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

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 

Get Bullish on Broadcom Before Earnings

Oct. 22, 2013, 11:24 am EDT – Given last quarter’s pummeling, BRCM stock has some ground to make up. Try this call spreading heading into third-quarter Broadcom earnings. More 

Look for Downside After CAT’s Earnings

Oct. 22, 2013, 9:31 am EDT – Considering the raft of negatives CAT stock faces, a bear put spread may get the job done. More 

Trade Against the Grain Ahead of Texas Instruments Earnings

Oct. 21, 2013, 9:14 am EDT – Given the solid price action and poor sentiment backdrop for TXN, shares could enjoy surprise rally on any positive data out of Texas Instruments earnings. More 

NFLX Earnings Could Propel the Stock Even Higher

Oct. 21, 2013, 8:51 am EDT – This highflier looks to have gas left in the tank -- tonight's earnings report will be an important one. More 

McDonald’s Earnings: Take the Cautious Bear Route

Oct. 18, 2013, 9:50 am EDT – As McDonald's earnings report nears, sentiment and technicals are conspiring against the stock. Consider this options spread on MCD. More 

IBM Earnings Could Provide a Little Push

Oct. 16, 2013, 9:54 am EDT – Considering Wall Street's reserved optimism ahead of IBM earnings, bullish traders might be best off playing options spreads prior to the report. More 

Buy Call Spreads Before Yahoo Earnings

Oct. 15, 2013, 9:30 am EDT – Sentiment from several camps -- including the analyst community and options traders -- is bullish on YHOO heading into the Q3 Yahoo earnings report. More 

Make a Cool Buck on JPMorgan Earnings

Oct. 10, 2013, 10:40 am EDT – JPMorgan stock shouldn't move too much on earnings, but a hedged bullish bet using JPM options should still be worth your time. More 

Get Bullish on Hoppy Williams-Sonoma

Aug. 28, 2013, 9:29 am EDT – It looks like any bad news that Williams-Sonoma (WSM) might report tonight is already being anticipated. Go contrarian with this bull call spread. More