we are adding to the January recommended list with the following spreads.
We are recommending credit spreads in the following issues.
HPQ - Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems Group segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, calculators and other related accessories, and software and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The company?s Services segment provides consulting, outsourcing, and technology services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains. Its Imaging and Printing Group segment provides consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, and scanning devices, such as inkjet and Web solutions, laser jet and enterprise solutions, managed enterprise solutions, graphics solutions, and printer supplies. The company?s Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking segment offers industry standard servers, business critical systems, storage platforms, and networking products, including switches, routers, wireless LAN, and TippingPoint network security products.
AKAM - Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers Application Performance solutions that improve the performance of dynamic applications used by enterprises to connect with their employees, suppliers, and customers. Its Application Performance solutions include Web Application Accelerator, which enables enterprises to run various applications; and IP Application Accelerator that is designed to address core Internet weaknesses to optimize the performance and real-time sensitivity associated with IP-enabled applications delivered over Internet-related protocols. It also provides Digital Asset solutions that enable enterprises to execute their large file management and distribution strategies. The company?s Digital Asset solutions include Akamai Media Delivery solution that delivers media content on behalf of its customers; and Electronic Software Delivery solution, which handles the distribution of software for its customers. In addition, it offers Dynamic Site solutions, which accelerate business-to-consumer Websites that integrate collaborative content and applications into their online architecture; Advertising Decision solutions that enable advertisers, agencies, publishers, and networks to buy and sell advertising; and custom solutions to commercial and government customers.
TM - Toyota Motor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, assembly, and sale of passenger cars, minivans, and commercial vehicles. It offers conventional engine vehicles, including subcompact and compact cars under the Corolla, Yaris, micropremium iQ, Passo, Ractis, Vitz, and Etios brand names; mini-vehicles, passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, and auto parts under the Toyota brand name; mid-size cars under the Camry, REIZ, Avensis, and Mark X brand names; luxury cars under the Lexus and Crown brands; Century limousine; sports cars under the Scion tC and Lexus brands; sport-utility vehicles under the Sequoia, 4Runner, RAV4, Highlander, FJ Cruiser, and Land Cruiser brands; pickup trucks under the Tacoma and Tundra brands; minivans under the Alphard, Vellfire, Corolla Verso, Wish, Hiace, Regius Ace, Estima, Noah, Voxy, Sienta, Isis, Passo Sette, and Sienna brand names; cab wagons; large, medium, and small trucks; and large, small, and micro-buses. The company also provides hybrid cars under the Prius and Crown brands.
ERTS - Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software and content for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and electronic readers, hand held game players, and the Internet. The company provides games, and related content and services marketed under the EA brand in various categories, such as action-adventure, role playing, racing, and first-person shooter games, as well as massively-multiplayer online role-playing games. It also offers a collection of sports-based video games, such as simulated sports based on real-world sports leagues, players, events, and venues, as well as casual games with arcade-style gameplay and graphics under EA SPORTS label. In addition, the company provides compelling games and related content and services for a mass audience under EA Play Label, as well as develops Harry Potter videogames. Further, it offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its Pogo online service; and digital content and Internet-based advertising services, as well as develops and publishes games for mobile devices; and digital games, including MONOPOLY, SCRABBLE, YAHTZEE, NERF, and LITTLEST PET SHOP. Additionally, the company publishes or distributes video games that are developed by other companies, including the Crysis series and the Epic Games title Bulletstorm.
We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.
Bear credit spreads = bearish call spreads.