Skip Raschke has been with Options Profits since its inception 3+ years ago. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University. Prior to his Wall Street career in 1971, he was drafted by the New York Yankees as a pitcher. After a career-ending elbow injury he began his career on Wall Street in 1975 as a registered stock/options broker with Paine Webber. In 1982 he bought a seat on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange where for 10 years he was a registered options trader (a trading pit market maker).Expand

He later served as a registered Commodity Trading Advisor (C.T.A.), brokering a hedge fund. In addition he was a proprietary stock/options trader for Van Der Moolen. He can be found daily on OP, and, he can be reached at his website: The Stock and Options Trader's Daily (, an interactive website dedicated to intra-day stock market analysis as well as teaching the skills of trading the markets. His email address is: Skip@SOTDaily.comCollapse

| Oct 20, 2014
| 8:18 AM EDT
missed in the ibm angst trading today is the fact that ibm had previously Confirmed (to all of us) tha they wo...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:28 AM EDT
in yesterday's trading action, NASDAQ stocks, there was more Advancing volume than Declining volume. approx 47...


| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:10 PM EDT
nice positive trading action in ge today. eps # out friday.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:19 AM EDT
my sources saying hedgie shorts barfing drove prices to stupid levels.


| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM EDT
agn deal could be in trouble due to the stock getting hit the past few days. arbs cant like that. selling pani...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:01 AM EDT
on reuters this morning article saying saudis "privately" telling the markets to get used to lower oil prices....
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:44 PM EDT
ge options vols 19+. thus synthetic calls (as well as any other option tactic) set up for those who play with ...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:26 AM EDT
with all the fear doom and gloom and omg hyped crap (instead of facts) i see, hear and read today as regards t...
| Oct 09, 2014
| 6:48 AM EDT
Bulls +5% to 40% Bears unch at 31% Neutrals -5% to 29% observation: the fence sitters bought stock over the pa...
| Oct 07, 2014
| 9:04 AM EDT
GTAT has 136 million shares floating. GTAT had a short interest (9/15/14 last reporting date) of 55.6 million ...

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