InvestorPlace » Jon Markman http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:21:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Trade of the Day: Trinity Industries (TRN) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/trade-of-the-day-trinity-industries-trn-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/trade-of-the-day-trinity-industries-trn-stocks/#comments Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:19:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=563044 Rail stocks are booming along with the U.S. oil and gas industry.

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Rail stocks are booming along with the U.S. oil and gas industry.

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Trade of the Day: RF Micro Devices (RFMD) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/trade-day-rf-micro-devices-rfmd-mobile/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/trade-day-rf-micro-devices-rfmd-mobile/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:32:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=559254 RFMD has been one of the stronger tech stocks of the year and is one of the top manufacturers of the radio frequency (RF) components that are an essential part of mobile devices.

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RFMD has been one of the stronger tech stocks of the year and is one of the top manufacturers of the radio frequency (RF) components that are an essential part of mobile devices.

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Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) http://investorplace.com/2014/09/trade-day-ipath-vix-short-term-futures-etn-vxx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/trade-day-ipath-vix-short-term-futures-etn-vxx/#comments Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:33:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=555153 The dilemma faced by people who are stuck with the textbook version of the VIX-SPX relationship reminds me of the great quote attributed to Mark Twain: "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

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The dilemma faced by people who are stuck with the textbook version of the VIX-SPX relationship reminds me of the great quote attributed to Mark Twain: "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so."

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Trade of the Day: S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/trade-day-sp-500-volatility-index-vix/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/trade-day-sp-500-volatility-index-vix/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:31:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553224 Going into September, you can cue the dirge music, because it has the worst reputation among all months. Here's how you can take advantage by trading volatility options.

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Going into September, you can cue the dirge music, because it has the worst reputation among all months. Here's how you can take advantage by trading volatility options.

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Trade of the Day: Teucrium Commodity Trust Corn Fund (CORN) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stock-market-trade-of-the-day-teucrium-commodity-trust-corn-fund-corn/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/stock-market-trade-of-the-day-teucrium-commodity-trust-corn-fund-corn/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:36:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=551040 The stock market ripped higher on Monday after investors decided they had over-reacted to hostilities on Friday. I still think better prices lay ahead.

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The stock market ripped higher on Monday after investors decided they had over-reacted to hostilities on Friday. I still think better prices lay ahead.

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Trade of the Day: Apple (AAPL) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/trade-of-the-day-apple-aapl-u-s-economy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/trade-of-the-day-apple-aapl-u-s-economy/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:29:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=547603 Buy AAPL as a way to play a seasonal trend and a strengthening U.S. economy.

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Buy AAPL as a way to play a seasonal trend and a strengthening U.S. economy.

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Trade of the Day: Royal Gold (RGLD) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/nasdaq-trade-of-the-day-royal-gold-rgld-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/nasdaq-trade-of-the-day-royal-gold-rgld-2/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:15:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=546155 Mini-shock days like Thursday and Friday have been fairly consistent in leading to intermediate-term positive returns. Along these lines, today I'm recommending a long trade that I expect to do particularly well in the coming weeks.

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Mini-shock days like Thursday and Friday have been fairly consistent in leading to intermediate-term positive returns. Along these lines, today I'm recommending a long trade that I expect to do particularly well in the coming weeks.

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Buy Cognizant Now and Hold On for Big Upside http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ctsh-cognizant-best-stocks-to-buy/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/ctsh-cognizant-best-stocks-to-buy/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:01:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544598 This emerging market play is poised to enjoy huge gains -- Cognizant should see growth north of 70% before all is said and done.

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This emerging market play is poised to enjoy huge gains -- Cognizant should see growth north of 70% before all is said and done.

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Trade of the Day: MGM Resorts (MGM) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/trade-day-mgm-resorts-mgm-earnings-calendar/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/trade-day-mgm-resorts-mgm-earnings-calendar/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:36:40 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=544448 Companies continue to surprise with their ability to cut costs and increase sales despite stagnant wage growth. Today’s trade is one such name that I expect to be a bright spot on the Q2 earnings calendar.

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Companies continue to surprise with their ability to cut costs and increase sales despite stagnant wage growth. Today’s trade is one such name that I expect to be a bright spot on the Q2 earnings calendar.

