Ken Trester
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Editor, Maximum Options

As the nation's foremost professional options trader, Ken Trester isn't just another "options educator." He's a pro who has been trading options since the first exchanges opened in 1973. In fact, he has documented 27-straight winning years publishing recommendations for traders.

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Recent Articles

Trade of the Day: Take-Two Interactive Software (TTWO)

Nov. 21, 2014, 8:43 am EST – Although we are in a favorable time of the year for stocks, a quick stock pullback cannot be ruled out. More 

Trade of the Day: Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM)

Nov. 17, 2014, 9:24 am EST – A strong dollar generally means weak commodity prices, and that is the case now. To help you take advantage, today’s trade recommendation is a bearish option play on a Canada-based gold miner. More 

Trade of the Day: Yahoo (YHOO)

Oct. 31, 2014, 9:23 am EST – As recent events have shown, keeping money on both sides of the stock market is a prudent course of action. So continue to hold puts in your portfolio as well -- but, with stock indexes building on their bullishness, today’s recommendation is for a call option. More 

Trade of the Day: Nordstrom (JWN)

Oct. 24, 2014, 8:45 am EST – Computer trading is mainly momentum driven, and that is the tact I take with my market outlooks. More 

Trade of the Day: Baker Hughes (BHI)

Oct. 17, 2014, 9:04 am EST – Stock indexes and indicators are becoming even more bearish. Today's trade is a play on the bearish outlook for both oil prices and equities. More 

Trade of the Day: Mattel (MAT)

Oct. 10, 2014, 8:20 am EST – With stock indexes remaining bearish, options traders should continue to lean toward buying put options and reducing call holdings. More 

Trade of the Day: Mattel (MAT)

Oct. 3, 2014, 9:03 am EST – Unlike last week, stocks face a bigger hurdle than just a single strong day to reverse their bearish trend. Here’s a put option on a well-known company with a troubled stock that will allow you to profit on the downside. More 

Trade of the Day: Eaton Corp. (ETN)

Sep. 26, 2014, 9:18 am EST – Only one of the nine major S and P 500 sector funds is bullish, down from seven of nine last week, and volatility indexes are moving higher. More 

Trade of the Day: Sprint (S)

Sep. 19, 2014, 9:07 am EST – With momentum returning to stocks, today’s recommendation is a bullish trade in a sector that did particularly well in Thursday’s session: telecom. More 

Trade of the Day: Aflac (AFL)

Sep. 12, 2014, 9:10 am EST – With momentum in stocks and indexes stalling, options traders should weight evenly between bullish and bearish positions. More