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

Netflix, Inc.: Trade NFLX and Chill Ahead of Earnings Breakout

Apr. 13, 2016, 10:16 am EDT – Rumors of Disney buying Netflix have sent traders in a frenzy, and NFLX could see a major breakout ahead of a crowd-pleasing earnings report. More 

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Bank of America Corp (BAC) and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Apr. 13, 2016, 9:08 am EDT – Analysts are bullish on Chesapeake (CHK) following credit deal, Apple (AAPL) is on Goldman’s buy list, Bank of America (BAC) call options are brisk ahead of earnings. More 

Don’t Bet on a BAC Stock Rally: 2 Trades for Bank of America Corp Earnings

Apr. 12, 2016, 9:49 am EDT – No Fed rate hikes means poor earnings and revenue guidance for Bank of America. The path of least resistance lies lower for BAC stock. More 

Tuesday’s Vital Data: Alcoa Inc (AA), Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) and Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

Apr. 12, 2016, 9:08 am EDT – Alcoa (AA) options surge ahead of Q1 results, Chesapeake (CHK) soars on credit deal and Netflix (NFLX) stock stays neutral on Disney (DIS) buyout speculation. More 

Turbulence for Delta Air Lines, Inc.: 2 Earnings Trades for DAL Stock

Apr. 11, 2016, 9:35 am EDT – Delta has attracted a considerable amount of bullish sentiment ahead of this week's earnings report, creating a wealth of downside risk for DAL stock on any unexpected developments. More 

Monday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Facebook Inc (FB) and Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Apr. 11, 2016, 9:18 am EDT – Facebook (FB) options surge as original posting declines, Apple (AAPL) rumors tout a thinner watch and Tesla Motors (TSLA) retreats from overbought levels. More 

Alcoa Inc Stock: 2 Trades to Bend and Not Break on AA Earnings

Apr. 8, 2016, 9:54 am EDT – With all the global economic baggage already priced in, Alcoa stock has a chance to break out higher if the company can hold the line on guidance. More 

Friday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Bank of America Corp (BAC) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX)

Apr. 8, 2016, 8:59 am EDT – Apple (AAPL) options dip on a price target cut, Bank of America (BAC) earnings expectations are lowered and Valeant (VRX) cuts a deal with creditors. More 

Thursday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Facebook Inc (FB) and Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Apr. 7, 2016, 9:06 am EDT – Apple (AAPL) options soar on a strong buy initiation, Tesla (TSLA) surges despite a production miss and Facebook (FB) buys content for Facebook Live. More 

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Allergan plc Ordinary Shares (AGN) and AT&T Inc. (T)

Apr. 6, 2016, 9:19 am EDT – Options activity spiked on Pfizer (PFE) and Alergan (AGN) as their merger deal fell apart, while AT&T (T) call volume soared ahead of T’s ex-dividend. More