Beat the Bell

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the swirl of headlines in the financial world. But stocks often move on those headlines — sometimes a lot — and knowing what to make of the price action will set you on the right path for winning trades.

That’s why we’ve put together our free Beat the Bell series. This free daily feature provides insightful advice from renowned technical analyst Serge Berger right in your mailbox — and in plenty of time to take action on the trade.

Trade of the Day: Two Trade Ideas in General Dynamics Corporation

GD stock currently sits at an interesting technical juncture where two trades are setting up, depending on one's desired time frame, in General Dynamics.  

5 Top Stock Trades for Friday Morning

We saw another strong rally on Thursday in the broader U.S. stock market. That's got us eyeing a few new top stock trades for Friday.

3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Alphabet Inc (GOOG, GOOGL), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) and Solaredge Technologies Inc (SEDG)

Alphabet Inc (GOOG,GOOGL) is fixing latency issues with Google Home Max, while Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) and Solaredge Technologies Inc (SEDG) reported earnings.

Trade of the Day: Bank of America Corp Is Getting Back on Its Feet for a Trade

Stocks such as Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) now are getting back on their feet after a choppy first quarter. Specifically for BAC stock a next upside target is well defined,  just as a stop loss level.

5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday Morning

After the big rally on Wall Street Wednesday, a number of stocks are showing fresh bullish setups. Here are our top stock trades heading into Thursday.

3 Stocks to Watch on Thursday: Booking Holdings Inc (BKNG), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM)

Booking Holdings (BKNG) reported their quarterly earnings results, Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows 10 now has 200 million enterprise subs and Qualcomm (QCOM) plans repurchase program.

Trade of the Day: A Waste Management, Inc. Stock Dumpster Trade

Shares of Waste Management are currently wedged between two well-defined technical areas. Active investors can look to place trades here as WM stock looks ready to move downward.

4 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday Morning

Stocks had trouble finding direction on Tuesday, partly due to the Iran deal and the U.S. However, we're still looking for top stock trades going forward.

3 Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Marriott International Inc (MAR) and Monster Beverage Corp (MNST)

Apple (AAPL) garners a patent for round Apple Watch while Marriott International (MAR) and Monster Beverage (MNST) report on their quarterly earnings.

Trade of the Day: Chesapeake Energy Corporation Is a Falling Star That Could Rally

CHK stock is fallen star that now, however, could see a tradeable rally as a result of a broader based rally in energy stocks.

5 Top Stock Trades for Tuesday Morning

The stock market continued to rally on Monday, allowing a number of solid setups to develops. Here are our top stock trades for Tuesday.

3 Stocks to Watch on Tuesday: Citigroup Inc (C), Snap Inc (SNAP) and Trimble Inc (TRMB)

Citigroup (C) shares rise on investing activity, Snap (SNAP) shares gain as company names Tim Stone as CFO and Trimble (TRMB) tops analysts' earnings projections.

Trade of the Day: BlackRock, Inc. Stock Is a Rock-Solid Bounce Candidate

Bullish reversals have taken place on many daily charts, including on that of BlackRock. A long-side swing trade in BLK stock now is setting up against well-defined technical support.

5 Top Stock Trades for Monday Morning

Investors took some time to digest the April non-farm payrolls report. After buying stocks like madmen, they seem to approve. Here are our top stock trades for Monday morning.

3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Alphabet Inc (GOOGL), Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (DKS) and Facebook, Inc. (FB)

Alphabet Inc (GOOG, GOOGL) to be more transparent about ads, Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) pushes gun control laws and Facebook (FB) dating service won't have ads.

Trade of the Day: Micron Technology, Inc. Could Head Down to Its 200-Day Moving Average

For the more nimble active investors, increased volatility brings about opportunity to trade the  market in both directions. Such is the case in the current setup in MU stock.

5 Top Stock Trades for Friday Morning

Following earnings from Tesla and Square, along with a reversal in stocks, there's a lot to fous on Thursday. Here are our 5 top stock trades for Friday morning.

3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI), Arista Networks Inc (ANET) and Twitter Inc (TWTR)

Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Arista Networks (ANET) and Twitter (TWTR) made headlines Thursday with two quarterly reports and a social media bug respectively.

Trade of the Day: Apple Inc. Stock Embarks on Lower Highs

AAPL stock rallied more than 4% on Wednesday following its latest batch of earnings. Apple stock now looks to be overbought again at the upper end of its trading range.

5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday Morning

Investors are digesting earnings from Apple Inc. and Snap Inc, along with a release from the Federal Reserve. In the meantime, here are our top stock trades for Thursday.