InvestorPlace » Joseph Hargett http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:02:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 ORCL – How to Trade Potential Weakness in Oracle Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/09/oracle-stock-earnings-orcl/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/oracle-stock-earnings-orcl/#comments Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:16:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=560142 Adobe's technicals have put a cap on ORCL stock, and the options pits are projecting some bearishness, too.

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Adobe's technicals have put a cap on ORCL stock, and the options pits are projecting some bearishness, too.

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Execute This Trade on Adobe Stock Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/09/adobe-stock-earnings-adbe/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/adobe-stock-earnings-adbe/#comments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:28:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=559180 Between analysts and the options pits, optimism on Adobe stock abounds. This bull call spread looks good ahead of tomorrow's report.

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Between analysts and the options pits, optimism on Adobe stock abounds. This bull call spread looks good ahead of tomorrow's report.

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Straddle AAPL Stock Ahead of Its Big Event http://investorplace.com/2014/09/aapl-stock-options-sept-9-event/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/aapl-stock-options-sept-9-event/#comments Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:04:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=556488 Given this week’s turmoil and a major event looming early next week, AAPL’s implied volatility appears to be a bit on the low side

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Given this week’s turmoil and a major event looming early next week, AAPL’s implied volatility appears to be a bit on the low side

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FuelCell Will Stall or Start Hot – Here’s How to Profit Either Way http://investorplace.com/2014/09/fuelcell-fcel-stock-straddle/ http://investorplace.com/2014/09/fuelcell-fcel-stock-straddle/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:26:26 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=556019 Don't bother guessing whether Wall Street will love or hate FuelCell earnings. Just bank on a big move in FCEL stock.

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Don't bother guessing whether Wall Street will love or hate FuelCell earnings. Just bank on a big move in FCEL stock.

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3 Ways to Trade Toll Brothers Ahead of Earnings (TOL) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/toll-brothers-earnings-tol-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/toll-brothers-earnings-tol-stock/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:33:10 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=554157 Toll Brothers usually doesn't mess around when it comes to earnings reports, so traders would be better off siding with TOL stock before its announcement.

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Toll Brothers usually doesn't mess around when it comes to earnings reports, so traders would be better off siding with TOL stock before its announcement.

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Play BIG Stock’s Run at All-Time Highs http://investorplace.com/2014/08/big-stock-big-lots-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/big-stock-big-lots-earnings/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:31:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553648 Judging from BIG stock’s sentiment backdrop and options activity, many investors are expecting another strong earnings performance from Big Lots.

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Judging from BIG stock’s sentiment backdrop and options activity, many investors are expecting another strong earnings performance from Big Lots.

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Trading Abercrombie Before Earnings? Protect Yourself (ANF) http://investorplace.com/2014/08/anf-stock-options-abercrombie-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/anf-stock-options-abercrombie-earnings/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:06:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=553210 ANF stock is squarely in the shorts' sights ahead of Abercrombie earnings, which could mean a huge covering rally ... or rocky waters ahead

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ANF stock is squarely in the shorts' sights ahead of Abercrombie earnings, which could mean a huge covering rally ... or rocky waters ahead

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How to Trade BBY Ahead of Best Buy Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bby-stock-best-buy-earnings-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/bby-stock-best-buy-earnings-options/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:09:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=552754 Despite headwinds for Best Buy at both the industry and company levels, a bullish play on BBY still could hit paydirt.

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Despite headwinds for Best Buy at both the industry and company levels, a bullish play on BBY still could hit paydirt.

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TGT – 2 Trading Ideas Ahead of Target Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/target-tgt-stock-earnings-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/target-tgt-stock-earnings-options/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:34:32 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550622 The bears are the louder party ahead of Target earnings, but that does make for a high-risk, high-reward neutral trade on TGT stock.

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The bears are the louder party ahead of Target earnings, but that does make for a high-risk, high-reward neutral trade on TGT stock.

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Home Depot – Stock Up on HD Stock Spreads Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/home-depot-earnings-hd-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/home-depot-earnings-hd-stock/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:26:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=550041 Wall Street is cautiously optimistic about Home Depot earnings, so this bull call spread on HD stock looks like the right approach.

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Wall Street is cautiously optimistic about Home Depot earnings, so this bull call spread on HD stock looks like the right approach.

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2 Ways to Play SINA Stock Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sina-stock-options-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/sina-stock-options-earnings/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:51:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=549206 With Wall Street seemingly undecided on how Sina stock will fare after earnings, traders could consider either of these two options plays.

