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: International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)

Apr. 1, 2016, 10:50 am EDT – My longer-term stance is bearish, but that doesn't mean there isn't some quick money to made with the bulls right now, especially in technically strong stocks like IBM. More 

Trade of the Day: QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)

Mar. 24, 2016, 9:16 am EDT – The stock market will likely stay within a consolidation range and move sideways for a while before the next major market move. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:IWM)

Mar. 18, 2016, 8:48 am EDT – While my stock market indicators are giving bullish readings, my outlook remains bearish over the longer term. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ)

Mar. 11, 2016, 11:41 am EDT – Brazil’s market has mirrored the U.S. stock market in that it has gone up a long way very quickly…too sharply, if you look at the chart. More 

Trade of the Day: Campbell’s Soup Co. (CPB)

Mar. 9, 2016, 9:36 am EDT – One of my time-tested strategies is options spreads that combine two or more long and short options to collect options premium while lowering our risk and capital required. More 

Trade of the Day: Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI)

Mar. 4, 2016, 9:46 am EDT – The stock market is extremely over-bought and over-extended at this point in time, but oil patch is offering some opportunities to nibble on longs. More 

Trade of the Day: Cheniere Energy (LNG)

Feb. 19, 2016, 9:26 am EDT – My advice is to buy put options, inverse ETFs or other bearish investment vehicles at the peaks of these relief rallies when they are relatively cheap. And, given the continued instability in the energy market, today's bearish trade in that area is looking particularly compelling. More 

Trade of the Day: Dynegy (DYN)

Feb. 12, 2016, 9:14 am EDT – It is common for a bear market to experience very sharp rallies that can be much more extreme than you might think, so use strength to establish bearish trades. More 

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