Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tailwinds Trading Blog

This trading blog is intended to express investment ideas that our management may have from time to time. This is intended for informational purposes only and is not an offer to purchase or sell securities. Please see our disclaimer if you require further information. Thank you and happy trading!!!

Better Places to Sell

I am a big huge Kodiak grizzly of a bond bear. It’s probably my number one conviction call. I believe, over time, long rates...

Changes to Select Portfolio…MTBC in, Trimming MARK

We have made two changes in the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. MTBC added to the Portfolio. Our discipline is that new names get added to the...

Adding NDRA, Grooming CATS, and Other Year-End Housekeeping

As 2017 winds down to a close, we have made several changes to the model portfolio. These changes are meant to better position our...

Cryoport…Reimbursement Issues, or Non-Event?

Yesterday an article came out on Bloomberg that discussed the issues with reimbursement on Gilead's latest drug, Yescarta. For those who don't know, Yescarta...

How is KanKan Partnered With Both Alibaba and Tencent?

I get this question often, why would both these companies, who are competitors in many ways, share their data with KanKan? Investors scratch their...

Technically Speaking, VUZIX Could Be Off To The Races

Like Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams, Paul Travers was a little ahead of himself when he started Vuzix. There must have been a...

Cryoport’s Shares May Be Taking A Breather, But Its Business Can’t Be Slowed

It's been a while since we wrote about Cryoport. At that time, the shares of CYRX were on an absolute tear and it had...

Grandma’s Bond Portfolio Is In Trouble

Today’s post is an important one. I might have put Grandma in the trunk, but the coming struggle between generations is no laughing matter....

GPIF Is About To Bite Back

A few years ago, the Japanese government made an announcement that went unnoticed by many market pundits. Since then, although there have been a...

Tax Loss Season is Open

The day after Thanksgiving is referred to as Black Friday. This is because, up until then, many retailers have operated at a loss all...

China’s Minsky Moment

Sometimes you have to love the naivety of the markets. At this week’s Communist Party Congress meeting in Beijing, the governor of the PBoC...

Tesla Trend Line Broken…Look Out Below

As we discussed in a note earlier in October, TSLA shares had formed a double-top and the long-term uptrend in the shares was at...

Ponzi Would Be Scared By Bitcoin

A Ponzi scheme (/ˈpɒn.zi/; also a Ponzi game) is a fraudulent investment operation where the operator generates returns for older investors through revenue paid by new investors, rather...

The Winners of The New World Redux

The New “Winners of the New World” Do you remember Jim Cramer’s February 29th, 2000 speech, “Winners of the New World? "You want winners? You want me...

TSLA Technically on the Ropes?

Tesla shares appear to be at a very critical point, technically, with their major long term uptrend in danger of being broken. Meanwhile the...

The Patriot One Missile has Launched. How High is its Orbit?

They say that the third time is a trend, so I guess it's time to make it official. Every time a stock doubles from...

Polar Power’s Stock is Melting Upwards…

Polar Power's stock is thin and quite volatile. Lately it has been trading higher. This is not the first time it's made a strong...

The FANGs Look Long in the Tooth; Rotation to Small Cap Under Way?

Much press has been devoted to the FANG stocks and their outperformance of the market over recent history. Pick pretty much any time frame...

The ORD Oracle, September 25, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX on 8/30/17 at 2457.59 Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral The pattern forming on the hourly chart appears...

The ORD Oracle, September 18, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX on 8/30/17 at 2457.59. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral Last Friday the volume on the SPX jumped...

The ORD Oracle, September 5, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX on 8/30/17 at 2457.59. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. We get most charts and information form Stockcharts.com. ...

FSNN Going to $4 or More…After Unterberg Completes Sale

Fusion's recent merger announcement has sparked the shares to trading levels not seen in years and trading volumes never seen before. The deal is...

Lower Highs Meets Higher Lows…Pennant Formation Portends Large Move Soon

Tesla shares have rallied hard over the last year on the back of a lot of good news. The company managed to correct manufacturing...

The ORD Oracle, August 28, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold 8/23/17 at 2444.04 =gain .58%;  Long SPX 8/17/17 at 2430.01. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Last Friday, SPY...

