Ken Trester
Ken Trester (RSS)
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.

Read complete bio
Recent Articles

Trade of the Day: Apple (AAPL)

Aug. 7, 2015, 9:50 am EDT – My bias is likely to be to the downside as summer winds down. My outlook for AAPL, one of the stocks that’s been carrying this market, isn’t much better. More 

Trade of the Day: Dow Chemical (DOW)

Jul. 31, 2015, 10:39 am EDT – NYSE name Dow Chemical (DOW) is a stock I've traded many times in my four decades as a professional. More 

Trade of the Day: Lockheed Martin (LMT)

Jul. 24, 2015, 9:35 am EDT – I expect the trading range to be maintained in the short-term, but there's plenty of money to be made while the market decides its course. More 

Trade of the Day: American International Group (AIG)

Jul. 17, 2015, 10:08 am EDT – The jury is still out as to whether the markets will break out or break down from here. More 

Trade of the Day: United States Oil Fund (USO)

Jul. 10, 2015, 9:42 am EDT – My indicators have turned definitively bearish. My recommendation is to keep lots of insurance in your portfolio and to start cutting back on your bullish positions. More 

Trade of the Day: Xerox (XRX)

Jul. 7, 2015, 9:01 am EDT – There’s definitely a dark cloud hanging over this market, and my best suggestion is to buy puts on any rally and keep a good measure of insurance in your portfolio. I’m recommending one such position today. More 

Trade of the Day: U.S. Steel (X)

Jun. 26, 2015, 9:32 am EDT – This is the time to buy insurance: when volatility is low. Later, there will be no bargains to be had. And that is the rationale behind today's trade recommendation. More 

Trade of the Day: Starbucks (SBUX)

Jun. 19, 2015, 9:53 am EDT – My indicators have improved somewhat to neutral, a slight upgrade from last week’s negative readings. More 

Trade of the Day: Micron Technology (MU)

Jun. 12, 2015, 9:46 am EDT – My indicators have taken on a more negative tone -- which is why I recommend that traders lean toward puts as portfolio insurance. More 

Trade of the Day: Alcoa (AA)

Jun. 5, 2015, 10:47 am EDT – Market breadth has been weak, as the number of stocks posting declines is far out-pacing those that are advancing. More