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With Wall Street seemingly undecided on how Sina stock will fare after earnings, traders could consider either of these two options plays.

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CSCO – Make This Bullish Trade Before Cisco Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/cisco-earnings-csco-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/cisco-earnings-csco-stock-options/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:17:46 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=548796 The options pits and technicals are hinting at a post-earnings rally for Cisco, making a bullish trade on CSCO stock look appealing.

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The options pits and technicals are hinting at a post-earnings rally for Cisco, making a bullish trade on CSCO stock look appealing.

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The Bull’s Way to Trade CVS Stock Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/08/cvs-stock-earnings-bull-call-spread/ http://investorplace.com/2014/08/cvs-stock-earnings-bull-call-spread/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:43:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545694 CVS Caremark is walking into its earnings report looking oversold in the short-term. Play a potential pop in CVS stock with this options trade.

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CVS Caremark is walking into its earnings report looking oversold in the short-term. Play a potential pop in CVS stock with this options trade.

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Say ‘No’ to GoPro Before Earnings (GPRO) http://investorplace.com/2014/07/gopro-earnings-gpro-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/gopro-earnings-gpro-stock-options/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:23 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545318 GoPro enjoyed early momentum after its IPO, but GPRO stock looks susceptible to a post-earnings slump. Bears should jump on this options trade.

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GoPro enjoyed early momentum after its IPO, but GPRO stock looks susceptible to a post-earnings slump. Bears should jump on this options trade.

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Tesla Earnings – Use Options to Run With the TSLA Stock Bulls http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tesla-options-earnings-tsla-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/tesla-options-earnings-tsla-stock/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:27:25 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=545299 Wall Street doesn't think much of Tesla's earnings prospects ahead of Thursday afternoon's report, but contrarians might like this TSLA stock trade.

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Wall Street doesn't think much of Tesla's earnings prospects ahead of Thursday afternoon's report, but contrarians might like this TSLA stock trade.

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HAL Stock — 2 Ways to Play Halliburton Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/07/hal-stock-halliburton-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/hal-stock-halliburton-earnings/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:24:18 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=541216 Halliburton announces earnings next week, so whether you're bullish or bearish, here are two different ways to trade HAL stock.

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Halliburton announces earnings next week, so whether you're bullish or bearish, here are two different ways to trade HAL stock.

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GE Stock – How to Trade Earnings This Week http://investorplace.com/2014/07/ge-stock-trade-earnings-week/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/ge-stock-trade-earnings-week/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:21:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540818 Looking to trade GE options ahead of earnings? Here's what you need to know.

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Looking to trade GE options ahead of earnings? Here's what you need to know.

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GOOGL – 2 Bullish Plays Ahead of Google Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-stock-goog-googl-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/google-stock-goog-googl-options/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:03:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=540436 The crowd seems to love Google stock ahead of earnings; if you agree, these two options trades on GOOGL are a good way to play.

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The crowd seems to love Google stock ahead of earnings; if you agree, these two options trades on GOOGL are a good way to play.

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Trade Alcoa Options Bullishly Ahead of Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aa-stock-alcoa-options-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/07/aa-stock-alcoa-options-earnings/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:51:38 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=537827 AA stock is in the midst of a roaring rebound, and the backdrop favors more positive motion after Alcoa's Tuesday earnings report. Consider this options trade ahead of the report.

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AA stock is in the midst of a roaring rebound, and the backdrop favors more positive motion after Alcoa's Tuesday earnings report. Consider this options trade ahead of the report.

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Nike Stock Bulls Might Be Sweating Through Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/06/nike-stock-nke-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/nike-stock-nke-earnings/#comments Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:12:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534506 Wild optimism in Nike stock ahead of Thursday's report actually points to a likely post-earnings dip. Consider this options trade on Nike stock to benefit.

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Wild optimism in Nike stock ahead of Thursday's report actually points to a likely post-earnings dip. Consider this options trade on Nike stock to benefit.

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BBBY Stock – 2 Options Trades for a Potential Rebound http://investorplace.com/2014/06/bbby-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/bbby-stock-options/#comments Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:13:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=534101 Bed Bath and Beyond earnings are due out Wednesday afternoon, and it could be a chance for BBBY stock to shake its 2014 funk. Here are two trades to make ahead of the report.

