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3 Energy Stocks Investors Should Avoid

A renewed slump in oil prices has sent numerous energy stocks reeling, leaving behind ugly patterns on the charts. These stocks are in particular trouble. Read Article

NXP Semiconductors (NXPI): A Way to Play This “Apple Stock”

NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) took a hit after Apple reported iPhone numbers. In the wake of this correction, a sweet trade in NXPI stock has presented itself. Read Article

Activision Blizzard: ATVI Looks Strong, So Go Long!

It’s “game on” for Activision Blizzard, as shares look properly priced for this strategy ahead of ATVI's earnings release. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Market Vectors Gold Miners (GDX)

Gold miners have been annihilated in the past seven months, and have become extremely oversold. Read Article

CTXS Stock: A Bullish Setup Headed Into Citrix Earnings

Citrix Systems looks good headed into Tuesday's earnings announcement. While it may be tempting to buy long calls, a strangle trade on CTXS makes more sense. Read Article

FB Earnings Preview: Straddle Facebook Stock With Options

Facebook's earnings announcement on Wednesday will be one of the highlights of the week on Wall Street. Here's how to prepare for FB earnings with options. Read Article

Trade of the Day: TMO Stock Could Pop 15% After Pullback

Buy Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. on a drop below its 50-day moving average. Read Article

Twitter Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for TWTR Stock

Sentiment is rising ahead of Twitter's Q2 earnings report. The odds favor bullish plays on TWTR stock ahead of the announcement. Read Article

Trade of the Day: 14 Stocks in Favorable Technical Trends

Here are updated buy under prices and targets for some recent recommendations. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Lockheed Martin (LMT)

I expect the trading range to be maintained in the short-term, but there's plenty of money to be made while the market decides its course. Read Article

GLD: Try the Golden Knife Catch

Crashing gold prices are beginning to attract bottom fishers and knife catchers. Here's the best GLD option play to score on a rebound. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Take the Contrarian Side on Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Chesapeake Energy was punished yet again thanks to its dividend suspension, but selling in CHK stock looks to be nearly exhausted. A bounce nears. Read Article

Ford Earnings Ready to Roll: 2 Trades for F Stock

Ford sales lagged in June, but F-150 production is ramping up and the second half of 2015 looks promising. Don't get too bearish on Ford stock. Read Article

JOY Stock: Dig Into Oversold Joy Global

Joy Global bulls can use options for a quick doubler as JOY stock looks poised for a bounce after an extreme technical move to multiyear lows. Read Article

3 Oil Stocks That Are Stronger Than Their Brethren

Not all oil stocks are cratering. Check out this trio of oil service stocks carving out potential bottoming formations. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Moves Past the Tipping Point

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) just quietly edged above a key near-term ceiling, spurred by support at a major long-term support line. Read Article

Starbucks Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for SBUX Stock

Options traders are hopeful ahead of Starbucks' quarterly earnings report, as Wall Street looks for a 20% jump in SBUX profits. Read Article

3 Income-Rich Naked Puts for Earnings Season

Earnings season is an ideal time for selling naked puts for income. Here are three stocks you can trade against before they report earnings. Read Article

FDX: The Bears Will Have Their Day in FedEx Stock

The last technical holdout in the weak transport sector, FedEx stock, is now setting up as a bearish trade for options traders. Read Article