David Becker

David Becker

About David Becker

David Becker is a finance writer and capital markets analyst . With more than 20 years of experience in trading, he runs a consulting business that focuses on investing, risk management and derivatives hedging. Becker holds a B.A. in economics.

Recent Articles

Consumer Discretionary Stocks: A 1-2 Punch for Profits

Declining gasoline prices are boosting sentiment, which should provide a boost to retail and discretionary stocks. Your move: Buy XLY and RTH.

3 Way to Take Advantage of a Declining Yen

Weakening Japanese growth prospects and an aggressive Bank of Japan should lead to a weaker yen. Here are three ways to play.

Lower Fuel Prices: Why You Should Buy Delta, Short Union Pacific

Lower fuel prices should keep airlines outperforming railways, which sets up a pair trade on Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Union Pacific (UNP).

3 Ways to Play Lower China Interest Rates

The People's Bank of China just announced lower China interest rates. Investors should buy into material ETFs that will ride the lower rates.

UNG: Trade the Cold for 20% Gains

Should the bitter weather stick around -- and that seems likelier than not -- natural gas prices and the UNG fund could surge.