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 Day: Etsy

Etsy looks ready to break the flag.

Trump's Latest Tariff Threat Feels Like Leverage Move

The president likely is following his own "use your leverage" deal-making advice with his weekend threat to increase tariffs on tons of Chinese goods.

Trifecta Stocks Weekly Roundup

Apple and Universal Display were notable outperformers in the portfolio this week.

An Electric Carmaker, a Network Equipment Giant and Other Stocks That Look Good Short

JNPR, TSLA, KRA, INST and LOGM recently were downgraded by TheStreet's Quant Ratings.

Grounding a Position Due to Quant Downgrade

We are selling our shares of Boeing as its Street Quant Rating has fallen below the mandated level for the portfolio.

A Tech Holding's Product Diversification Bears Fruit

Apple Inc. is seeing a greater percentage of its revenue come from its higher-margin Services product offerings, which is a big plus.

For Now, Worries About Google Earnings Overblown

Despite a mixed earnings report, there are still plenty of growth opportunities ahead for Google.

Signs of Slowing Global Growth Still a Concern

Despite last Friday’s surprise 3.2% first quarter GDP number, the slowing pace of global growth as we head deeper into 2019 remains a concern.

2 Stocks You Really Should Consider Shorting This Week

2 Stocks You Really Should Consider Shorting This Week

These 'Bearish Bets' are showing technical or quantitative deterioration or both.

Trifecta Stocks Weekly Roundup

The majority of our long holdings chugged higher during a somewhat mixed week for stocks.