John Jagerson and Wade Hansen
John Jagerson and Wade Hansen (RSS)
Editors, Strategic Trader

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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Recent Articles

Follow the Warren Buffett Approach to Short-Term Trading

Nov. 8, 2018, 3:24 pm EST – Although Buffett is a long-term investor and business owner, his wisdom also applies to short-term trading. When an asset reaches a short-term extreme — either to the upside or the downside — it often presents a great trading opportunity to bet against the herd-following crowd. More 

This Energy Stock is a Hidden Opportunity

Nov. 7, 2018, 9:53 am EST – We see a big opportunity in the petroleum refiner Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). Looking at the daily chart of VLO, you can see that the stock has popped up off support in the aftermath of the company’s earnings announcement on Oct. 25. This is a good sign the stock is regaining some stability. More 

NSC Stock is Not Out of the Woods Yet

Nov. 6, 2018, 9:45 am EST – Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has rebounded from its October lows and has turned lower after tapping short-term resistance at the $172.50 level. We are expecting it to channel sideways for a while until the outlook for trade is clearer, and we are going to sell some call premium in the meantime. More 

This Oversold Sector is Set for a Huge Rebound

Nov. 2, 2018, 9:36 am EST – We are recommending a new bullish trade on United Technologies (NYSE:UTX), one of the biggest providers of technology and services to the aerospace industry, with a market capitalization of approximately $102 billion. More 

Trade of the Day: Cintas Corporation (CTAS)

Oct. 31, 2018, 9:09 am EST – We are recommending a new bullish trade on Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) — a company you probably know best for providing work uniforms and laundry services for workers in the retail and dining industry groups. More 

Trade of the Day: Adobe (ADBE)

Oct. 23, 2018, 9:15 am EST – We own shares of Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) in our Strategic Trader portfolio, and we are now interested in selling a covered call against that stock position for two reasons. More 

Trade of the Day: Starbucks (SBUX)

Oct. 18, 2018, 9:36 am EST – Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) has rebounded from its pullback last week, and it registered its highest close in months on Wednesday. We expect this bullish trend to continue into November. More 

Trade of the Day: General Motors Company (GM)

Oct. 16, 2018, 9:37 am EST – We feel that worsening export performance, slowing consumer spending in China, a cyclical slowdown in auto-sales in the U.S. and rising costs will continue working against General Motors Company (GM) this year. More 

Best Stocks for 2018: The REMX ETF Continues to Drag

Oct. 9, 2018, 12:43 pm EST – The business of the companies that make up REMX should still be growing, but trade fears are keeping investors away. More 

Trade of the Day: Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Oct. 2, 2018, 9:32 am EST – We are opening a new bullish trade on Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR). The trade deal with Canada announced today may not be materially different than NAFTA, but relieving that uncertainty is likely to have a positive impact on the market anyway. More