Long vs Short Watchlist Ahead of CPI

This week, Sam Shames, VP of Options at Simpler Trading, shares his bullish and bearish sector and stock watchlists for the week ahead of the highly anticipated CPI report.

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Sectors To Focus

LONG

XLB, XLF, XLI, XLP, XLU, XME, GDX, SMH, IYT, ITB, TLT

SHORT

XLK, XLY, ARKK, UUP
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Stock Watchlist

LONG

MATERIALS: BA, CAT, XOM, HAL, FCX, VALE, NUE, X, RIO, WPM, TECK
TECH: NFLX, KLAC, AVGO, ASML, TXN, TSM, META, IBM, TMUS, AAPL, AMZN
HEALTHCARE: JNJ, ABBV, AZN, PFE, LLY
MISC: HD, RTX, ALL, TRV, SCHW, JPM, GS, NEE, DHI, LEN, GIS, K, PM, PEP, KHC
SPEC: SQ, TSLA, WYNN, LVS, BABA, PDD, TCHEY, DKS, CROX, BTU

(Most longs will only work if indexes trade higher)

SHORT

TECH: INTU, AMD, ADBE, NOW, SNOW, DLR, GDDY, PAYC, DOCS, BILL
MISC: UNH, CVS, ELV, MOH, TMO, EQNR, CELH, CHK, SU, OXY
(Most shorts will only work if indexes trade lower)

Cheers,

Sam

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