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Trade of the Day: Halliburton (HAL) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/trade-of-the-day-halliburton-hal-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/trade-of-the-day-halliburton-hal-2/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:07:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=542284 Fears of escalating violence in Gaza, Iraq and Ukraine are keeping shares of oil companies buoyant. The trade I’m recommending today is one such company that tends to do very well this time of year.

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Fears of escalating violence in Gaza, Iraq and Ukraine are keeping shares of oil companies buoyant. The trade I’m recommending today is one such company that tends to do very well this time of year.

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Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/volatility-trade-of-the-day-ipath-vix-short-term-futures-etn-vxx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/volatility-trade-of-the-day-ipath-vix-short-term-futures-etn-vxx/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:57:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540058 Expect the VIX to soon return to its persistent lows -- and you’ll be well-positioned to profit from that shift if you put on this trade now.

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Expect the VIX to soon return to its persistent lows -- and you’ll be well-positioned to profit from that shift if you put on this trade now.

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Look to Go ‘Risk On’ as Alcoa Reports http://investorplace.com/2014/07/alcoa-earnings-risk-on/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/alcoa-earnings-risk-on/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:14:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=538471 ATEN should benefit as investors scramble to put on more risk as earnings season unfolds.

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ATEN should benefit as investors scramble to put on more risk as earnings season unfolds.

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Trade of the Day: A10 Networks (ATEN) http://investorplace.com/2014/06/aten-economic/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/aten-economic/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:18:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534113 Financial stocks are performing well, which is another indication that investors are less concerned about economic developments.

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Financial stocks are performing well, which is another indication that investors are less concerned about economic developments.

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Trade of the Day: Vertex Energy (VTNR) http://investorplace.com/2014/06/trade-of-the-day-vtnr-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/trade-of-the-day-vtnr-stocks/#comments Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:42:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=531951 Stocks eked out modest gains Monday after starting in the red amid fears that Iraq was on the verge of becoming a rogue state.

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Stocks eked out modest gains Monday after starting in the red amid fears that Iraq was on the verge of becoming a rogue state.

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Trade of the Day: Coca-Cola (KO) http://investorplace.com/2014/06/trade-of-the-day-coca-cola-ko-stock-trading/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/trade-of-the-day-coca-cola-ko-stock-trading/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:41:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529711 We may need to be patient here, but KO's stock trading chart shows there’s enough fizz for a pop in the short-term.

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We may need to be patient here, but KO's stock trading chart shows there’s enough fizz for a pop in the short-term.

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Trade of the Day: Facebook (FB) http://investorplace.com/2014/06/facebook-fb-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/facebook-fb-stocks/#comments Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:53:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=526284 U.S. stocks are valued at a forward price/earnings ratio of 16 times, not much above historical averages and well below the valuations at previous peaks.

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U.S. stocks are valued at a forward price/earnings ratio of 16 times, not much above historical averages and well below the valuations at previous peaks.

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Trade of the Day: Proctor & Gamble (PG) http://investorplace.com/2014/05/pg-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/pg-stocks/#comments Tue, 13 May 2014 13:31:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=517239 Shares of consumer-staples stocks are performing very well this year, and PG has been among the best.

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Shares of consumer-staples stocks are performing very well this year, and PG has been among the best.

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Trade of the Day: O’Reilly Automotive (ORLY) http://investorplace.com/2014/05/stocks-orly/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/stocks-orly/#comments Thu, 08 May 2014 13:40:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=515381 As you know from "sell in May and go away," there is something about the fifth month of the year that does not tend to agree with the stocks.

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As you know from "sell in May and go away," there is something about the fifth month of the year that does not tend to agree with the stocks.

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Trade of the Day: S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) http://investorplace.com/2014/05/trade-of-the-day-sp-500-volatility-index-vix/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/trade-of-the-day-sp-500-volatility-index-vix/#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 13:04:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=513520 Both stocks and volatility behaved themselves last week, but don’t let bullish headlines lull you into a false sense of security

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Both stocks and volatility behaved themselves last week, but don’t let bullish headlines lull you into a false sense of security

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Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 (IWM) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/volatility-trade-of-the-day-ishares-russell-2000-iwm/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/volatility-trade-of-the-day-ishares-russell-2000-iwm/#comments Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:23:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=510520 Volatility has ramped up again, but the speed of Friday's decline should set up for a rebound. Let’s grab some long-side gains while the time is right

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Volatility has ramped up again, but the speed of Friday's decline should set up for a rebound. Let’s grab some long-side gains while the time is right

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Trade of the Day: Target (TGT) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-of-the-day-target-tgt-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-of-the-day-target-tgt-stocks/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:10:39 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=507871 One of the stocks I do like as a short-term play is Target (TGT).

