Closing Priceline(PCLN) – Travelzoo(TZOO)

By: ispeculatornew
Date posted: 12.04.2009 (5:00 am) | Write a Comment  (2 Comments)

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priceline1Yesterday’s action was brutal on one of my short positions, Amazon. While it is paired against Baidu (which is up a reasonable 9.56%), Amazon’s surge is creating problems. I am now down 7.45% on the trade. I probably miscalculated the impact of having all of those websites/media talking about Amazon as the best pick to play the holiday online shopping. In any case, I still expect this trade to reverse.

The good news however is that I am closing another successful trade at today’s open as my trade on the online travel industry featuring Priceline and Travelzoo worked out well and closed yesterday at +23,14%!

Actually, Priceline gained over 8% while Travelzoo declined more than that.. so a good call!

Will post final price later today!

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  1. Comment by IS — December 6, 2009 @ 6:20 pm

    Closing prices were:

    PCLN: 223.89$
    TZOO: 14.12$

    Final return on this trade: 24,45%

  2. […] closing my trade on Priceline/Travelzoo Friday morning, I was now ready to take on a new one. I was looking at the two dozen companies that I currently […]

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