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

3 Ways to Trade Toll Brothers Ahead of Earnings (TOL)

Aug. 28, 2014, 9:33 am EDT – 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. More 

Play BIG Stock’s Run at All-Time Highs

Aug. 27, 2014, 9:31 am EDT – Judging from BIG stock’s sentiment backdrop and options activity, many investors are expecting another strong earnings performance from Big Lots. More 

Trading Abercrombie Before Earnings? Protect Yourself (ANF)

Aug. 26, 2014, 9:06 am EDT – ANF stock is squarely in the shorts' sights ahead of Abercrombie earnings, which could mean a huge covering rally ... or rocky waters ahead More 

How to Trade BBY Ahead of Best Buy Earnings

Aug. 25, 2014, 9:09 am EDT – Despite headwinds for Best Buy at both the industry and company levels, a bullish play on BBY still could hit paydirt. More 

TGT – 2 Trading Ideas Ahead of Target Earnings

Aug. 18, 2014, 9:34 am EDT – 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. More 

Home Depot – Stock Up on HD Stock Spreads Before Earnings

Aug. 15, 2014, 8:26 am EDT – Wall Street is cautiously optimistic about Home Depot earnings, so this bull call spread on HD stock looks like the right approach. More 

2 Ways to Play SINA Stock Before Earnings

Aug. 13, 2014, 9:51 am EDT – With Wall Street seemingly undecided on how Sina stock will fare after earnings, traders could consider either of these two options plays. More 

CSCO – Make This Bullish Trade Before Cisco Earnings

Aug. 12, 2014, 9:17 am EDT – The options pits and technicals are hinting at a post-earnings rally for Cisco, making a bullish trade on CSCO stock look appealing. More 

The Bull’s Way to Trade CVS Stock Before Earnings

Aug. 1, 2014, 8:43 am EDT – 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. More 

Say ‘No’ to GoPro Before Earnings (GPRO)

Jul. 31, 2014, 10:01 am EDT – GoPro enjoyed early momentum after its IPO, but GPRO stock looks susceptible to a post-earnings slump. Bears should jump on this options trade. More