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

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Transocean LTD (RIG) and GoPro Inc (GPRO)

Feb. 18, 2015, 7:52 am EST – What investors can gleam from big options activity in Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Transocean LTD (RIG) and GoPro Inc (GPRO). More 

PCLN: A Pair of Bullish Trades for Priceline Stock Ahead of Earnings

Feb. 17, 2015, 9:45 am EST – With the dollar up 14% against the euro, Priceline faces some stiff headwinds in international bookings when it reports earnings later this week. More 

Tuesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR)

Feb. 17, 2015, 7:38 am EST – We look into what heavy options activity means for Apple Inc. (AAPL), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR). More 

DUK: 2 Duke Energy Earnings Trades to Power Your Portfolio

Feb. 13, 2015, 9:35 am EST – Oversold Duke Energy Corp (DUK) looks primed for a rebound next week as Q4 earnings approach. Here's how to trade DUK stock. More 

Friday’s Vital Data: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (OWW) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

Feb. 13, 2015, 7:40 am EST – Options data is telling investors to take a closer look at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (OWW) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA). More 

2 Bearish Bets for MGM Stock Ahead of Earnings

Feb. 12, 2015, 10:19 am EST – MGM Resorts faces tough earnings headwinds as gaming revenue continues to fall in Las Vegas and Macau More 

Thursday’s Vital Data: Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU)

Feb. 12, 2015, 7:25 am EST – Here's what the latest heavy options data means for Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU). More 

GRPN: How to Trade Bullish Expectations for Groupon Earnings

Feb. 11, 2015, 9:47 am EST – Short-term expectations are high for Groupon as the consensus forecasts a 15% rise in sales and a 25% jump in earnings for GRPN stock. More 

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM), and Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Feb. 11, 2015, 7:29 am EST – What hyperactive options activity says about Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) and Pfizer Inc. (PFE). More 

2 Bullish TSLA Stock Trades to Electrify Your Portfolio

Feb. 10, 2015, 9:46 am EST – Tesla stock is heavily shorted heading into earnings, creating the potential for a short squeeze on a positive report. Here are two option plays ahead of tomorrow's Tesla earnings report. More