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Intermediate Trade: VIX Real Money Pro($)

There's a pretty big spread between October VIX futures and the index.

Novice Trade: Apple Real Money Pro($)

The stock is down today, but it's so loved that a buy-the-dip scenario is likely to occur.
With oil prices rallying, there is going to be some love for natural gas as well.

Intermediate Trade: Equifax Real Money Pro($)

Look for EFX's pain to continue.

Novice Trade: Symantec Real Money Pro($)

Equifax debacle could give the owner of cybersecurity company LifeLock a big boost.

Novice Trade: Equifax Real Money Pro($)

After massive data breach, the plunge for this stock is just getting started.

Novice Trade: Gold ETF Real Money Pro($)

A GLD run back below $125 is in the cards.

Intermediate Trade: VIX Real Money Pro($)

Either the market is going to sell off or a really large dumping is about to take place.

Novice Trade: CBOE Holdings Real Money Pro($)

Try these Oct 105 calls for about $1.75, and sell them when CBOE gets over $105.
Maybe we'll finally get the flush the market has been looking for.


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