Trading

Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

U.S. stocks have just sort of ambled sideways, but volatility has really crashed in a big way, with the S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX) down 33.3%. Read Article

Allstate Corp – Why ALL Stock Looks Like It’s Ready to Rally

Shares of Allstate Corp have spent most of 2015 in a consolidation period ... but ALL stock is showing signs that a new upside leg is in the picture. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Watch CAM Stock for a Buy Signal

Buy Cameron International Corporation on a break through the resistance line at $49. Read Article

ACT: Know Your Actavis Stock Options

Investors in Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT) saw new options begin trading today for the June 19 expiration. Read Article

HPQ: Look Up and Down the Hewlett-Packard Options Chain

Investors in Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) saw new options begin trading today for the May 29 expiration. Read Article

Avoid April Showers With These Solar Stock Trades (FSLR, CSIQ)

Cheap volatility, interesting charts, tight contractions and earnings kickers are ripe for option trades in FSLR and CSIQ. Read Article

2 Trades for JNJ Stock Ahead of Johnson & Johnson Earnings

Johnson & Johnson looks to provide a spark for investors with its first-quarter earnings report next week. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Harris Corp. (HRS)

With the major stock indices, including the S&P 500, improving to bullish readings, taking additional bullish positions is warranted. Read Article

Opportunity Knocks in the Oil Markets (USO)

The United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) has delivered six separate 10% swings in the past two and a half months alone. The wild ride opens some opportunities for options trades. Read Article

TLT: Have Treasury Bonds Hit a Top?

A top is forming in bond prices. Position yourself to profit with call spreads on the TLT ETF. Read Article

INTC Stock: 1 Bull and 1 Bear Trade Ahead of Intel Earnings

Intel's earnings guidance will be key as traders prepare for the company's first-quarter conference call. Here are two options trades to consider before INTC announces earnings. Read Article

El Pollo Loco Stock Is on Fire

A Thursday rally in El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc has little resistance to keep it down. Traders should try to jump on the back of this new momentum in LOCO stock. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Breakout in SLB Stock Reverses Major Downtrend

A break above the bearish resistance line in Schlumberger Limited (SLB) was confirmed by multiple buy signals. Read Article

HUM: Look Out for Humana Stock Options

Investors in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) saw new options become available today for the May 29 expiration. Read Article

Boost Your Income With Boeing Stock Options

Here's one interesting put contract and one interesting call contract from the May expiration for Boeing Co (NYSE:BA). Read Article

INTC: Play Intel With One Put, One Call Option

Here's one interesting put contract and one interesting call contract from the July expiration for Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Read Article

SNDK Earnings Preview: 2 Bull Call Verticals for SanDisk Stock

Solid pre-report pattern testing of key technical support in SNDK and made-to-order bull call spreads in SanDisk look compelling. Read Article

CSX Stock: 1 Bull, 1 Bear Trade Ahead of CSX Earnings

Wall Street is expecting another in-line report for CSX Corp., but guidance will be key for stock and options traders. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Comcast (CMCSA)

There are no marquee companies announcing numbers on Friday, but there could be a surprise earnings warning or two. Read Article

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc Could Make a Big Move Higher (RH)

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc (NYSE:RH) is a solid growth story. Active investors should follow the current trend in RH stock to profits. Read Article