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Ian Harvey
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Editor of Stock Options Made Easy

Ian Harvey has been trading on the stock market for over 25 years and has also been a top financial adviser for several multi-national companies. Since making trading his full-time career from1998, he has become a sought-after financial writer, researcher and consultant.

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Recent Articles

NKE Stock Should Speed Up Into Earnings

Dec. 19, 2013, 10:54 am EDT – Both analyst estimates and fundamentals support a sprint to the finish line of Q2 NKE earnings. More 

Predicting a Bullish Oracle Trade

Dec. 18, 2013, 10:09 am EDT – It appears that the recent analysts activities regarding Oracle have been too harsh, and the time may be just right for a call option trade. More 

Trade the Ecolab (ECL) Dividend Raise

Nov. 27, 2013, 9:18 am EDT – Ecolab tends to announce a dividend increase in early December. Here's how to play it with options. More 

Make a Bullish Bet on Renren (RENN) Growth

Nov. 26, 2013, 10:23 am EDT – Earnings numbers for RENN have been less than impressive -- but the company has no long-term debt, and is investing in future growth. More 

Pre-Earnings Play on a Growth Railroad Stock

Oct. 16, 2013, 9:21 am EDT – Yes, you read correctly -- a growth railroad stock. Kansas City Southern (KSU) has several factors going for it that should give a post-earnings boost. More 

Two-Part Trade for Accenture Earnings (ACN)

Sep. 26, 2013, 9:59 am EDT – Simultaneously buying a call and a put hedges your risk with ACN earnings today. More 

Jump on This BBBY Options Trade Today

Sep. 25, 2013, 11:06 am EDT – Analysts love it. Amazon fears it. Bed Bath & Beyond is likely to report good earnings today, and call options are a good way to play the news. More 

Zoom Ahead With Options on AutoZone Stock!

Sep. 24, 2013, 8:30 am EDT – A number of positive factors make calls on AutoZone stock look attractive heading into Wednesday morning's AZO earnings report. More 

Make a Call on Target’s Holiday Strategy With Options (TGT)

Sep. 23, 2013, 9:22 am EDT – Target is getting smarter about the holiday season, but it's currently discounted...which means call options are a great deal! More 

Negative Factors Cloud Red Hat’s Earnings (RHT)

Sep. 20, 2013, 9:22 am EDT – Red Hat (RHT) is seeing increased costs and and decreased sales in two of its major segments -- but a put options trade could still put you in the black. More