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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

Trade of the Day: TSLA Stock Still Looks Much Too Expensive

The recent bounce gives traders a good opportunity to enter new short sales in Tesla Motors Inc. Read Article

3 Financial Stocks to Watch This Spring

Financial stocks have been holding back the S&P 500 all year, but broker-dealers are showing relative strength that's worth trading. Read Article

Get the Heck Outta FXI and HAO

Chinese stocks are running wild ... possibly into a brick wall. FXI and HAO are good long-term investments, but consider selling or trading options in the short term. Read Article

TSLA: Tesla Stock Turnaround Looks Inviting

TSLA shares have climbed 10% in the past week, vaulting above a pair of pivotal resistance levels in the process. And while skeptics say TSLA stock has registered numerous failed bounce attempts along the way, a bullish trade is in order. Read Article

DDD: Trade a Long Call for a Couple of Doubles

An August long call is attractive in DDD stock given the technical picture, volatility readings and risk-to-reward potential. Read Article

Trade of the Day: HollyFrontier Corp. (HFC)

We like a bearish position on HollyFrontier because the company is relatively weak fundamentally and the stock recently broke support. Read Article

Twitter Inc – TWTR Stock a Clear Buy Thanks to the Rumor Mill

This isn't the first time Twitter stock has come into M&A play. The latest TWTR stock rumors have propelled shares into a clear technical buy signal. Read Article

Trade of the Day: WBMD Stock is a Healthy Addition to Your Portfolio

WebMD Health Corp. broke from a bull channel, supported by high volume and a buy signal. Read Article

SNE: Use Options to Play a Move in Sony Stock

I like the technicals of our current Sony trade more than I do the fundamentals, but Sony’s commitment to improve shareholder value is a bonus. Read Article

FXI: Are Scorching Hot Chinese Stocks Ready to Cool?

Chinese stocks are all the rage, but they appear to be overbought. Here's a bear trade on the FXI ETF. Read Article

CAT: Caterpillar Stock Beginning to Growl

Caterpillar stock is beginning to bottom. While a healthy recovery in CAT stock would be ideal, we can structure an option trade to profit even if the stock stagnates. Read Article

Intel Corporation: Make a Short Earnings Bet on INTC Stock

A bearish situation for Intel stock in front of earnings makes a modified INTC options butterfly spread attractive. Read Article

Alcoa Earnings Preview: 2 Trades for AA Stock Ahead of Earnings

Earnings for AA stock will likely be much improved from last year, but the company set a high bar for this week's earnings that it appears unlikely to clear. Here are two trades you can make before the earnings report. Read Article

Trade of the Day: Investors Bancorp (ISBC)

This regional bank has good fundamentals and low volatility that will possibly allow the stock to outperform if the market moves into a neutral or bearish bias. Read Article

Apple Inc.: Here’s How to Trade AAPL Stock Before Earnings

After a consolidation period of more than a month, shares of AAPL stock might be ready to retest their February highs ahead of the Apple earnings report. Read Article