Rick Pendergraft

Contributor, Cabot Wealth Advisory

A contributor to Cabot Wealth Advisory, Rick has spent over 20 years studying, trading and writing about the investment markets, and specializes in derivatives investing, and technical and sentiment analysis. After making his first options trade at a very young age, he was hooked on the leverage offered in the derivatives markets. Before joining Cabot, Rick spent 10 years working for two of the largest financial publishers in the world, Schaeffer’s Investment Research and Investor’s Daily Edge.

Throughout the years, Rick has studied thousands of trades and developed an automated scan based on characteristics of past fast moving stocks to produce a daily list of bullish and bearish stocks. These scans are at the heart of Rick's options strategy.

Rick has offered his outlook for the markets in numerous appearances on financial news organizations including Bloomberg TV, CNBC, CNN, MSN Money, Dow Jones MarketWatch and TopStockAnalysts.com.



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By Timothy Lutts on October 24, 2016

Recommending great growth stocks is our specialty at Cabot. But so is education--we want you to be able to find growth stocks on your own too. Here are nine characteristics of what to look for.Read More >

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By Paul Goodwin on October 21, 2016

Even in today’s scary market, there are great growth stocks out there. Here’s how to find them—and how to avoid the kind of losses that can haunt your portfolio.Read More >