Monday, July 24, 2017

Tailwinds Trading Blog

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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...

Tailwinds Select Portfolio, May Performance Review

May was a month of big changes in the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. During the month, we added four new names to the portfolio and...

A Contrarian Idea About Deficits

Imagine you are running a small business. Although sales are slowly growing, competition is driving down your margins. Your employees are getting squeezed by rising...

Hammer Time

Wednesday reached the pinnacle of fear in Aqua Metals stock, as it traded down for what seemed like the 20th straight day. When the...

Changes to Select Portfolio: Earthstone Out, Patriot One In

We are making more changes to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. Keeping with our theme of disruptive technology, we are adding Patriot One to the...

Romance Is For Losers

A few readers have asked me to tell more stories about trading. They encouraged me to share more of my experiences throughout the years. After...

Polar Power (POLA) Added To The Tailwinds Select Portfolio

We have added Polar Power to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio at a price of $4.75. Polar Power is a technology company focused on manufacturing of...

The ORD Oracle, May 22, 2017

Tailwinds' Take: The ORD Oracle has a long track record of making investors money in Gold and the S&P. Here's his latest piece. SPX Monitoring...

Stock Market Shakeout

The risk off move continues this morning. Although most pundits are attributing the sudden decline to Trump’s Comey woes, it feels like there is...

Orin Hirschman of AIGH Partners Reports a 5.1% Stake in Vuzix

One of the smarter small cap investment funds out there, AIGH Partners, and their general manager Orin Hirschman, just reported taking an over 5%...

An E.T.A. For The Man With The Pin

Everyone is aware of the manic rise in the price of real estate in countries such as Canada and Australia over the past few...

The ORD Oracle, May 15, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Sold SPX 5/5/17 at 2399.29 = gain 1.06%; Long SPX on 4/24/17 & 2374.15. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes:...

UGE International Added to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio

We added UGE International (UGE.V) to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio today at a share price of $0.68. UGE provides full-service energy solutions to commercial and...

The VIX Article No One Will Like

I am pretty sure no one will like today’s post. Half of my readers will be disappointed by the discussion of VIX product intricacies,...

Fusion Telecommunications Added to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio

We added Fusion Telecommunications (FSNN) to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio today at a share price of $1.60. Fusion is a cloud services company that delivers...

The ORD Oracle, May 8, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Sold SPX 5/5/17 at 2399.29 = gain 1.06%; Long SPX on 4/24/17 & 2374.15. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes:...

Oil Declines Bring Down Producers

US oil producers showed today that they can make more money with $50 oil than had been expected. The result of which is that...

Wallace Prepares to Buy Some Silver

Something is happening in China. Industrial commodities are plunging. It’s been a brutal week, and seems to be accelerating. Too many traders underestimate China’s role...

The ORD Oracle, May 1, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Long SPX on 4/24/17 & 2374.15. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. The top window is the McClellan Oscillator; readings...

Zillow Breaking Out To New Highs

Zillow is one of our favorite names. This is a disruptive company that is turning a huge industry on its tail. I fully expect...

The Ord Oracle, April 24, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Long SPX on 4/24/17 & 2374.15. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. SPY did show a “Sign of Strength” (SOS)...

The Best Unknown Indicator

Lately there has been all sorts of chatter about the collapse of Chinese Iron Ore prices. There can be no denying, the chart looks...

The Ord Oracle, April 17, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Long SPX on 4/12/17 at 2344.93. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 4/13/17 at 24.54. Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Last Thursday, the...

Saudis Aim For $60 Oil

Saudi Arabia is leading a charge among OPEC leaders, who are now targeting $60 a barrel as the level where they want to see crude...

The ORD Oracle, April 10, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold 4/5/17 at 2352.95= .4% gain; Long SPX on 3/24/17 at 2343.98. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Sold GDX at 24.33 on 2/22/07 =...

Closing Out Long Debt Instruments Trade

On March 13, we got long the ProShares UBT leveraged debt ETF http://tailwindsresearch.com/2017/03/time-to-get-long-debt-instruments/ . While the trade is working in our favor, it has...

iBio Removed From the Tailwinds Select Portfolio

As of April 6th, at a price of $.42, we have officially removed iBio from the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. iBio is a very intriguing...

The End Game

We all know the terrifying debt statistics. We are bombarded every day with bearish reports about the gargantuan Federal debt, and when combined with...

The ORD Oracle, April 4, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Long SPX on 3/24/17 at 2343.98. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Sold GDX at 24.33 on 2/22/07 = gain 20.15%; Long GDX on 12/28/16...

3D Signatures Added to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio

We are adding shares of 3D Signatures (DXD.V) to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio as of the end of March, 2017 at a share price...
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