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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Trade of the Day: eBay (EBAY)

Jul. 17, 2018, 9:19 am EDT – With trade-war rhetoric heating up, the yield curve getting closer to inversion and excessive debt everywhere you look, today I'm adding a bearish trade on eBay (EBAY) in order to provide some protective puts to my portfolio. More 

Trade of the Day: Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd (USA) (AEM)

Jul. 13, 2018, 8:58 am EDT – It is said that copper is a leading indicator for the market and, while some think that this means the economy will follow copper to the downside, I think the commodity has been oversold and that it will rebound from current levels. More 

Trade of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD)

Jul. 10, 2018, 9:22 am EDT – There is a lot of uncertainty swirling in the markets, and that’s really the last thing that investors want. However, one stock I’ve had my eye on recently for a bullish play is Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), which has jumped from the $72 level to over $76 in just the last three sessions. More 

Trade of the Day: Novocure Ltd (NVCR)

Jul. 6, 2018, 9:13 am EDT – Biotech firms have been showing strength relative to the rest of the market lately and look like they could be bullish candidates going forward. More 

Trade of the Day: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)

Jun. 29, 2018, 9:09 am EDT – I’m betting on additional downside ahead, as we saw a pretty strong one-day reversal on Wednesday that has yet to be recovered. One area that does look good for the bulls, though, is the energy sector. More 

Trade of the Day: Guggenheim CurrencyShares Australian Dollar ETF (FXA)

Jun. 27, 2018, 9:16 am EDT – I think the U.S. dollar is going to fall from here, so I’m more interested in foreign currencies. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT)

Jun. 22, 2018, 9:22 am EDT – With a looming “debt bomb” around the world, I’m always looking for a chance to short interest-rate plays. More 

Trade of the Day: SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB)

Jun. 18, 2018, 9:16 am EDT – The consumer stocks I've got my eye on now are homebuilders. They’ve been hit pretty hard, but I think we’re going to get a bounce-back in those. Despite the rate hikes, we’re in the initial stages of rates going up, and it’s not increasing the mortgages right now. More 

Trade of the Day: CME Group Inc (CME)

Jun. 15, 2018, 9:22 am EDT – The Nasdaq and the Russell 2000 small-caps have made dramatic moves to the upside over the past few weeks and have set new all-time highs. I don't like to see the crowd all on one side of a trade — but I do think it's a good time for the trading exchanges themselves. More 

Trade of the Day: Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK)

Jun. 11, 2018, 8:37 am EDT – The Nasdaq has made a new high, and there’s a lot of money flowing into tech — it’s been a popular place to be for a while. More