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One of the stocks I do like as a short-term play is Target (TGT).

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Trade of the Day: EOG Resources (EOG) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-of-the-day-eog-resources-eog-stock-market/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-of-the-day-eog-resources-eog-stock-market/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:40:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=504667 The squall among growth stocks should pass, but the next big stars in the stock market are likely to be their less flashy cousins in the value aisle.

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The squall among growth stocks should pass, but the next big stars in the stock market are likely to be their less flashy cousins in the value aisle.

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Trade of the Day: Boeing (BA) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-of-the-day-boeing-ba-april/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/trade-of-the-day-boeing-ba-april/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:06:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=501039 Historically, stocks go up in April, probably because analysts tend to underestimate first-quarter earnings. Here’s a trade to help you take advantage.

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Historically, stocks go up in April, probably because analysts tend to underestimate first-quarter earnings. Here’s a trade to help you take advantage.

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Trade of the Day: Verizon (VZ) http://investorplace.com/2014/03/trade-of-the-day-verizon-vz-dow/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/trade-of-the-day-verizon-vz-dow/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:05:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=497040 Institutional money is jettisoning the small-caps and high-fliers, and I am recommending that you purchase this Dow component to take advantage of it

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Institutional money is jettisoning the small-caps and high-fliers, and I am recommending that you purchase this Dow component to take advantage of it

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Best Stocks Update: EMES Continues to Shine http://investorplace.com/2014/03/best-stock-of-2014-update-emes-continues-to-shine/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/best-stock-of-2014-update-emes-continues-to-shine/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:03:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=494876 I chose Emerge Energy Services LP as my Best Stocks for 2014 pick, and I've not been disappointed. EMES is up big this year, and the future looks bright.

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I chose Emerge Energy Services LP as my Best Stocks for 2014 pick, and I've not been disappointed. EMES is up big this year, and the future looks bright.

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Petroleo Brasileiro Stock Follows Brazil’s Problems Down http://investorplace.com/2014/03/pbr-petroleo-brasileiro-stock-energy-stock-to-short/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/pbr-petroleo-brasileiro-stock-energy-stock-to-short/#comments Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:30:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=491937 Brasil's economic problems are rippling through to its major energy producer, PBR, and I am shorting Petroleo Brasileiro stock. Here's why...

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Brasil's economic problems are rippling through to its major energy producer, PBR, and I am shorting Petroleo Brasileiro stock. Here's why...

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Trade of the Day: iPath Short-Term VIX (VXX) http://investorplace.com/2014/03/stock-market-trade-of-the-day-ipath-short-term-vix-vxx/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/stock-market-trade-of-the-day-ipath-short-term-vix-vxx/#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:38:24 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=491027 Taking past as prologue, you can expect the current fear and anxiety in the stock market to abate, sending the VIX tumbling and the S&P 500 rising anew.

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Taking past as prologue, you can expect the current fear and anxiety in the stock market to abate, sending the VIX tumbling and the S&P 500 rising anew.

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Trade of the Day: General Electric (GE) http://investorplace.com/2014/03/dow-jones-trade-of-the-day-general-electric-ge/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/dow-jones-trade-of-the-day-general-electric-ge/#comments Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:56:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=488000 Transports are winging higher, led by airlines and railroads, and financials also put in a great week. The trade I have for you today is a Dow Jones component with strong exposure to these very industries.

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Transports are winging higher, led by airlines and railroads, and financials also put in a great week. The trade I have for you today is a Dow Jones component with strong exposure to these very industries.

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Trade of the Day: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) http://investorplace.com/2014/03/trade-of-the-day-houghton-mifflin-harcourt-hmhc-stock-trading/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/trade-of-the-day-houghton-mifflin-harcourt-hmhc-stock-trading/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:31:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=484768 If the Ukraine mess creates a big divot in global markets, it ought to be a good time for stock trading, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is one to consider.

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If the Ukraine mess creates a big divot in global markets, it ought to be a good time for stock trading, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is one to consider.

