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kg2931 123 posts  |  Last Activity: 6 hours ago Member since: Jan 3, 1999
  • kg2931 kg2931 Jun 22, 2014 11:25 PM Flag

    Most profit takers finished doing that by last Friday. I did. Look at last Wed, Thurs & Friday's charts. I guess this coming Monday waiting for the announcement is just sit and bite your nails day... I thought about putting in a stop price but nothing makes sense until we see the numbers. kg

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 10:34 PM Flag

    I know it closed at 31.85 today! And I was so happy my Rep was able to close me out this morning at the 31.83! Ha, go figure... Still glad I did. Murphy follows me around. Better safe than sorry.

    Now, I still have another 2K shares to figure out what to do with next Monday/Tuesday. I think it will go down after the announcement. Question will be how far, how long will it likely stay in the funk before it resumes climbing again. This we have to feel out from the earnings report Monday. Good luck to all.

    kg2931 (Long MU 2000 Shrs @ $24.92 held since 3/05/2014)

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 10:28 PM Flag

    Been doing it every year that way. Use my own SW to calculate a cap gains report to compare what Fidelity shows. It's a nightmare but shows me a running tally throughout the year instead of waiting until after the year when Fidelity sends 1099B in their format.

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 3:05 PM Flag

    Thanks. See my explanations below re "numerous lots" and tax time. However, I get your point. There are situations where not using "All or None" works safer for me, but rare in the small trade sizes I deal in. kg

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 3:03 PM Flag

    Thanks but I find it hard to believe Fidelity couldn't find a buy order for only 2000 shares of MU yesterday. I've always traded "Limit Orders" with "All or None" and never had a problem, at least not like this one (24 hours to execute due to manual processing!).

    I'll hate Limit only, as your order get's broken up into numerous lots which makes it harder to handle at tax time. I keep things simple. For years it's worked just fine. Course I rarely trade more than a $100K trades. Usually $50K or less. kg

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 2:58 PM Flag

    Thank you. This weekend I'm going bone up on the different types of stop orders. Fidelity web site has some pretty good tutorials.

    I've never had a problem using Limit orders or "All or None" orders.

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 2:03 PM Flag

    PS: the order took approx 24 hours to execute!

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 2:02 PM Flag

    My order just executed at the $31.83! My Fidelity Rep investigated this and told me that "All or None" order are still done manually. So, when he called the desk today he found out they were still processing the order! Because he called and expedited this issue they found my order while he was on the phone and executed it. My Rep said he's only seen this happen "2 - 3 times" before. For over ten years I've always used "All or None" orders and NEVER seen this happen. I think either 1) the trading on MU overwhelmed the market yesterday or 2) their was some glitch/problem. Will be interesting to see if others come out of the wood work next few days. Wow, did I learn something on this one!

    kg

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 1:31 PM Flag

    I'm waiting for Trevor Blanchard of my Bellevue/Fidelity Office to call me back with their investigative answer. Will share what I find out. I'm guessing it's because I did a a Cancel/Replace and not a straight Limit order. Will see... kg

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 1:05 PM Flag

    mike,

    "The "Guarantee" is NOT the price. It's that your order gets executed when it's suppose to."

    Please explain more on this. I will be calling Fidelity today to officially require them to explain why my order did not execute and try to get them to honor my sale. Are you saying I shouldn't bother, Fidelity won't guarantee the stock price of my limit order, only the sale? Is it a waste of time for me to call Fidelity again?

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

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    MU stock shouldn't be down

    by jamieraby Jun 20, 2014 10:35 AM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 12:58 PM Flag

    Absolutely correct! And some people (me) are on Margin and can't afford to lose the profits we've gained and then sit another month to see MU come back up to this level to resume climbing. For me it's a timing thing. If I could afford to just ride out this Qtr's earnings release I would continue holding for months at least!

