Trading

Trade of the Day: Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALO)

he current market cap for Halozyme Therapeutics (HALO) is at $1.5 billion, which makes it ripe as a takeover target. Read Article

2 Trades for INTC Stock: Can Server Growth Save Intel Corporation Earnings?

Analysts are looking for strong growth in Intel's high-end server computing revenue, but mobile processing remains a sore point for the company. INTC stock's post-earnings direction hangs in the balance. Read Article

JPMorgan Chase & Co.: JPM Stock Is Vulnerable

JPMorgan rallied into a key area of technical resistance last week. This, coupled with lousy year-over-year earnings comparisons, leaves JPM stock in a weak spot. Read Article

3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and Morgan Stanley (MS)

Morgan Stanley (MS) opens Monday morning with an earnings beat, while IBM (IBM) and Netflix (NFLX) will wait out the trading day before their reports. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX)

Despite a frightening landscape, I recommend calls in Baxter International (BAX) since the VIX isn't pointing to an imminent correction, Read Article

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd: Profit From a BABA Breakout in the Making

Alibaba (BABA) stock has finally bottomed and bullish setups are multiplying. Play the breakout with this promising BABA trade. Read Article

First Solar, Inc: Profit From FSLR Stock Flaming Out

Best-in-breed solar play FSLR stock is setting up a positive return on investment for bears with this First Solar put spread. Read Article

Priceline Group Inc (PCLN): Be Patient, My Bulls

Priceline stock bulls look increasingly ready to push PCLN higher toward a target near 2015's highs. Here are the signals to watch. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Buying Opportunity Emerging in EEM

A pullback within a new uptrend should provide a good entry point in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF). Read Article

3D Systems Corporation: Earn Cash in High-Flying DDD

3D Systems (DDD) stock is flying high on the back of a Merrill Lynch upgrade. If you want to get paid to buy shares of 3D Systems, this is the strategy for you. Read Article

Fitbit Inc: Shape Up Your Portfolio With FIT Options

Shares of Fitbit are finally showing bullish behavior. Join the recovery with a FIT naked put play to score some income. Read Article

3 Big-Money Covered Calls — GOOG PCLN REGN

If you can afford the underlying stock of companies like Alphabet (GOOG) and Priceline (PCLN), you can make some serious money on these covered calls. Read Article

Facebook Inc: Profit From a Bearish Outlook on FB Stock

An expensive name and sure signs of bears liking Facebook stock make FB a compelling short target. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Utilities SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLU)

We like a bearish play on Utilities SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLU) as we expect it to stay flat in a rising market or decline in a bearish one. Read Article

Apple Inc.: A Breakout in AAPL? Not So Fast, My Friend!

Apple (AAPL) overcame a key area of technical resistance on Wednesday, but while the bulls are cheering, I see reason for caution in Apple stock. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Pounce on AMGN Stock on a Pullback

A decline to the 200-day moving average would provide an excellent entry point in Amgen, Inc. Read Article

IShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF): Profit From Pumped-Up EWZ Options

Brazil stocks are smokin' hot right now and options volatility is juiced. Sell EWZ options to capitalize on the expensive credit. Read Article

6 Lessons Learned as a Professional Trader

As the newest member of the Zacks team, I want to start by sharing my 6 Lessons Learned as a Professional Trader with you today... Read Article

Starbucks Corporation: One Analyst’s Downgrade Is Another Investor’s Opportunity (SBUX)

Starbucks suffered a price cut on a analyst downgrade. Use this as an opportunity to profit from a stale cup of coffee. Read Article