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DirecTV (DTV): Here’s How to Profit Using a Little Merger Arbitrage

Here's how to profit from the merger between AT&T and DirecTV while the stock is still 12% below the buyout price. Read Article

Apple Stock – Here Are Interesting AAPL Options

Investors in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) saw new options become available yesterday for the May 8 expiration. Read Article

How to Play the Double-Top Forming in SPY

The SPY ETF has failed twice to break the $212 zone and a double-top appears to be forming. Investors can profit with an options trade if they believe that the SPY will continue to show weakness. Read Article

Here’s How to Play the Best of Semiconductors

The semiconductor industry can be fickle based on supply and demand, but these semiconductor stocks are looking good. Read Article

Conn’s Shorts Squeezed: 2 Trades For CONN Stock Ahead of Earnings

Expectations are mixed, but rising, for Conn's fourth-quarter earnings, leaving CONN stock short sellers in the lurch. Read Article

Play CY While Semiconductors Are Still on a Roll

The "connectivity of everything" will continue to evolve, and semiconductor stocks are playing a major role in how things connect. Read Article

Charles Schwab: SCHW Stock Will Cash In Thanks to the Fed

Traders should consider buying Charles Schwab (SCHW) stock if shares can put together a confirmation buying day. Check out our targets. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Don’t Chase Tech at This Level

PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ) carries above-average risk in the near term. Read Article

Do Higher Oil Prices Spell Doom for Airline Stocks Like LUV?

With oil prices making a comeback, its time to take another look at LUV and other airline stocks to determine what effect rising oil prices may have on these high-fliers. Read Article

Know Your CBS Stock Options

Investors in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) saw new options begin trading this week for the May 15 expiration. Read Article

Agrium Stock – The Best AGU Put And Call Options

Investors in Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) saw new options begin trading this week for the May 15 expiration. Read Article

Crude Oil Spikes on Saudi Arabia Air Strikes (USO)

With prices having already fallen so low, continued turmoil in the Middle East will inject additional upside risk in the oil markets. Here's how to trade the war-induced tumult with options. Read Article

Know Your AES Stock Options

Investors in AES Corp (NYSE:AES) saw new options begin trading this week for the Nov. 20 expiration. Read Article

Walmart: How to Get Better Value From WMT Stock

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the world’s largest discount retailer offers value to shoppers. Currently, WMT stock is giving bullish investors a similar technical opportunity and made better with a long call strategy. Read Article

Know Your Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Stock Options

Investors in Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) saw new options begin trading for the Nov. 20 expiration. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Nordstrom (JWN)

Nordstrom beat Wall Street revenue estimates by $30 million and saw same-store sales growth of 4.7% in the fourth quarter. Read Article

BlackBerry Earnings: The Long and Short of Trading BBRY Stock

Guidance will be key for BlackBerry's fourth-quarter report, and short sellers will be watching closely for any signs of a turnaround. Read Article

Beat the Market With the Russell 2000 (IWM)

Despite Wednesday's broad-based selloff, the Russell 2000 ETF, IWM, is constructively positioned for a solid move higher. Check out our targets. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Runway Cleared for Takeoff in UAL Stock

Shares of United Continental Holdings Inc look ready to soar following a consolidation. Read Article

Actavis (ACT) Investors Have Nov. 20 Options

Investors in Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT) saw new options begin trading this week for the Nov. 20 expiration. Read Article