Joseph Hargett
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Despite hailing from the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area, Joseph Hargett has spent nearly the past decade elbow-deep in Wall Street.  Specializing in financial writing, options strategies and stock-market analysis, Joseph cut his teeth in the research department of Cincinnati-based Schaeffer's Investment Research.

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Recent Articles

Thursday’s Vital Data: Netflix, Ford Motor and JD.com

Jul. 19, 2018, 9:23 am EDT – Options traders keyed into NFLX following a cord-cutting report. Ford puts were active after the company announced a recall and JD saw bearish speculation ahead of earnings. More 

A No-Drama Earnings Report Should Send General Electric Stock Soaring

Jul. 18, 2018, 11:15 am EDT – No news is good news for General Electric. But this Friday's earnings could bring turmoil for GE stock. With sentiment leaning heavily bearish, any positive data would be a welcome surprise. More 

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Microsoft, Facebook and NXP Semiconductors

Jul. 18, 2018, 9:07 am EDT – MSFT and FB saw higher options volume ahead of earnings. Facebook. Meanwhile, NXPI faces a looming deadline for Qualcomm merger approval. More 

Sketchers Eyes $35 on Potential Earnings Breakout Rally

Jul. 17, 2018, 12:11 pm EDT – Skechers is set to leave April's knee-jerk selloff behind it. SKX stock could surge toward $35 after this week's quarterly earnings report. More 

Tuesday’s Vital Data: Netflix, Amazon.com and Advanced Micro Devices

Jul. 17, 2018, 9:13 am EDT – Netflix earnings was at the top of options traders’ lists yesterday, followed by Amazon and its Prime Day glitch and Advanced Micro’s price-target hike. More 

IBM Earnings: It’s Time to Bet Bearish on Big Blue

Jul. 16, 2018, 11:00 am EDT – Don't let the recent headlines fool you, IBM is still struggling to compete in key markets, including cloud computing. Margins are only going to worsen and IBM stock is headed lower once again. More 

Monday’s Vital Data: Bank of America, Netflix and Facebook

Jul. 16, 2018, 9:22 am EDT – Options traders drilled down on corporate earnings from Bank of America (BAC) and Netflix (NFLX), while Jefferies boosted Facebook’s (FB) price target. More 

Bet Big and Bullish on Under-Loved Taiwan Semiconductor Ahead of Earnings

Jul. 13, 2018, 12:17 pm EDT – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has been largely shunned by the semiconductor crowd. But TSM stock is set for a rebound that could turn heads. More 

Friday’s Vital Data: Amazon.com, Broadcom and Twitter

Jul. 13, 2018, 9:27 am EDT – Options traders refocused on tech, with analyst price target increases at Amazon and Twitter attracting call activity. However, calls were also popular on Broadcom after its CA acquisition news. More 

Netflix Stock Is Headed to $450 Following Earnings

Jul. 12, 2018, 11:09 am EDT – Netflix may be up 114% in 2018, but the shares still have some gas left in the tank. Monday's quarterly report will provide the spark for one more rally from NFLX stock. More