Trading Advice

Alcoa Earnings Preview: Trade AA Stock with a Strangle

Investors in AA stock are preparing for next week's earnings announcement. With steel stocks hitting fresh 52-week lows, Alcoa could come up short this time around. Read Article

Trade of the Day: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)

The S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) traded in negative territory and below the 17.50 level throughout the session. Read Article

Position for Bear Territory in the SPY ETF Using Options

Bears aren’t likely to hibernate this summer in the SPY ETF, so take advantage of a bearish chart with an August bear put spread. Read Article

GoPro Faces Headwinds: 2 Trades for GPRO Stock

GoPro (GPRO) stock is facing stiff market headwinds, and earnings lie just over the horizon. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Look for Relative Safety in Regional Banks (KRE)

While institutional investors are moving away from global banks, SPDR KBW Regional Banking (ETF) (KRE) is under accumulation. Read Article

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