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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT
CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE ROCK LOBSTER, AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS TODAY INCLUDING LCID, IRNT, PLTR
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN DRI, RAD, COST
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN BOWX, VICI, GIS
  • AND MUCH MORE…
Wall Street rebounded on Wednesday despite a choppy open as mildly positive factory data fueled sentiment. Specifically, industrial production increased 0.4% in August, slightly beating estimates. Additionally, capacity utilization rose to 76.4% from 76.2% while manufacturing edged up 0.2%.
 
The gains helped push the major indexes back into positive territory for the week. Meanwhile, volatility settled lower after holding a key level of resistance for the second-straight session.
 
The Russell 2000 tested a high of 2,236 while ending at 2,234 (+1.1%). Lower resistance at 2,225-2,250 and the 50-day moving average were recovered. A close above the latter would be a bullish development for another run towards 2,275-2,300. Below is a chart of the IWM.
            

The S&P 500 closed at 4,480 (+0.9%) with the afternoon peak kissing 4,486. Current and lower resistance at 4,475-4,500 was cleared and held. A move above the latter would signal a possible trip towards 4,525-4,550 with the beginning of the month all-time high at 4,545.
              
The Nasdaq tagged a high of 15,174 after briefly falling below the 15,000 level before finishing at 15,161 (+0.8%). Near-term and lower resistance at 15,100-15,250 was reclaimed. A close above the latter keeps upside towards 15,350-15,400 in play with the recent record peak at 15,403.
              
The Dow tapped an intraday high of 34,880 while settling at 34,814 (+0.7%). Lower resistance at 34,750-35,000 was cleared and held. A close above the latter and the 50-day moving average would suggest a near-term bottom with further strength towards 35,250-35,500.

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ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES

Alcoa (AA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Bio-Techne (TECH) upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc
Sea Limited (SE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel

Evergy (EVRG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA
Itamar Medical (ITMR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg
Kansas City Southern (KSU) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research

THURSDAY'S EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENTS 
Before the open: None

After the close: None

THURSDAY'S ECONOMIC NEWS
Jobless Claims - 8:30am
Retail Sales - 8:30am
Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey - 8:30am
Business Inventories -
10:00am

METALS/ OIL
Gold closed at $1,794.80 an ounce, down $12.30
Silver settled at $23.80  an ounce, down $0.09
Copper finished at $4.41 a pound, up $0.09
Crude Oil was at $72.64 a barrel,  up $1.87
Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ended at $38.81 up $1.99

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Keep an eye on Crocs (CROX).

After running from a low of $20 to $149, the stock continues to trend higher.  

From here, CROX could potentially see $160 after announcing it expects to have “$500M of shares in 2021 by the end of the fiscal third quarter. In addition, the company announced it will enter into a new Accelerated Share Repurchase plan that will conclude by the end of 2021.

Earlier this month, the board of directors approved an increase to the company’s repurchase authorization such that $1.05B will remain available for future common stock repurchases after the announced ASR is completed,” as reported by The Fly.

Better, the company is targeting $5 billion in sales by 2026, and just reiterated 60% to 65% sales growth for full-year 2021.

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Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it will conduct an up to $60 billion share buyback program, raise its quarterly dividend by 11%, and appoint company President Brad Smith as vice chair.

Microsoft said the buyback program has no expiration date and may be terminated at any time, and that it would pay a dividend of $0.62 per share - 6 cents over the previous quarter.

The U.S. technology giant also called the vice chair position an updated executive role for Smith, who currently leads a team of over 1,500 staff in 54 countries, according to his biography on Microsoft's website.

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Smith joined Microsoft in 1993 from law firm Covington & Burling to run corporate and legal affairs operations in Europe. He became general counsel in 2002 and, over the next decade, handled the resolution of antitrust cases, the biography showed.

Smith will continue to report to Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, Microsoft said.

Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/microsoft-announces-share-buyback-program-224851975.html

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Wall Street rebounded on Wednesday despite a choppy open as mildly positive factory data fueled sentiment. Specifically, industrial production increased 0.4% in August, slightly beating estimates. Additionally, capacity utilization rose to 76.4% from 76.2% while manufacturing edged up 0.2%.

