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GNC Holdings Inc: Play GNC Two Ways

First-quarter earnings season is kicking off this week, and retailers look fragile. Traders should keep an eye on GNC Holdings (GNC) stock this week. More 

Netflix, Inc.: This Is a Dangerous Place to Chase NFLX

Netflix stock has rebounded, but it's coming into a major area of technical resistance. Chasing NFLX from here involves far more risk than reward. More 

J C Penney Company Inc: Is JCP Stock Still Overbought?

While JCPenney (JCP) stock could continue to consolidate its early 2016 rally, the risk-reward equation has diminished notably for the shorts. More 

iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (ETF) (IBB): Nibble on the Long Side

Biotech stocks, after some prolonged weakness, are starting to show promising relative and absolute strength. That means opportunity in the IBB. More 

Nike Inc (NKE) Is Flashing a Big Warning Signal

Nike stock has failed time and time again in its rally attempts since last October -- and for now, that might be all we need to know about NKE. More 

QQQ: Mind the Quick Upside in the Nasdaq-100

Quicker traders shouldn't fight the upside momentum in the Nasdaq-100 (QQQ), particularly now that we have a well-defined target. More 

Macy’s, Inc.: “M” Is for “More Upside”

Macy's stock could be done consolidating its sharp rally off the December lows. For now, the path of least resistance appears to be higher. More 

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Buy on Dips AND Breakouts

Microsoft stock isn't immune to broader market volatility. Still, the relative strength and bullish-looking charts make MSFT a buy on dips and breakouts. More 

Bank of America Corp: Watch BAC Stock Like a Hawk

Bank stocks like Bank of America (BAC) were notably absent in Tuesday's rally. BAC stock and its brethren need to start participating, and soon. More 

Visa Inc (V): Trade With the Bulls, But Beware the Bears

Visa stock could suffer a big mean-reversion move lower eventually, but in the near-term, there's money to be made with V bulls. More