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: 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 

Trade of the Day: Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM)

Nov. 17, 2014, 9:24 am EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – With stock indexes remaining bearish, options traders should continue to lean toward buying put options and reducing call holdings. More