Trading Advice

3 Covered Calls to Make Bank on Blue Chips

Covered calls on blue chips are in season thanks to volatility driving up options premiums. Here's a look at trades on MCD, MMM and GE. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Raytheon (RTN)

On Oct. 27, the Profit Scanner powered by Recognia identified a bullish Symmetrical Continuation Triangle pattern in RTN's chart that should take the shares to $107-$109. Read Article

Will the Bears Overtake MGM Resorts International?

The headwinds facing the casino industry could show up in MGM Resorts International's earnings report Thursday. Here's how to trade MGM stock with the bears. Read Article

Tesla Motors Inc: TSLA Stock in a Critical Spot

Tesla Motors Inc saw its stock fall after a report of declining U.S. sales. Here's what TSLA stock holders should know about nearby technical support. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Make This Biotech Star a Cornerstone Holding

Gilead Sciences (GILD) stock is breaking out ahead of its earnings release. Read Article

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

The CounterPoint Options system recommends playing for a return to a risk-on condition: a volatility decline, a stock rebound and a bond sell-off. Read Article

FB: How to Trade Facebook Stock With the Bulls Ahead of Earnings

Options are pricing in a big potential move in Facebook stock ahead of its Q3 earnings report. Here's one trade for FB optimists. Read Article

Ford Motor Company – Put F Stock on Your Short List

Ford's better-than-expected earnings couldn't prop up F stock, and now shares look like an ideal candidate for shorting. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Bottom Fishers Should Hook This Energy Fund

iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production (IEO) just flashed a buy signal. Read Article

TWTR: Jump in Front of Twitter Stock Before Earnings

How should you play Twitter stock ahead of next week's TWTR earnings report? We like call spreads. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Nordstrom (JWN)

Computer trading is mainly momentum driven, and that is the tact I take with my market outlooks. Read Article

Caterpillar: Short CAT Stock After Its Dead-Cat Bounce

Caterpillar's post-earnings rally brought CAT stock back against resistance, and now traders can try their luck at short trades. Read Article

Time to Cash In on Tech?

Potential sellers lurk just above PowerShares QQQ's (QQQ) 50-day moving average. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Ryland Group (RYL)

The stock I’m most interested in from home builder stocks for trading purposes is the Ryland Group (RYL). Read Article

Amgen Stock – 2 Ways to Play AMGN

With the bulls more or less on the side of Amgen stock ahead of earnings, check out this pair of trades on AMGN. Read Article

B/E Aerospace – The Limit for BEAV Stock Is Lower Than the Sky

B/E Aerospace (BEAV) came under pressure Wednesday amid mixed Q3 earnings, and further weakness in BEAV stock appears likely. Read Article

Pounce on Broadcom (BRCM) on a Pullback

A continuation gap is likely to be at least partially filled on profit-taking. Read Article

Trick-or-Treat for Option Players Scared to Trade Amazon

This could be one of the best times to make an earnings play on Amazon because there is an opportunity for a huge earnings miss or beat. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Deckers Outdoor (DECK)

Profit Scanner powered by Recognia identified at the Oct. 21 close that a bullish Symmetrical Continuation Triangle formed on Deckers' chart. Read Article

2 Amazon Stock Trades to Make Before Earnings

Amazon stock is oversold, and earnings expectations are in the basement, boding well for bullish trades on AMZN. Read Article