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: U.S. Steel (X)

Jun. 26, 2015, 9:32 am EDT – This is the time to buy insurance: when volatility is low. Later, there will be no bargains to be had. And that is the rationale behind today's trade recommendation. More 

Trade of the Day: Starbucks (SBUX)

Jun. 19, 2015, 9:53 am EDT – My indicators have improved somewhat to neutral, a slight upgrade from last week’s negative readings. More 

Trade of the Day: Micron Technology (MU)

Jun. 12, 2015, 9:46 am EDT – My indicators have taken on a more negative tone -- which is why I recommend that traders lean toward puts as portfolio insurance. More 

Trade of the Day: Alcoa (AA)

Jun. 5, 2015, 10:47 am EDT – Market breadth has been weak, as the number of stocks posting declines is far out-pacing those that are advancing. More 

Trade of the Day: United Continental (UAL)

May. 29, 2015, 9:45 am EDT – My indicators are telling me that holding some put positions is prudent. Here’s one such trade on the beaten-down airline sector. More 

Trade of the Day: Louisiana Pacific (LPX)

May. 22, 2015, 10:50 am EDT – The Dow Jones Transportation Index (DJT), which is one of leading indicators for the health of the economy, is not doing well. More 

Trade of the Day: International Business Machines (IBM)

May. 15, 2015, 9:31 am EDT – While I personally lean toward a bearish stance, I will let the market tell me what to trade. While sectors like retail look to be weakening, the technology sector continues to hold this market up. More 

Trade of the Day: Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF)

May. 11, 2015, 9:30 am EDT – The clothing retailer has been steadily climbing higher and looks to be making a move back toward its February highs. More 

Trade of the Day: International Paper (IP)

May. 8, 2015, 10:15 am EDT – Despite signals that a selloff is setting up, within the current range-bound stock market, my outlook is neutral to bearish. More 

Trade of the Day: Apache (APA)

May. 1, 2015, 9:31 am EDT – I am generally returning to a bullish stance on oil and related stocks -- and today’s trade is firmly in that camp. More