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Got Two Trading Minds? Check Your Brain for Cognitive Biases

Got Two Trading Minds? Check Your Brain for Cognitive Biases

Has this ever happened to you? After doing your analysis, you find a handful of potential trade candidates. You check the fundamentals, the technicals, the charts, and narrow your choices down to one or two that fit your strategy. You select your entry point, plan an exit strategy, and set an alert to get you into the trade. But then when it triggers—for some reason—you ...

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Earnings Preview: BBY and ‘Building The New Blue’
November 15, 2017

Earnings Preview: BBY and ‘Building The New Blue’

Best Buy (BBY) reports third-quarter fiscal 2018 earnings before the opening bell on Thursday, November 16. Despite the doom-and-gloom picture many are painting...

Earnings Preview: More Retail Results With TGT and WMT up Next
November 14, 2017

Earnings Preview: More Retail Results With TGT and WMT up Next

It’s been a busy two weeks for retail earnings. After most of the major department stores reported last week, this week brings reports from big-box retailers Target...

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No Loose Ends: End-of-Year Tax Planning for Traders and Investors
November 14, 2017

No Loose Ends: End-of-Year Tax Planning for Traders and Investors

The new year symbolizes a restart, a clean slate, the starting line of yet another potential future. The last thing you want is to get stuck dealing with past business ...

Earnings Preview: Home Depot Kicks Off a Week of Retail Results
November 13, 2017

Earnings Preview: Home Depot Kicks Off a Week of Retail Results

Home Depot (HD) reports third-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday, Nov. 14. So far this year, the stock is up 22.19% year-to-date, although it has seen...

Wanna Make a Radical Shift? Be Careful Changing Investing Styles
November 9, 2017

Wanna Make a Radical Shift? Be Careful Changing Investing Styles

If you watch the major financial news networks, you’ve probably seen dozens of ads explaining how you could achieve better returns by following some “proven” ...

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Earnings Preview: A Look at Retail With Macy’s on Tap Tomorrow
November 8, 2017

Earnings Preview: A Look at Retail With Macy’s on Tap Tomorrow

Iconic department store chain Macy’s (M) reports third-quarter earnings before the market opens on Thursday, Nov. 9. It’s been a busy couple of months for the...

Disney Earnings Preview: ESPN and New Streaming Services
November 8, 2017

Disney Earnings Preview: ESPN and New Streaming Services

The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday, Nov. 9. The upcoming earnings announcement has been a bit...

Earnings Preview: Snapchat Parent Snap Inc Reports Tomorrow
November 6, 2017

Earnings Preview: Snapchat Parent Snap Inc Reports Tomorrow

Snap Inc. (SNAP), the parent company of Snapchat, reports third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, Nov. 7. As has been in the case in the...

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Earnings Preview: Apple to Report Ahead of iPhone X Launch
November 2, 2017

Earnings Preview: Apple to Report Ahead of iPhone X Launch

Apple (AAPL) reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the closing bell today. Since it held its product release event in September, where it announced the iPhone 8...

Upcoming Earnings: ATVI to Report Q3 Results on November 2
November 1, 2017

Upcoming Earnings: ATVI to Report Q3 Results on November 2

Gaming and entertainment company Activision Blizzard (ATVI) reports third-quarter earnings after the market closes on Thursday, Nov. 2. It was a quiet quarter as far...

Earnings Preview: Alibaba to Report Fiscal Q2 Results November 2
November 1, 2017

Earnings Preview: Alibaba to Report Fiscal Q2 Results November 2

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) reports earnings for its second quarter of fiscal 2018 before the market opens on Thursday, Nov. 2. The stock has had quite the run...

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Is Crude Oil Poised For Breakout? Checking the Charts
November 1, 2017

Is Crude Oil Poised For Breakout? Checking the Charts

Investors hear a lot about crude oil, and that’s because it underpins so much of the economy.

Earnings Preview: What Might Be Expected from Facebook’s Q3?
October 31, 2017

Earnings Preview: What Might Be Expected from Facebook’s Q3?

After a series of strong earnings reports from Alphabet (GOOGL), Amazon (AMZN), Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) last week that pushed their shares as well as...

Tesla Earnings Preview: Model 3 Production and Demand in Focus
October 31, 2017

Tesla Earnings Preview: Model 3 Production and Demand in Focus

So far in the second half of the year, Tesla’s (TSLA) shares have seen quite a bit of volatility. Towards the end of June, shares were trading just shy of the $387 mark...

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Earnings Preview: Pfizer Reports Q3 Results Tomorrow Morning
October 30, 2017

Earnings Preview: Pfizer Reports Q3 Results Tomorrow Morning

Earnings season continues with healthcare giant Pfizer (PFE) reporting earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Just a few weeks ago, PFE...

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