Joseph Hargett
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Despite hailing from the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area, Joseph Hargett has spent nearly the past decade elbow-deep in Wall Street.  Specializing in financial writing, options strategies and stock-market analysis, Joseph cut his teeth in the research department of Cincinnati-based Schaeffer's Investment Research.

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Recent Articles

2 Pre-Earnings Options Trades on Solar Stocks: YGE, JASO

Mar. 13, 2014, 11:03 am EDT – 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. More 

Make This Trade on DG Stock Before Earnings

Mar. 12, 2014, 9:29 am EDT – 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. More 

Staples Bears Have Overplayed Their Hand. Jump on SPLS Stock.

Mar. 5, 2014, 8:51 am EDT – 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. More 

Boyd Gaming: Bet the Pass Line on BYD Stock

Mar. 4, 2014, 12:06 pm EDT – Boyd Gaming has telegraphed bad earnings, and Wall Street expects even less. A surprise beat, then, could launch this options trade on BYD stock. More 

DDD Stock: The Bears Are Still Hot on 3D Systems’ Trail

Feb. 25, 2014, 11:40 am EDT – Wall Street and options traders are telegraphing some bearish thoughts heading into 3D Systems earnings. Consider options on DDD stock before a potential plunge. More 

Get Ahead of AAPL Earnings With 2 Apple Stock Trades

Jan. 23, 2014, 11:51 am EDT – Despite relatively high expectations for AAPL earnings, it might still pay to run with the bullish crowd. Consider these two Apple stock trades. More 

PG Stock: 2 Trades to Make Before Procter & Gamble Earnings

Jan. 22, 2014, 11:28 am EDT – Procter & Gamble appears to be setting up for a bullish post-earnings move. Here are two potential PG stock trades to make ahead of time. More 

JOSB – A High-Risk, High-Reward Trade Before Earnings

Dec. 4, 2013, 10:30 am EDT – The Men's Wearhouse buyout situation puts Jos. A. Bank traders in a tricky (but manageable) situation. Go for the gold with this trade on JOSB stock. More 

3 Black Friday Blue-Chip Options Trades

Nov. 26, 2013, 11:43 am EDT – Consider these options plays in retail's bluest blue chips ahead of the all-important Black Friday/Cyber Monday stretch. More 

HPQ – Buy Spreads Ahead of Hewlett-Packard Earnings

Nov. 25, 2013, 9:46 am EDT – Any positive data out of Tuesday’s HPQ earnings report could go a long way toward bolstering support for Hewlett-Packard stock. More