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

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    Must be profit takers keeping MU down

    by ccchris26 Jun 20, 2014 10:01 AM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 20, 2014 12:55 PM Flag

    jami, 1) locking in profits before the weekend and Monday is the biggest reason for selling. I myself have been trying to sell half my pos at $32 since yesterday. Afraid I missed the boat and now looking at below 31.50. Unhappy at myself considering coulda shoulda had 32.40 Wed!

    Based on the smart folks from SA mb past week I'd say earnings won't beat by that much and guidance will be good but how good is what everyone's nervous about. So, folks are taking some profits now before earnings and then will wait until the dust settles to get back in. Hopefully, within a few weeks MU's steady rise will continue as most here would agree...

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 11:43 PM Flag

    I see. Thanks for the education. I wonder how the heck Fidelity guarantees 1 second and this other firm (msg below) 2 seconds? kg

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    Fidelity didn't sell my $31.83 order!

    by kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 4:13 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 11:40 PM Flag

    I talked to my Fidelity Rep and he said Fidelity guarantees 1 second orders. I told him my bid order was the same as what both Fidelity and Yahoo were showing and for at least 30 seconds or more. He offered to look into. Told him I'd call back if I can't sell for the same or higher tomorrow.

    I'm wanting to sell 2K shares before earnings and 2K shares after. I'd like at least $32. However, if it spikes up further and looks like it's going to close that way then I'll reconsider holding the whole 4K until Tuesday at least... Opinions/Comments welcome....

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

  • Towards the close the bid it sat at 31.83 for ample time to execute my limit order but didn't. That's odd. At a time when the HFT's are executing in milliseconds, Fidelity couldn't.... kg

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    EARNINGS MONDAY

    by nncy_drk Jun 18, 2014 7:39 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 19, 2014 1:16 PM Flag

    nncy,

    I'm in the same position. I think the run is over for this week. I was hoping for $32.50 to sell my entire position. but now I'll be sweating this out if I stay into earnings. From the recent SA articles, this Qtr is expected to meet expectations but not be great. The forecast is what everyone's waiting for and it's supposed to be good and could be great. The NAND problem is offset by all the other positives. I think the stock will drop considerably few days after earnings, perhaps all of next week. But eventually will come back to the $32 level and resume climbing gradually. I can't wait through all that. I'm on margin. (no lectures please). So, on a hair trigger today & tomorrow to sell while I can keep some of this near 32 profit. MIght buy back in after earnings. My tax situation is abnormal though - I can actually use the Capital Gains. This is my prediction. We're done rising. It will drop a dollar or two after earnings. It will take a week to three weeks to see anything near $32 again.

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

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    Looking like $32 might be the ceiling until earnings

    by kg2931 Jun 18, 2014 3:03 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 18, 2014 4:13 PM Flag

    Now it's time to watch MU by the hour instead of by the day. Tomorrow Thursday will be a big determining factor whether the SP holds $32, goes up or starts dropping before the weekend. If we can make $32.50 tomorrow I'm leaning towards taking it, thanking my lucky stars and cash out. Opinions/Comments?

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

  • The run up appears to have peaked out. About what I guessed would happen mid week before earnings next Monday the 23rd. Big question now is buy, sell or hold before this Friday?

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

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    ive never seen a stock like MU

    by stocksgirrl_daddylove Jun 16, 2014 5:35 PM
    kg2931 kg2931 Jun 17, 2014 2:15 PM Flag

    I agree. Too good to be true. Something's going on under the radar and we're about to find out Monday June 23rd. Maybe a stock buyback announcement or something similar that will be good for stock holders and the inverstors. Let's hope. Got my fingers crossed. Good luck!

    kg2931 (Long MU 4K Shrs @ $24.92 (CB $99,680) held since 3/05/2014)

  • kg2931 kg2931 Jun 16, 2014 1:37 PM Flag

    I don't understand any of this but thx! If the Options suggest the downside is no less than $29, then I'm comfortable holding staying long at least into Friday. Nail biting for me starts about noon Thursday... kg

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