Trading Advice

3 Biotech Stocks That Are Flashing Warning Signs

Biotech stocks will continue to perform well over the longer term, but the sector is far from a bear-free zone. Here are three traps to avoid. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Dow Chemical (DOW)

NYSE name Dow Chemical (DOW) is a stock I've traded many times in my four decades as a professional. Read Article

Ctrip: Get Ready for Something BIG From CTRP Stock

Sky-high options prices in Ctrip.com suggest an outsized move in CTRP stock following its upcoming earnings report. Read Article

MGM Resorts International Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for MGM Stock

MGM Resorts International (MGM) soars on reports of potential Mirage sale, but earnings loom large next week Read Article

3 Covered Calls for a Cool Grand in Income

Use covered calls the way they were meant to be used -- by generating substantial income from fairly safe blue-chip stocks! Read Article

Trade of the Day: Buy RJF Stock on Near-Term Vulnerability

A pullback in Raymond James Financial, Inc. could provide an excellent entry point. Read Article

Sprint Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for Sprint Stock

Sprint is facing a wall of worry as it prepares to release its second-quarter earnings report. Here's what S stock needs to advance. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Ohr Pharmaceutical (OHRP)

The risk/reward setup looks compelling for Ohr Pharmaceutical shares at current levels. Read Article

LinkedIn Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for LNKD Stock

On the heels of a Twitter earnings debacle, expectations are mixed heading into LinkedIn's (LNKD) second-quarter earnings report Read Article

Keurig Green Mountain: Here Comes Another Wild Ride for GMCR

Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) options premiums are readying for another outsized earnings reaction from a potential bottom on GMCR's stock chart. Read Article

Russell 2000: Play the IWM ETF Long … Then Short!

The Russell 2000 ETF, the IWM, is at a technical juncture that gives it clearly defined lines -- good for trading should markets get volatile in coming months. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Speculators Could Land 25%-Plus With ALXN Stock

The recent advance in Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. triggered a golden cross. Read Article

3 Energy Stocks Investors Should Avoid

A renewed slump in oil prices has sent numerous energy stocks reeling, leaving behind ugly patterns on the charts. These stocks are in particular trouble. Read Article

NXP Semiconductors (NXPI): A Way to Play This “Apple Stock”

NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) took a hit after Apple reported iPhone numbers. In the wake of this correction, a sweet trade in NXPI stock has presented itself. Read Article

Activision Blizzard: ATVI Looks Strong, So Go Long!

It’s “game on” for Activision Blizzard, as shares look properly priced for this strategy ahead of ATVI's earnings release. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX)

Gold miners have been annihilated in the past seven months, and have become extremely oversold. Read Article

CTXS Stock: A Bullish Setup Headed Into Citrix Earnings

Citrix Systems looks good headed into Tuesday's earnings announcement. While it may be tempting to buy long calls, a strangle trade on CTXS makes more sense. Read Article

FB Earnings Preview: Straddle Facebook Stock With Options

Facebook's earnings announcement on Wednesday will be one of the highlights of the week on Wall Street. Here's how to prepare for FB earnings with options. Read Article

Trade of the Day: TMO Stock Could Pop 15% After Pullback

Buy Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. on a drop below its 50-day moving average. Read Article