Options Trade

Trade of the Day: Apache (APA)

I am generally returning to a bullish stance on oil and related stocks -- and today’s trade is firmly in that camp. More 

Trade of the Day: Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE)

The dollar was mostly lower on Monday, precious metals were the upside stars of the session and crude oil took a break by finishing flat. More 

Trade of the Day: AOL (AOL)

AOL has been in a downtrend for most of this year but recently found support in the $38 area. That makes it a strong candidate for one of my preferred option strategies. More 

Trade of the Day: Xilinx (XLNX)

The major stock indexes are continuing to give bullish readings, so options traders should continue to favor call buying. More 

Trade of the Day: Jabil Circuit (JBL)

JBL’s 10-year chart shows a possible run to $30, and with today's call option we will double our money on a move past $25–$25.25. More 

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. More 

Trade of the Day: Macy’s (M)

Fed-generated momentum could continue to push stocks higher, but slowing growth could cause the market to make an about-face very quickly. Here's a trade for the bullish side of the equation. More