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Mastery welcomes the decline and gets friendly with volatility.

We saw this pullback coming since last week and used that opportunity to exit stage right to 100% cash. The winner today is the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures (VXX) up 8% everything else sucks.

Waiting to Trade

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Why test the Powers-that-be, wait on the sidelines with your money.

Nice two day rally while we wait to hear the news Wed. that could either make or break stocks.  Most likely it will pause the momentum in equities no matter what is said.  Have we not come far enough already in 2013 for stocks to pullback?

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The best of the week and free online movies?  Sure.

Mastery rewinds the week and puts the focus on Zillow Inc (Z), Foot Locker (FL), and the all new free Netflix --  U.S. equities could not make up their mind this week and as a result all the major indexes dropped (again).  What stocks should you be conserind and avoiding?  Behold the greatness of the Stock Masters:


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Cheap Americans are back to streaming movies like 'Star Trek Into Darkness' illegally.


Yes that lead in picture is quite something isn't it?  That would be the now infamous 'Star Trek Underwear Scene' from the recent Star Trek movie with the talented Alice Eve. 


Sling Blade Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for the July 2013 expiration.

What's a Covered Call?

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Have this stock on your radar in case the market continues to fall.

If you are a constant reader of Stock Mastery, you know that we rarely look on the short side. So far in 2013, shorting anything has been a sucker's bet.

Stock to Buy: Foot Locker

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Blessed by Barron's over the weekend.

Mastery is betting that Foot Locker Inc (FL) will come to its 52-week high before summer is out.  That would mean another 7% in the next few months, all thanks to

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Stock picks worth considering and illegal streaming madness.

T-Mobile (TMUS), VMware (VMW), and the rebirth of Movike2K as Movie4K were the stories of interest this week.  Movie4K has started to bring back its content to various flicks but the site is only 1/2 of what it used to be.  VMW finally bounced back off its lows and TMUS has more to prove.

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Softbank is officially eyeing T-Mobile US if their Sprint deal falls through.

Shares of T-Mobile US (TMUS) are up nearly 5% in late afternoon trading, as Reuters just released an exclusive on a potential TMUS buyout:


VMWare Bites Back

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Did you really think this stock wasn't going back up? 


Get real.  VMware Inc (VMW) despite what shorts may think of it was never going to zero. Today VMW shares bounced 7% after spending several days near the bottom of its 12 month low price.

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