InvestorPlace » Wade Hansen http://investorplace.com Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:08:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Trade of the Day: Facebook (FB) http://investorplace.com/2013/10/trade-day-facebook-fb/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/trade-day-facebook-fb/#comments Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:01:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=420713 Sentiment in the markets is seeming more hopeful, and this social media stock is along for the ride.

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Sentiment in the markets is seeming more hopeful, and this social media stock is along for the ride.

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Trade of the Day: Keycorp (KEY) http://investorplace.com/2013/10/trade-day/ http://investorplace.com/2013/10/trade-day/#comments Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:25:55 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?p=419025 This regional bank stock has been in a downward slide since the Fed announced it was not going to taper.

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This regional bank stock has been in a downward slide since the Fed announced it was not going to taper.

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Remember, Remember, the 5th of…September? http://investorplace.com/247trader/remember-remember-the-5th-of-september/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/remember-remember-the-5th-of-september/#comments Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:49:30 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=397875 September is known as a bad month for stocks. But does it deserve the bad rap?

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September is known as a bad month for stocks. But does it deserve the bad rap?

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Trade of the Day: Eli Lilly (LLY) http://investorplace.com/247trader/trade-of-the-day-eli-lilly-lly-2/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/trade-of-the-day-eli-lilly-lly-2/#comments Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:28:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=394067 As the effectiveness of its drugs are questioned and patent litigation continues, this pharma stock doesn't look like it's turning up anytime soon.

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As the effectiveness of its drugs are questioned and patent litigation continues, this pharma stock doesn't look like it's turning up anytime soon.

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Use Volatility Skews to Gauge Trader Sentiment http://investorplace.com/247trader/use-volatility-skews-to-gauge-trader-sentiment/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/use-volatility-skews-to-gauge-trader-sentiment/#comments Thu, 22 Aug 2013 08:41:19 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=391015 There's a handy free tool on the CBOE website that you can use to gauge option traders' sentiment on a particular stock.

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There's a handy free tool on the CBOE website that you can use to gauge option traders' sentiment on a particular stock.

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What’s the Fed’s Next Move? http://investorplace.com/247trader/whats-the-feds-next-move/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/whats-the-feds-next-move/#comments Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:22:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=385087 Wade Hansen reviews the tapering situation and some possible scenarios.

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Wade Hansen reviews the tapering situation and some possible scenarios.

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Bernanke Not the Only Fed Member to Move Markets http://investorplace.com/247trader/bernanke-not-the-only-fed-member-to-move-markets/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/bernanke-not-the-only-fed-member-to-move-markets/#comments Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:11:15 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=384837 Richard Fisher's comments this week were important not just because of traders' reaction, but because he'll have FOMC voting rights in 2014.

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Richard Fisher's comments this week were important not just because of traders' reaction, but because he'll have FOMC voting rights in 2014.

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Reducing Your Risk in Options Trading http://investorplace.com/247trader/reducing-your-risk-in-options-trading/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/reducing-your-risk-in-options-trading/#comments Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:03:48 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=380129 There's are very simple things you can do when trading options to reduce your risk

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There's are very simple things you can do when trading options to reduce your risk

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Implied Volatility and Earnings http://investorplace.com/247trader/implied-volatility-and-earnings/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/implied-volatility-and-earnings/#comments Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:17:49 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=380005 Wade Hansen walks you through how implied volatility plays out leading up to and after an earnings trade to help you avoid any pitfalls.

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Wade Hansen walks you through how implied volatility plays out leading up to and after an earnings trade to help you avoid any pitfalls.

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Trade of the Day: SodaSteam International (SODA) http://investorplace.com/247trader/trade-of-the-day-sodasteam-international-soda/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/trade-of-the-day-sodasteam-international-soda/#comments Tue, 30 Jul 2013 08:09:07 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=379658 This beverage stock also-ran can't stand up to the giants in the space. Here's a put trade to get into before it reports this Wednesday.

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This beverage stock also-ran can't stand up to the giants in the space. Here's a put trade to get into before it reports this Wednesday.

