A Barrage of Earnings

We have a barrage of earnings this week -- something for everyone and I mean everyone. Approximately 600 companies a market caps over $300 million are reporting this week. The first thing to realize is you are going to miss opportunities and huge moves. You are going to hear about the guy who bought the stock big before earnings and caught a 15% move. You'll be reading the gal who bought puts right before a stock dropped 20% and she cashed out with a 500% gain on her options. If you try to keep up with all the reports and trade multiple names into and after earnings, you are likely to get burned. Pick a few, and focus upon them. If they don't pan out with opportunities, then so be it. There will be more tomorrow and more next week, and, hey, guess what, we do this again next quarter!

I will focus on Netflix (NFLX) today, as this has been a big mover over the past few reports. At this point, one has to be concerned with the idea Netflix is going to be a snoozer....367 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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