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: Twitter Inc (TWTR), Ford Motor Company (F) and American Airlines Group Inc (AAL)

Apr. 29, 2015, 8:21 am EDT – Earnings activity drew high call volume to Twitter Inc (TWTR), Ford Motor Company (F) and American Airlines Group Inc (AAL). More 

Exxon Mobil Earnings: 2 Trades for XOM Stock

Apr. 28, 2015, 9:09 am EDT – Exxon Mobil (XOM) faces a fair amount of pessimism ahead of its first-quarter report, lowering the bar and setting up the potential for an earnings surprise. More 

Tuesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

Apr. 28, 2015, 7:40 am EDT – A look at the important news behind feverish options activity in Apple Inc. (AAPL), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT). More 

Pfizer Earnings Preview: 2 Ways to Trade PFE Stock

Apr. 24, 2015, 10:11 am EDT – The rise of generic competition has seen PFE’s revenues founder in recent years, so anything Pfizer says about new drugs will be critical for the company's earnings next week. More 

Friday’s Vital Data: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), General Motors Company (GM) and AT&T Inc. (T)

Apr. 24, 2015, 8:15 am EDT – Call options were popular on earnings from Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) and AT&T Inc.’s (T), while General Motors Company (GM) was punished by investors. More 

Thursday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) and Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Apr. 23, 2015, 9:57 am EDT – A look at what's causing red-hot options activity in Apple Inc. (AAPL), McDonald's Corporation (MCD) and Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA). More 

AAPL Earnings Preview: 2 Ways to Trade Apple Stock

Apr. 23, 2015, 9:55 am EDT – Apple's sales numbers for its iPhone will be heavily studied when AAPL reports earnings this week. Here are two ways to trade the stock before Apple earnings. More 

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), CSX Corporation (CSX) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

Apr. 22, 2015, 8:37 am EDT – What investors need to know about top 10 options activity in Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), CSX Corporation (CSX), and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD). More 

FB Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for Running With the Bulls

Apr. 21, 2015, 10:00 am EDT – Analysts expect mobile and video revenue to drive a first-quarter earnings beat for FB stock, with Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus to drive long-term gains. More 

Tuesday’s Vital Data: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Facebook Inc (FB)

Apr. 21, 2015, 8:37 am EDT – Options trading is brisk as Verizon (VZ) earnings miss the mark, Microsoft (MSFT) goes Android, and Facebook (FB) traders pile into calls ahead of earnings. More