Daniel Cross

Analyst Articles

Confidence is an important trait for an investor to possess. Knowing the decisions you make are based on sound reasoning and good judgment helps you sleep better at night.   But even when you have absolute confidence in a trade, it’s always a good idea to hedge your risk. This… Read More

Confidence is an important trait for an investor to possess. Knowing the decisions you make are based on sound reasoning and good judgment helps you sleep better at night.   But even when you have absolute confidence in a trade, it’s always a good idea to hedge your risk. This… Read More

After such a long bull run, trying to find a good deal in this market is like going shopping at a store on the last day of a month-long sale.  Many investors believe value has all but disappeared, but there’s one sector that’s been ignored by the majority and offers… Read More

After such a long bull run, trying to find a good deal in this market is like going shopping at a store on the last day of a month-long sale.  Many investors believe value has all but disappeared, but there’s one sector that’s been ignored by the majority and offers… Read More

Many novice traders think high-volatility, high-growth stocks are the best ones to trade options on. More experienced traders know better. Large-cap stocks that generate steady returns can result in big profits with less risk. Take blue-chip Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) for example.  Over the past five years, the diversified… Read More

Many novice traders think high-volatility, high-growth stocks are the best ones to trade options on. More experienced traders know better. Large-cap stocks that generate steady returns can result in big profits with less risk. Take blue-chip Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) for example.  Over the past five years, the diversified… Read More

An analyst downgrade doesn’t instinctively inspire confidence in a stock, but when investors overreact, it often provides opportunity.  Given the heightened risk, it’s important for traders to limit any potential downside, and today’s trade does just that while offering a shot at double-digit gains in less than two… Read More

An analyst downgrade doesn’t instinctively inspire confidence in a stock, but when investors overreact, it often provides opportunity.  Given the heightened risk, it’s important for traders to limit any potential downside, and today’s trade does just that while offering a shot at double-digit gains in less than two… Read More

With the average yield on 10-year Treasuries near historic lows, large-cap, dividend-paying stocks can be a boon to lackluster performance in bonds and other income-oriented investments. These stocks also tend to be more stable, making them attractive during periods of high volatility or adverse market conditions. Yet, even… Read More

The basic premise of investing is to buy low and sell high. It’s a good rule of thumb, but it’s hard to implement in the real world.  In fact, it’s hard to make above-average gains in the stock market by simply buying and selling stocks. Over the past 30 years,… Read More

The basic premise of investing is to buy low and sell high. It’s a good rule of thumb, but it’s hard to implement in the real world.  In fact, it’s hard to make above-average gains in the stock market by simply buying and selling stocks. Over the past 30 years,… Read More

Value investors love to shop for a bargain. If you’ve ever seen something you wanted to buy but told yourself it was too expensive only to find it on sale the next time you looked at it, then you know exactly how value investors feel about the market today.  If… Read More

Value investors love to shop for a bargain. If you’ve ever seen something you wanted to buy but told yourself it was too expensive only to find it on sale the next time you looked at it, then you know exactly how value investors feel about the market today.  If… Read More

The stock market has been in freefall for the past week with the S&P 500 dropping more than 5%. It could be the long-awaited correction or the beginning of the end of the bull market. It’s too early to tell. But with major averages dropping daily, a stock that’s holding… Read More