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

Options: 3 Big Blue Chips to Trade Before Earnings

Apr. 23, 2014, 12:46 pm EDT – Amazon (AMZN), Baidu (BIDU) and Pandora (P) enter the earnings confessional soon. Get out in front of these blue chips with this set of options trades. More 

NFLX Stock: 2 Options Trades for a Potentially Powerful Move

Apr. 17, 2014, 9:17 am EDT – Speculative investors are anticipating a rally in NFLX stock, and that could come after the Netflix earnings report. You can trade with 'em, or against 'em. More 

IBM Stock: 2 Options Trades Ahead of IBM Earnings

Apr. 15, 2014, 9:57 am EDT – Bears and bulls alike have legitimate arguments heading into the IBM earnings report. Here's why, and how to play each side of IBM stock with options. More 

How to Trade YHOO, GOOG Stock Before Earnings

Apr. 14, 2014, 1:32 pm EDT – Internet giants Yahoo and Google head to the earnings confessional this week. Here are three options trades to make on YHOO & GOOG stock ahead of time. More 

3 Pre-Earnings Options Trades on INTC, SNDK

Apr. 11, 2014, 10:47 am EDT – Get out in front of the chipmakers' upcoming earnings reports with these trade ideas on SanDisk (SNDK) and Intel (INTC). More 

3 Financials, 3 Pre-Earnings Trades (JPM, WFC, C)

Apr. 9, 2014, 10:51 am EDT – America's big financials are slated to announce earnings in the next few days. Here's where to jump ahead of the reports. More 

Alcoa Earnings: Get Bullish on AA Stock Before Tuesday’s Report

Apr. 7, 2014, 9:42 am EDT – There's high potential for the Alcoa earnings report to include solid guidance on rising aluminum demand, which would unravel bears in AA stock. More 

MU Stock: Trade These Options Before Micron Earnings

Apr. 1, 2014, 1:24 pm EDT – Micron looks too strong to bet against ahead of its earnings report. Get bullish with this call spread trade on MU stock. More 

WAG Stock: 2 Trades to Make Before Walgreen Earnings

Mar. 20, 2014, 9:59 am EDT – Wall Street is telegraphing plenty of optimism ahead of the Walgreen earnings report. Here are two options trades to make on WAG stock ahead of time. More 

KBH, LEN Trades: Homebuilders Could Bounce in a Hurry

Mar. 18, 2014, 11:02 am EDT – Despite tough market conditions for homebuilders, good things could be in store for LEN and KBH, which report earnings this week. More