Bryan Leighton's Blog Posts Tagged 'GMCR' (12)

Alert: Green Mountain Master Level

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) continues its slide following an ugly earnings report last week. Many traders and investors are looking for the entry point to go long. This is a falling knife and must be bought very carefully.

The master level on Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. is $22.50. The stock is currently trading at $24.55, -0.55 (-2.19%). Once this level hits, there will be significant price support and a bounce is likely. Until then, it can continue to…


Added by Bryan Leighton on May 7, 2012 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Green Mountain Capitulates, Is It A Buy?

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) is getting smoked today on the back of an earnings miss and uncertain guidance going forward. The stock is trading at $25.97, -23.55 (-47.56%). The biggest volume of the day came around 12pm ET as the stock hit a low of $24.40. This is known as capitulation and usually notes a major low in the stock.

This reaction appears to be overdone if you just look at the earnings and guidance. The stock is currently trading at 10 times next…


Added by Bryan Leighton on May 3, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

The Real Shark Week

Today, is options expiration Friday. This trading week is a time when the markets will trade all over the map. There will usually be a lot of game playing in many of the popular stocks by the institutional traders. Often leading stocks such as Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR), Netflix Inc (NYSE:NFLX), First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR) and others will be extremely volatile throughout the week.

Remember, this is the time to be a…


Added by Bryan Leighton on April 20, 2012 at 11:21am — No Comments

Beware of Whipsaw Wednesday

The Wednesday before options expiration is usually the most volatile trading session of the week. We call this trading day 'Whipsaw Wednesday' as the action will usually be very erratic. This is a time when the large institutional traders will try and shake out the small retail options traders that is playing the near term expiration. As it goes in life, the big fish will most often eat the little fish, it is no different in the stock market during the week of options…


Added by Bryan Leighton on February 15, 2012 at 10:19am — No Comments

Options Expiration Week, Let The Games Begin

On February 17, 2012, it will be options expiration. The days leading up to the actual expiration will usually make for a lot of volatility in many of the popular and highly traded stocks. Traders and investors must understand that this week is notorious for rumors and game playing by the large financial institutions. You see, it is the institutions that move market indexes and stocks, it is not the individual at home with an online account that cause the popular stocks to rally or…


Added by Bryan Leighton on February 13, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

2011 Is The Year Of The Broken Stocks

All of the major stock indexes topped out in early May of 2011. At that time, the S&P 500 Index traded as high as 1370.58, meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded as high as 12,876.00. This morning the S&P 500 Index is trading around the 1220.00 area and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading around the 11,910.00 level. It is safe to say that the major stock indexes have come under some serious selling pressure during the second half of 2011. The main catalyst…


Added by Bryan Leighton on December 14, 2011 at 10:52am — No Comments

The Key To Trading Is Timing

How many times in your life have you heard someone tell you that they are bullish or bearish? Personally, I hear it everyday by countless people and even say it myself on a daily basis. These days we are all bombarded by the financial news throughout the day. The Europe Union is blowing up before our eyes on a daily basis, China is starting to slowdown, India is battling massive inflation, and Brazil cannot take the money printing by the central banks any more. The news is all around…


Added by Bryan Leighton on December 7, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Stocks Are For Trading, Do Not Make It Personal

One of the fatal flaws that many traders make is to take stock trading personally. Often, most traders and investors will trade a particular stock several times and become comfortable with the equity, which may have its benefits. However, the problem that many traders and investor make is that when they lose on a trade in the stock they feel as though they must get even, or find the need to seek revenge on the equity.…


Added by Bryan Leighton on November 30, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Stock Market Analysis From A Pro

Stocks are inching higher today. The S&P 500 is trading at 1,254.97, +3.19 (+0.25%). The markets continue to be stuck on yields from Europe. As yields fall, the Euro inches higher and the Dollar declines. The declining Dollar helps inflate the stock market. High Frequency Trading programs are set to read this and react instantaneously to the moves in the Dollar. A small fall in the Dollar buys the market. It is a game where the fastest make the most money.

Bank stocks continue…


Added by Bryan Leighton on November 15, 2011 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Three Stocks Hammered Into Buy Levels

In this wild market there are stocks that have outperformed and stocks that have underperformed. In addition, there is a class of stocks that have been crushed. Every trader wants to know when the right buying opportunity is for these stocks. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) and Diamond Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMND)  have all been hammered recently for earnings misses or possible accounting issues. The drops have been epic and the bearish…


Added by Bryan Leighton on November 14, 2011 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Master Levels To Buy On Three Beaten Down Stocks

While the market chops up and down, some key well known names continue to sink lower. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR), First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) and Research In Motion Limited (USA) (NASDAQ:RIMM)  are all top tier names on Wall Street that are fighting to survive. Below are the master levels where these stocks will find support. These levels will finally represent a solid risk to reward long play.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. is down from a 52 week…


Added by Bryan Leighton on November 10, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

The True Keys To The Stock Market Today

The markets have been all over the map today. Indexes are tracking the inverse of Italian yields. Italian yields broke back below the 7% level pushing the markets higher in early trading. SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY)  is trading at $124.35, +1.16 (+0.94%). Traders must remember that spiking yields in Italy, means a collapse is imminent. Borrowing at such high rates is unsustainable. Therefore it makes sense to be the driving force between the up and down moves in the United States.…


Added by Bryan Leighton on November 10, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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