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Author Archive - ProfitableTrading

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Ride Apple’s Coattails to Double-Digit Profits With This $10 Stock

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is one of the greatest high-tech success stories of all time. Helmed by the visionary, charismatic and sometimes controversial......(read more)
Francesca's Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:FRAN)

This Beaten-Down Retailer is Poised for 50% Gains in 2014

As summer wrapped up, consumers’ moods grew sour. Fears of a looming government shutdown led many to simply stop spending on discretionary items......(read more)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Google’s Chart Predicts a Breakout That Could Lead to Fast Profits

Momentum remains on the side of technology giant Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) despite the large gains already made in 2013. Following a big post-earnings......(read more)
The Wendy's Co (NASDAQ:WEN)

This Doubler Should Continue to Prove the Bears Wrong

There are two things that I really enjoy. The first one is a great hamburger, and the second is proving bearish stock market pundits wrong. These two......(read more)
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)

This Tech Laggard Could Yield 140% as it Plays Catch-up

Higher highs are no surprise to those who have embraced the market trend since the 2009 extreme lows. The scoreboard shows a 140% gain in the blue-chip......(read more)
Siemens AG (ADR) (NYSE:SI)

Nobel Prize Winners Help Us Find a $125 Stock That Could be Worth $500-Plus

Eugene Fama was a name many investors never heard before the University of Chicago professor won this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics. Yet Dr. Fama......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

My No. 1 Ranked International ETF is Signaling ‘Buy’ Now

Some studies have shown that most of a stock’s return is due to the direction of the trend in a bull market. This can be seen in stock market breadth......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS)

What If You Could Buy Apple at $375 a Share?

Warren Buffett explained the difference between value and price when he said “Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that ‘Price is what you pay;......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

Indicator Warns It May Be Time to Start Preparing for a Bear Market

Markets change character slowly. The transition from a bull market to a bear market takes time to develop as a top forms. By the time the bear market......(read more)
Ben Bernanke

Earn Extra Income From Washington’s ‘Political Theater’

Investors are getting nervous about the events going on in Washington as the government shutdown drags on. While we think that the shutdown is nothing......(read more)
3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD)

These Transformational Tech Stocks Could Rally 20% in the Next 3 Months

Press enter and print out a three-dimensional part for anything from a car to a jet engine to a refrigerator to, well, just about anything your imagination......(read more)
George Soros

You’d Be Up 65% Since May If You Followed the ‘Guru’ Method

Last Friday, Bob Bogda told you about Michael J. Carr’s new trading system designed to leverage the financial genius of “guru” investors......(read more)
Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA)

This Long-Term Growth Stock May be About to Turn Bullish Again

At its all-time high of $194.77, made in June, Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA) was up more than 20% year to date. But after some tough love from investors......(read more)
Molycorp Inc (NYSE:MCP)

Earn Immediate Income While Waiting for a Rebound in This $7 Stock

Molycorp Inc (NYSE:MCP), a development-stage company that engages in the production and sale of rare earth oxides, has been hit hard in the past year......(read more)
Apple Inc. (AAPL), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), Barnes & Noble Inc. (BKS)

Apple’s Chart is Telling Traders It’s a ‘Buy’ Right Now

After its notable rally off the late June lows, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) began to top out in the second half of September. After trading sideways to......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Earn Income Each Month Until This Battered Retailer Stages a Comeback

While Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD) has seen its share price jump nearly 50% in the past few weeks, the beleaguered J.C. Penney Company,......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

The Only Warren Buffett Pick Signaling ‘Buy’ Right Now

Warren Buffett is synonymous with value investing and investment success. Buffett has consistently delivered profits to his investors in Berkshire Hathaway......(read more)
RR Donnelley & Sons Co (NASDAQ:RRD)

Double or Even Quadruple Your Income on This High-Yielding Dividend Stock

Value investors are well aware of a problem known as the “value trap.” Stocks with low price-to-earnings (P/E) ratios or high dividend yields......(read more)
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR)

