Friday’s Vital Data: Weatherford International Plc (WFT), Alcoa Inc (AA) and Apple Inc. (AAPL)

WFT and AA see unusually heavy options activity Thursday -- and AAPL is typical heavy, but the attention paid by options traders wasn't surprising. More 

Trade of the Day: Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA)

think there's a very, very short-term window to get some quick bullish profits, so I have a call option recommendation for you today in Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA). More 

3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Alcoa Inc (AA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and ConocoPhillips (COP)

Expect JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Alcoa (AA) to trade on earnings fallout, while ConocoPhillips (COP) could find itself in a long-term uptrend. More 

Oil Gives Stocks a Lift Ahead of Bank Earnings

In the end, the Dow Jones gained 0.9%, the S&P 500 gained 1%, the Nasdaq wafted up by 0.8% and the Russell 2000 finished the day a percent higher. More 

3 Stocks That Could Really Use an Earnings Beat

Not every stock has been part of the recent rally, and these high-profile companies could really use good news from earnings. More 

Mid-Day Report: Questions Q1 Earnings Season Must Answer

The big question heading into earnings season is if positive earnings and revenue surprises will help build a longer-term market rally More 

3 Alcoa Inc (AA) Results That You Shouldn’t Overlook

Alcoa (AA) has far more problems than the headlines alone suggest. It just needs more customers across the board, and less competition. You can't engineer your way out of that hole. More