Bob Lang

Bob Lang has been a private trader in equity and option markets for several years and manages separate accounts via Aztec Capital LLC. He has managed a $300 million pension and 401(k) plan for a Southern California cooperative. In early 2000, Lang started a hedge fund for private and institutional clients. This fund, Aztec Partners, was a top-performing fund that year relative to its peer group. In 2002, Lang worked with floor traders in the active bond-trading group of Countrywide Capital Markets. In May 2011, Lang launched an options trading service called Explosive Options.

Recent Articles By The Author

Chart of the Week: Constellation Brands

Big money will be flowing to market leaders like Constellation, even in a disruptive environment.

This Could Be a Great Chance to Buy This Position

Amazon has corrected from a very overbought condition.

September Retail Sales and the Portfolio

The results bode well for our Amazon, UPS and Costco shares.

Chart of the Day: Vertex Pharmaceuticals

VRTX is still clinging to the pattern of higher lows.

Corrections Are a Part of Market Cycles - Have Cash at the Ready!

Corrections Are a Part of Market Cycles - Have Cash at the Ready!

The challenge of course is to time it right.

3 Stocks You Should Consider Shorting This Week

3 Stocks You Should Consider Shorting This Week

These 'Bearish Bets' are not only showing bearish technicals, they recently received quant downgrades.

Trifecta Stocks Weekly Roundup

We exited one position during a challenging week for the market that reverberated through the portfolio.

Etsy Is Crafting More Downside, Plus 4 Other Good Short Candidates

ETSY, AGR, ALGT, VMI and AZZ were all recently downgraded by TheStreet’s Quant Ratings service.

Chart of the Day: Nordstrom

JWN survives the torrent of selling.

Concerns Grow Over What Lies Ahead

Though earnings season only is beginning for the September quarter, investors already worry about how higher interest rates and rising input costs will impact the last three months of the year.