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Reality Check: Don't Fall Prey to Promises of High Returns in Options Trading

Investors crave the feeling of buying the perfect call or nailing a huge decline via puts. But it is easy to forget all the times these expire worthless.

07/16/16 - 09:12 AM EDT

How the Futures Market Can Help You Mitigate Risk

While dangerous to the average investor, the futures market can also be a way to manage out risk in a portfolio.

06/16/16 - 11:13 AM EDT

Finding the Upside of the Futures Market

Finding the Upside of the Futures Market

With the common belief that futures are highly unpredictable and extremely sensitive to global events, what is their upside and place in an investor’s portfolio?

06/13/16 - 09:17 AM EDT

How to Trade Crude Oil Futures as Prices Ramp Up

How to Trade Crude Oil Futures as Prices Ramp Up

Tickers in this article: OIL XOM

Crude oil prices rose this week as production has been disrupted globally, boosting a surge of interest from investors as futures prices tend to surpass the stocks of energy companies.

06/09/16 - 11:16 AM EDT

Inside the future of oil futures

Inside the future of oil futures

Bad geo-political news translates into higher prices for oil futures and there is lots of bad news in the oil patch.

06/09/16 - 09:13 AM EDT

Investors May Look to Managed Futures in Unsettled Markets

Investors May Look to Managed Futures in Unsettled Markets

Managed futures funds promise to reduce volatility, but costs and risks are high.

06/02/16 - 08:37 AM EDT

'Karen the Supertrader's' Hyped-Up Story Never Made Sense

'Karen the Supertrader's' Hyped-Up Story Never Made Sense

There's a difference between investors that make a lot of money and traders that make a lot of money.

06/08/16 - 02:00 PM EDT

How to Invest in the Futures Market

How to Invest in the Futures Market

Investing in the futures market is not only riskier, but requires average investors to be more attentive traders.

06/01/16 - 09:00 AM EDT

Gold Flirting With Support Level: Is a Break Below Dangerous or an Opportunity?

Gold Flirting With Support Level: Is a Break Below Dangerous or an Opportunity?

$1,207 is major support for gold futures. This level can present an opportunity for both longs and shorts....see how.

05/26/16 - 12:14 PM EDT

Hormel's Stock Price Will Recover -- Use This Trading Strategy to Profit

Hormel's Stock Price Will Recover -- Use This Trading Strategy to Profit

Tickers in this article: HRL

Hormel Foods reported positive earnings on Wednesday, but the stock slumped anyway. Shares will bounce back, and savvy investors can profit from that move using stock options.

05/19/16 - 11:22 AM EDT

Gold Futures Could Break Out -- Here's the Trading Strategy You Should Consider

Gold Futures Could Break Out -- Here's the Trading Strategy You Should Consider

Gold futures are trading higher Thursday. Will the bulls win and push this market towards $1,300 an ounce or will the bears prevail and will gold test $1,200 again?

04/28/16 - 02:32 PM EDT

Apple Stock Will Rebound From Earnings Selloff -- Here's How You Can Profit

Apple Stock Will Rebound From Earnings Selloff -- Here's How You Can Profit

Tickers in this article: AAPL

Apple, a fundamentally strong company, saw its stock price drop 8% after a negative earnings report. Shares are likely to rebound, and you can use stock options to profit.

04/27/16 - 10:18 AM EDT

Lockheed Martin's Earnings Rally Won't Last -- You Can Profit With This Trading Strategy

Lockheed Martin's Earnings Rally Won't Last -- You Can Profit With This Trading Strategy

Tickers in this article: LMT

Lockheed Martin (LMT) reported mixed earnings that weren't enough to justify the large price jump. Expect a short-term correction.

04/27/16 - 09:31 AM EDT

Xerox Stock Will Rebound -- Use This Trading Strategy to Profit

Xerox Stock Will Rebound -- Use This Trading Strategy to Profit

Tickers in this article: XRX

When a big earnings drop is reported, you expect stock prices to decline. But in the case of Xerox (XRX), the decline might be too much.

04/26/16 - 09:00 AM EDT