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: Tenet Healthcare (THC)

Jan. 30, 2015, 10:41 am EDT – Until a bullish or bearish market trend replaces the whipsaw action, take smaller positions than normal but don't sit out completely. More 

Trade of the Day: Merck (MRK)

Jan. 23, 2015, 9:40 am EDT – With major U.S. stock indexes returning to bullish trends, today's trade is a call option in "Big Pharma" stock Merck (MRK). More 

Trade of the Day: Briggs & Stratton (BGG)

Jan. 16, 2015, 9:27 am EDT – The major indices have again fallen below their 50-day moving averages. More 

Trade of the Day: Clorox (CLX)

Jan. 9, 2015, 9:44 am EDT – With all signs pointing to continuing uncertainty, here’s a strong bullish trade in the “safety trade” sector of consumer staples. More 

Trade of the Day: Wendy’s (WEN)

Jan. 5, 2015, 9:42 am EDT – Wendy’s has moved into a bullish trend relative to its key moving averages and should continue moving higher. More 

Trade of the Day: Quintiles Transnational Holdings (Q)

Dec. 19, 2014, 10:15 am EDT – Volatility, while pleasant on the upside, is not a sign of a stable market environment. Sharp reversals in stocks can happen at any time. More 

Trade of the Day: Home Depot (HD)

Dec. 12, 2014, 9:32 am EDT – While potential trouble has become more evident, momentum in the major stock indexes continues to lean to the bullish side, and options traders should evenly weight bullish and bearish positions. Today’s trade is on the bullish side of that equation. More 

Trade of the Day: H&R Block (HRB) and Murphy Oil (MUR)

Dec. 5, 2014, 8:39 am EDT – I've got a two-for trade for you today featuring one call option to take advantage of the stock's bullish trend and one put option. More 

Trade of the Day: CBS Corp. (CBS)

Dec. 1, 2014, 9:06 am EDT – Don't neglect bearish positions, as the current overbought state of the major stock indexes could lead to a sudden and sharp pullback in the next couple of weeks. Today’s recommendation is for one such put trade. More 

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

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