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: Dow Chemical (DOW)

Jul. 31, 2015, 10:39 am EDT – NYSE name Dow Chemical (DOW) is a stock I've traded many times in my four decades as a professional. More 

Trade of the Day: Lockheed Martin (LMT)

Jul. 24, 2015, 9:35 am EDT – I expect the trading range to be maintained in the short-term, but there's plenty of money to be made while the market decides its course. More 

Trade of the Day: American International Group (AIG)

Jul. 17, 2015, 10:08 am EDT – The jury is still out as to whether the markets will break out or break down from here. More 

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

Jul. 10, 2015, 9:42 am EDT – My indicators have turned definitively bearish. My recommendation is to keep lots of insurance in your portfolio and to start cutting back on your bullish positions. More 

Trade of the Day: Xerox (XRX)

Jul. 7, 2015, 9:01 am EDT – There’s definitely a dark cloud hanging over this market, and my best suggestion is to buy puts on any rally and keep a good measure of insurance in your portfolio. I’m recommending one such position today. More 

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