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Bed Bath and Beyond earnings are due out Wednesday afternoon, and it could be a chance for BBBY stock to shake its 2014 funk. Here are two trades to make ahead of the report.

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Lululemon – Let the Low Bar for LULU Stock Be Your Guide http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lululemon-earnings-lulu-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/lululemon-earnings-lulu-stock-options/#comments Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:27:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=529354 Pessimism on an underperforming stock is par for the course, and Lululemon certainly has attracted its fair share. But that could mean good things for LULU stock after Thursday's earnings.

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Pessimism on an underperforming stock is par for the course, and Lululemon certainly has attracted its fair share. But that could mean good things for LULU stock after Thursday's earnings.

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Merger Mania: How to Play It Safe With TMUS Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/06/tmus-stock-married-put/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/tmus-stock-married-put/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:57:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=526921 T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) cleared one hurdle for its tie-up with Sprint, but some risk remains. Here's how to trade TMUS stock and protect yourself, too.

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T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) cleared one hurdle for its tie-up with Sprint, but some risk remains. Here's how to trade TMUS stock and protect yourself, too.

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How to Trade Joy Global Before Q2 Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/06/joy-global-joy-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/06/joy-global-joy-stock-options/#comments Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:03:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=526287 The Street has gotten increasingly bullish on Joy Global earnings ahead of its report, which is a favorable sign for this options trade on JOY stock.

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The Street has gotten increasingly bullish on Joy Global earnings ahead of its report, which is a favorable sign for this options trade on JOY stock.

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Costco Stock – 2 Ways to Trade One of the Season’s Last Big Earnings Reports http://investorplace.com/2014/05/costco-stock-options-trades-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/costco-stock-options-trades-earnings/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 12:20:57 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=523540 Discount retail club Costco (COST) reports earnings Thursday. We look at two trade ideas on Costco stock heading into the report.

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Discount retail club Costco (COST) reports earnings Thursday. We look at two trade ideas on Costco stock heading into the report.

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ANF Stock – Trade With the Bears Ahead of Abercrombie Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/05/anf-stock-abercrombie-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/anf-stock-abercrombie-earnings/#comments Tue, 27 May 2014 13:39:53 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=522791 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) reports earnings Thursday, and the bears could rule the day. Consider this options trade on ANF stock.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) reports earnings Thursday, and the bears could rule the day. Consider this options trade on ANF stock.

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Best Buy: 2 Ways to Play BBY Stock Ahead of Its Big Report http://investorplace.com/2014/05/bby-stock-options-best-buy-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/bby-stock-options-best-buy-earnings/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 13:27:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=520108 Best Buy (BBY) has a pivotal earnings report coming up Thursday, so BBY stock could be ready to make a monster move. Here are two ways to play before earnings.

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Best Buy (BBY) has a pivotal earnings report coming up Thursday, so BBY stock could be ready to make a monster move. Here are two ways to play before earnings.

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2 Trades to Make on TGT Stock This Week http://investorplace.com/2014/05/target-earnings-tgt-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/target-earnings-tgt-stock-options/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 13:42:08 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=519610 Will Target earnings for Q1 be the much-needed pivot point for TGT stock? Here's what Wall Street thinks, and how to trade Target before earnings.

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Will Target earnings for Q1 be the much-needed pivot point for TGT stock? Here's what Wall Street thinks, and how to trade Target before earnings.

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Ride the Fence With This Cisco Stock Trade http://investorplace.com/2014/05/csco-cisco-stock-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/csco-cisco-stock-earnings/#comments Tue, 13 May 2014 14:42:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=517243 Cisco Systems (CSCO) reports earnings late Wednesday, and its short-term outlook is in the balance. Ride the fence with this Cisco stock trade.

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Cisco Systems (CSCO) reports earnings late Wednesday, and its short-term outlook is in the balance. Ride the fence with this Cisco stock trade.

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Don’t Bet the Farm on Deere Stock … Just Trade Options http://investorplace.com/2014/05/deere-stock-de-options-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/deere-stock-de-options-earnings/#comments Mon, 12 May 2014 13:27:37 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=516729 We look at a conservatively optimistic trade to make on Deere & Company (DE) ahead of Wednesday's earnings report.

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We look at a conservatively optimistic trade to make on Deere & Company (DE) ahead of Wednesday's earnings report.