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Facebook Cashes In Again on Smart-Phone Photo Boom http://investorplace.com/2014/02/facebook-fb-aapl-goog/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/facebook-fb-aapl-goog/#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:57:27 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=480694 Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp was the most talked-about event of the week. I believe its a great move, and here's why

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Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp was the most talked-about event of the week. I believe its a great move, and here's why

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Trade of the Day: Dollar Tree (DLTR) http://investorplace.com/2014/02/trade-of-the-day-dollar-tree-dltr-earnings-reports/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/trade-of-the-day-dollar-tree-dltr-earnings-reports/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:15:03 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=478605 The discount retailer has as much as 11.5% further to go in an earnings season marked by upside surprises

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The discount retailer has as much as 11.5% further to go in an earnings season marked by upside surprises

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Trade of the Day: DirecTV Group (DTV) http://investorplace.com/2014/02/trade-of-the-day-dtv-stock-market/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/trade-of-the-day-dtv-stock-market/#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:24:28 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=477100 As earnings wind down for the stock market, FactSet reports with 74% of big companies reporting for Q4, the blended S&P 500 EPS growth rate is 8.3%.

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As earnings wind down for the stock market, FactSet reports with 74% of big companies reporting for Q4, the blended S&P 500 EPS growth rate is 8.3%.

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Trade of the Day: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT) http://investorplace.com/2014/02/trade-of-the-day-hilton-hotels-hlt-stock-market/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/trade-of-the-day-hilton-hotels-hlt-stock-market/#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:48:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=471820 Unlike many who are on the sidelines right now, I’ve got a dynamic portfolio of longs and shorts, including a relative new-comer to the stock market that I’d like to share with you: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT), the iconic hotel chain and second-biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2013.

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Unlike many who are on the sidelines right now, I’ve got a dynamic portfolio of longs and shorts, including a relative new-comer to the stock market that I’d like to share with you: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT), the iconic hotel chain and second-biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2013.

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Trade of the Day: Annaly Capital Management (NLY) http://investorplace.com/2014/01/trade-of-the-day-annaly-capital-management-nly-sp-500-index/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/trade-of-the-day-annaly-capital-management-nly-sp-500-index/#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:59:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=468071 The most interesting development was that the S&P 500 Index traded below its 50-day moving average (DMA) for the first time since Oct. 9, 2013.

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The most interesting development was that the S&P 500 Index traded below its 50-day moving average (DMA) for the first time since Oct. 9, 2013.

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Trade of the Day: Springleaf Financial (LEAF) http://investorplace.com/2014/01/trade-of-the-day-springleaf-financial-leaf-earnings-calender/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/trade-of-the-day-springleaf-financial-leaf-earnings-calender/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:49:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=465434 Even beyond the excitement about the earnings calendar, I’m seeing a lot of names to like in the finance space right now.

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Even beyond the excitement about the earnings calendar, I’m seeing a lot of names to like in the finance space right now.

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Trade of the Day: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) http://investorplace.com/2014/01/trade-of-the-day-jnj-stock-trading/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/trade-of-the-day-jnj-stock-trading/#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:29:12 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=462709 Stock trading doesn't have to be a risky prospect, especially when using cheap options on old, familiar names like Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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Stock trading doesn't have to be a risky prospect, especially when using cheap options on old, familiar names like Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

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Trade of the Day: QuickLogic (QUIK) http://investorplace.com/2014/01/quik-stock-prices/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/quik-stock-prices/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:16:13 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=459196 Stocks skidded across Wall Street Monday despite any clear-cut catalysts for the stock prices that got chopped, which I find a little spooky. A couple of days of selling at the start of a new year isn’t so bad, but it’s now three consecutive sessions that have been ugly with gains vanishing in the last...

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Stocks skidded across Wall Street Monday despite any clear-cut catalysts for the stock prices that got chopped, which I find a little spooky. A couple of days of selling at the start of a new year isn’t so bad, but it’s now three consecutive sessions that have been ugly with gains vanishing in the last...

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Trade of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-gilead-sciences-stock-calls/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-gilead-sciences-stock-calls/#comments Tue, 31 Dec 2013 14:49:52 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=456602 Use the low-volume atmosphere around the New Year’s holiday to establish positions at a discount.

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Use the low-volume atmosphere around the New Year’s holiday to establish positions at a discount.

