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

The Only Thing We Have to Fear ... Is Fear of a Recession

The Only Thing We Have to Fear ... Is Fear of a Recession

When consumers worry of a looming slowdown, they're bound to tighten up, save more and consume less ... and the downturn becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Adding a Sweet Treat to the Bullpen

Hershey is trying to balance consumer preference changes for healthier snacks with its leading position as a Guilty Pleasure company.

Chart of the Day: Costco

Costco is breaking out once again.

2 Stocks You Definitely Should Consider Shorting This Week

2 Stocks You Definitely Should Consider Shorting This Week

These 'bearish bets' are showing both technical and quantitative deterioration.

Trifecta Stocks Weekly Roundup

The market delivered a positive performance for the week, which led nearly all of our long positions to be flat to up for the four trading days.

A Tax Preparer, an Airline and Other Stocks That Look Good Short

HRB, JBLU, YY, HQY and MIDD all recently were downgraded by TheStreet's Quant Ratings.

Chart of the Day: Comcast

Comcast has hit the momentum button, any pullback would be a buying opportunity.

Amazon Seems to Be Going Nowhere -- and That Is Just Fine

At 10% off the all-time highs, this stock could once again become a market leader.

Recognize When It Is Time to Step Back

Recognize When It Is Time to Step Back

It's not all too often, and the conditions are not permanent.

Chart of the Day: Kirkland Lake Gold

Kirkland Lake Gold has had a powerful move up since the pullback in the Spring.