Trading Advice

Trade of the Day: Altria (MO)

It's a reprehensible business, but addictive products do tend to be reliably profitable. Plus, MO is heavily oversold and tends to do well in late March and April historically. Read Article

Cash In on March Madness With the SPY ETF

Evidence of a top in the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) -- or at least a change in character -- has whipped up some trading opportunities in the SPY ETF. Read Article

Nasdaq OMX (NDAQ) Wants to Follow the Composite Higher

Persistent multimonth relative strength in Nasdaq OMX Group, Inc. has NDAQ stock looking increasingly ripe for a break higher. Read Article

QQQ: How to Play a Rebound in Tech

The best way to play this action, if there is a rebound this week and into April, is with the PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (NASDAQ:QQQ). Read Article

Play the Boom in Chinese Stocks With FXI

Chinese stocks are soaring today, and the future looks bright for the iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI). This option spread can double your money. Read Article

AAPL: 2 Tasty Trades on Apple Stock

Apple stock holders likely aren't pleased with its recent bout of weakness, but it has helped juice the premiums on AAPL options. Read Article

AMZN: How to Play Amazon Stock While It’s in the ‘Dead Zone’

With Amazon stock surging in 2015, but now in a trading range without an immediate catalyst, traders should consider just collecting AMZN via options instead. Read Article

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

The bears got a 2% win last week as Wall Street ran for the exits. There were bullish signs that showed some pressure might be relieved on Friday's rebound, and near-term support held. But there is one particular stock that I’m recommending for a bearish trade. Read Article

Toll Brothers Inc: Build a Few Bucks in TOL Stock

Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) and other homebuilders are one of the last bastions of relative strength in U.S. markets. Check out our target on TOL stock. Read Article

Trade of the Day: MTH Stock Scores Major Breakout

The breakout in Meritage Homes Corp is supported by high volume and a golden cross. Read Article

DirecTV (DTV): Here’s How to Profit Using a Little Merger Arbitrage

Here's how to profit from the merger between AT&T and DirecTV while the stock is still 12% below the buyout price. Read Article

Apple Stock – Here Are Interesting AAPL Options

Investors in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) saw new options become available yesterday for the May 8 expiration. Read Article

How to Play the Double-Top Forming in SPY

The SPY ETF has failed twice to break the $212 zone and a double-top appears to be forming. Investors can profit with an options trade if they believe that the SPY will continue to show weakness. Read Article

Here’s How to Play the Best of Semiconductors

The semiconductor industry can be fickle based on supply and demand, but these semiconductor stocks are looking good. Read Article

Conn’s Shorts Squeezed: 2 Trades For CONN Stock Ahead of Earnings

Expectations are mixed, but rising, for Conn's fourth-quarter earnings, leaving CONN stock short sellers in the lurch. Read Article

Play CY While Semiconductors Are Still on a Roll

The "connectivity of everything" will continue to evolve, and semiconductor stocks are playing a major role in how things connect. Read Article

Charles Schwab: SCHW Stock Will Cash In Thanks to the Fed

Traders should consider buying Charles Schwab (SCHW) stock if shares can put together a confirmation buying day. Check out our targets. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Don’t Chase Tech at This Level

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ) carries above-average risk in the near term. Read Article

Do Higher Oil Prices Spell Doom for Airline Stocks Like LUV?

With oil prices making a comeback, its time to take another look at LUV and other airline stocks to determine what effect rising oil prices may have on these high-fliers. Read Article