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Target:
Buy or Sell Short?
Regarding Target Corporation, is it time
to buy yet or still sell short?
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOCK-INV...
We wrote about the Target security
breach in December after it was
revealed that about 110 million Target
customers had pe...
Before We Continue…
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FREE training materials.
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Don’t miss t...
We noted that the world is set to move
to EMV cards which are much more
difficult to hack.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGT...
Then we find out that the way into the
Target system was by way heating and
ventilation software.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINV...
Target already had a system in place to
detect malware and then, when its
team in Bangalore detected a problem
and sounded...
First Target’s information office went
out the door and now the company’s
CEO is gone.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS....
Has this gone far enough or is there
more? Is it time to buy the stock and
wait for a recovery or do need to sell
short an...
What does fundamental analysis of the
situation tell us?
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CO...
Target Stock Price
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION-
BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION-
BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
It was selling for around $73 a share
before the data breach become an
issue.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOC...
The stock fell to $55 a share and then
recovered a bit. Customers have
stayed away and the extent of
damages from law suit...
Nevertheless, quarterly profits have
stayed in the 5 to 5 billion dollar range
over the last year.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEIN...
Target does not seem set to go away.
Even through customers may be ticked
off at the company they still seem to be
coming ...
That leaves us with the question of
what will happen with law suits for
damages or even punitive damages for
negligence wh...
Our best guess is that the stock price
will not but hurt by any downturn in
business unless some global disaster
brings on...
Rather the news will be full of items
about Target not protecting the data of
its customers.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTIN...
That sort of news can affect stock
prices but tends to closely shadow the
24 hour news cycle.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTI...
That is to say when the news it go it
may be time to buy for the short term
and pocket a quick profit.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITAB...
And when the news is bad it may be
time to sell short and then take a profit
before stock recovers.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEI...
In the end a good fourth quarter may
save the day for Target.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOCK-INVESTING/TARG...
If you believe that the company will
eventually put all of this behind them,
you will make money by investing in
Target fo...
Buy, Sell Short, Buy
Options
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/
STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION-
BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
To the extent that Target still appears to
be somewhat volatile it might be wise
to consider buying options on Target
stoc...
A call option gives you the right to
purchase the stock at a set price after it
goes up.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIP...
A put option gives you the right to sell
the stock at a set price after it has
fallen.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS....
A common strategy is called a long
straddle. A trader buys both calls and
puts on the same stock with the same
expiration ...
He wins if the stock goes either up or
down, providing that the rise or fall is
sufficient to cover the cost of the
option...
And if the stock stands still he only
loses the premiums he paid for the
options contracts.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTING...
In the end, whether to buy or sell short
on Target is resolved by careful
observation and analysis.
HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEI...
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Target: Buy or Sell Short

Regarding Target Corporation, is it time to buy yet or still sell short? We wrote about the Target security breach in December after it was revealed that about 110 million Target customers had personal data stolen from the Target credit card system. We noted that the world is set to move to EMV cards which are much more difficult to hack. Then we find out that the way into the Target system was by way heating and ventilation software. Target already had a system in place to detect malware and then, when its team in Bangalore detected a problem and sounded the alarm, no one in Minneapolis responded… First Target’s information office went out the door and now the company’s CEO is gone. Has this gone far enough or is there more? Is it time to buy the stock and wait for a recovery or do need to sell short and ride the stock downward some more? What does fundamental analysis of the situation tell us?