The gains helped push the major indexes back into positive territory for the week. Meanwhile, volatility settled lower after holding a key level of resistance for the second-straight session.

The Russell 2000 tested a high of 2,236 while ending at 2,234 (+1.1%). Lower resistance at 2,225-2,250 and the 50-day moving average were recovered. A close above the latter would be a bullish development for another run towards 2,275-2,300. Below is a chart of the IWM.

The S&P 500 closed at 4,480 (+0.9%) with the afternoon peak kissing 4,486. Current and lower resistance at 4,475-4,500 was cleared and held. A move above the latter would signal a possible trip towards 4,525-4,550 with the beginning of the month all-time high at 4,545.

The Nasdaq tagged a high of 15,174 after briefly falling below the 15,000 level before finishing at 15,161 (+0.8%). Near-term and lower resistance at 15,100-15,250 was reclaimed. A close above the latter keeps upside towards 15,350-15,400 in play with the recent record peak at 15,403.

The Dow tapped an intraday high of 34,880 while settling at 34,814 (+0.7%). Lower resistance at 34,750-35,000 was cleared and held. A close above the latter and the 50-day moving average would suggest a near-term bottom with further strength towards 35,250-35,500.

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ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES

Alcoa (AA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Bio-Techne (TECH) upgraded to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc
Sea Limited (SE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel

Evergy (EVRG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA
Itamar Medical (ITMR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg
Kansas City Southern (KSU) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Wolfe Research

THURSDAY'S EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENTS 
Before the open: ​None

After the close: None

THURSDAY'S ECONOMIC NEWS
Jobless Claims - 8:30am
Retail Sales - 8:30am
Philadelphia Fed Business Outlook Survey - 8:30am
Business Inventories -10:00am

METALS/ OIL
Gold closed at $1,794.80 an ounce, down $12.30
Silver settled at $23.80  an ounce,  down $0.09
Copper finished at $4.41 a pound, up $0.09
Crude Oil was at $72.64 a barrel,  up $1.87
Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ended at $38.81  up $1.99

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The stock market rebounded on Monday, with the broader market, the small-caps, and the blue-chips rising to end five-session losing streaks while Tech lagged after falling for the fourth-straight outing. Bullishness on the likely passage of a $3.5 trillion budget package helped sentiment, despite an expected proposal to raise the corporate tax rate to 26.5% from 21%.

Energy was the strongest sector after surging nearly 3% while Healthcare was the weakest after falling 0.6%. Meanwhile, volatility settled back below a key level of support despite kissing an intraday monthly high to remain in an overall four-month trading range.

The Dow closed at 34,869 (+0.8%) with the morning peak reaching 34,939. Fresh and lower resistance at 34,750-35,000 was cleared and held. A close above the latter and the 50-day moving average would indicate a possible near-term bottom with additional upside towards 35,250-35,500.
             
The Russell 2000 tested a midday high of 2,244 before ending at 2,240 (+0.6%). New and lower resistance at 2,250-2,275 was challenged but held on the close back above the 50-day moving average. A pop above the latter would suggest another run towards the 2,300 area. Below is a chart of the IWM.
             
The S&P 500 finished at 4,468 (+0.2%) after tagging a high of 4,492. Prior and lower resistance at 4,475-4,500 was breached but held. A move above the latter would indicate additional strength towards 4,525-4,550 with this month’s all-time peak at 4,545.
            
The Nasdaq settled at 15,105 (-0.1%) with the intraday low hitting 15,030. Key support at 15,000 was approached but held. A drop below this level would signal additional weakness towards 14,850-14,700 and the 50-day moving average.

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ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES

CareMax (CMAX) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Sandler
Dell Technologies (DELL) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman Sachs
MGM Resorts (MGM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein

Crowdstrike (CRWD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs
General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
Nike (NKE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG

TUESDAY'S EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENTS 
Before the open: AstroNova (ALOT), Core & Main (CNM), FuelCell Energy (FCEL), MYT Netherlands Parent (MYTE)

After the close: Aspen Group (ASPU), Davids Tea (DTEA), European Wax Center (EWCZ), High Tide (HITI), Ibex (IBEX), Kaspien Holdings (KSPN), SkillSoft (SKIL)

