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: 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 

Trade of the Day: Lowe’s (LOW)

Nov. 27, 2015, 11:50 am EDT – I don’t think we’ll see any great gains because stocks and indices are running into an area of huge resistance. More 

Trade of the Day: Nordstrom (JWN)

Nov. 20, 2015, 10:37 am EDT – Given the pickle that retailers have with high inventories and recession threats, I have a bearish play on a high-end name, Nordstrom (JWN). More 

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

Nov. 13, 2015, 9:52 am EDT – We're at a point at which it's smart to include some positions that will profit if things fall apart, as the near-term picture looks grim. As such, today I’m recommending a bearish option play. More 

Trade of the Day: Wyndham (WYN)

Nov. 6, 2015, 4:50 am EDT – To take advantage of what I think are probably the last legs of this market rally, let's get long Wyndham (WYN). More