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

Trading near its 52-week high, the natural resource company is returning to better days.

Intermediate Trade: CBS Real Money Pro($)

The media sector gains attention as there are more players for entertainment content.
After an up-and-down year, this household name is as strong as ever.

Intermediate Trade: GG Real Money Pro($)

Trump's stance on gold standard is bullish for GG.

Intermediate Trade: IBM Real Money Pro($)

Expect more volatility after earnings, but that can be a good thing.
Don't fight the tape on this one.

Novice Trade: Staples Real Money Pro($)

With a failed merger behind it, the office products chain can focus on earnings growth.

Intermediate Trade: Twitter Real Money Pro($)

Expect volatility, but the stock has points in its favor -- including all that free publicity.

Novice Trade: Freeport-McMoRan Real Money Pro($)

A bullish 'shooter' trade in FCX expiring in March.

Intermediate Trade: TBT Real Money Pro($)

Consider this bullishly biased OTM vertical call spread in ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury ETF.


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