Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Bookkeeping: Cutting Rackspace Hosting (RAX) to Holding Position

Monday morning I cut 60% of our Rackspace Hosting (RAX) as the stock was not participating in a rally led by small and mid caps.  Today, with the stock still acting as if it's in a bear market I am cutting almost all the rest.  Indeed, if I had more long exposure to balance against it, I would be flipping this into a short position.  If one of my other short positions stops out, I will probably replace it with RAX as the stock does not want to rally despite massive tail winds from the market.

But for now, with the stock up at $19.20 we are able to sell just 10 cents below where we sold Monday; minor losses here since the position was expanded the previous week just a tad bit higher in price.  I will change my mind if the stock can get over $20 and show some life.  I am keeping a 0.1% allocation just to keep it on my radar at this point.

Long Rackspace Hosting in fund; no personal position

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