TUESDAY'S ECONOMIC NEWS
NFIB Small Business Optimism Index - 6:00am
Consumer Price Index - 8:30am

METALS/ OIL
Gold closed at $1,794.40 an ounce, up $2.30
Silver settled at $23.80  an ounce, down $0.10
Copper finished at $4.37 a pound, down $0.08
Crude Oil was at $70.67 a barrel,  up $0.96
Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ended at $35.73 down $1.07

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With uranium prices on the move, stocks like DNN could push even higher.  At the moment, investors are betting that nuclear power could be a part of the move away from fossil fuels. Also, the world is running into a supply-demand issue.  For 2021, with a lack of new uranium mines, supply could fall 15% by 2025, and by as much as 50% by 2030, as demand rises. 

In addition, according to the Financial Times, “The Sprott Physical Uranium Trust has snapped up about 6m pounds of physical uranium, worth about $240m, since launching on July 19, helping to push uranium prices to more than $40 per pound, up from $30 at the start of the year. Global mine supply is expected to be about 125m pounds in 2021.”

Also, China has plans to increase its nuclear power capacity over the next few years.

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT
CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE ROCK LOBSTER, AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS TODAY INCLUDING PLTR, AAPL
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN ORCL
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN CSTM, KL, OVV
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF WAITING FOR YOUR RIGHT ENTRY POINT.
  • AND MUCH MORE…

HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT
CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE ROCK LOBSTER, AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

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  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN GME, LULU, PLAY, KR
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN COTY, VICI, TAP
  • HOW DOES UNCLE MIKE TRADE SPX/SPY
  • AND MUCH MORE…

The stock market showed continued weakness on Wednesday with the majority of the major indexes falling for the third-straight session. The Fed’s Beige Book helped fuel bearish sentiment following comments that the U.S. economy slowed in August as concerns grew over how the renewed surge of coronavirus cases would affect the economic recovery.

The Russell 2000 settled at 2,249 (-1.1%) with the morning low reaching 2,241. Fresh and upper support at 2,250-2,225 was breached and failed to hold. A drop below the latter and the 50-day moving average would suggest ongoing weakness towards 2,200-2,175.

The Nasdaq tumbled to an intraday low of 15,206 before closing at 15,286 (-0.6%). Prior and upper support at 15,250-15,100 was breached but held. A move below the latter would signal additional risk towards 15,000-14,850.

The Dow ended at 35,031 (-0.2%) with the low kissing 34,925. Key support at 35,000 and the 50-day moving average were breached but levels that held. A close below the former will likely lead to a retest towards 34,750-34,500.

The S&P 500 tested a low of 4,493 before finishing at 4,514 (-0.1%). Crucial support at 4,500 was tripped but held. A close below this level would signal additional weakness towards 4,475-4,450.

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ANALYST UPGRADES/DOWNGRADES

Albemarle (ALB) double upgraded to Buy from Sell at Berenberg
Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Berenberg
Pure Storage (PSTG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Northland

Goodrich Petroleum (GDP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Truist
Regions Financial (RF) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Universal Health (UHS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs

THURSDAY'S EARNINGS ANNOUNCEMENTS 
Before the open: Academy Sports and Outdoors (ASO), Bioceres Crop Solutions (BIOX), Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV), J.Jill (JILL), Lovesac (LOVE), Riskified (RSKD), Tuesday Morning (TUEM), VIA Optronics (VIAO)

After the close: Affirm Holdings (AFRM), American Outdoor Brands (AOUT), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Farmer Brothers (FARM), ImmunoPrecise Antibodies (IPA), KLX Energy Services (KLXE), LightPath Technologies (LPTH), MamaMancini's (MMMB), PowerSchool Holdings (PWSC), Radiant Logistics (RLGT), Sumo Logic (SUMO), Traeger (COOK), Verint Systems (VRNT), Zumiez (ZUMZ)

THURSDAY'S ECONOMIC NEWS
Jobless Claims - 8:30am

METALS/ OIL
Gold closed at $1,793.50 an ounce, down $5.00
Silver settled at $24.06  an ounce, down $0.21
Copper finished at $4.23 a pound, down $0.05
Crude Oil was at $69.18 a barrel,  up $0.79
Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) ended at $37.52 down $0.29

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