Options Trading

Perk Up With a Green Mountain Trade

Green Mountain (GMCR) has technical support at $70 and plenty of bullish headlines to keep it afloat -- a perfect storm for this options trade. Read Article

Buy Silver on a Pullback for 16% Gains

iShares Silver Trust (SLV) is subject to profit-taking following a very bullish breakaway gap. Read Article

Buying the Dip? Make Priceline One of Your First Plays

Don't fear market corrections — embrace them. They reveal stocks that are likely to lead the way when the bull returns. Like Priceline, for instance. Read Article

Time Is of the Essence for a Gold Bounce

There is no rule saying that just because the medium-term trend in economic growth is up, gold can’t rally in the short-term. Read Article

THIS Apple Will Climb Back Up the Tree

Apple (AAPL) is looking to mow down resistance around the $500 mark, which would help this debit spread profit. Read Article

My Top Pick to Buy in This Market Pullback

Illumina (ILMN) is at the top of my buy list following the current market sell-off. Read Article

Join the Dow Jones Dive Via the Diamonds

The market was overdue for a downturn, and the Dow Jones is showing the weakest hand. Consider this bearish spread on the DIA exchange-traded fund. Read Article

Tesla Bulls Could Be Napping for a While

Regardless of whether Tesla Motors will end up selling a car to every citizen of driving age, slopes this steep tend to mean-revert in violent fashion. Read Article

Equity Residential Is Crumbling Down

The REIT has been in a downtrend since a death cross was executed in October. Read Article

Opportunities Await Amid the Rubble in Cree

If you think the selling frenzy in Cree stock is a bit overdone, selling an out-of-the-money bull put spread is a trade worth consideration. Read Article

Inverse Bond Fund in a Powerful Bull Market

It's no longer possible to render a precise upside target for Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3X Shares (TMV), but prices appear headed higher. Read Article

Stop Fretting About a Market Correction

Is it really so difficult to imagine a 10% market correction in something that is up 280% in a little more than four years? Read Article

2 Options Trades for a Golden Bottom

If digging for profits in gold appeals to you, consider these two plays -- one conservative, one aggressive. Read Article

Deere Could Get the Benefit of the Doubt

With a weak ag environment already priced in, any optimism from Deere's earnings report could be met with a swift rally. Read Article

Housing Stocks: Tripping … or Falling?

The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) is flashing an ominous-looking chart pattern right now. Keep these options trades in mind in the coming days. Read Article

Priceline: A Monster Rally Needs a Breather

Priceline stock excited the bulls with a push past $990, but it was a weak push. Wait for some consolidation in PCLN before chasing it to $1,000. Read Article

Under $10 Semi Stock Could Net Traders 33% Returns

TriQuint Semiconductor (TQNT) partially filled a gap before the stock reversed up on a buy signal. Read Article

3D Systems Buyers Could See Big Profits Materialize

3D Systems Corp. (DDD) is in a powerful bull market and just issued a buy signal. Read Article

Ride the Ryder Rebound

Ryder is dancing along its trendline, which should send the stock back higher eventually. Go long R calls to capitalize. Read Article

Gilead Sciences Is Going Higher Yet

The uptrend has been chugging along -- but change tactics amid a bout of profit-taking. Read Article