John Jagerson and Wade Hansen
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Editors, SlingShot Trader

InvestorPlace experts John Jagerson and S. Wade Hansen, both Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designees, are co-founders of LearningMarkets.com, as well as the co-editors of SlingShot Trader, a trading service designed to help you make options profits by trading the news. Get in on the next trade and get 1 free month today by clicking here.

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Recent Articles

Can Investors Trust the Rally?

May. 23, 2018, 1:42 pm EDT – From a fundamental perspective, the market rally looks to be on firm footing, but if yields rise unexpectedly, then the likelihood for a more significant bear market rises too. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Transportation Average ETF (IYT)

May. 22, 2018, 9:00 am EDT – This week’s breakout in transportation stocks confirms a short-term “Dow theory” buy signal. It’s not the best timing indicator, but a signal like this does have a positive correlation for a move in favor of growth stocks, transportation and industrials. More 

Trade of the Day: Target (TGT)

May. 15, 2018, 9:19 am EDT – President Trump’s surprise announcement this week about easing ZTE’s problems was unexpected, but it likely bodes very well for easing trade tensions with China. This is a good thing for discount retailers and apparel stocks like Target (TGT). More 

Profit-Taking May Set Up Further Upside

May. 15, 2018, 9:04 am EDT – FactSet is looking for more than 19% earnings growth for 2018, and companies are on target for a record-breaking number of earnings beats. More 

Trade of the Day: Southern Co (SO)

May. 9, 2018, 9:25 am EDT – With Treasury yields rising once again — the 10-year Treasury yield (TNX) is climbing back up toward 3% — utilities companies like SO, which rely heavily on their attractive dividend yields to attract buyers, are starting to fall once more. More 

The Federal Reserve and Earnings

May. 7, 2018, 1:11 pm EDT – Until something causes a sharp move in the markets, keep your trading balanced and keep your eyes on the short-term time frame. More 

Trade of the Day: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

May. 7, 2018, 9:11 am EDT – Friday's labor report bodes well for consumer spending. We like ATVI as it bounces up from support following earnings. More 

Trade of the Day: Salesforce.com (CRM)

May. 3, 2018, 9:03 am EDT – As data and technology become increasingly important, companies like Salesforce.com (CRM) are likely to see continued growth, which makes them an ideal target for bullish traders. More 

Trade of the Day: SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD)

May. 1, 2018, 9:03 am EDT – We like SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) calls at this level as prices meet support near $124 per share, and our initial target is the top of the current channel near $128. More 

Investors Are Selling Into Earnings Strength

Apr. 26, 2018, 10:45 am EDT – Nobody seems to be questioning the idea that the first quarter was a solid one. However, confidence that the coming quarters are going to be just as strong seems to be slipping a bit. More