We are adding the following credit spreads to our October recommended list.
We are recommending credit spreads in the following issues.
ANF - Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is principally engaged in the purchase, distribution and sale of men's, women's and kids' casual apparel. The company's retail activities are conducted under the Abercrombie & Fitch and abercrombie trade names through retail stores, a catalogue, a magazine/catalogue and a website, all bearing some form of the company name. Merchandise is targeted to appeal to customers in specialty markets who have distinctive consumer characteristics.
SNDK - Sandisk Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets flash memory storage products that are used in a wide variety of electronic systems. The company have designed flash memory storage solutions to address the storage requirements of emerging applications in the consumer electronics and industrial/communications markets. Its products are used in a number of rapidly growing consumer electronics applications, such as digital cameras, personal digital assistants, portable digital music players, digital video recorders and smart phones.
UAUA - United Airlines organization is committed to continuous improvements in costs, revenues and operations to sustain and enhance a competitive margin. To achieve this goal, the company is investing in its employees and ensuring accountability to create a high-performing organization. The company's portfolio of products offers the right service to the right customer at the right price.
VPRT - Vistaprint N.V. is an online provider of coordinated portfolios of marketing products and services to small businesses globally. The company provides small businesses and consumers per year with the easiest way to make an impression at the best price. With a unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise, Vistaprint offers a wide variety of products for both small businesses and the home. The Company offers a range of products and services ranging from printed business cards, brochures and post cards to apparel, invitations and announcements, holiday cards, calendars, creative design services, copywriting services, direct mail services, promotional gifts, signage, Website design and hosting services, and e-mail marketing services. The Company has automated and integrated the design and production process, from design conceptualization to product shipment and service delivery.
VECO - VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. (DE) designs, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of precision beam etching and surface measurement systems used in the manufacture of microelectronic products. It sells its products worldwide to many of the leading semiconductor and data storage manufacturers. In addition, it sells its products to companies in the flat panel display and high frequency device industries, as well as to other industries, research and development centers and universities.
PRU - Prudential Financial, Inc. is one of the largest financial services institutions in the United States. They provide a wide range of insurance, investment management and other financial products and services. The Prudential name and Rock logo are among the most widely recognized in the United States. They conduct their principal businesses through four divisions: U.S. Consumer, Employee Benefits, International and Asset Management. They also conduct other activities in Corporate and Other operations.
Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.
As mentioned earlier this week, we will begin to follow the October watch list this
Friday when the September cycle expires and comes off of the board.