TK All-Star’s Blog posts

4 Stealth Bullish Picks

TK All-Star posted on 04/27/10 at 09:42 AM

Quint Tatro reveals 4 stocks he thinks are ready for long-side breakout. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro is currently... more

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7 Stocks Marching Higher

TK All-Star posted on 04/26/10 at 01:16 PM

Rob Smith reviews 7 stocks with apparently strong upward movement in channel patterns. Hello Tradekingers! This market just doesn't want to go down. As I pointed out previously, there are many n... more

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Newbie Tips on Call Options

TK All-Star posted on 04/23/10 at 12:37 PM

Mark Wolfinger discusses ways to trade smarter using call options. TK client Honest Mike outlined an interesting hypothetical in the forums lately. It's worth reading the whole setup, then cons... more

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3 Shooting Stars to Short

TK All-Star posted on 04/20/10 at 09:38 AM

Rob Smith watches 3 shooting-star patterns for possible shorts. Greetings, TradeKingers! After last Friday's sell off, the weekly charts are in bit of a pickle. Let's begin with a chart of the ... more

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3 Trend Bellwether Stocks

TK All-Star posted on 04/19/10 at 11:15 AM

Quint Tatro singles out 3 stocks likely to signal the market's next move. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro is no... more

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Equivalent Options Position: Homework Answers!

TK All-Star posted on 04/19/10 at 09:52 AM

Mark Wolfinger provides the answer key for questions raised during his 4/13 webinar. Thanks to everybody who attended my webinar this week, Equivalent Options Positions. During that session I ... more

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5 Bullish Channel Plays

TK All-Star posted on 04/14/10 at 03:43 PM

Rob Smith shares stocks that could break upwards from technical channels. Hello, Tradekingers! It's been a few weeks since I posted due to spring break and all, but I'm back! One thing is fo... more

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Bulls under the Radar: NYT, HAL, ENTG, COGT

TK All-Star posted on 04/13/10 at 09:32 AM

Quint Tatro singles out longs the broader market hasn't noticed yet. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro is long COG... more

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Options Movers: C, AA, DRYS, HOG, DIS, TGT

TK All-Star posted on 04/12/10 at 08:15 AM

Fred Ruffy finds emerging options trends in the latest trading session. Unusual Options Volume Movers Alcoa (AA) options volume is running 2X the usual Friday, with 139,000 contracts traded and... more

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A Rare Trading Signal from the Volatility Index

TK All-Star posted on 04/09/10 at 08:13 AM

Jeff Clark sees the VIX signaling sharp declines in stocks soon. Traders witnessed a rare event on Tuesday. For only the fourth time in two years, the Volatility Index traded below its lower B... more

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Another angle on options and dividends

TK All-Star posted on 04/06/10 at 10:14 AM

Mark Wolfinger expands on a recent Options Guy post on options and dividends. I was reading Brian Overby's latest post What's up with Options and Dividends? and I wanted to expand on one poin... more

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How could an OTM option still get you assigned?

TK All-Star posted on 04/05/10 at 07:53 AM

Mark Wolfinger explains how surprise-assignments can (and do) happen. TK client JS4Dividends had an unpleasant surprise that hits all options traders at some point or another: an option that ap... more

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How do stock splits affect options holders?

TK All-Star posted on 03/30/10 at 04:11 PM

Mark Wolfinger delves into some very confusing territory. In a recent forum post, TK client AlaskanKnight asked for help understanding how stock splits affect option holders, such as AK. Turns ... more

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Options Movers: C, TLB, WFR, UBS, EMC, IOC

TK All-Star posted on 03/29/10 at 09:38 PM

Fred Ruffy finds emerging options trends in the latest trading session. Unusual Volume Movers Talbot's (TLB) options volume is running 3X the usual, with 50,000 traded and call volume represent... more

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4 Bullish Breakouts: SJT, MOT, TMX, WNR

TK All-Star posted on 03/24/10 at 12:12 PM

Rob Smith eyes 4 stocks with breakout potential to the upside. Happy Trading, Robert Franklin Smith Founder, SmithsintheBlack.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Rob Smith i... more

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Is a high call/put ratio bullish or bearish?

TK All-Star posted on 03/24/10 at 10:49 AM

Mark Wolfinger explains what this options ratio is (and isn't) telling you Here's an interesting question posed by TK client coolfez in the forums. Coolfez writes: "So I was wondering, if there i... more

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VIDEO: From Longs to Shorts: INTC, PWRD, HAL, ERJ

TK All-Star posted on 03/22/10 at 01:59 PM

Quint Tatro explains why the charts suggest checking out of 4 long positions. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro hol... more

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Is there a "safe" Implied Volatility (IV)?

TK All-Star posted on 03/18/10 at 10:27 AM

Mark Wolfinger answers a client's question from his webinar on covered call writing. Is there a "safe" level of implied volatility (IV) when trading options? The IV (implied volatility) of an o... more

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Is Tech in Play this Week?

TK All-Star posted on 03/16/10 at 12:40 PM

    Rob Smith features BMC, CSC, HK, MLM, PWR. Happy Trading, Robert Franklin Smith Founder, SmithsintheBlack.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Rob Smith holds ... more

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ERJ, HAL, INTC, PWRD in Motion

TK All-Star posted on 03/15/10 at 02:27 PM

Quint Tatro still has these on his radar. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro exited INTC and went long PWRD. After th... more

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