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

Novice Trade: Germany ETF Real Money Pro($)

The earnings of the companies in EWG are a loss, but here's a bearish trade tactic.
I favor the at-the-money, bearishly biased vertical put spread expiring in December.

Intermediate Trade: TBT Real Money Pro($)

The trade is the bullishly biased, out-of-the-money vertical call spread expiring in March.

Novice Trade: EWU Real Money Pro($)

Sometimes, junk can morph into good profits.

Beginner Level Trade: DBB Real Money Pro($)

This is a bullish, highly risky trade.
A bullishly biased vertical call spread expiring in September.

Intermediate Trade: VXX Real Money Pro($)

Buying straw hats in winter sort of fits this trade setup.

Novice Trade: Pfizer Real Money Pro($)

If you like pharma, now is the time to scale into the sector.
Or, how to morph a long call into a synthetic put.
Or, how to morph a long call into a synthetic put.

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