Billionaire Bears Club

I don’t regularly watch CNBC, but last week while on vacation, I turned on the Sirius XM radio and was instantly assaulted with Jim...

The ORD Oracle, July 31, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Covered short on 7/6 at 2409.75=gain 1.2%; Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. 21 day...

Aqua Shares Flow In Reverse…What it Means

Today was a major reversal day for Aqua Metals. Shares opened at $11.75 then traded down to $10.50. Did I say "traded down"? The...

The ORD Oracle, July 24, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Covered short on 7/6 at 2409.75=gain 1.2%; Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Five of...

Sometimes The Crowd Gets It Right…

Over the past quarter, the Euro currency has rallied a little more than 9%. It’s been a steady slog higher, with barely a pause. Have...

Vol Sellers Branch Out

By now most of us are fed up with hearing apocalyptic warnings of the coming VIX disaster when all the naïve short sellers will...

PTOTF Looking Great Technically

Patriot One continues to trade higher. The shares look good technically, with the 50 DMA now trending upwards and the stock moving through the...

This Patriot Missile is in Countdown to Launch…

Patriot One is ready to take off when the FCC approval comes through. Like management said, "As we move into commercial roll out, we have...

Risk Management at Work: Trimming Cryoport

Since we bought CYRX, the stock has gone up close to 200%. In the process, it has become by far the largest position in...

The ORD Oracle, July 17, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Covered short on 7/6 at 2409.75=gain 1.2%; Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Friday the...

Patriot One Technologies Inc. Announces Closing of Financing

Tailwinds' Take: Closing of this upsized financing will enable the Company to start executing on the strong demand they are seeing for their product....

What To Do With Cryoport After A 100% Gain?

Shares of CYRX have been the best performer in the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. Since we initiated coverage on March 28, 2017, the shares have...

Back On Board the Eurostoxx Bandwagon

As you may recall, I was mad at myself for not exiting my long Eurostoxx position into the Barron’s bullish cover article (Too Busy Patting...

The ORD Oracle, July 3, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 6/22/17 at 22.36 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. A possible Head and...

UGE Secures Two New Contracts for New Jersey Office Buildings

Tailwinds' Take: UGE.V continues to win projects. The stock is very cheap on a P/E basis and solar is booming. Shares have started picking...

The ORD Oracle, June 26, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07 Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 6/22/17 at 22.36 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral The top window is...

biOasis CEO Purchases Shares

On the back of his recent CEO update to shareholders, in which he expressed great enthusiasm for the Transcend Platform and the opportunity in...

UGE Reaches New Scale Announcing 15 New Solar Systems with Peterborough Utilities

UGE International Ltd. (TSXV: UGE) ("UGE"), a global leader in solar energy solutions for the commercial and industrial sector, announces it has been selected...

Dinner Bell Rings For RESN; Come and Get It While You Can

On Thursday, Resonant will be holding a hosting a Virtual Roadshow Webinar. This comes at an opportune time for traders as the shares of...

The ORD Oracle, June 19, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX 6/19/17 at 2453.44. Monitoring purposes GOLD: neutral. Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. The pattern that appears to be forming since March...

Rejoining The Dark Side

After many months of fighting all the naysayers predicting the next big stock market crash, I am finally succumbing to the seductive story of...

The ORD Oracle, June 12, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold long SPX 5/23/17 at 2398.42 = +1.76%;  Long SPX 5/17/17 at 2357.03. Monitoring purposes GOLD: neutral. Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Last...

It’s Always Just A Question Of Price

One of the biggest pushbacks about my theory that inflation is the real worry for the markets, not deflation, is the argument that there...

The Ord Oracle, June 7, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold long SPX 5/23/17 at 2398.42 = +1.76%;  Long SPX 5/17/17 at 2357.03. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Covered 6/6/17 at 23.78=loss 2.5%; Short...

Novartis FDA Review Date Pushes Cryoport Shares

This morning the FDA posted a note on their website that they would be having a panel review of Novartis' CAR-T therapy CTL019 (tisagenlecleucel-T) on...

Betting Against History

It’s another of those days. The S&P 500 closed the week at an all time high, and although you would think everyone would be...
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