Trading Advice

3 Covered Calls for a Safe $1,000 in Income

One of my favorite options plays? Selling covered calls against rock-solid stocks like Starbucks (SBUX) and Yum Brands (YUM) for income. Read Article

The Case for a TWTR Stock Bottom

Left for dead Twitter stock is finally showing signs of life. Sell naked puts to score some income from the TWTR resurrection. Read Article

Trade of the Day: SolarCity (SCTY)

SCTY is facing some fairly serious fundamental headwinds. Read Article

Trade of the Day: QQQ’s Breakdown Presents Buying Opportunity

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) is currently correcting within a bull market. Read Article

Play the VIX Super Spike With SPY ETF Options

The fear-driven VIX super spike has boosted SPY ETF option premiums. Use bull put spreads to profit. Read Article

2 BAC Stock Trades for a Bank of America Bounce

After the Greek selloff, BAC stock is attractively priced for a bull trade as earnings draw near. Read Article

AAPL: Seize an Opportunity for Bears in Apple Stock

A chart topper in Apple stock rather than Apple Music should have bears tuning in with a long put spread. Read Article

Trade of the Day: BankUnited (BKU)

The good news from Monday's sell-off is that the valuations of some of my favorite stocks have finally come down a bit. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Step Up to the Plate and Buy AAPL Stock

The current market crisis has little to do with the success of Apple Inc. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Tenet Healthcare (THC)

While I like the prospects for Tenet Healthcare, take any longs with caution until the air clears a little bit. Read Article

Play the Iran Nuclear Talks With a USO ETF Strangle

Well-priced premiums and an imminent dismantling of a trading range in the USO ETF look attractive for long strangle positions. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Buy CMCSA Stock Under $60

Comcast Corporation would make a welcome addition to both trading and long-term portfolios. Read Article

A Breakdown Looms For Yahoo Stock

Yahoo stock has entered bear country. Profit from its continued demise with YHOO put options. Read Article

3 Naked Puts for $1,000 in Monthly Income

Naked puts are a great strategy when you use stocks that you'd be happy to own if they get put to you. Grab $1,000 income by selling naked puts on these three stocks. Read Article

Trade of the Day: U.S. Steel (X)

This is the time to buy insurance: when volatility is low. Later, there will be no bargains to be had. And that is the rationale behind today's trade recommendation. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Big Blue Offers Big Value

Buy IMB stock in anticipation of a break above its 50-day moving average. Read Article

LLY Stock: Eli Lilly Is Healthy as a Horse

LLY is on a rampage this month delivering profits aplenty to shareholders. Here's how to play the continued LLY stock rise with options. Read Article

Micron Technology Earnings Preview: 2 Bear Trades for Struggling MU Stock

Optimism has run too far ahead of Micron's third-quarter earnings report, even as MU stock sits on a 30% year-to-date loss. Read Article

A Trade Before the Upcoming Interest Rate Hike in the TLT ETF

Higher rates down the road shouldn’t prohibit traders from considering a well-planned, bullish counter-trend play in TLT right now. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Autodesk (ADSK)

As a long-term player in the 3-D printing revolution, Autodesk is an extraordinarily interesting company Read Article