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Trade of the Day: A Spinning-Top Market http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-stock-market-teeters/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-stock-market-teeters/#comments Fri, 27 Dec 2013 15:03:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=455522 I feel obligated to warn you when too much of a good thing starts to push the stock market closer to peril.

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I feel obligated to warn you when too much of a good thing starts to push the stock market closer to peril.

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Don’t Be Afraid of New Market Highs http://investorplace.com/2013/12/amzn-aapl-nxpi-market-outlook/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/amzn-aapl-nxpi-market-outlook/#comments Tue, 24 Dec 2013 16:02:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=454661 Investors are cautious as they see the markets moving higher and higher. My market outlook is the momentum is headed higher, and here is why...

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Investors are cautious as they see the markets moving higher and higher. My market outlook is the momentum is headed higher, and here is why...

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Trade of the Day: Northrop Grumman (NOC) http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-northrop-grumman-noc-defense-stocks/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-northrop-grumman-noc-defense-stocks/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:00:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=454092 I often apply a "go against the grain" thinking to my trades and it's led me to a bullish position in defense stocks.

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I often apply a "go against the grain" thinking to my trades and it's led me to a bullish position in defense stocks.

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EMES – Emerge Victorious This Year With This MLP http://investorplace.com/2013/12/best-stocks-for-2014-emes-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/best-stocks-for-2014-emes-stock/#comments Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:50:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=452233 Emerge Energy Services LP is positioned for success in 2014 thanks to its dual focus on fuel processing and sand production.

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Emerge Energy Services LP is positioned for success in 2014 thanks to its dual focus on fuel processing and sand production.

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NYSE:EMES Stocks to Buy
Trade of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD) http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-gilead-sciences-gild-call-options/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-gilead-sciences-gild-call-options/#comments Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:08:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=452471 This market is bullish, with a capital B, and call options are the way to trade it.

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This market is bullish, with a capital B, and call options are the way to trade it.

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Trade of the Day: Avianca Holdings (AVH) http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-day-avianca-holdings-avh-the-fed-outlook/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-day-avianca-holdings-avh-the-fed-outlook/#comments Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:10:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=450916 This company is a unique brand in a fast-growing part of the world, and I'm looking for big things.

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This company is a unique brand in a fast-growing part of the world, and I'm looking for big things.

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Market Downturn Continues Amid Mixed Economic Data http://investorplace.com/2013/12/market-downturn-continues-amid-mixed-economic-data/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/market-downturn-continues-amid-mixed-economic-data/#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:15:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=449765 Market were down on Thursday, but don't panic: in many ways pullback are good for the long term investor. Find out why here..

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Market were down on Thursday, but don't panic: in many ways pullback are good for the long term investor. Find out why here..

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Trade of the Day: Tableau Software (DATA) http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-tableausoftwarestock-data/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-of-the-day-tableausoftwarestock-data/#comments Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:40:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=448927 Tableau Software stock is still an early growth story and an excellent opportunity to profit from one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world.

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Tableau Software stock is still an early growth story and an excellent opportunity to profit from one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world.

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Trade of the Day: Apogee Enterprises http://investorplace.com/2013/12/apog-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/apog-stock/#comments Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:35:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=446756 Apogee Enterprises is a buy, with continued upside likely, even with APOG stock up 4% in just the past four days.

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Apogee Enterprises is a buy, with continued upside likely, even with APOG stock up 4% in just the past four days.

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Trade of the Day: Aetna (AET) http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-day-aetna-aet/ http://investorplace.com/2013/12/trade-day-aetna-aet/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:51:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=444045 After a period of weakness, healthcare stocks like Aetna are starting to rally again.

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After a period of weakness, healthcare stocks like Aetna are starting to rally again.

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Trade of the Day: Starbucks (SBUX) http://investorplace.com/2013/11/trade-day-starbucks-sbux-2/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/trade-day-starbucks-sbux-2/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:07:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=439727 Positive growth and strong technicals mean Starbucks is a buy.

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Positive growth and strong technicals mean Starbucks is a buy.

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Trade of the Day: Gamestop (GME) http://investorplace.com/2013/11/trade-day-gamestop-gme/ http://investorplace.com/2013/11/trade-day-gamestop-gme/#comments Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:48:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=438093 Fears that console gaming is dead appear to be greatly exaggerated--which is great for Gamestop (GME) stock.

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Fears that console gaming is dead appear to be greatly exaggerated--which is great for Gamestop (GME) stock.

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