Joseph Hargett

Joseph Hargett

About Joseph Hargett

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.

While at Schaeffer’s, Joseph wrote market, stock and options commentary for SchaeffersResearch.com, and was lead editor for The Options Advisor (the nation’s leading options newsletter).

Joseph has since moved on to become a prolific Forbes contributor in the options realm, as well as a lead copy editor and contributor for a well respected investment newsletter publisher.  Joseph’s commentary has appeared in a plethora of media outlets, including The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesMoney Show Digest, Reuters, CBE MarketWatch and Sentiment Magazine.

Recent Articles

Wednesday’s Vital Data: Advanced Micro Devices, Square and Nike

Options traders backed away from Advanced Micro (AMD). Nomura is bullish on Square (SQ). Nike (NKE) earnings disappoint.

Carnival Stock Faces Choppy Waters Ahead of Earnings

Wall Street is expecting an earnings beat from Carnival this Thursday. Guidance will be key for CCL stock, but will consumer pressures and rising fuel prices scuttle a post-earnings rally?

Tuesday’s Vital Data: General Electric Company, Snap and Amarin

GE options jumped as it hit a 9-year low. Snap signed a deal with Amazon, and Amarin skyrocketed on a fish oil capsule trial.

Nike Earnings: Millennials Vs. China Tariffs, Who Will Win?

Nike earnings face a showdown between Millennial spending and Chinese tariffs. With NKE stock near overbought levels, it will take strong guidance to push Nike shares higher along their current rally.

Monday’s Vital Data: Apple, Micron and Transocean

AAPL options were divided as new iPhone hit store shelves, and MU saw mixed activity following poor guidance. RIG was put heavy following a new contract.