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

Intermediate Trade: GLD Real Money Pro($)

Once again, gold has my bullishly biased attention.

Intermediate Trade: DBA ETF Real Money Pro($)

Best to think of DBA as a compilation of the agricultural products that we eat and drink.
| Apr 24, 2018
| 2:51 PM EDT
Today is another day that proves that shorting puts naked is beyond ignorant and the worst way I know to lear...
| Apr 24, 2018
| 10:58 AM EDT
IBM just increased its dividend 5% (rounded) to $1.57 / share (+7c/share increase). That makes it 23 consec...
A bullishly biased XLB call expiring in June.
| Apr 23, 2018
| 9:44 AM EDT
Reported every Friday is the NY Fed's GDP "Nowcasting" report. These reports attempt to conjure up (guess) as ...
A bearishly biased out-of-the-money long put 'shooter' expiring in January.
DXD offers traders a way to short the Dow 30 while controlling risk.
| Apr 19, 2018
| 11:34 AM EDT
First, a not so subtle push up in UST interest rates. Second, silver up 5% for the week so far, and moving to...

Novice Trade: Silver ETF Real Money Pro($)

An SLV bullishly biased, in-the-money long shooter call expiring in July.

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