John Jagerson and Wade Hansen
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Recent Articles

Oil Stocks: Are Investors Headed Into a Bull Trap?

Oct. 8, 2015, 10:31 am EDT – Oil stocks have performed well during the holiday in China markets, but the fundamentals of commodity demand haven't really changed for the better. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)

Oct. 7, 2015, 10:23 am EDT – We expect the S&P 500 to get back up to resistance in the 1,990-2,000 range before stocks kick off earnings season next week More 

How Long Will Consumer Confidence Last?

Oct. 1, 2015, 11:03 am EDT – Consumer confidence keeps the U.S. economy engine whirring, but it might not last if nonfarm payroll numbers and employment data come in weak. More 

Trade of the Day: Papa John’s (PZZA)

Sep. 30, 2015, 9:24 am EDT – With about a month before PZZA announces earnings, there's time to take advantage of its steady uptrend and increase in implied volatility. More 

Third-Quarter Earnings Preview – What to Expect

Sep. 24, 2015, 12:47 pm EDT – Lowered expectations could put the nail in the bull's coffin, especially if a number of companies disappoint on future earnings outlook. More 

Trade of the Day: ETrade Financial (ETFC)

Sep. 23, 2015, 10:02 am EDT – The yield spread continues to tighten as the curve flattens, and this is particularly bad for E*Trade Financial (ETFC). More 

What to Expect From the FOMC Meeting

Sep. 17, 2015, 9:38 am EDT – A closer look at what to expect from the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, and what the result might mean for markets. More 

Could Low Bond Prices and High Interest Rates Be Good for Stocks?

Sep. 10, 2015, 11:01 am EDT – If the Fed tightens rates in September, it could drive rates high enough to stall growth. And if it doesn't increase rates, investors could take that as a sign of low confidence. Either way, it's a lose-lose situation. More 

Trade of the Day: Apple (AAPL)

Sep. 9, 2015, 9:13 am EDT – During the past few years, AAPL stock has not performed well following the company’s annual meeting. More 

Why Volatility Is Good (and Bad) for Oil Trades

Sep. 3, 2015, 10:03 am EDT – Volatility is here to stay in the markets, which affords new possibilities for traders, albeit at a higher cost. More