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 (SOTDaily.com), 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

Intermediate Level Trade: NUGT Real Money Pro($)

This trade is not for those who are not used to volatility.

Intermediate Trade: Coca-Cola Real Money Pro($)

I continue to favor the near-the-money, bearishly biased vertical put spread.

Novice Trade: SEA Real Money Pro($)

The dips have been good buys for this ETF.

Novice Trade: Ford Real Money Pro($)

I prefer a long call expiring next January.

Novice Trade: Dollar Index ETF Real Money Pro($)

UUP is once again setting up for a bullishly biased trade.

Intermediate Trade: FXF Real Money Pro($)

This is a bullish, but risky trade on the Swiss franc.

Intermediate Trade: XLU Real Money Pro($)

I prefer a bearishly biased tactic for the utilities ETF.

Intermediate Level Trade: TBT Real Money Pro($)

Rising stock valuations and stagnant rates is a good combination to short.

Novice Trade: XLB Real Money Pro($)

I prefer the one-way biased, at-the-money long call shooter trade expiring in March.

Intermediate Trade: AIG Real Money Pro($)

I prefer a bullishly biased vertical call spread.

Columnist Conversations

On Friday NVDA opened with its second straight gap lower open as the steep pullback from the Jan/Feb highs con...

BEST IDEAS

News Breaks

Powered by

BROKERAGE PARTNERS

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.


TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.