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Novice Trade: Apple Real Money Pro($)

Let's go 3 for 3 on these AAPL call buys.

Novice Trade: Apple Real Money Pro($)

This Apple call option is a steal at this price.

Intermediate Trade: Apple Real Money Pro($)

As we await earnings, dubious investors have made a ton of dough on this 'dog.'

Novice Trade: Skechers Real Money Pro($)

SKX is likely to go in one direction with the drop in its option prices: lower.

Novice Trade: Intel Real Money Pro($)

Though earnings were disappointing, the stock has caught a small bid.

Intermediate Trade: Twitter Real Money Pro($)

This TWTR September strangle is too cheap to pass up.

Novice Trade: CRM Real Money Pro($)

Salesforce's stock is going to run higher, and its calls are cheap.
There's an opportunity to pick up GLD contracts for the ride back down.
How long does the U.S. bond stay at the current panic levels? Likely not much longer.
I see real value in 2 places, and you don't have to walk around town to find them.


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