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3 Blue-Chip Options Trades to Make Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/05/3-blue-chip-options-gmcr-tsla-rig/ http://investorplace.com/2014/05/3-blue-chip-options-gmcr-tsla-rig/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 15:03:31 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=514134 We look at a few options trade ideas for Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG).

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We look at a few options trade ideas for Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) and Transocean LTD (NYSE:RIG).

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Ride the Bull Into Ford Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/04/ford-stock-bull-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/ford-stock-bull-options/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:16:01 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=509302 Analysts and traders are pretty optimistic about Ford's prospects heading into earnings. Here's one options trade on Ford stock to try before the report.

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Analysts and traders are pretty optimistic about Ford's prospects heading into earnings. Here's one options trade on Ford stock to try before the report.

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Options: 3 Big Blue Chips to Trade Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/04/amzn-bidu-p-blue-chips/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/amzn-bidu-p-blue-chips/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:46:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=508674 Amazon (AMZN), Baidu (BIDU) and Pandora (P) enter the earnings confessional soon. Get out in front of these blue chips with this set of options trades.

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Amazon (AMZN), Baidu (BIDU) and Pandora (P) enter the earnings confessional soon. Get out in front of these blue chips with this set of options trades.

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NFLX Stock: 2 Options Trades for a Potentially Powerful Move http://investorplace.com/2014/04/netflix-earnings-nflx-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/netflix-earnings-nflx-stock/#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:17:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=506559 Speculative investors are anticipating a rally in NFLX stock, and that could come after the Netflix earnings report. You can trade with 'em, or against 'em.

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Speculative investors are anticipating a rally in NFLX stock, and that could come after the Netflix earnings report. You can trade with 'em, or against 'em.

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IBM Stock: 2 Options Trades Ahead of IBM Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/04/ibm-stock-options-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/ibm-stock-options-earnings/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:57:42 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=505324 Bears and bulls alike have legitimate arguments heading into the IBM earnings report. Here's why, and how to play each side of IBM stock with options.

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Bears and bulls alike have legitimate arguments heading into the IBM earnings report. Here's why, and how to play each side of IBM stock with options.

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How to Trade YHOO, GOOG Stock Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/04/yhoo-goog-stock-googl-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/yhoo-goog-stock-googl-options/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:32:59 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=504911 Internet giants Yahoo and Google head to the earnings confessional this week. Here are three options trades to make on YHOO & GOOG stock ahead of time.

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Internet giants Yahoo and Google head to the earnings confessional this week. Here are three options trades to make on YHOO & GOOG stock ahead of time.

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3 Pre-Earnings Options Trades on INTC, SNDK http://investorplace.com/2014/04/intel-stock-intc-sndk/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/intel-stock-intc-sndk/#comments Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:47:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=503894 Get out in front of the chipmakers' upcoming earnings reports with these trade ideas on SanDisk (SNDK) and Intel (INTC).

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Get out in front of the chipmakers' upcoming earnings reports with these trade ideas on SanDisk (SNDK) and Intel (INTC).

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3 Financials, 3 Pre-Earnings Trades (JPM, WFC, C) http://investorplace.com/2014/04/jpm-wfc-c-financials/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/jpm-wfc-c-financials/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:51:45 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=502623 America's big financials are slated to announce earnings in the next few days. Here's where to jump ahead of the reports.

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America's big financials are slated to announce earnings in the next few days. Here's where to jump ahead of the reports.

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Alcoa Earnings: Get Bullish on AA Stock Before Tuesday’s Report http://investorplace.com/2014/04/aa-stock-alcoa-earnings-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/aa-stock-alcoa-earnings-2/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:42:47 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=501125 There's high potential for the Alcoa earnings report to include solid guidance on rising aluminum demand, which would unravel bears in AA stock.

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There's high potential for the Alcoa earnings report to include solid guidance on rising aluminum demand, which would unravel bears in AA stock.

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MU Stock: Trade These Options Before Micron Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/04/micron-earnings-mu-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/04/micron-earnings-mu-stock/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:24:02 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=498222 Micron looks too strong to bet against ahead of its earnings report. Get bullish with this call spread trade on MU stock.

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Micron looks too strong to bet against ahead of its earnings report. Get bullish with this call spread trade on MU stock.

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WAG Stock: 2 Trades to Make Before Walgreen Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/03/wag-stock-walgreen-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/wag-stock-walgreen-earnings/#comments Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:59:21 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=492806 Wall Street is telegraphing plenty of optimism ahead of the Walgreen earnings report. Here are two options trades to make on WAG stock ahead of time.

