You Ask, Rothbort Answers

Throughout the trading week on Stockpickr Answers, investing professionals answer questions posed by members of the Stockpickr community.

RealMoney's Scott Rothbort answered questions recently.

On RealMoney lately, Rothbort wrote about Bed Bath and Beyond's ( BBBY) recent quarter, financial regulation and how companies such as Apple ( AAPL) and eBay ( EBAY) could benefit from Michael Jackson's death.

Here are some questions and comments from the Stockpickr community that Rothbort responded to recently. You might have to scroll through to find his answers.

  • How do puts and calls work?
    Click here for Rothbort's response.

  • There are reports of the Apple (AAPL) iPhone's screen heating up to such intensity that it is discoloring/damaging the screen and even of a person burning his or her face.

    This is how it starts.

    If Apple has to go through a major recall, say like Dell (DELL) did when its batteries were catching fire -- eek! The shorts are licking their chops with this news!
    Click here for Rothbort's response.

  • What discount brokerage outfit is best for both stock and options trading?
    Click here for Rothbort's response.

  • Can a negative EPS ever be good?
    Click here for Rothbort's response.

  • What do you think of GM (GMGMQ)?BR/>Click here for Rothbort's response.

  • Seems like the market sentiment has changed back to bull mode. Thoughts?
    Click here for Rothbort's response.

  • I would like some suggestions for stocks that pay quarterly dividends. I'm trying to get back into investing.
    Click here for Rothbort's response.

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