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There’s been a lot of hype surrounding today’s iPhone 6 unveiling. If you’ve been following my trades, you’ve logged profits from this bullish theme in Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS), Universal Display (NASDAQ: OLED) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) itself. But I’m not done yet. The best… Read More

While I generally suggest traders approach earnings reports with extreme caution, these catalytic events can be great profit generators.  Over the years, I have found that stocks in the midst of a turnaround back to profitability from a period of losses can make for the best trades. Today’s candidate, Burlington… Read More

While I generally suggest traders approach earnings reports with extreme caution, these catalytic events can be great profit generators.  Over the years, I have found that stocks in the midst of a turnaround back to profitability from a period of losses can make for the best trades. Today’s candidate, Burlington… Read More

Cameco Corporation (NYSE: CCJ) is involved in the exploration, development, mining, refining, conversion and fabrication of uranium for use in electricity generation in nuclear power reactors.  The stock traded at a high near $45 in early 2011, just prior to the earthquake and tsunami that destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear… Read More

Nearly every one of my trades is selected using a multi-pronged approach that starts with the overall economy and market trends.  From there, I typically drill down into fundamental analysis, then technical analysis (support, resistance, chart triggers, etc.), and finally, to the options selection. However, some shorter-term trades… Read More

The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSE: XRT) hit a 52-week high Wednesday, but the sector still has some catching up to do when compared with the broader market. One out-of-fashion retailer that may be coming back into favor with investors is Crocs (NASDAQ: CROX). Analysts have been revising their earnings… Read More

The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (NYSE: XRT) hit a 52-week high Wednesday, but the sector still has some catching up to do when compared with the broader market. One out-of-fashion retailer that may be coming back into favor with investors is Crocs (NASDAQ: CROX). Analysts have been revising their earnings… Read More

It’s rare that I’ll go long any stock right after it’s made a series of new highs, but Southwest Airlines’ (NYSE: LUV) steady bullish breakout run seems likely to continue into the end of the year. I’m fortunate enough to live just five minutes from Southwest’s corporate headquarters at Dallas… Read More

It’s rare that I’ll go long any stock right after it’s made a series of new highs, but Southwest Airlines’ (NYSE: LUV) steady bullish breakout run seems likely to continue into the end of the year. I’m fortunate enough to live just five minutes from Southwest’s corporate headquarters at Dallas… Read More

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of Wall Street’s darlings for some time. From its 2008 lows to its early 2014 highs, the company has seen a meteoric 1,000% rise in its stock price and has expanded its product lineup and reach to become the largest online retailer… Read More

Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of Wall Street’s darlings for some time. From its 2008 lows to its early 2014 highs, the company has seen a meteoric 1,000% rise in its stock price and has expanded its product lineup and reach to become the largest online retailer… Read More

GameStop (NYSE: GME) is scheduled to release earnings on Thursday, Aug. 21, after market close. While my analysis shows it is likely to beat estimates, there’s a bigger story brewing behind the scenes. If my thesis proves correct, the company’s commentary could put some profits into our coffers — the… Read More

GameStop (NYSE: GME) is scheduled to release earnings on Thursday, Aug. 21, after market close. While my analysis shows it is likely to beat estimates, there’s a bigger story brewing behind the scenes. If my thesis proves correct, the company’s commentary could put some profits into our coffers — the… Read More