WEEKLY ISSUE: Earnings Season Making Waves in the Options Market Too

WEEKLY ISSUE: Earnings Season Making Waves in the Options Market Too

During a busy week that is marked by fresh earnings-related volatility, we’re not adding any new positions to the Tematica Options+ List this week. We do have a number of updates that keep our short positions on Funko (FNKO) and Facebook (FB) intact. We also have some housekeeping for MoneyOnMobile shares to discuss following this week’s reverse split.

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Fortnite is the harbinger of more pain for the already struggling toy industry

While it is rather clear to us why Toys R Us is filing bankruptcy and even Star Wars themed toy sales weren’t enough to help Mattel (MAT) this past holiday season, in-app purchases for the new iOS version of Fortnite are rather revealing. The recently launched gaming app, which sits at the center of our […]

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Weekly Issue / Trade Alert: A New Put Play as Kids Stop Playing with Toys

Weekly Issue / Trade Alert: A New Put Play as Kids Stop Playing with Toys

While we may see a calm day or two between now and next Wednesday, odds are we are far more likely to see the recent market choppiness continue. This can make for a challenging market for stocks in the short-term, and even more so for options, particularly call options.

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Weekly Issue: Looking for Trump-Proof Companies

Weekly Issue: Looking for Trump-Proof Companies

Amid DC-centric uncertainty back in vogue, we are seeing renewed uncertainty in the market this week. We’ll stick to our thematic knitting, which should Trump-proof the Tematica Investing Select List. We also game out the pending bankruptcy for Toys R Us, the latest but certainly not the last company to fall victim to our Connected Society investing theme.

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Atari Banks Its Gaming Content On a  Television Future

Atari Banks Its Gaming Content On a  Television Future

While today’s teens and Millennials have enjoyed rich graphics and plotlines in their gaming experience, those of us that grew up with Missile Command, Asteroids, Centipede, Defender and many other classics fondly recall our Atari gaming system. Was it simple by today’s standards, absolutely, but we still spent hours saving the world or defending the […]

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