Michael C. Khouw is a 20 year veteran of the financial services industry with broad experience as a strategist, trader, analyst and portfolio manager in a variety of asset classes including equities, commodities and equity and index derivatives.

Mike is the co-author of The Options Edge, a comprehensive guide to understanding the value of options, optionality, volatility and strategy for both retail and institutional investors that includes practical real-life examples of do's and don'ts for everyone from options novices to seasoned practitioners.

With the VIX dropping below 15 I thought it important to provide my thoughts.
A large trade in AMAT shows the strategy and benefits of options.
This potential merger candidate looks attractive for the long term.

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Was very patient with CPB.  Opened long on 7/11($51.01), added a bit later($50.81).  Looks headed fo...
Disney is moving well today(Scripps chatter). The stock has been in the green since the bell after opening wit...
Good morning. Futures are up this morning, with the Nasdaq slated to open about 45 points higher. Facebook ($F...
Alliance Data Systems (ADS) announced an expanded and renewed stock buyback this morning. The shares are up f...

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