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3 Large-Cap Stocks to Short

Home Depot, Netflix and Delta have enjoyed solid gains the past few years, but the long-term trend on these large-cap stocks is looking bearish

AAL Stock Looks Ready To Take Off After Earnings

AAL stock is looking like it is ready for lift off after encountering some turbulence to begin 2019. Time to buy American.

7 Marijuana Stocks With Critical Levels to Watch

Each of these seven marijuana stocks can teach a valuable lesson into how to use technical analysis to identify important levels.

3 Stocks That Look Like Death

Today's trio of losers has delivered pain and anguish to shareholders. Consider them all top stocks to sell.

3 Food Stocks to Buy for Fast and Big Profits

People have to eat, which means there’s more upside in these three healthy looking food stocks, as each should avoid macroeconomic risks.

Why Facebook Stock Can Still Leap to $300

Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans may or may not get derailed, but the price chart in FB stock is in a buyable position for a move to new highs.

Heading Into Earnings, Coca Cola Stock Is a Buy on the Next 5% Dip

Coca Cola stock price at all-time high, making it vulnerable to a 5% dip going into earnings. Buy that dip.

Here’s Why Patience is the Best Call for Roku Stock

Roku stock has skyrocketed this year on the massive potential of streaming TV. However, it's also fair to point that shares have become way overheated.

The Best Way to Play Spotify and Netflix Stock Today

Weekly chart action in SPOT and NFLX stock, along with catalytic earnings, are forming a great pairs play for each streaming giant.

Value Is Here, Right Now in Roku Stock

Don’t get bogged down by the uncertainty of earnings, go with what’s working in today’s market and buy Roku stock for short-term profits.

The AMD Stock Rally Has Gotten Way Too Advanced in Front of Earnings

An overbought AMD stock is now at the richest valuation over the year. Look for a pullback post earnings as the momentum finally breaks.

3 Breakout Stocks to Buy

Bulls are running, making these companies three of today's stocks to buy. They all offer breakout patterns worth paying attention to.

A Pairs Prescription for CVS Stock and Merck

Longstanding cycles in CVS Health and Merck are at risk of changing and offering profits to spread traders buying CVS stock and shorting MRK.

Why It’s Less Hip to Be a Square Stock Investor Right Now

SQ stock is still a buy, but with increased price risk off and on the price chart, investors should be looking for a pullback, not a breakout.

Facebook Stock Is A Sell Anywhere Over $200 In Front of Earnings

Facebook stock is stalling out near $200 after a monster rally. Valuations and techncals point to a pullback post earnings.

As Analysts See Shopify Stock as Fairly Valued, Investors Ponder How to Sell

Wall Street feels that Shopify stock is fairly valued. Some 28 firms follow SHOP stock and the average price target is $325. But then again, these highly paid pros that make these predictions are often wrong. 

3 Big Retail Stocks That Are Worth a Look Today

Retail stocks Target, Walmart and Costco are making all the right moves in the retail market. But on the price chart each offers a unique buying opportunity.

3 Dirt-Cheap Stocks to Buy for Their Massive Potential

Some low-priced stocks stink, but others are set to soar. Today's gallery of cheap stocks to buy provides three ideas from the latter group.

2 Ways to Buy Nvidia Stock on Competition Worries

New competitive threats from AMD have challenged NVDA stock this week, but bullish investors need to appreciate what’s done is likely done and consider two ways to buy into a down, but not out Nvidia story

ExxonMobil or Chevron? An Easy Buy Decision

Dividend Aristocrats and integrated oil giants XOM stock and CVX have a lot in common, but if investors are looking for total returns, one is the clear-cut winner