Better than the Rest (AMZN)

Executive Lounge, Options Trader Elite

The setup is literally outstanding.   Despite what you may hear in the media and read from Wall Street’s in-house research set, the market is now poised for a tremendous break higher. Well, Quentin, it goes like this…   First off, the headlines would have you believe that the world has reached a tipping point, […]

May 19, 2016

Facebook (FB) announced new market base, General Electric (GE) selling appliance business and Amazon (AMZN) cuts fire price.

Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets were heading lower on Monday after Facebook (FB) announced that they would now begin targeting advertisers in Africa. The social media giant reported that they’ve had a surge of 100 million people accessing the site in Africa. Of that number, nearly 80% of them are logging on via mobile devices. The company recently announced that […]

September 8, 2014

U.S. retail sales flat, Macy’s (M) drops forecast and Amazon (AMZN) debuted mobile payment app

Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets were heading slightly higher on Wednesday morning after retail sales came in flat last month. The Commerce Department reported that U.S. retail sales came in a mere $161 million, statistically insignificant, higher in July from June’s $439.6 billion reading. There were declines in sales at auto dealerships and department stores, but gains were recorded […]

August 13, 2014

Priceline (PCLN) posts higher profits, (AMZN) in another dispute and General Motors (GM) facing another lawsuit

Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets were heading slightly higher on Monday morning after Priceline Group (PCLN) announced a rise in profits. The online travel site said that they had higher than expected quarterly profits, which was partially attributed to a rise in hotel and airline bookings. Net profits were up to $576.5 million, or $10.89 per share during the […]

August 11, 2014

GDP in at 4% for the second-quarter, Twitter (TWTR) growth surprises and Amazon (AMZN) to invest $2 billion in India

Bourbon & Bayonets

Markets were heading higher on Wednesday morning as U.S. second-quarter GDP came in higher-than-expected. The Commerce Department said that the April through June quarter came in showing growth at a 4% annual rate. This followed the January-March’s 2.1% annualized drop. The second-quarter’s growth marks the highest on record since the third-quarter of 2013. Analysts are […]

July 30, 2014