Options Trade

Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 (IWM)

It's difficult to determine how to trade options successfully due to the fact that current prices reflect and discount both recent conditions and future expectations. That’s where the CounterPoint Options system comes in. Here is one of its current trades, a bullish play on the IWM. More 

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