Nick Atkeson and Andrew Houghton
Nick Atkeson and Andrew Houghton (RSS)

Andrew Houghton has spent the past 14 years in the investment industry. He is a partner at Delta Investment Management, a registered investment advisory firm in California.

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Recent Articles

Facebook: Should You Sell Puts or Buy Calls?

Jun. 21, 2012, 12:25 pm EDT – Despite FB's disappointing IPO, our outlook is that it will appreciate over the next few months. More 

Miners Are Where Gold’s Profits Lie

Jun. 12, 2012, 11:38 am EDT – Gold-mining stocks have underperformed gold for several years, so they may be just beginning to play catch-up. More 

ARM Holdings: Strong ‘Arming’ Market Share from Intel

Nov. 18, 2011, 9:00 am EDT – We are hearing some rumblings in the semiconductor jungle that the 800-lb. gorilla’s lunch is under attack. More 

There’s No Place Like Home Depot for Trading Gains

Nov. 17, 2011, 9:00 am EDT – The beauty of options is their versatility. The number of strategies suits the number of opinions — many. In the equities market, market participants have two choices: buy or sell. In the options market, market participants can buy a call, sell a call, buy a put, and/or sell a put. These are the building blocks... More 

QE II Has Had a Positive Effect on the Market

Mar. 9, 2011, 5:30 am EDT – The Federal Reserve policy of Quantitative Easing II has helped to send the stock market higher. The question is what will happen when it ends in June. More 

Has Housing Touched Bottom?

Feb. 24, 2011, 1:58 pm EDT – The collapse of the housing market may have hit bottom according to recent new-home sales data. However, any return to healthier sales is an unknown. More 

Trading Options in the Year of the Rabbit

Feb. 1, 2011, 8:48 am EDT – This Chinese Year of the Rabbit bodes well for options trading. Use options judiciously and recognize their risks and rewards. More 

Buy Call Options in 2011

Jan. 25, 2011, 11:12 am EDT – Investors should buy call options this year as the stock market rises due to favorable economic conditions. More 

7 Strategies for Bigger Option Profits

Dec. 3, 2010, 4:00 pm EDT – Some of our biggest profits have been made from spread trades, so we want to spread the wealth by introducing you to these profitable strategies. More 

3 Options Trading Risks That Can be Skirted

Sep. 27, 2010, 10:00 am EDT – Learn about some of the most common risks in options trading and how to mitigate them. More