Trading Advice

Should You Heed Dow Theory’s Warning?

The transports registered a big decline while the industrials sit just below their highs. Read Article

BABA: A Breakout Beckons for Alibaba Stock

A low-risk breakout play in Alibaba stock beckons. Play BABA stock's next advance with these two option trades. Read Article

Watch Out Below! 3 Dow Jones Stocks Flashing Death Crosses

Recent death crosses suggest that these Dow Jones components could become dogs soon -- and bears using long puts are in position to profit first! Read Article

Trade of the Day: Pfizer (PFE)

PFE is bouncing off support -- and, as a perennial powerhouse, we expect the stock to move back up toward its recent highs. Read Article

Hewlett-Packard Co. Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for HPQ Stock

As expectations for Hewlett-Packard earnings remains low, guidance could make or break HPQ stock this week. Read Article

Sherwin-Williams – Buy SHW Stock for Profits, Protection

After a strong multiyear run, Sherwin-Williams (SHW) stock continues to impress, and could be the kind of defensive play that will serve buyers well through the summer Read Article

Trade of the Day: Is Third Time the Charm for PNRA Stock?

Panera Bread Co is again pushing against an important resistance line. Get my target for PNRA stock in the Trade of the Day. Read Article

NFLX: Now is the Time to Strike for Netflix Stock Bears

The meteoric rise in NFLX is getting long in the tooth. Here's how to bet the rally will peter out. Read Article

Sell Covered Calls to Capitalize on the MNKD Stock Rally

MNKD stock is soaring higher, but major resistance looms overhead. Sell covered calls to score profits as the rally peters out. Read Article

El Pollo Loco Serving a Bullish Opportunity for LOCO Stock

Don’t get involved with buyer’s remorse -- sell a made-to-order El Pollo Loco put spread after investors put shares on sale. Read Article

Trade of the Day: BancorpSouth (BXS)

Given the current situation in the bond market, my trade recommendation today is for a regional bank. Read Article

Best Buy Co Inc Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for BBY Stock

Pessimism rises among short sellers as Best Buy earnings approach. Is this a bullish opportunity for BBY stock options traders? Read Article

Are Airline Stocks Getting Ready for Takeoff? (AAL, JBLU)

With more than 222 million passengers set to fly U.S. airlines this summer, airline stocks AAL and JBLU are ripe for option trades. Read Article

Whole Foods Market, Inc.: 2 Trade Ideas for Struggling WFM Stock

A couple juicy opportunities are setting up in Whole Foods (WFM) after the latest selloff. Target these levels in WFM stock. Read Article

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR): Stay Put Below Long-Term Resistance in Petrobras

After a substantial run in Petrobras shares, traders can position for more sell-the-news, profit-taking in bear territory with a long put for PBR. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Under $10 Stock Ready for a Big Move

MBIA Inc. is overbought but looks to be gearing up for a powerful rally. Read Article

AMZN: Shop for Profits in Amazon Stock

Amazon bulls are having a banner year. Capitalize on continued upside in AMZN with this option spread. Read Article

Target Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for TGT Stock

Retailers line up for earnings this week, and Target Corporation (TGT) has quite a sentiment hurdle to overcome Read Article

Trade of the Day: United Parcel Service (UPS)

UPS is a stock I have followed for decades. Friday’s close above $102 was bullish, and a move above $104 could lead to a run at its 52-week high north of $114. Read Article