Trading Advice

Trade of the Day: Western Union (WU)

I like call options on WU to play continued strength in the shares and a possible run to the low $20s. Read Article

3 Naked Puts for Profit Between Earnings Reports

Why not sell naked puts against great stocks, so you can generate income while waiting for the market to wake up for earnings season? Read Article

GNC Holdings Inc: Score Quick Profits From This Smaller Stock

Shares of GNC Holdings Inc are acting well of late, giving active investors appealing risk/reward prospects for a trade in GNC stock. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Get Hungry for AAPL Stock Below $120

Apple Inc. is trading in a tight bullish flag formation with support at its 50-day moving average. Read Article

Hasbro: Know Your HAS Stock Options

We've looked up and down the Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) options chain for the new Oct. 16 contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest. Read Article

ACN: Here’s What You Need to Know About Accenture’s Options

We looked up and down the ACN options chain for the new April 17 contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest. Read Article

SINA Corp.: 2 Trades for a SINA Stock Earnings Selloff

Wall Street has high hopes for SINA Corp. (SINA) earnings, but can the company live up to these elevated expectations? Read Article

Trade of the Day: iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF)

A misplaced fear of inflation has driven stocks and bonds down and pushed volatility up. These conditions probably will not last. Read Article

Goldman Sachs: GS Stock Is Going Lower Before It Goes Higher

Banking and brokerage stocks such as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) initially rallied last Friday only to quickly fade. Expect GS stock to fall more before it recovers. Read Article

You Now Have Dec.18 Options for Ford Motor (F)

Investors in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) saw new options begin trading for the Dec. 18 expiration. Read Article

Check Out the Oct. 16 IBM Stock Options

Investors in International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) saw new options begin trading today for the Oct. 16 expiration. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Don’t Miss the Chance to Buy MYL Stock on a Pullback

Profit-taking following a breakout provides an excellent opportunity to purchase Mylan N.V. Read Article

KRE: Regional Banks Jump Following Jobs Number

Regional bank stocks are surging today. Exploit continued strength in the KRE ETF with this option play. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Kellogg (K)

With the rally in major stock indexes beginning to look stretched, today’s recommendation is for a put option on Kellogg. Read Article

PAY: 2 Trades for VeriFone Stock Ahead of Earnings

VeriFone options traders are call-heavy heading into next week's earnings report. Here's how to follow their lead for PAY stock. Read Article

AAPL: Here’s How to Play the Apple Stock Dip

Even the world's strongest stock is allowed an off day or two. With the technical structure of AAPL's stock chart remaining incredibly bullish the current dip is undoubtedly a buying opportunity. Read Article

Chipotle (CMG) Is Running Out of Sizzle

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. has seen choppy trading so far in 2015, and now an increasing concerning technical pattern in CMG stock has emerged. Read Article

Trade of the Day: X Stock Could Pop 25% in 6 Weeks

A close above resistance in United States Steel Corporation should result in a run to $30. See my Trade of the Day in X stock. Read Article

TiVo Stock – TIVO Stalls Despite Terrific Earnings

I will continue to keep an eye on TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO) and its share price for another possible re-entry point, but, for now, I’ve locked in profits on the good news. Read Article

Trade of the Day: BlackBerry (BBRY)

I've said before on InvestorPlace that I tend not to use stops on options that are below $1.00 because you can get knocked out too early. Read Article