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An Introduction to Option Greeks http://investorplace.com/247trader/an-introduction-to-option-greeks/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/an-introduction-to-option-greeks/#comments Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:24:09 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=379315 Options Greeks are factors that affect options pricing that traders must at least be aware of.

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Options Greeks are factors that affect options pricing that traders must at least be aware of.

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The S&P Ceiling http://investorplace.com/247trader/the-sp-ceiling/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/the-sp-ceiling/#comments Fri, 26 Jul 2013 15:11:35 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=378746 Be prepared for a consolidation in the S&P 500.

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Be prepared for a consolidation in the S&P 500.

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When Good Isn’t Good Enough http://investorplace.com/247trader/when-good-isnt-good-enough/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/when-good-isnt-good-enough/#comments Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:23:43 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=378035 Wade Hansen takes a look at how earnings are weighing on this market and why he expects a pullback.

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Wade Hansen takes a look at how earnings are weighing on this market and why he expects a pullback.

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Vega for Options Traders http://investorplace.com/247trader/vega-for-options-traders/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/vega-for-options-traders/#comments Thu, 25 Jul 2013 08:01:11 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=377888 You might know about theta, but vega is an important Greek that many options traders don't understand. Find out how it can explain quirks in option pricing.

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You might know about theta, but vega is an important Greek that many options traders don't understand. Find out how it can explain quirks in option pricing.

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Trade of the Day: 3D Systems (DDD) http://investorplace.com/247trader/trade-of-the-day-3d-systems-ddd/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/trade-of-the-day-3d-systems-ddd/#comments Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:02:16 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=377133 Strong fundamentals and the possibility of a short squeeze make this 3D printing stock likely to keep rising.

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Strong fundamentals and the possibility of a short squeeze make this 3D printing stock likely to keep rising.

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Options 101: Time Decay http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-101-time-decay/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/options-101-time-decay/#comments Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:52:54 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=372421 Wondering which options expiration month to buy? Here's an explanation of how the time value waterfall depreciates options value.

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Wondering which options expiration month to buy? Here's an explanation of how the time value waterfall depreciates options value.

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Downgrades Vs. Earnings Estimates http://investorplace.com/247trader/downgrades-vs-earnings-estimates/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/downgrades-vs-earnings-estimates/#comments Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:38:17 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=373221 Downgrades and changes to earnings estimates can dramatically impact a stock's price.

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Downgrades and changes to earnings estimates can dramatically impact a stock's price.

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Stocks Should Get an Earnings Boost http://investorplace.com/247trader/stocks-should-get-an-earnings-boost/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/stocks-should-get-an-earnings-boost/#comments Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:15:58 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=372689 Learn why we expect stocks to perform well this earnings season overall.

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Learn why we expect stocks to perform well this earnings season overall.

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Jump Into Earnings With Your Eyes Open http://investorplace.com/247trader/jump-into-earnings-with-your-eyes-open/ http://investorplace.com/247trader/jump-into-earnings-with-your-eyes-open/#comments Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:59:04 +0000 http://investorplace.com/?post_type=t247_247trader&p=371948 Corporate management teams and sell-side analysts often downplay their expectations for earnings performance. Why?

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Corporate management teams and sell-side analysts often downplay their expectations for earnings performance. Why?

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ETFs vs. ETNs: Which is Better? http://investorplace.com/2009/08/etf-vs-etn/ http://investorplace.com/2009/08/etf-vs-etn/#comments Wed, 12 Aug 2009 06:13:32 +0000 Which type of fund is ideal for diversifying your portfolio? Find out in this one-on-one comparison.

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Which type of fund is ideal for diversifying your portfolio? Find out in this one-on-one comparison.

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Options 101
Options Broker Review: optionsXpress http://investorplace.com/2009/06/options-broker-review-optionsxpress/ http://investorplace.com/2009/06/options-broker-review-optionsxpress/#comments Sat, 20 Jun 2009 01:18:19 +0000 Learn the pros and cons of the online options brokerage optionsXpress.

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Learn the pros and cons of the online options brokerage optionsXpress.

