Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Met up with Kunal

Last night,
Had a fantastic time but paying the price a bit this morning. Market was a bit choppy yesterday and really limited my trading activity. There was very little follow through if you didn't catch the morning pops you were left sitting on your hands the remainder of the day if you are a long biased trader.

I am out of material for the workbook so I will have to pick it back up in the next week or so. I plan on hanging out with Kunal for a majority of the weekend which is probably going to kill a lot of brain cells and limit the time I can work on new material.

Markets are showing red premarket but we do have some economic data this morning the could change the direction we are headed. Yesterday going through my ETF scans and looking at the indexes there wasn't one sector that looked good to me.  IWM looks as though its going to test that 107 area if we lose that it could get a little scary, If I take any trades it will be with smaller position sizes and very tight stops.If the market remains weak the momo stock high flyers like GPRO MBLY LOCO CYBR NFLX TSLA  could see some downside pressure.

Stocks on my Radar this morning 
APT and LAKE off of the Ebola panic, CGA announced dividend bouncing off 52 week lows
Airlines taking a hit from the Ebola Scare AAL UAL JBLU DAL 
FNMA and FMCC both getting crushed possible bounce plays 
Seeking Alpha

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case diagnosed in the U.S. The patient was placed under strict isolation, and CDC and Texas health officials are working to identify and monitor anyone who may have come into contact with the patient. In response to the case, Ebola-related stocks are jumping. Premarket: BCRX +14.5%SRPT +5.5%NLNK+13.7%INO +3.2%NNVC +12%TKMR +26.7%.

Today's Markets:
In Asia, Japan -0.6% to 16082. Hong Kong closed. China closed. India -0.2% to 26568.
In Europe, at midday, London -0.4%. Paris -0.3%. Frankfurt +0.2%.
Futures at 6:20: Dow -0.1%. S&P -0.1%. Nasdaq -0.2%. Crude +0.5% to $91.59. Gold -0.2% to $1209.70.
Ten-year Treasury Yield flat at 2.49%
Notable earnings before today's open: AYIAZZ

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