TK All-Star’s Blog posts

Combining calendars with collars

TK All-Star posted on 03/02/10 at 12:39 PM

Mark Wolfinger explains risks and rewards from an options strategy combining calendars and collars. Thanks for the great turnout during my last webinar, Covered Calls From a Different Perspectiv... more

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Make Money Where Warren Buffett Couldn't

TK All-Star posted on 03/01/10 at 06:10 PM

Jeff Clark explains why airlines may be shaping up as a sell I'm not sure what is worse, traveling on an airline or operating one. There is nothing enjoyable about flying. You have to get to th... more

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What's the best straddle adjustment?

TK All-Star posted on 02/26/10 at 11:21 AM

Mark Wolfinger weighs how to tweak a straddle once you've put the trade on.   Once you've bought a straddle and the market starts to move, what's your next step? A TK client (with the excellent u... more

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Tape Talk Video: ADM, CBS, SMG

TK All-Star posted on 02/25/10 at 10:30 AM

Quint Tatro checks in with the technical set-ups he's been eyeing. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro is short CB... more

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3 More Range-Rider Plays

TK All-Star posted on 02/22/10 at 03:57 PM

Rob Smith checks out more range-bound stocks that may be poised for breakout. Happy Trading, Robert Franklin Smith Founder, SmithsintheBlack.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disc... more

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3 Tempting Charts (Video): ADM, DLM, PDLI

TK All-Star posted on 02/22/10 at 03:56 PM

Quint Tatro shares the technical set-ups he's following this week. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro holds no pos... more

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Follow these 4 market hammers

TK All-Star posted on 02/19/10 at 06:41 PM

Quint Tatro examines 4 big-cap stocks to see where they may lead the broader trend next. The first few days of 2010 continued 4Q09's hot streak, giving many investors a giddy feeling about thei... more

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Tip-toeing into stock trading

TK All-Star posted on 02/18/10 at 01:02 PM

Mark Wolfinger provides some pointers to a newbie ready to get started right.  Recently I read a post from TK client Timber, telling an all-too-common tale of the new stock trader. In a nutshel... more

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3 Range-Bound Stock Plays

TK All-Star posted on 02/17/10 at 10:20 AM

Rob Franklin Smith reviews 3 range-bound stocks that may be poised for breakout. As we've been experiencing somewhat of a trading range since the extreme weakness at the end of January, here a... more

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2 Shorts and a Long: 3min VIDEO

TK All-Star posted on 02/16/10 at 05:38 PM

Quint Tatro hones in on 3 promising technical set-ups. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro holds no positions in the s... more

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Fine-tuning your calendar: Part 2

TK All-Star posted on 02/12/10 at 02:13 PM

Jonathan "Doc" Maher shows you how to adjust a live calendar trade, in a 2-part series. Entering your trade correctly is only half the battle; it's often smart trade adjustments and the right ex... more

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2 Killer Yield Plays

TK All-Star posted on 02/10/10 at 12:15 PM

Rob Franklin Smith zeroes in on 2 long-term yield buys. Hi, everybody! The recent market weakness has brought two of my favorite longer-term plays to the forefront. As the prices drop, the divi... more

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Recession-Ready Stock Picks

TK All-Star posted on 02/09/10 at 09:59 AM

Alan Brochstein screens for low-debt, low-valuation stocks poised to ride this sideways market  As the past fews weeks have shown, this market no longer allows stocks to go up indiscriminately. W... more

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4 Juicy Technical Shorts: 2min Video

TK All-Star posted on 02/08/10 at 01:37 PM

Quint Tatro checks in with 4 technical setups he's tracking closely. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro holds no posit... more

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Fine-tuning your calendar: Part 1

TK All-Star posted on 02/05/10 at 01:29 PM

Jonathan "Doc" Maher shows you how to adjust a live calendar trade, in a 2-part series. It's not just important to tee up your trades correctly; often the real difference is made by successfully... more

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Newest All-Star: Jeff Augen!

TK All-Star posted on 02/04/10 at 10:24 AM

Nicole Wachs introduces Jeff Augen, the latest All-Star on the TradeKing team. We're on a roll these days, beefing up our TradeKing All-Star commentary. In addition to latest All-Stars, Rob Smith... more

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Tickerville Video: This Week's 2Min Tape Talk

TK All-Star posted on 02/02/10 at 04:41 PM

Quint Tatro walks through 4 promising technical setups. Regards, Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Star Commentator Disclosure: Quint Tatro holds no p... more

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Birds of a Feather (Stocks)

TK All-Star posted on 02/02/10 at 10:04 AM

Rob Franklin Smith spots 3 interesting sells in the energy sector. If you read my blog last week, you'll recall I was looking for a decline in some momentum names. That plan worked very well, s... more

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Options Movers: MSFT, QCOM, AMZN, USU, MOT, DE, AAPL

TK All-Star posted on 02/01/10 at 10:02 AM

Fred Ruffy finds emerging options trends in the latest trading session. Unusual Volume Movers Microsoft (MSFT) is seeing 3X average daily trading volume, with 417,000 contracts traded and call... more

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Tickerville Weekly Charts Recap

TK All-Star posted on 01/26/10 at 04:05 PM

Quint Tatro sees sell opportunities in ADM, BR and WAT. Until next time! Quint Tatro Founder, Tickerville.com TradeKing All-Stars Commentator Any strategies discussed and examples u... more

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