John Kmiecik
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John Kmiecik has been in the trading arena for well over 20 years and has worked for several firms, including Goldman Sachs and First Options of Chicago, and has traded professionally for hedge funds.

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Recent Articles

Lululemon: Make a Quick, Bearish Trade on LULU Stock

Jan. 9, 2014, 8:36 am EST – Positive sentiment should boost Lululemon ... eventually. But LULU stock should be held down long enough to let this options spread trade play out. More 

Don’t Just Go Long on BBY — Go Diagonal

Jan. 6, 2014, 8:53 am EST – A combination of right-priced Best Buy options and a helpful chart setup puts the odds in favor of this BBY stock diagonal spread. More 

BIDU – Cash In on Baidu’s Surge With This Credit Spread

Jan. 3, 2014, 9:12 am EST – Baidu stock has doubled in the past six months, and traders can cash in on new support levels by using this put credit spread. More 

AAPL – Start the New Year Right With Butterfly Spreads on Apple

Dec. 30, 2013, 8:06 am EST – Apple needs to repeat the past and rise higher heading into its Jan. 21 earnings report for this AAPL stock butterfly spread. More 

TSLA – Rev Up the Profits With This Tesla Motors Credit Spread

Dec. 27, 2013, 10:15 am EST – Tesla Motors has been one of the hottest stocks of the year, and the company is expanding into China. Use this credit spread to profit on the popularity of TSLA. More 

Stream Some Profits With This NFLX Credit Spread

Dec. 23, 2013, 9:35 am EST – A recent Netflix survey on binge watching shows that viewers still love Netflix. Use this credit spread to profit on everyone's streaming addiction. More 

Slap an Iron Condor on Uncertain GLD

Dec. 20, 2013, 7:54 am EST – Potential support and resistance and an uncertain future for gold prices make this iron condor trade idea on the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) look awfully precious. More 

GS Stock – Go Long on Surging Goldman Sachs

Dec. 19, 2013, 8:35 am EST – Yesterday's news that the Fed taper is in helped Goldman Sachs clear a persistent area of resistance. Now, use options to ride GS stock higher. More 

Win Big With a WYNN Credit Spread

Dec. 16, 2013, 9:34 am EST – Wynn has been off to the races this month -- I'm looking for a pause int he upward trajectory. More 

Go Long on a Potential TRV Stock Reversal

Dec. 13, 2013, 9:11 am EST – The chart of Travelers Cos. is showing a possible reversal setup. One way to play a rebound is this call options trade on TRV stock. More