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: Deutsche Bank (DB)

Feb. 5, 2016, 9:25 am EDT – Europe will get hit hardest because its financial institutions don't have the reserves that U.S. banks do. Additionally, the European banks are heavily invested in Asian debt, a huge problem, and they have a lot of derivative exposure. More 

Trade of the Day: Anadarko Petroleum (APC)

Jan. 29, 2016, 10:55 am EDT – I'm of the mind that there's about a 70% chance that the U.S. economy will fall into recession again, which aligns with my bearish stance. More 

Trade of the Day: VelocityShares Daily Inverse VIX ETN (XIV)

Jan. 22, 2016, 9:46 am EDT – Looking at a chart of the S&P 500, I see a “head-and-shoulders” pattern forming over the last two years, More 

Trade of the Day: Teucrium Corn ETF (CORN)

Jan. 21, 2016, 1:40 pm EDT – If we're talking about commodities that I like for upside potential for the longer-term, I am focusing on silver and corn. More 

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

Jan. 15, 2016, 10:24 am EDT – We are now in a confirmed bear market, and that means that the major trend is to the downside. More 

Trade of the Day: Olin (OLN)

Jan. 8, 2016, 9:50 am EDT – While we are not officially in a bear market, many individual stocks are already down 20% from their highs, so it’s certainly felt like a bear market for the last few months. In this environment, I’m recommending a bearish play on a materials (specifically, chemicals) stock. More 

Trade of the Day: Halliburton (HAL)

Dec. 31, 2015, 11:09 am EDT – We're in the middle of a "Santa Claus rally,” which has almost an 80% chance of occurring each year. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares US Medical Devices ETF (IHI)

Dec. 24, 2015, 9:29 am EDT – You could buy IHI shares, of course, but my favorite way to trade is by writing options. More 

Trade of the Day: Delta Airlines (DAL)

Dec. 18, 2015, 9:35 am EDT – My outlook is pretty neutral at the moment, although that could change as the market fully digests the FOMC news. More 

Trade of the Day: Ryder System (R)

Dec. 4, 2015, 10:55 am EDT – I expect heavy tax-loss selling in the next week or two to cause the stock market to decline. More