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Many investors have no idea how options works. At InvestorPlace, we believe that you should know the difference between a put and a call. Our financial analysts will show you which stocks are ripe for swing trades, how to position your portfolio to minimize your risk, and which breakout stocks you can trade for “free” using the options market.

3 Technically Fragile Dow Stocks to Short

Bearish charts and promising short entries are here today in 3M (MMM), Caterpillar (CAT) and Apple (AAPL) stock.

5 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday: SQ, AMZN, FB, BA

Boeing, Facebook, Amazon, Square and Applied Optoelectronics are our top stock trades to focus on heading into Wednesday's session.

Sorry Bulls, Canopy Stock Is Still a Short

Following a disappointing earnings report, an upheaval in management and continued weakness on the price chart, CGC stock remains a short.

China Is Short-Term Trouble for Walmart Stock, but It’s a Great Name to Hold

Walmart stock has performed admirably this year, but U.S.-China trade woes still cloud the bullish narrative for now.

Microsoft Stock Is Still a Buy

Don’t turn your back on MSFT stock, as strong business growth and a solid Microsoft price chart point to a rally that has legs.

If You Like Gold Stocks Now, Don’t Sweat the Pessimistic Headlines

Gold stocks and GLD just hit a wall, but don't write them off. Anything can still happen because speculators remain in control..

3 Breakout Stocks to Buy for the New Week 

Traders shopping for stocks to buy must add today’s three breakout stocks to their list. Buyers are swarming.

4 Top Stock Trades for Monday: ROKU, EA, GOOGL

Roku, Electronic Arts, Alphabet and Zscaler are our top stock trades for Monday, after the holiday-shortened trading week.

Here’s Where You Buy Qualcomm Stock

Following a strong rally and a questionable geopolitical truce, it’s time for investors to wait on the sidelines in QCOM stock.

Now’s the Time to Cash-In on Nvidia Stock

NVDA is poised for a pullback after a 20% rally last month, which means it's time to short Nvidia stock near current levels.

How, When and Why to Buy Advanced Micro Devices Stock Again

Geopolitical trade relief and a constructive-looking price chart bodes well for another entry in AMD stock.

3 Best Stocks to Buy After Sizable Drops

Stocks are flying high this morning. Here are three of the best stocks to buy for profits heading into the new week.

3 Car Stocks to Trade Today — And How

The monthly charts continue to signal very different situations for car stocks Ford, GM and Tesla -- and nice risk-adjusted profits for bulls and bears.

This Is the Best Way to Short Google Stock Now

Google stock is in trouble, but also in position for profitable and solid-looking, risk-adjusted returns for investors shorting shares.

Friday’s Vital Data: Nike, Boeing and iQiyi

Options trading was buzzing in Nike, Boeing and Iqiyi on Thursday. Here are the metrics that matter moving forward.

Micron Technology Stock Is Now a Buy More Than Ever

After a lengthy and punishing bear market, a bullish outlook and bid in Micron shares signals MU stock has turned the corner.

3 Chip Stocks to Buy This Year

Chips stocks have been strong despite the wall of worry. Under the current macroeconomic conditions they will continue to rally.

3 Ways to Play the New Bull Market in Gold Stocks

Gold stocks are booming and profits are flowing. Here are three ways to join the precious metals revolution.

Tesla Stock Is Either a Glass Half Empty or Half Full

TSLA stock may have found a temporary bottom, but Tesla's longer-term fundamentals are surprisingly cloudy for the vaunted tech firm.

3 Tech Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy

These three tech blue-chip stocks have had very different paths in recent months and years, but the technical conclusion for INTC, CSCO and IBM is uniformly bullish.