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Wall Street is telegraphing plenty of optimism ahead of the Walgreen earnings report. Here are two options trades to make on WAG stock ahead of time.

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KBH, LEN Trades: Homebuilders Could Bounce in a Hurry http://investorplace.com/2014/03/homebuilders-kbh-len-stock/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/homebuilders-kbh-len-stock/#comments Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:02:36 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=491677 Despite tough market conditions for homebuilders, good things could be in store for LEN and KBH, which report earnings this week.

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Despite tough market conditions for homebuilders, good things could be in store for LEN and KBH, which report earnings this week.

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2 Earnings Trades to Make on Adobe Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/03/adbe-adobe-stock-2/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/adbe-adobe-stock-2/#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:20:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=491167 Adobe's earnings are due out Tuesday evening, and right now, I like these two options trades -- one mildly optimistic, one outright bearish -- on Adobe stock.

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Adobe's earnings are due out Tuesday evening, and right now, I like these two options trades -- one mildly optimistic, one outright bearish -- on Adobe stock.

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ORCL Stock: A Trade for the Oracle Bulls http://investorplace.com/2014/03/orcl-options-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/orcl-options-earnings/#comments Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:42:00 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=490484 News on the cloud front could determine whether Oracle earnings get cheers or jeers. Those leaning bullish on ORCL stock should consider this trade.

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News on the cloud front could determine whether Oracle earnings get cheers or jeers. Those leaning bullish on ORCL stock should consider this trade.

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2 Pre-Earnings Options Trades on Solar Stocks: YGE, JASO http://investorplace.com/2014/03/2-pre-earnings-trades-solar-stocks-yge-jaso/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/2-pre-earnings-trades-solar-stocks-yge-jaso/#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:03:14 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=489872 Solar stocks Yingli Green Energy (YGE) and JA Solar (JASO) report earnings next week, and these options trades could help you profit off a pop in either.

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Solar stocks Yingli Green Energy (YGE) and JA Solar (JASO) report earnings next week, and these options trades could help you profit off a pop in either.

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Make This Trade on DG Stock Before Earnings http://investorplace.com/2014/03/dg-stock-dollar-general-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/dg-stock-dollar-general-earnings/#comments Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:29:05 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=489229 Traders looking to get in on a post-earnings rally for DG stock might want to consider these options before Dollar General makes its report.

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Traders looking to get in on a post-earnings rally for DG stock might want to consider these options before Dollar General makes its report.

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Staples Bears Have Overplayed Their Hand. Jump on SPLS Stock. http://investorplace.com/2014/03/staples-spls-stock-options/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/staples-spls-stock-options/#comments Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:51:22 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=485963 Wall Street's bar for Staples earnings is pretty low, and SPLS stock is already in the doghouse. An upside surprise looks likely, and you can harness it via options.

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Wall Street's bar for Staples earnings is pretty low, and SPLS stock is already in the doghouse. An upside surprise looks likely, and you can harness it via options.

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Boyd Gaming: Bet the Pass Line on BYD Stock http://investorplace.com/2014/03/byd-stock-boyd-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/03/byd-stock-boyd-earnings/#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:06:41 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=485387 Boyd Gaming has telegraphed bad earnings, and Wall Street expects even less. A surprise beat, then, could launch this options trade on BYD stock.

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Boyd Gaming has telegraphed bad earnings, and Wall Street expects even less. A surprise beat, then, could launch this options trade on BYD stock.

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DDD Stock: The Bears Are Still Hot on 3D Systems’ Trail http://investorplace.com/2014/02/ddd-stock-3d-systems-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/02/ddd-stock-3d-systems-earnings/#comments Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:40:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=482014 Wall Street and options traders are telegraphing some bearish thoughts heading into 3D Systems earnings. Consider options on DDD stock before a potential plunge.

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Wall Street and options traders are telegraphing some bearish thoughts heading into 3D Systems earnings. Consider options on DDD stock before a potential plunge.

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Get Ahead of AAPL Earnings With 2 Apple Stock Trades http://investorplace.com/2014/01/apple-stock-aapl-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/2014/01/apple-stock-aapl-earnings/#comments Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:51:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=466797 Despite relatively high expectations for AAPL earnings, it might still pay to run with the bullish crowd. Consider these two Apple stock trades.

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Despite relatively high expectations for AAPL earnings, it might still pay to run with the bullish crowd. Consider these two Apple stock trades.

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