I recently saw a tweet by @FledglingTrader that I thought was very interesting: “I’ll forget about the Miami Heat loss, just like I forget when […]

  • Licking Our Wounds
    Posted by on June 13th, 2011 at 7:38 am, Comments: 0

    We decided to unwind our short $GLD-$GDX spread this week. We first went short on the spread in April and have averaged down a couple […]

  • The Season Invariant Professional Trader
    Posted by on June 9th, 2011 at 10:25 am, Comments: 0

    Mike Bellafiore wrote a great post about the unprofessional summer trader. You can read it here. Every post that makes me think hard is a […]