Author: Rick Rouse

FuelCell Energy Still Looks Overvalued

FuelCell Energy Still Looks Overvalued

Hydrogen pure-play stocks outperformed the overall market in 2020 and continue to do well in 2021. Hydrogen-related investments have attracted investor interest, as bullish sentiment believe the element — which emits no greenhouse gas when burned or used in fuel cells — may be a viable option to help the world meet its climate goals. […]

COLUMBIA, SC/USA - JUNE 4, 2018: Aflac Insurance corporate building and trademark logo. American Family Life Assurance Company is an American insurance company.

AFL Shares Setting Up for a Breakout

Insurance stocks like AFL can make a great addition to your stock portfolio as the business has the potential to produce excellent long-term returns. It is also a business that works in strong economies as well as during recessions, and anytime in between. Shares of Aflac (AFL) underperformed the overall stock market in 2020 and […]

PFE Stock Price Pullback Represents a Buying Opportunity

PFE Stock Price Pullback Represents a Buying Opportunity

Shares of Pfizer (PFE) are down 20% from their early December 52-week peak at $43.08 and have been hovering around their 200-day moving average for seven-straight sessions. There is still risk towards the $34.25 down to $34 area on continued weakness with the recent low tapping $34.27 earlier this month. There are a number of […]

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Three Rules for Boosting Your Trading Profits Today

As an active trader I’m amazed more people don’t trade options. Options not only allow you to lower your risk but also allow you the opportunity to mimic a stock portfolio, but with a lot less money. Now, who wouldn’t want to make bigger profits and risk less of their money? I take pride in […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - April 2, 2018: Bank of America location in San Francisco. Company logo and font

BAC Stock Price Reaching Oversold Territory

Shares of Bank of America (BAC) reached “oversold” levels after falling for eight-straight sessions. It held its 50-day moving average while recently announcing fourth-quarter earnings. The chart below shows the RSI (relative strength index) for the stock recently hitting 40, as well as levels from late October. You will also see RSI reached 30 in […]

ARCADIA, CA/USA - NOVEMBER 22, 2015: Western Union sign and logo. The Western Union Company is an American financial services and communications company.

Getting Paid Dividends While Trading Western Union Options

With stock market valuations sitting near 20-year highs, investors are hoping corporate results and profit outlooks will help determine to what degree the valuations are justified. The catalyst that will drive the market to higher highs over the near-term will be the current fourth-quarter earnings season that will carry over into mid-February and a month […]

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 9: Nasdaq Marketsite in 4 Times Square on September 9, 2016 in New York. This is the marketing presence of the Nasdaq stock market.

Five Key Indicators for Landing Top Profits

I make stock and options recommendations based on what the charts—not the talking heads and suit-and-ties on financial TV networks—tell me. I spend many hours every week analyzing stock charts, support and resistance levels, moving averages, and numerous other technical indicators of the major indices and stocks to ensure that I’m bringing you recommendations that […]

What is Volatility Predicting for the Stock Market?

What is Volatility Predicting for the Stock Market?

Stock market volatility is arguably one of the most misunderstood concepts in investing but can be an extremely important technical tool when it is used to analyze the stock market. To start, volatility is often referred to as the fear gauge, and the range of price change the stock market can experience over a given […]

Aug 1, 2019 San Jose / CA / USA - CISCO sign in front of the headquarters in Silicon Valley; Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology conglomerate

Cisco Systems Setting up for a Possible Breakout

Cisco Systems (CSCO) has struggled throughout 2020 after shares came in at $48 and are down 7% despite the strong gains observed throughout the tech sector and on the Nasdaq this year. CSCO was once considered one of the “four horseman” of the tech sector throughout the 1990s—along with Dell, Microsoft, and Intel—and one of […]

Eight Easy Rules That Can Lead to a Killer Option Win Rate

Eight Easy Rules That Can Lead to a Killer Option Win Rate

There are many profitable option trading strategies, but none of them work unless you are willing to stick to a set of guiding principles. I employ a number of rules that are helpful in maximizing profits, limiting losses and, most importantly, taking the emotion out of trading that all of my subscribers should take the […]