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Royal Caribbean: Sail South With RCL Stock

Bearish investors can take advantage of Royal Caribbean’s worsening forecast and deteriorating RCL stock with an in-the-money bear vertical. Read Article

VZ: Verizon Stock Broadcasts Clear Buy Signal

After a long period of inactivity, VZ stock is breaking the $50 barrier. Answer Verizon's breakout with a long call play. Read Article

Pfizer Earnings Preview: 2 Ways to Trade PFE Stock

The rise of generic competition has seen PFE’s revenues founder in recent years, so anything Pfizer says about new drugs will be critical for the company's earnings next week. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Bank of New York Mellon (BK)

Our internal indicators are confirming the break out for the Nasdaq. Read Article

QQQ: Nasdaq Scores Big With Record Close

Options are being offered on the cheap on the QQQ, which makes it an attractive long play for an options trade as the Nasdaq Index shows its strength. Read Article

AAPL Stock – The Trader’s Guide to Apple Inc.’s Q2 Earnings

Apple (AAPL) stock is constructively positioned heading into Monday's Apple earnings report. Traders, focus on these price levels. Read Article

3 Oil and Gas Stocks That Demand to Be Bought

Oil and gas stocks are mounting a comeback. Here are three of the best opportunities -- and how to trade them. Read Article

AAPL Earnings Preview: 2 Ways to Trade Apple Stock

Apple's sales numbers for its iPhone will be heavily studied when AAPL reports earnings this week. Here are two ways to trade the stock before Apple earnings. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Banco Santander (SAN)

Right now Banco Santander looks close to oversold with its relative strength index (RSI) below 40. Read Article

Yum! Brands – Keep Buying the Optimism in YUM Stock

The post-earnings pop in YUM stock might have just unlocked a bigger push higher. Active investors and traders should target this area for Yum! Brands. Read Article

3 LEAPs to Bet Before the 2016 Election

You can use LEAPs to invest in sectors that may benefit when the new president moves into the White House in January 2017. Read Article

MSFT Preview: 1 Trade for Microsoft Stock Ahead of Earnings

Following a large drop last quarter in Microsoft stock, option premiums are bit higher but don’t imply a repeat performance for MSFT stock. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Qihoo 360 Technology (QIHU)

We picked Qihoo 360 because its technical picture suggests a downturn. Read Article

IBM Stock Is a Cool, Calculated Buy

IBM stock remains constructively positioned after earnings and currently allows tactical investors and traders to clearly define their risk. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Can CAT Stock Bulldoze Ahead?

Caterpillar Inc. looks ready to break through a resistance line at $85. Read Article

AMZN: 2 Trades Before Amazon Earnings

AMZN stock will likely move significantly when earnings are announced, but out-of-the-money options spreads can still turn a profit. Read Article

D.R. Horton: Expect a Wild Ride After DHI Earnings Release

DHI has a history of beating or missing its profit estimates by a wide margin on its earnings report, so you can expect a wild ride when D.R. Horton reports earnings on Wednesday. Read Article

FB Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for Running With the Bulls

Analysts expect mobile and video revenue to drive a first-quarter earnings beat for FB stock, with Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus to drive long-term gains. Read Article