During every corporate earnings season, in my experience, the better trading opportunities in stocks are set up after any given company has reported its numbers, as opposed to blindly gambling on an outcome ahead of the report. That said, there are situations where options can offer good risk/reward opportunities to play an earnings outcome as long as they’re priced correctly.
Back in the late 1990s, every time Intel reported earnings the world stopped turning for a moment. While the company has lost some of this weight over the years, it’s still a crucial stock to watch around earnings season for clues to the broader tech sector and particularly the personal computing and smartphone-related sector.
Read my full analysis here: https://www.tradingfloor.com/posts/how-to-trade-intel-after-the-earnings-report-3257426