Live: Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

8/24 – 3:25 p.m. New York time

I entered a position on MRVL and exited positions on LOWMDT and COTY.

I analyzed AVGO but declined to take the trade.

8/24 – 10:55 a.m. New York time

I have updated the exits with results. Also, I am removing GME from my prospects list. It has a high Earnings Surprise Predictor score from Zacks Investment Research, in theory increasing the chance that the price will move beyond the zone of profit.

8/24 – 9:40 a.m. New York time

I have exited LOW for a profit and MDT and COTY for losses.

8/23 – 7:20 p.m. New York time

I’ll be considering three prospects on Thursday — AVGO, GME and MRVL — each of them timed to coincide with an earnings announcement.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 23-24, 2017


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