Target Stock Price

Target currency sells for about $60 a share. It was selling for around $73 a share before the data breach become an issue. The stock fell to $55 a share and then recovered a bit. Customers have stayed away and the extent of damages from law suits is uncertain. Nevertheless, quarterly profits have stayed in the 5 to 5 billion dollar range over the last year. Target does not seem set to go away. Even through customers may be ticked off at the company they still seem to be coming in to the stores. That leaves us with the question of what will happen with law suits for damages or even punitive damages for negligence when it turns out that someone missed the alarm. Our best guess is that the stock price will not but hurt by any downturn in business unless some global disaster brings on another recession. Rather the news will be full of items about Target not protecting the data of its customers. That sort of news can affect stock prices but tends to closely shadow the 24 hour news cycle. That is to say when the news it go it may be time to buy for the short term and pocket a quick profit. And when the news is bad it may be time to sell short and then take a profit before stock recovers. In the end a good fourth quarter may save the day for Target. If you believe that the company will eventually put all of this behind them, you will make money by investing in Target for the long haul.

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  1. 1. BY WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM Target: Buy or Sell Short?
  2. 2. Regarding Target Corporation, is it time to buy yet or still sell short? HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  3. 3. We wrote about the Target security breach in December after it was revealed that about 110 million Target customers had personal data stolen from the Target credit card system. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  4. 4. Before We Continue… Click the links below to get your FREE training materials. Free Weekly Investing Webinars Don’t miss these free training events! http://www.profitableinvestingtips.com/free-webinar Forex Conspiracy Report Read every word of this report! http://www.forexconspiracyreport.com
  5. 5. We noted that the world is set to move to EMV cards which are much more difficult to hack. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  6. 6. Then we find out that the way into the Target system was by way heating and ventilation software. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  7. 7. Target already had a system in place to detect malware and then, when its team in Bangalore detected a problem and sounded the alarm, no one in Minneapolis responded… HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  8. 8. First Target’s information office went out the door and now the company’s CEO is gone. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  9. 9. Has this gone far enough or is there more? Is it time to buy the stock and wait for a recovery or do need to sell short and ride the stock downward some more? HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  10. 10. What does fundamental analysis of the situation tell us? HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  11. 11. Target Stock Price HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  12. 12. Target currency sells for about $60 a share. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  13. 13. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  14. 14. It was selling for around $73 a share before the data breach become an issue. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  15. 15. The stock fell to $55 a share and then recovered a bit. Customers have stayed away and the extent of damages from law suits is uncertain. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  16. 16. Nevertheless, quarterly profits have stayed in the 5 to 5 billion dollar range over the last year. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  17. 17. Target does not seem set to go away. Even through customers may be ticked off at the company they still seem to be coming in to the stores. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  18. 18. That leaves us with the question of what will happen with law suits for damages or even punitive damages for negligence when it turns out that someone missed the alarm. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  19. 19. Our best guess is that the stock price will not but hurt by any downturn in business unless some global disaster brings on another recession. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  20. 20. Rather the news will be full of items about Target not protecting the data of its customers. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  21. 21. That sort of news can affect stock prices but tends to closely shadow the 24 hour news cycle. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  22. 22. That is to say when the news it go it may be time to buy for the short term and pocket a quick profit. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  23. 23. And when the news is bad it may be time to sell short and then take a profit before stock recovers. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  24. 24. In the end a good fourth quarter may save the day for Target. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  25. 25. If you believe that the company will eventually put all of this behind them, you will make money by investing in Target for the long haul. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  26. 26. Buy, Sell Short, Buy Options HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  27. 27. To the extent that Target still appears to be somewhat volatile it might be wise to consider buying options on Target stock. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  28. 28. A call option gives you the right to purchase the stock at a set price after it goes up. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  29. 29. A put option gives you the right to sell the stock at a set price after it has fallen. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  30. 30. A common strategy is called a long straddle. A trader buys both calls and puts on the same stock with the same expiration date and same strike price. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  31. 31. He wins if the stock goes either up or down, providing that the rise or fall is sufficient to cover the cost of the options contracts. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  32. 32. And if the stock stands still he only loses the premiums he paid for the options contracts. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT
  33. 33. In the end, whether to buy or sell short on Target is resolved by careful observation and analysis. HTTP://WWW.PROFITABLEINVESTINGTIPS.COM/ STOCK-INVESTING/TARGET-CORPORATION- BUY-OR-SELL-SHORT

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