Morning Quant Ride Jan 11, 2018
Jan 11, 2018
US futures are pointing to a positive open for US equities this morning after the first down day of the year for US equities yesterday.
Delta Airlines (DAL), an A-Rated stock on our Industrials Quant Model, is rallying this morning on earnings. This should be a good read through for our other A-Rated Air Lines, and Aerospace producers, most notably Skywest (SKYW) and Boeing (BA).
See our BA Jan 26 Bull Put Spread
We are also keeping an eye on some of our ot...
Morning Quant Ride Jan 10, 2018
Jan 10, 2018
S&P 500 futures are pointing to a 0.42% drop at the market open today. The VIX is also starting to rally, up to 10.42 from 10.08, as investors appear to be worried about a slowdown in purchases of US treasuries by the PBOC.
Yesterday after the close, we released our first QuantShot Conviction Short on comScore (SCOR). Take a look at our deeper dive into one of our F-rated Stocks on our US Tech Quant Model.
See our SCOR QuantShot company report
We are lo...
Morning Quant Ride Jan 09, 2018
Jan 09, 2018
US futures are pointing to a slightly higher open this morning in NY. We are focused on some of our A-rated stocks that received upgraded Price Targets this morning. Mastercard’s PT was raised to $178 from $167 at Wells Fargo. We released a Mastercard Bull Put Options Spread trade yesterday.
MA January 26th Bull Put Spread
Darden Restaurants, an A-Rated stock on both our Large-Cap and US Consumer Discretionary Quant Models received an PT upgrade ...
Morning Quant Ride Jan 08, 2018
Jan 08, 2018
US equity futures are pointing to a mixed open this morning in NY. Investor sentiment is shifting from a macro focus on tax reform to earnings season. On our end, to begin the week, we are focused on stock-specific plays:
Momo (MOMO) February 2nd Bull Call Spread
Boeing (BA) January 26th Bull Put Spread
Comcast (CMCSA) February 2nd Bull Put Spread
Juniper (JNPR) February 2nd Butterfly Spread
We remain biased to options trade opportun...
Morning Quant Ride Jan 05, 2018
Jan 05, 2018
US equity futures are pointing to a positive open in NY this morning. This week, we have spent time examining our A and C stocks to see if we can find opportunities to sell rich single stock volatilities with the VIX index hanging around 9.
BA January 26th Bull Put
EA January 26th Butterfly
MOMO February 2nd Bull Call Spread
UPS February 2nd Butterfly
Verizon February 2nd Butterfly
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Morning Quant Ride Jan 04, 2018
Jan 04, 2018
The Morning Recap
Strength in global stock markets abounds with most markets moving higher in the last 24 hours. Japan reopened and benchmarks in Tokyo hit levels not seen in over 25 years. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index closed at a record as well. Europe stocks rose the most in 2 weeks as momentum in global stock market builds. European data showed the economy strengthened to its fastest pace in upwards of 7 years.
US stocks remain buoyed by tax cut tailwind...
Morning Quant Ride Jan 03, 2018
Jan 03, 2018
US Equity futures are pointing to a positive open in New York this morning. As trading in 2018 begins to take shape, we continue to focus on general macro trends. The recent election of Sebastian Piñera in Chile cause us to be more positive towards future economic growth in Chile. When he was president from 2010-2014 Real GDP growth was in the range of 5%-6%, this compares to expected Real GDP growth of 1.5% in 2017. We suggest investors get macro exposure to C...
Morning Quant Ride Jan 02, 2018
Jan 02, 2018
US Equity Futures are pointing to a positive start to 2018. As we update our Global Top Picks for January 2018, we suggest investors focus on the macro trades we published at the end of last year.
ECH Bull Call Spread – play on an acceleration in economic growth in Chile
EWA Bear Put Spread – cross-correlation hedge for gains in Chinese equities
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