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  • A Covered-Call Play For MRK?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking free from a long-running trading range, shares of Merck and Co. have gone on to make a new high.

  • A High-Yield Dividend Play For Energy Bulls

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The energy sector is still struggling to find a solid base to build upon after falling for the better part of five months. Here's a setup on an ultra-high yield stock in the oil & gas pipeline industry group.

  • A Squeeze Play For Safeway

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Safeway moved into a tight trading range, and contracting Bollinger Bands point to a breakout sooner rather than later.

  • A Triple Bearish Play Hits The Nasdaq

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After running in place for two months, the Nasdaq has started breaking down with momentum and money flow confirming.

  • ARRS Monthly Squeeze Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A price move in Arris Enterprises, Inc. (ARRS) has been a decade in the making and is now taking off, so don't get left behind.

  • As Gold Stocks Peak, A Possible Short Play With UXG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume is an oft-overlooked technical tool, one that traders can use to help anticipate turns in any market.

  • Bulls And The Contrarian Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pessimism is rising as investors sour on the current market, but that extreme pessimism coupled with key technical factors may signal a bullish trend.

  • Cambior (CBJ-T) Is Another Solid Gold Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The medium-term prognostication for this equity will be to eventually reach the resistance area in the $6.50 area. Here's how to watch the chart for an advantageous entry point.

  • Consol Energy Intraday Play Based On A Daily Swing Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the wake of Consol Energy's 84% plunge, the stock of one of the US's largest coal miners is setting up for a low-risk intraday move.

  • Copper Fundamentals, Technicals, And An Option Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The copper market was hit especially hard during the massive commodity slide of 2008, but now that the dust has settled, some signs of life remain.

  • Double Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investing isn't just about long-term rewards. This investor has turned her passion for the investing game into a paycheck.

  • Dundee Precious Metals And A Play In Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of gold has become a US dollar play, and with the US dollar expected to drop a further 16%, gold should rise. Here's a stock worth looking at.

  • FCG's Simple Covered Call Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, traders are blessed with a major trend-following move. At other times, they need to settle for slow but steady gains, as the outcome of this trade demonstrates.

  • For TNA, A Short Put Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When fear gets factored into market prices, option premiums become expensive. Learn to use this dynamic to your advantage.

  • Games Investors Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investing in stocks and mutual funds is serious business. But two companies have turned the rough-and-tumble world of stock trading and money management into two exciting (and educational) new board games, Mutual Mania and Take Stock.

  • How To Play Both Sides Of The Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy when the market goes up and buy when the market goes down. It's that simple.

  • How To Play The Turns In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trend is your friend, but navigating the turns in the market can help you make larger returns by catching tops and bottoms at just the right moment.

  • Is AutoZone Still a Strong Long Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a break of resistance negate AutoZone's long term trend line break?

  • Is Hillenbrand Industries A Compelling Defensive Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock has a history of doing well when the market cops a bad attitude.

  • Is JDA Software An Interesting Gap Retracement Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having recently gapped higher, JDA Software also boasts excellent relative strength versus the broad market.

  • Is Silver Wheaton Making A Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With US automakers holding out tin cups and former NASDAQ chairman Bernard Madoff alleged to have paupered his clients via a giant Ponzi scheme, we can understand why investors are scared to invest. Here's something to consider.

  • Large Cap Play In CL

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade volume seems to be weak but is rising in large-cap stocks such as Colgate-Palmolive (CL), which appeals to both investors and traders.

  • Let's Play Devil's Advocate

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you put on a trade, it pays to see the opposite trade and become your own devil's advocate.

  • Micron Technology: An Attractive Covered Call Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Micron Technology's bullish breakout appears to have plenty of money flow fuel in its tank to travel to higher price levels.

  • Oil Play With Schlumberger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the price of oil rising almost every day, one should be wary of investing in oil companies, yet the price of oil keeps rising offering opportunities.

  • Oil Service Stocks Play Catch-up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oil stocks are outperforming the broader market.

  • PLAY is Eating Up The Competition

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (PLAY) has fired off a long signal and has momentum to go higher.

  • Pfizer Laboratories Worth The Play?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the Obama health plan coming into play in spite of opposition, is it worthwhile to invest in pharmaceutical companies?

  • Play The Markets And Keep Your Day Job

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not ready to be a full-time trader? Here's a high-probability, part-time trading strategy that will help you master the markets before you commit to it full time.

  • Result Energy: Another Canadian Oil And Gas Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week, I wrote about Rival Energy as a probable oil and gas investment. Here is another oil and gas company that looks interesting.

  • Rice Energy: An Interesting New Energy Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Energy stocks have been on a tear since early February. Here's a new energy play that looks ready to soar.

  • Rival Energy: A Play On Oil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The former energy advisor of US President George W. Bush predicts oil prices could reach as much as US$250 per barrel over the coming years.

  • Seasonal Play In Crude Brings Cheer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While OPEC deals are all the talk, the real fundamentals moving crude prices are often predictably cyclical. Here is how to capitalize as we start 2017

  • Silver Strangle Play Both Sides Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not sure which way silver will move in the next few months? Not to worry, there's a way to play such indecision by selling options.

  • Silver's Going Up But What's The Best Way To Play It?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following its $48 high in April 2011, silver got hammered, dropping to a low of $18.51 in June 2013. Now that it's rising again, where is the best place to be?

  • This Penny is a Nickel Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis on penny stocks can be futile mainly because of liquidity problems. Thinly traded stocks are easily manipulated and their track records can be dubious. Other problems also occur when there are too many outstanding shares (in the hundre

  • Triangles, a Pennant and Fan Lines, Realnetworks is Ready to Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amid a montage of chart patterns comes a breakout for Realnetworks.

  • Two Patterns At Play With The January Effect And The Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two patterns at play could take the market higher despite current shifts under way if you know what they are.

  • Two Ways To Play Hecla Mining

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After forming a solid-looking nine-week base, Hecla Mining may be forming a cycle low, one that short-term traders may wish to investigate.

  • WFR A Possible Short Put Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It can be difficult to consider a short-term bullish play on a stock that has dropped by more than 43% in 10 weeks, but sometimes the trades that are hardest to take can be the ones that can provide a pleasant surprise.

  • What's The Best Way To Play The Gold Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since hitting bottom in late June, gold and precious metal prices have posted impressive gains. But the best way to play this rally may be to not buy the metals themselves.

  • Will This Diamond Play Sparkle Once Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This volatile diamond hunter is starting to show very early signs of better times ahead by virtue of its contracting triangle formation and the DI (directional movement indicator).

Working Money: Oil Service Stocks Play Catch-up by Arthur Hill

  • XOMA Ltd. - A Biotech Play On The Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This biopharmaceutical development company is showing several interesting formations on its daily and weekly chart.






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