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Pre-Market vs. After-Hours Stock Trading http://investorplace.com/2009/06/pre-market-trading-after-hours-trading/ http://investorplace.com/2009/06/pre-market-trading-after-hours-trading/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2009 11:05:08 +0000 Few investors realize you can actually trade before the market opens and keep on trading after it has closed. In fact, those who do take advantage of pre-market and after-hours trading find it to be a less-crowded and more enjoyable trading experience. However, the rules are a little different. Here's how (and why) you want to play the game.

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Few investors realize you can actually trade before the market opens and keep on trading after it has closed. In fact, those who do take advantage of pre-market and after-hours trading find it to be a less-crowded and more enjoyable trading experience. However, the rules are a little different. Here's how (and why) you want to play the game.

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How to Predict the Market Opening http://investorplace.com/2009/06/predicting-the-market-open/ http://investorplace.com/2009/06/predicting-the-market-open/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2009 03:03:29 +0000 Have you ever wondered how analysts and reporters determine if the market is going to open higher or lower than it closed yesterday? Stock traders typically look at two sources. Find out what they are here.

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Have you ever wondered how analysts and reporters determine if the market is going to open higher or lower than it closed yesterday? Stock traders typically look at two sources. Find out what they are here.

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Stock Picks
The Short Squeeze Phenomenon http://investorplace.com/2009/05/short-selling-basics/ http://investorplace.com/2009/05/short-selling-basics/#comments Thu, 21 May 2009 08:15:21 +0000 Short squeezes cause swift, violent moves up in stocks, and they are very expensive for the people caught on the wrong side of the trade -- the short sellers. But they could lead to a quick profit for an investor with a canny eye who can spot one on the way.

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Short squeezes cause swift, violent moves up in stocks, and they are very expensive for the people caught on the wrong side of the trade -- the short sellers. But they could lead to a quick profit for an investor with a canny eye who can spot one on the way.

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Where Should You Set Your Stop Loss? http://investorplace.com/2009/05/setting-stop-loss-limit/ http://investorplace.com/2009/05/setting-stop-loss-limit/#comments Wed, 06 May 2009 07:08:14 +0000 Many investors struggle with the task of determining where to set their stop loss levels. Set it too far away and you'll lose too much money if the stock moves in the wrong direction. On the other hand, if you set them too close, you'll lose money by being taken out of the trade too early. Let's take a look at three methods you can use to determine where to set your stop losses.

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Many investors struggle with the task of determining where to set their stop loss levels. Set it too far away and you'll lose too much money if the stock moves in the wrong direction. On the other hand, if you set them too close, you'll lose money by being taken out of the trade too early. Let's take a look at three methods you can use to determine where to set your stop losses.

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Stock Picks
Dividends in a Bear Market http://investorplace.com/2008/11/dividends-in-a-bear-market/ http://investorplace.com/2008/11/dividends-in-a-bear-market/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2008 08:27:11 +0000 Although valuing a stock based on its dividend may have fallen out of style for a while, let's take a look at some of the benefits of investing in stocks with high dividend yields versus investing in high growth stocks. Plus, get details on five dividend paying stocks to buy now.

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Although valuing a stock based on its dividend may have fallen out of style for a while, let's take a look at some of the benefits of investing in stocks with high dividend yields versus investing in high growth stocks. Plus, get details on five dividend paying stocks to buy now.

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Stock Picks
Option Styles: American vs. European http://investorplace.com/2008/11/option-styles-american-vs-european/ http://investorplace.com/2008/11/option-styles-american-vs-european/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2008 06:18:20 +0000 Learn the differences between these two styles of options and how they affect risk premiums.

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Learn the differences between these two styles of options and how they affect risk premiums.

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Options 101
Use LEAPS to Avoid Value Traps http://investorplace.com/2008/11/use-leaps-to-avoid-value-traps/ http://investorplace.com/2008/11/use-leaps-to-avoid-value-traps/#comments Sat, 08 Nov 2008 02:13:35 +0000 Is it the right time to buy that value stock? Maybe. Maybe not. Find out how to use LEAPS to ride out near-term volatility while you wait for a longer-term trend to emerge.

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Is it the right time to buy that value stock? Maybe. Maybe not. Find out how to use LEAPS to ride out near-term volatility while you wait for a longer-term trend to emerge.

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