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Novice Trade: PowerShares QQQ Real Money Pro($)

This ETF is a steal and calls are too cheap given the move it's making today.

Intermediate Trade: VIX Real Money Pro($)

There has been a lot of interest in VIX as we head to jobs report and Fed rate decision.

Novice Trade: Facebook Real Money Pro($)

Take this selloff as an opportunity to dip into FB long-term calls again.

Novice Trade: Walmart Real Money Pro($)

I like WMT to run toward its 52-week high as we head into Christmas and may go higher.
As tech companies become enemies of the State, mid-cap financials are a good play.
As tech companies become enemies of the State, mid-cap financials are a good play.
There is huge room for this name to go higher, especially given that rates are going to move higher.
Try an FXE put spread on increased volatility over Italy's constitutional referendum.

Advanced Trade: IWM/QQQ Real Money Pro($)

Over the next few months, I think all indices move higher with the Russell 2000 outperforming the others.
Consider buying this week's QQQ 116.50 calls.


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