Live: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

8/30 – 2:50 p.m. New York time

I entered three new positions today: CIEN, CTRP and DG.

8/30 – 9:55 a.m. New York time

I shall be looking at three earnings plays as potential trades: CIEN, CTRP and DG.

I am also changing the analysis around a bit, replacing the 85% rule of thumb in calculating potential movement with an historical analysis of movements following the last four earnings announcements.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 30, 2017


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