John Jagerson and Wade Hansen
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Can the Market Sustain This Irrational Uptrend?

Sep. 2, 2016, 6:09 am EDT – The lack of volume and strong earnings makes this uptrend questionable, as reliance on low rates to finance M&A could spell trouble. More 

Trade of the Day: Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Aug. 29, 2016, 8:44 am EDT – We anticipate Facebook (FB) is going to break out of the bullish flag continuation pattern that has been building during the month of August. More 

Trade of the Day: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Aug. 26, 2016, 9:03 am EDT – We like a bearish position on Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)as the stock hits prior resistance and is starting to roll over. More 

Trade of the Day: MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM)

Aug. 25, 2016, 9:28 am EDT – The upgrade gave the casinos some breathing room, but once you add the negative industrial data from China into the mix, these stocks start looking overvalued. More 

S&P 500: What You Need to Know About Stocks and Volatility

Aug. 25, 2016, 7:00 am EDT – When looking at S&P 500 stocks in a flat market, there are two issues that are big concerns for option traders. Here's what you need to know. More 

Trade of the Day: Utilities SPDR ETF (NYSEARCA:XLU)

Aug. 22, 2016, 8:44 am EDT – Low yield expectations, a falling dollar and residual uncertainty will make yielding assets attractive like Utilities ETF(XLU) attractive. More 

3 Golden Fundamentals of Gold Prices

Aug. 18, 2016, 9:56 am EDT – When it comes to understanding what moves gold prices, it really boils down to the following three fundamental factors: fear, yields and demand for physical gold. More 

5 Earnings Reports That Will Paint Our Economic Picture

Aug. 15, 2016, 10:29 am EDT – Stocks like WMT, A, JASO, HD and CSCO can give investors a glimpse of where the whole economy may be heading. More 

Trade of the Day: JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU)

Aug. 15, 2016, 8:50 am EDT – Assuming support is going to last through the proposed “informal” meeting of OPEC in September, the airlines like JBLU may have some problems More 

Don’t Be Afraid of Understanding Expected Volatility

Aug. 11, 2016, 12:16 pm EDT – The VIX, or "fear index," can give clues as to upcoming market movement based on expected volatility. More