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

Here's What the July Retail Sales Report Tells Us

Clearly the shift to digital shopping is not only underfoot, or more properly stated on a variety of keyboards, it is accelerating.

Chart of the Day: L3Harris Technologies

The defense technology company has held up well in a tough market and could outperform the rest of its peers.

This Financial Is a Port in a Storm

American Express has corrected mildly but has held up nicely amid all the hubbub over an inverted yield curve

U.S.-China Trade Thaw Is Good News for Stocks, But We Remain Cautious

Our retail stocks are gaining ground, but we’re not getting irrationally exuberant.

This Portfolio Name Has Broken Out Once Again

American States Water is still headed higher.

How to Deal With Surprise News Events

How to Deal With Surprise News Events

These random market movements can be tough to navigate. The key? Don't panic.

The Challenge of Surprise News Events

The Challenge of Surprise News Events

We have to be willing to put our capital at risk during a time when others are fearful and worried.

Chart of the Day: Intercontinental Exchange

ICE is hotter than ever.

Trifecta Stocks Weekly Roundup

It was a tough week on Wall Street, but some of our picks cushioned the blow.

A Steakhouse Operator, a Discount Retailer and Other Stocks That Look Good Short

FLR, BLMN, UFS, ZEN and DLTR all recently were downgraded by TheStreet's Quant Ratings.