Monday, August 15, 2016

BBY, WMT Advisory

BBY and WMT were triggered as trades today because of high implied volatility relative to the annual range compared to other liquid symbols.

As it turns out, both companies will publish earnings within days, BBY on Aug. 23 and WMT on Aug. 18, both before opening bell.

Normally, I trade on earnings the day before publication. I failed to notice the scheduled earnings in setting up my trading for today. It counts as an error.

I have placed an order on BBY and shall keep it live today in the hopes of a fill and shall adjust the position as needed as earnings continues to approach. I shall defer my full analysis of WMT until Aug. 17, the day before earnings.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 15, 2016

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