Is GMCR a Good Stock? Buy Coffee Stock’s Breakout for the Chance at Fast Profits

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) is a favorite among traders and the financial media, not to mention among java lovers in the ever-growing......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Ecolab Inc. (ECL), Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (TV): My Top Two Bill Gates Picks

The Internet would not have grown as quickly as it did without Bill Gates. The Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) founder standardized software for......(read more)
Youku Tudou Inc (ADR) (NYSE:YOKU)

Youku Tudou Inc (ADR) (YOKU): Income Traders Could Generate 49% a Year From This Chinese Growth Play

Investor sentiment for Chinese stocks has recently taken a dramatic bullish turn. Just a few weeks ago, investment managers were worried that the economic......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): A Bet on This Bad News Bank Could Land Traders 89% Profits

Banks recorded a record $42.2 billion in profits in the second quarter. As a group, they have led the broader market higher this year. The Select Sector......(read more)
Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM)

Newmont Mining Corp (NEM): Drop in Gold Prices May be Final Straw for This Struggling Miner

As the crisis in Syria appears headed toward a resolution, key commodities markets are no longer on edge. Oil prices have begun to slip, and gold prices......(read more)
SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSEARCA:GLD)

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (ETF) (QQQ), SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD) – Market Outlook: Unique Indicator Signals More Gains May Be in Store

Stocks have been strong heading into the Federal Reserve’s quarterly press conference. They are now back to levels reached in May, before speculation......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS): A $500 Investment in This Office Supply Stock Could Yield a 60% Return

There was a corporate shakeup in the office supply world in February when Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Inc (NYSE:OMX) announced their intended......(read more)
Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE:RKT)

Rock-Tenn Company (RKT): High-Growth Company’s Breakout Makes It a ‘Buy’

With the threat of a U.S. military strike on Syria postponed, a major overhang for the overall market has been removed. The S&P has again rallied......(read more)
hedge fund research

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (LGF), LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD): My Top 2 George Soros Picks

For more than 40 years, George Soros delivered an average annual return of about 20% to the investors in his hedge fund. At that rate of return, a $10......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Flextronics International Ltd. (FLEX): These Trades Could Deliver Up to 82% Even If the New iPhone Flops

Traders did not seem to be impressed by the newest products introduced by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). A less expensive, more colorful iPhone and thumbprint......(read more)
iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (NYSEARCA:ITB)

iShares Dow Jones US Home Const. (ETF) (ITB), PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM): Chart Predicts a Double-Digit Breakdown in This Sector

The stock market put in a rather strong performance upon returning from the long Labor Day holiday weekend. The S&P 500 went on a seven-day win streak......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Mentor Graphics Corp (MENT), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX): My Top Two Carl Icahn Picks

Carl Icahn recently battled Michael Dell for Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), and although Dell won, Icahn still made $70 million in six months. Icahn is famous......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) — Are These Cult Stocks Buys?

When a stock reaches “cult” status, the upside can be tremendous. Big share price moves on big momentum buying can propel these stocks into......(read more)
National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (XLE): Buy This Energy Stock’s Breakout for Potential Double-Digit Gains

Thus far, September has brought a little upside in U.S. stocks and marginal increases in the daily trading ranges, i.e., more choppiness. The Energy Select......(read more)
Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)

Target Corporation (TGT), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT): Retailer’s Rebound Could Make Traders 139% Profits

The second-quarter earnings season was a tough one for a number of retailers. However, the sector has outperformed the broader market by more than 10%......(read more)
S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX)

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), ProShares Short S&P500 (ETF) (SH)–Market Outlook: Little-Known Indicator Warning of a Pullback

Last week’s gains in the stock market highlight the increasing bullishness of traders. But one little-known indicator shows this market looks surprisingly......(read more)
10 Most Durable Cell Phones

Kyocera Corporation (ADR) (KYO), Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (TM), Rock-Tenn Company (RKT): Make Up to 150% on These Unlikely Bargain Stocks

