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Will Ashworth

Will Ashworth

Will Ashworth has written about investments full-time since 2008. He loves investing and is passionate about helping others put their money to work. He particularly enjoys creating model portfolios that stand the test of time. 

Publications where he's appeared include InvestorPlace, The Motley Fool Canada, Investopedia, Kiplinger, and several others in both the U.S. and Canada. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. You can catch up with him on LinkedIn. 

Most Recent Stories

Top 100 Stocks to Buy: Pennant Group Is on a Roll. Can It Keep It Going?

Pennant Group, an Idaho-based provider of home health, hospice, and senior living services in 13 states, is in 36th place among Barchart's Top 100 stocks. Its shares are up 96% year-to-date. With a weighted...

PNTG : 29.06 (+4.38%)
ENSG : 135.93 (+0.01%)
It’s Time to Use Unusually Active Put Options to Profit From Five Below’s Falling Knife

The tween and teen focused value retailer Five Below has gotten killed in 2024 with its shares down 66% year-to-date. The company had five unusually active put options in Thursday trading. Here’s why...

SPWR : 0.9396 (+31.27%)
FIVE : 75.77 (-3.93%)
BRK.B : 434.01 (-0.45%)
The Pros and Cons of This Unusually Active NYCB Call Option

Among the top 100 unusually active options in Wednesday trading was a call option for New York Community Bancorp, the beleaguered New York City-focused multi-family residential lender. Before you jump...

NYCB : 11.52 (+4.54%)
These 3 Nasdaq Stocks Hit 52-Week Lows: Which Is the Best Buy?

Barchart data says there were 26 Nasdaq stocks hitting 52-week lows on Tuesday compared to 287 52-week highs. Three of the stocks hitting 52-week lows are all companies whose stocks are worth owning over...

HELE : 57.07 (+0.04%)
LULU : 281.37 (-1.27%)
SBUX : 76.26 (-0.38%)
3 Top 100 Stocks to Buy Moving Up the Charts

Of the Top 100 Stocks to buy in Tuesday trading, 11 had moved up at least 10 positions from yesterday’s trading, including five that weren’t even on the list. Three of them look particularly interesting....

GHM : 32.92 (+1.95%)
NVDA : 122.59 (-0.77%)
ORN : 11.87 (+2.24%)
PAYS : 5.48 (+5.18%)
Time to Kill? Buy These 3 Unusually Active Call Options

Thursday options trading had nine unusually active call options with more than 365 days to expiration. While they all look intriguing, here are the three to focus on if you’ve got some time to kill.

NVDA : 122.59 (-0.77%)
PLTR : 28.81 (+1.23%)
ORCL : 143.11 (+2.10%)
NU : 12.87 (-0.92%)
BRK.B : 434.01 (-0.45%)
NKE : 73.40 (-1.95%)
3 Unusally Active Call Options to Buy for Less than a Quarter

In Wednesday’s trading there were 550 unusually active call options. Of those, 41 had closing ask prices of 25 cents or less. Three of them look especially enticing to buy. Here’s why.

F : 13.83 (-2.05%)
SBUX : 76.26 (-0.38%)
TSLA : 246.38 (-2.04%)
ONON : 40.52 (-0.15%)
SABR : 3.25 (-1.81%)
2 Stocks to Buy Trading Near a 5-Year Low

On Tuesday, 219 Nasdaq or NYSE-listed stocks hit 52-week lows. Some of these companies are also perilously close to their 5-year lows. Here are two that value investors might consider adding to their portfolios....

JOUT : 39.18 (+2.43%)
CBRL : 43.13 (-2.99%)
BH : 197.74 (+1.04%)
BRK.B : 434.01 (-0.45%)
SBUX : 76.26 (-0.38%)
3 Top 100 Stocks to Buy for Just $15

There are 23 companies in Barchart’s Top 100 Stocks to Buy whose share prices are less than $10. You can buy three for just $15. Here’s how.

HEPS : 3.46 (+5.81%)
MELI : 1,692.23 (+0.29%)
BRF : 14.19 (-1.76%)
TSN : 59.23 (-0.47%)
MRRTY : 1.9900 (-0.75%)
MAMA : 7.71 (-3.50%)
MDLZ : 66.01 (-0.80%)
JJSF : 170.78 (+0.74%)
9 Unusually Active Options. Buy These 3 to Profit.

In the latest day of trading, there were nine unusually active options of companies with single-letter stock symbols. Here are the three best to profit heading deeper into July.

U : 16.92 (+2.73%)
TTWO : 151.71 (+0.84%)
F : 13.83 (-2.05%)
GM : 46.38 (-6.42%)
V : 264.79 (-1.09%)
X : 39.48 (+3.62%)

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U.S. will pay $1.14 Trillion in interest payments on debt this year, which is the equivalent of 76% of all income taxes collected. Probably Fine https://t.co/3Sc2WZorbp
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Will the Federal Reserve shock the world and do a surprise rate cut next week?
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American Airlines $AAL closes at lowest price in more than 4 years and is getting dangerously close to its lowest price in more than a decade https://t.co/01RfLCEvZe
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Pfizer $PFE forms a Golden Cross for the first time since January 2023 https://t.co/dVWgxnLom4
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Nvidia $NVDA could 10x from here as its revenues soar to $1 Trillion by the end of the decade says Tom Lee from Fundstrat https://t.co/VPpwm8G2FK
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BREAKING 🚨: Dr. Copper Copper posts its 7th consecutive red day, its longest losing streak since January 2020. https://t.co/w1TGKwV2w3 https://t.co/1POtTo45NN
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S&P 500 $SPX will be stuck in a range according to Jonathan Krinsky, Chief Market Technician at BTIG. That's cool but 2 weeks ago, he warned a 20% correction was coming. https://t.co/LTrZbBBoCx
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Nvidia Insider Trading Alert 🚨 CEO Jensen Huang just sold another $28.9 million worth of NVDA shares, for a total of roughly $390 million over the last six weeks. https://t.co/eEHmmEecKX https://t.co/DyUFeITOyi
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Tesla $TSLA getting slammed in after-hours trading after missing on earnings https://t.co/bX92rtLe2f
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