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Intermediate Trade: Yahoo Real Money Pro($)

I am suggesting a bearishly biased vertical put spread on Yahoo.
Investors' faith in this household-name consumer stock is being tested. Again.
UNG is setting up for a long-side trade, which coincides with the onset of colder weather.

Intermediate Trade: A.O. Smith Real Money Pro($)

Analysts see great earnings growth for maker of water heaters and boilers.

Intermediate Trade: Legg Mason Real Money Pro($)

This trade is based on improving fundamentals for this quality asset management company.

Intermediate Trade: IBM Real Money Pro($)

Just a little improvement in earnings can go a long way.

Intermediate Trade: Euro ETF Real Money Pro($)

Closing one trade, then opening another in the same price direction has its benefits.

Intermediate Trade: Chico's Real Money Pro($)

A synthetic call would suit this specialty retailer of women's clothes.
Here is a way to take advantage of the bullish potential in the big commodities name.

Intermediate Trade: Macy's Real Money Pro($)

It's time to go bullish on this retailer.


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