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

Buying to Open vs. Selling to Open Options

Sep. 21, 2010, 11:00 am EDT – Learn about the two basic types of options trades. More 

Is the ‘Dark Cross’ Really Something to Fear?

Sep. 21, 2010, 10:00 am EDT – Perhaps this technical indicator isn't as scary as it sounds. More 

How to Pick the Right Strike Price

Sep. 1, 2010, 4:04 am EDT – Find out how to greatly increase your odds of success by choosing the right options to trade. More 

3 Factors That Affect an Option’s Price

Aug. 9, 2010, 5:45 pm EDT – While the price of an option is influenced by many factors, 90% of it is based on three things. More 

How to Get Options Orders Filled Sooner

Aug. 2, 2010, 12:54 pm EDT – Find out why other people's orders may get executed ahead of yours. More 

The Silver Lining to Market Sell-offs

May. 12, 2010, 4:30 am EDT – It may not seem like it, but there is a bright side to those horrendous market days, and some important lessons to be learned that can guide you in the future. More 

Understanding Margin Requirements for Selling Naked Puts

Apr. 28, 2010, 8:37 am EDT – If you plan to sell put options, you need to understand the margin requirements and what broker approval levels are necessary. More 

Is the Market Too Expensive, or Too Cheap?

Mar. 10, 2010, 12:12 pm EDT – On the first anniversary of the bull market, The Wall Street Journal looked at the valuation debate between economists Robert Shiller and Jeremy Siegel. Not surprisingly, Dr. Shiller thinks the stock market is expensive and Dr. Siegel thinks it's cheap. More 

3 Best Sectors for an Economic Recovery

Jun. 20, 2009, 2:59 am EDT – Our country's economic prospects appear much brighter today than they did three months ago. We'll give you the sectors set to benefit most and the stocks that look best right now. More 

Emerging Markets ETF Signals Recovery

May. 29, 2009, 1:42 am EDT – The emerging markets, as measured by VWO, is up more than 64% since March 9. More