About Andrew Hecht

Andrew Hecht is a sought-after commodity and futures trader, an options expert and analyst. He is a top ranked author on Seeking Alpha in various categories. Andy spent nearly 35 years on Wall Street, including two decades on the trading desk of Phillip Brothers, which became Salomon Brothers and ultimately part of Citigroup. Over the past decades, he has researched, structured and executed some of the largest trades ever made, involving massive quantities of precious metals and bulk commodities. Aside from contributing to a variety of sites, Andy is the Editor-in-Chief at Option Hotline.

Recent Articles By Andrew Hecht

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Here's How to Take Advantage of the Dip in Solar Stocks

Solar stocks have endured a significant correction since mid-February. Over this period, the Invesco Solar ETF (TAN) is down by 33%. Andy Hecht explains why investors should consider buying the dip.
: MSFT |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Microsoft And Apple: Buy on the Dip?

Microsoft (MSFT) and Apple (AAPL) are two of the largest companies in the world with a combined market cap of over $4 trillion. Both offer long-term growth prospects, but are trading at high multiples. Should you buy on the dip? Read more to find out.
: ADM |  News, Ratings, and Charts

2 Growth Stocks to Watch as Grain Prices Soar

Grain prices have been soaring with multi-year highs in soybeans, corn, and wheat. Plus higher gasoline supports rising ethanol prices. This has made Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Bunge Limited (BG) growth stocks as we head into the 2021 crop year. Read more to learn why you should keep an eye on these two stocks.
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Is it Time to Buy the Dip in Chewy?

Chewy (CHWY) is a leading e-commerce company, specializing in pet care. It has remarkable growth and customer loyalty. Andy Hecht makes his case for why the stock is a buy at current levels.
: GDXJ |  News, Ratings, and Charts

Buy Gold Miners on The Dip?

Gold traded higher last year and peaked in August. Since then, the yellow metal has been trending downwards, though its long-term trend remains bullish. Gold mining stocks provide higher returns, especially junior miners as the price rises. Should you invest in a junior mining ETF such as the VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ) on the dip? Read more to find out.
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Enphase Energy And SunPower Corporation For The New US Energy Path

SunPower (SPWR) and Enphase Energy (ENPH) are two of the top solar stocks. They should both benefit from President Biden's infrastructure proposal which allocates significant funding to boost alternative energy.
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Is Shopify a Better Buy Than Spotify?

Technology stocks saw their shares soar last year with the digital transformation, so it's getting harder and harder to find value in technology stocks. One way to determine if a pullback is a great entry point is a company's earnings record. Two stocks to consider now are Spotify (SPOT) and Shopify (SHOP). But which is a better buy? Read more to find out.
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Kimberly-Clark Could Benefit From A Baby Boom

Kimberly Clark (KMB) has been an outperformer as people staying at home has resulted in increased spending on household items. There are expectations that the birth rate could skyrocket in the coming years which should benefit KMB as well.
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Alphabet, Facebook, and Twitter Facing Increased Regulatory Risk

There's an increasing bipartisan consensus that regulation of platforms like Twitter (TWTR), Facebook (FB), and Google (GOOGL) has to be increased. However, the stocks may still be good investment opportunities.
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Does a Pullback in Oil Prices Create a Buying Opportunity?

While energy stocks faired poorly for most of last year while oil prices were down, the sector saw a strong rebound late in the fall and into this year. That rebound appears to have hit pause as energy shares have retreated some. Is this a great time to buy? Read more to find out.
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