How to Play Today’s AMZN Earnings Announcement

In light of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.‘s (NYSE:WMT) bombshell announcement that it’s expecting a 6% to 12% earnings cut over the next two years, expectations are high for Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), which reports earnings after the bell today.

The volatility I’m seeing with AMZN shares tells me traders are afraid Amazon might not deliver on earnings.

It’s always difficult to predict which direction a stock will break around earnings. The slightest bit of news could send a stock soaring… or crashing.

Last week, I showed you how to construct a Straddle, a non-directional trade that’s perfect for when you can’t tell which way a stock is going to move.

Ahead of earnings – and all the uncertainty and volatility that comes with it – is AMZN a ripe for a straddle?

Let’s take a look…

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Here’s What Happened With Our PCLN “Loophole Trade”

Last week, I gave all of my Power Profit Trades subscribers a chance to follow along with a trade generated by Money Calendar.

Our recommended “loophole trade” on The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) was a rollercoaster – some of you got in on the trade, while many more probably missed out.

Yesterday, those of you who got in had the opportunity to close down that trade with triple-digit profits (in less than a week), per our exit instructions.

Today, I’m going to walk you through the trade step by step, show you why the trade got away from us, how it came back to us, and how a lucky few managed to walk away with huge profits.

Let’s get to it…

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