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Bearish Traders Dig Their Claws Into Struggling Retail, Tech Names

by | May 18, 2022

In Wednesday’s Blitz Daily with Lance Ippolito, we take a look at Sabre Corp as tech stocks see strong selling.

The stock Market is a bloody mess Wednesday as the Nasdaq and S&P 500 continue to sell off with barely a green candle in sight.

Stockholders are feeling a lot of pain, which is why it pays to stay nimble and trade in and out of positions in a volatile market like this.

That mercenary mentality has saved my bacon over the past few sessions, especially with the monster breakdowns we’re seeing in retail in names like Target Inc. (NYSE: TGT) and Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT).

On top of retail names taking a dive, we’re also seeing massive sell-offs in junk growth stocks across the tape.

Shares of travel software firm Sabre Crop. added another 4% drop on Wednesday to an almost 30% one-month decline.. And the bears are hungry for more downside!

The Blitz Tracker spotted institutional buyers scoop up around 4,500 of the June 17 expiration, $6 strike puts for more than $160,000…

And that’s just a taste of the flood of downside plays hitting the tape Wednesday…

    • Ulta Beauty Inc. (Nasdaq: ULTA): Sept. 16, $355 PUT. 
    • Sabre Corp. (Nasdaq: SABR): June 17, $6 PUT. 
    • FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO): June. 17, $10 PUT. 
    • Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS): Nov. 18, $22.50 CALL. 
    • Ross Stores Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST): May 20, $94 PUT. 

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Blitz Daily With Lance Ippolitto

At Weekly Blitz Alerts, we like to print money, baby! I know, I know, you’re probably thinking, “Lance, how do we do that? Print money? Come on…”  

But in all seriousness, we follow the big fish and what they’re buying. And we do that with my proprietary Blitz Tracker, which alerts me to big, institutional options order flow throughout the day. Then we get in on these plays and follow the “smart money.”  

By doing this, we cash in whether the broader market is going up, down or sideways. 

The Blitz Daily with Lance Ippolito is where I go over a handful of options trades that hit my Blitz Tracker each day, Monday through Thursday. I will break down the trade with the sexiest order flow and tell you exactly what I think can happen with that stock by the next day’s opening bell. 

If you want in on these fast-moving options plays, with entry, exit and profit targets sent directly to you via text and email alerts, be sure to sign up for Weekly Blitz Alerts!  

In the meantime, you can follow me @LanceIppolito on Twitter, Instagram and our YouTube channel for more trading insights and tips. And as always, you can find me right here talking stocks and options trading — and printing money — on WealthPress.com!

WRITTEN BY<br>Lance Ippolito

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