Investors often avoid high-priced stocks because they seem expensive. If an investor has a small account, they would only be able to afford a few shares......(read more)
Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX)

Yandex NV (YNDX), Copa Holdings, S.A. (CPA): My Top 2 Picks From a Legendary Value Investor

Successful value investors often work in relative obscurity, delivering steady, market-beating returns over decades. Jeremy Grantham is an investor that......(read more)
NanoViricides Inc (OTCBB:NNVC)

NanoViricides Inc (NNVC): This Virtually Unknown Stock Could Double Traders’ Money

In a globally-connected world, viruses can spread quickly. From influenza to dengue fever to herpes to HIV, viral contagions can spread at an alarming......(read more)
The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD)

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD): Stock Less Than $1 Away From Triggering a Sell Signal

It’s no surprise that the more interest rate sensitive stocks have been showing relative weakness of late. Homebuilders and housing-related stocks......(read more)
McDermott International (NYSE:MDR)

McDermott International (MDR): Traders Could Make a Double-Digit Profit on This $7 Turnaround Play

Investing in turnaround stocks can be quite profitable if you follow one simple rule: Only focus on companies that have identified the source of their......(read more)
Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT)

Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT): Pocket 4% Now for the Chance to Buy This Coal Stock at a 20% Discount

Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT) is becoming a go-to income play for us. Since early July, we’ve profited twice from this downtrodden coal stock (......(read more)
United States Short Oil Fund (NYSEARCA:DNO)

United States Short Oil Fund (DNO), ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury ETF (TBF): 2 Funds That Could Score Traders 10% Gains in the Next 2 Weeks

There’s no getting around the big effect that news has on the trading landscape. In fact, ever since the onset of the financial meltdown and the......(read more)
PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC)

Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd (XLF), PNC Financial Services (PNC): Bank Stock’s Failed Breakout Points to Sell-off Ahead

In the wake of broader market weakness, the Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd (NYSEARCA:XLF) sold off violently Tuesday, falling out of a bear......(read more)
Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:IDRA)

Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc (IDRA): $2 Biotech Could be the Best Chance to Triple Your Money in This Market

The stock market has been on a topsy-turvy, downhill roller-coaster ride since the start of August when the high of 1,709 was hit in the S&P 500 and......(read more)
iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (NYSEMKT:SLV)

iShares Silver Trust (ETF) (SLV): Is There Still Time to Buy Silver?

When it comes to making calls in the precious metals space, those dispensing trading advice often are humbled by circumstance. That’s because just......(read more)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX), BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (BHP): Traders Could Generate 30% a Year in Income With This Copper Miner

Base metal miners are in an interesting spot considering the broad macroeconomic forces and the way the individual stocks are trading. During the past......(read more)
Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN)

Wynn Resorts, Limited (WYNN): Traders Could Book a Quick Profit in This Casino Stock

Despite the recent slide in the broader U.S. equity landscape, some stocks remain resilient and are building tight bases from which they can power higher......(read more)
Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB)

Schlumberger Limited. (SLB): Oil Stock’s Breakout Could Land Traders 45% in the Next 6 Months

Crude oil prices have stayed above the psychological $100-a-barrel level for almost two full months. The Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSEARCA:XLE......(read more)
Facebook Inc (FB), FB, NASDAQ:FB

Facebook Inc (FB): Buying This Tech’s Breakout Could Mean 10%-Plus Gains by Year-End

Of the more than 7 billion people on the planet, only about 2.7 billion, or 39%, have Internet access. But if Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg......(read more)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

ConocoPhillips (COP), Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI), Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT): The Top 5 Income Stocks for Uneasy Investors

Investors define income stocks in different ways. We target those with dividend yields higher than the interest rate of the 10-year Treasury note, which......(read more)
Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)

Kansas City Southern (KSU): Generate 12% a Year for the Chance to Buy This Quality Stock at a Discount

Rail stocks typically generate stable profits as companies in the industry often have well-diversified customer bases. For example, electric power plants......(read more)