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John Jagerson and Wade Hansen
John Jagerson and Wade Hansen (RSS)
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John Jagerson and Wade Hansen, both Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designees, are the co-editors of Strategic Trader, a weekly trading service designed to help you make options profits by trading the news.

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CAT Completed a Bullish Inverted Head-and-Shoulders Pattern

Feb. 20, 2019, 8:53 am EST – This morning, we're recommending a bullish trade on Caterpillar, Inc. (NYSE:CAT), the manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. More 

SBUX is Trading Above Old Resistance at $69

Feb. 19, 2019, 9:09 am EST – We are opening a new bullish trade on Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX). This will be the second put write we’ve recommended on SBUX this year, and we are expecting this trade to be just as successful as the last one. More 

BSX is Breaking Out for the First Time Since September 2018

Feb. 14, 2019, 9:07 am EST – We are opening a new bullish trade on Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX). BSX is a medical device company that manufactures coronary stent systems, cancer treatment catheter systems, Parkinson’s deep brain stimulation systems and more. More 

ADBE Jumped Past $250 on Monday and Option Premiums Are Up

Feb. 6, 2019, 9:31 am EST – We are opening a new bullish trade on Adobe, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBE). We have been managing a position in ADBE for a few months now, and with the recent rally in technology stocks, we think now is a good time to open a new put write. More 

SBUX Reported Strong Q1 Earnings and Found Support at $65

Jan. 28, 2019, 8:58 am EST – We are opening a new bullish trade on Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX). We successfully sold three put writes on Starbucks last year, and after their recent earnings announcement, we would like to do it again. More 

TGT Won’t Break Above Resistance at $72.50 Before Earnings

Jan. 24, 2019, 9:14 am EST – We have owned shares of Target (NYSE:TGT) since our October put write expired in-the-money. In that time we have successfully sold two covered calls against the stock, and this morning, we're recommending another covered call position. More 

Analysts Upgraded MNST to Buy, and it Jumped Above $52

Jan. 9, 2019, 9:34 am EST – We accepted shares of Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) when our MNST September 21st $62 Put Write expired in the money. Since then, we've successfully sold one covered call on MNST. Now, we'd like to do it again. More 

Generate Income While CTAS Consolidates Below $175

Jan. 8, 2019, 9:25 am EST – We have been managing a position in Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) since the end of October. In November, our CTAS December 21st $175 Put Write expired in-the-money, and we accepted the stock. More 

TGT is Rising, But There is Resistance at $67.50

Jan. 2, 2019, 9:01 am EST – We are opening a new position on Target (NYSE:TGT). When our October put write expired in-the-money, we gladly accepted the stock. We’ve owned shares of TGT for two months now. More 

KO is Climbing Toward $48.50

Dec. 31, 2018, 9:00 am EST – We have been managing a position in the Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) since late-November. We sold puts against KO, and we still feel bullish about the stock, especially with the market starting to rally off its lows. More