Trading

Halliburton Sets the Stage for a Bullish Reversal (HAL)

Halliburton and other energy stocks have lagged of late, but began to participate this week. The move has unearthed two potential trades in HAL stock. Read Article

Put This Old-School Tech Stock on Your New Buy List

It feels a bit strange recommending Xerox (XRX), but the chart speaks for itself. Read Article

Trade of the Day: S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX)

Going into September, you can cue the dirge music, because it has the worst reputation among all months. Here's how you can take advantage by trading volatility options. Read Article

Trading Abercrombie Before Earnings? Protect Yourself (ANF)

ANF stock is squarely in the shorts' sights ahead of Abercrombie earnings, which could mean a huge covering rally ... or rocky waters ahead Read Article

The S&P 500 Kissed 2000 – But Was It a Farewell Smooch?

Chatter out of Jackson Hole helped push the S&P 500 and SPY ETF to new highs. But the air is thinning. Read Article

4 Options Plays on Big Bank Stocks

For the more aggressive investor hoping to catch the spark in financials, here are four options plays on big bank stocks Bank of America (BAC) and Citigroup (C). Read Article

High-Growth Tech Stock Looks Like a Steal

Micron Technology (MU) trades for less than 10 times forward earnings and has consolidated in a bullish "V." Read Article

Trade of the Day: Office Depot (ODP)

Office Depot (ODP) began to lose value when Staples (SPLS) warned about the coming quarter, which is a very bad sign for the industry. Back-to-school is critical, and it looks like the data aren't going to be good. Read Article

How to Trade BBY Ahead of Best Buy Earnings

Despite headwinds for Best Buy at both the industry and company levels, a bullish play on BBY still could hit paydirt. Read Article

Thank Kraft for Your Next Opportunity in Keurig (GMCR)

After months of consolidation, GMCR stock broke to new highs on the back of Keurig's deal to make K-Cups with Kraft. Read Article

Intuit (INTU) Flashes Two High-Volume Sell Signals

A penetration of the 50-day moving average could result in a breakdown. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Sony (SNE)

I have a feeling that Sony is going to report an outstanding quarter and inspire the suit-and-ties to jump on the bandwagon. Read Article

EBAY Stock Beats Back a Bearish Pattern

Rumors that eBay is considering spinning off its PayPal unit after all sent EBAY stock rallying Thursday and set the stage for another climb. Read Article

SanDisk Just a Few Cents Away From a Breakout – Buy Now

SanDisk (SNDK) issued a strong buy signal and is set to clear its 50-day moving average. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Cypress Semiconductor (CY)

CY is expected to report quarterly earnings in mid-October, so if this pattern is successful it should play out before then. Read Article

American Eagle Cracks Its Downtrend (AEO)

American Eagle Outfitters rallied 12% Wednesday on better-than-expected earnings -- a technically bullish move that sets AEO stock up for more gains. Read Article

Citrix Systems on the Verge of a Breakout to New Highs

Buy Citrix Systems (CTXS) at the market with a trading target of $78. Read Article

Trade of the Day: GameStop (GME)

We like opening a bearish trade on GME as the stock breaks support at $40 per share and completes a massive, bearish, technical-divergence. Read Article

Earnings Push TJX Stock Into a Promising Position

TJX Cos. reported positive earnings and upgraded guidance Tuesday, and TJX stock jumped in response, setting up the potential for further returns in the medium term. Read Article

Outlook for SunPower Just Keeps Getting Brighter

The target for SunPower (SPWR) is raised to $45 following positive fundamental and technical developments. Read Article