Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Ideas, Fresh Plays & More

Fresh Options Ideas

We had a good run of success with equities early on this week, so we thought it was high time to split our focus and turn our attention back to some options trading ideas. We’ve had monstrous success identifying winning calls in recent weeks, and there’s a couple of events driving the following stocks to gap up this morning. As usual, we’ll be on the lookout for dip-and-rip formations to unfold in these scenarios.

Facebook, Inc. FB – FB is soaring on the heels of a tidy earnings beat yesterday, and as a result, we’ll be scanning the FB Weekly $106-111 Calls for some exciting action today. If the premarket volatility is any indicator, we can expect to see some vigorous intraday swings from those contracts.

Expedia, Inc. EXPE – Following a confirmed buyout of HomeAway, Inc.AWAY, EXPE is popping in early trading as well. For this one, we’ll be tracking the EXPE Weekly $138-142 Calls.


AEterna Zentaris, Inc. AEZS

We’re going to be turning back to a stock that we’ve talked about in the past in AEZS. The stock registered a brand new 52-low of .04 a week ago today, and has been making solid progress in establishing higher lows off of that bottom since then.

We’re going to begin watching AEZS more closely in the sessions ahead. We’re looking specifically for a break of the current 50DMA at .074, after which there isn’t much in the way of resistance until the .10-area.


General Steel Holdings, Inc. GSI

GSI has been backsliding for quite some time and has breached well into oversold territory. When we come across a chart like this, our natural instinct is to place it on bottom-watch.

We had critical success calling out the bottoms on MIL and APDN toward the end of last week, and GSI is looking like it could be the next bounce-play. 


Extended Watchlist:
NUOT, ENIP, PDPR, APYP, INKS

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Yesterday’s Movers & More

Yesterday’s Movers

Among the stocks we were mentioning in yesterday morning’s premarket report, there were quite a few that ended up turning in positive performances on the day.

Terra Tech Corp. TRTC – TRTC stood out among cannabis stocks with a healthy intraday increase of 21% as it ran from .108-.131. The stock closed with strength, just a tick below the HOD at .13.

We will continue to monitor, not only TRTC, but the marijuana space as a whole, like we were saying yesterday. There is a resurgence of activity in the sector that we feel will only increase as voting season is upon us. The legalization of industrial hemp in North Carolina this week is also a factor in re-generating a ‘buzz’ around cannabis in all its forms.
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Global Digital Solutions, Inc. GDSI – GDSI is a stock we’ve continuously tracked for months now, as a quick tag search of our archives reveals. Yesterday, after including it in our extended watchlist, the stock made a healthy 51% intraday pop from a low of .0045 on up to .0068.

As measured from our recent observed low of .0012 (09/24), yesterday’s high registered as an incredible 466% swing in just a little over a month’s time.

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Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. LBSR - Another inclusion from yesterday’s extended watchlist, LBSR put up a respectable intraday performance as well. The stock traded in a range from .0034-.0049, giving traders the chance at up to 44% profits.


Continued Recovery Watch

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. APDN & MFC Industrial, Ltd. MIL

We wanted to take a minute to update folks on this pair of stocks that we’ve been tracking as recovery plays since Friday. While they didnt break out by any means yesterday, both managed to log higher highs and higher lows on the day, qualifying them for continued observation.

In fact, both APDN and MIL have managed to record three consecutive sessions of higher highs and higher lows since we entered them into the conversation. We’ll be interested in each case to see how far the trend will carry.

Added Note:
Speaking of bottom-bouncers, another stock with which we have been familiar in the past, is Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. LIQD. It has brought us some solid chances for gains previously, and we’ll want to closely observe as it appears to be quite oversold at the moment, and coming off of a bottom. Conditions appear to be ripening for a possible protracted rebound.


Extended Watchlist:
TDEY, BHRT, BRFH, PFHS

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Successful Bounce-Plays & More

Recent Recovery Plays

As it turns out, Friday was a good day for us in terms of spotting stocks coming off of their recent relative lows that were ripe for a rebound. We tagged both APDN and MIL in that report, and in both cases we’ve seen extended signs of recovery.

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. APDN – We’ve been familiar with APDN for quite some time, and were prompted to include it on Friday as a bottom-watch play after Thursday’s session had sent it hurtling off a cliff. Our observed low on Friday was 3.28, and as of yesterday high mark of 4.56, we had witnessed a 39% rebound.

MFC Industrial, Ltd. MIL - With MIL, we’ve seen a modest, yet healthy two-session swing of 13% ranging from Friday’s low of 2.63 to yesterday’s high of 2.97. We’re going to be very interested to follow its progress in the days ahead, as the chart still appears bullish.

In both cases, we’ll be looking for continued signs of strength with the recording of higher highs and higher lows going forward.


The Pot is Hot: Cannabis Sector Resurgence

We included Hemp, Inc. HEMP in yesterday’s premarket report as a result of the momentum that we’d noticed building up in the stock on Friday.

As our longtime readers are aware, we’ve been heavy followers of the cannabis space since its emergence a few years ago. While HEMP was the most actively traded stock on the OTC markets yesterday, we also saw a number of our other old favorites in the sector showing signs of renewed vigor as well. Among those were MJNA, GRNH, CBIS, MDBX, ERBB, TRTC.

We prepared a quick video containing some thoughts on the situation that we’d like to share, so be sure check it out:


Yesterday’s Other Winners:

Barfresh Food Group, Inc. BRFH – We tagged BRFH yesterday both for the positioning of the chart and the substance of the PR (link below)that the company released in the premarket. The result was a 22% intraday swing from .74-.90. This play will remain on our radars as the week progresses.

Western Graphite, Inc. WSGP - WSGP was another good call, as this super-subpenny performed an impressive dip-and-rip which culminated in an impressive intraday swing. After touching a low of .0003, we saw WSGP run as high as .0007; which registers as a 133% pop.


Extended Watchlist:
BSSP, LBSR, VGID, GDSI

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Updates, Fresh Ideas & More

Apple, Inc. AAPL – Options Update

For the third consecutive session yesterday, we were treated to exceptional intraday performances by the AAPL Weekly $114-116 Calls that we initially signaled on Tuesday.

AAPL continued to bull its way to its highest PPS levels in over two months, and managed to close above $120 on the day. As a result, the contracts we were monitoring provided the following opportunities:

$114 Calls – Daily Range:  4.34-6.70 – Max Gain: 54%
$115 Calls - Daily Range: 3.47-5.70 – Max Gain: 64%
$116 Calls - Daily Range: 2.53-4.70 – Max Gain: 86%

While those gains were respectable, sharp traders will have seen greater opportunities in rolling up their strike prices to stay closer to the money as AAPL continued to run. The stock gapped up to crack the $121-mark in the premarket this morning, and so we’ll definitely be looking for quick-strike chances* in the range of the Weekly $119-121 Calls.

*Just remember, contracts with weekly expiration represent exploding offers. Extreme caution is required for trading these options on Friday!


LinkedIn Corp. LNKD

Speaking of fresh options ideas, LNKD is soaring in the premarket this morning, so we’re going to be tracking a range of contracts in this chain as well. We had tremendous success with LNKD calls this summer, and given the current conditions, we believe history could repeat itself today.

We’ll be prospecting a wide range in the LNKD Weekly $235-245 Calls as the session commences, as it seems that things could get very interesting(…and don’t forget the warning above about trading weeklies on a Friday!).


Extended Watchlist:
VPER, PHOT, URBF, APPG, MIL, JDST, APDN(Bottom-Watch)