Looking at Some Earnings Trades

Given the action today, it is probably better to be a man of few words when looking at earnings and trades. This isn't a market where I feel very comfortable looking away for any significant amount of time. There are a few big volatility names I am not monitoring in front of their earnings -- for example, Solar City (SCTY) (which is getting absolutely clobbered today) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR). I will start by looking at Solar City's stepbrother, Tesla Motors (TSLA).

Tesla is only looking for a 10.5% move, yet in three out of its past four earnings reports, its price has closed more than 14% away from the previous day's close. The one time it was less, last quarter, the move was still 8.4%....320 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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