We are recommending the following credit spreads to start the December expiration cycle.

We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #1 in the following issues.

OPEN - OpenTable, Inc. provides restaurant reservation solutions in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. It offers solutions that form an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants and people who dine at those restaurants. The company provides electronic reservation book (ERB) that combines proprietary software and computer hardware to deliver a solution, whcih computerizes restaurant host-stand operations. The ERB streamlines and enhances various functions and processes for restaurants, including reservation management, table management, guest recognition, and email marketing. The company also operates opentable.com, a restaurant reservation Website that enables diners to find, choose, and book tables at restaurants on the OpenTable network in real time. In addition, it offers Connect, a Web-based service that enables restaurants to accept online reservations from the OpenTable network, as well as through its mobile applications and restaurants' Websites. Further, the company provides POP program, which lets restaurants offer diners bonus Dining Reward Points for reservations at select times; and telephone reservation management services for restaurants. Additionally, it operates toptable.com, a restaurant reservation site; designs, builds, and operates the OTRestaurant Website, which serves as an information and services portal for its restaurant customers; and offers versions of the OpenTable Websites for use on mobile devices, as well as free mobile applications.

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 companyÂ’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 companyÂ’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. Its HP Software segment provides enterprise IT management software, information management solutions, and security intelligence/risk management solutions.

DB - Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services. The companyÂ’s Corporate and Investment Bank division engages in the origination, sale, structuring, and trading of bonds, equities and equity-linked products, exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives, foreign exchange, money market instruments, securitized instruments, and commodities to sovereign countries and multinational organizations; and medium-sized companies and multinational corporations. It also offers mergers and acquisitions advisory, corporate finance, and transaction banking, as well as trade finance, and trust and securities services for financial institutions and other companies. Its Private Clients and Asset Management division provides mutual funds and alternative investment products; wealth management services to high net worth individuals and families; and investment solutions to individual and institutional customers, as well as manages real estate and infrastructure investments, private equity funds, and insurance assets. This division also offers a range of banking products and services, including current accounts, deposits and loans, and investment management and pension products to private and self-employed individuals, and small to medium-sized businesses. The companyÂ’s Corporate Investments divisionÂ’s principal investment activities comprise private equity and venture capital investments, corporate real estate investments, credit exposures, and credit facilities.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.

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We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #2 in the following issues.

RGLD - Royal Gold, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition and management of precious metals royalties and similar production based interests. It owns royalty interests in various producing and development stage projects that explore for gold, silver, copper, nickel, zinc, lead, cobalt, and molybdenum. As of August 9, 2012, the company owned interests on 193 properties on 6 continents, including interests on 39 producing mines and 26 development stage projects. It holds royalty interests in properties primarily located in the United States, Chile, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Africa, Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Finland, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Russia, and Tunisia. Royal Gold, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is based in Denver, Colorado. Key Statistics

XOM - Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas, and manufacture of petroleum products, as well as transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. The company manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and other specialty products. It also has interests in electric power generation facilities. As of December 31, 2011, the company operated 37,692 gross and 31,683 net operated wells. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a strategic agreement with the Rosneft Oil Company for investment into oil and gas fields in the Russia Federation. The company has operations in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. Exxon Mobil Corporation was incorporated in 1882 and is based in Irving, Texas.

SWI - SolarWinds, Inc. designs, develops, markets, sells, and supports enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure management software for IT professionals in various organizations in the United States and internationally. The company offers enterprise-class IT management products, including Network Performance Monitor, a server-based fault and performance management platform to minimize network downtime; Network Performance Monitor modules, a series of add-ons; network configuration manager to automate the processes of network device discovery, network inventory management, and network change management; user device tracker, a server-based switch port management tool; scalability engines to increase the scale of a number of the products; and enterprise operations console to provide web-based views of various instances of Network Performance Monitor modules and Application Performance Monitor. Its enterprise-class network and IT management products also comprise Application Performance Monitor, a server-based availability and performance management system for applications and server infrastructure; patch manager to automate the process of deploying, managing, and reporting on patches and configuration settings; and synthetic end user monitor to capture the user steps of any web application and monitor the end-user experience; storage manager that combines reporting, monitoring, and notification on the performance of storage resources; backup profiler to provide a consolidated view of the status of backup operations; virtualization manager to manage various aspects of virtual server infrastructure; and log and event manager to automate the collection and interpretation of logs.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.