We are recommending the following credit spreads to the OCTOBER expiration cycle.

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

M - Macy's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores and Internet Websites in the United States. It operates Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores and Websites that sell a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. The company also operates Bloomingdale?s Outlet stores that offer a range of apparel and accessories, including women's ready-to-wear, fashion accessories, jewelry, handbags, and intimate apparel, as well as men's, children's, and women's shoes. As of May 31, 2013, it operated approximately 840 department stores under the names of Macy's and Bloomingdale's in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico, as well as the macys.com and bloomingdales.com Websites; and 12 Bloomingdale's Outlet stores. The company was formerly known as Federated Department Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Macy?s, Inc. in June 2007. Macy?s, Inc. was founded in 1830 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

ANF - Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids. It operates through three segments: U.S. Stores, International Stores, and Direct-to-Consumer. The company sells various products, including casual sportswear apparel comprising knit and woven shirts, graphic T-shirts, fleece, jeans and woven pants, shorts, sweaters, and outerwear; personal care products; and accessories for men, women, and kids under the Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, and Hollister brand names. It also offers bras, underwear, personal care products, sleepwear, and at-home products for girls under the Gilly Hicks brand. As of August 3, 2013, the company operated 1,057 stores comprising 265 Abercrombie & Fitch stores, 144 abercrombie kids stores, 478 Hollister Co. stores, and 20 Gilly Hicks stores in the United States; and 20 Abercrombie & Fitch stores, 6 abercrombie kids stores, 116 Hollister Co. stores, and 8 Gilly Hicks stores internationally. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. sells its products through its stores and direct-to-consumer sales. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio.

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.

CREE - Cree, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells lighting-class light emitting diode (LED), lighting, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications in the United States, China, Europe, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, and Taiwan. The company?s LED Products segment provides blue and green LED chips that are used in various applications, including video screens, gaming displays, function indicator lights and automotive backlighting, headlamps, and directional indicators; LED components comprising packaged LED products for lighting applications, and surface mount and through-hole packaged LED products for video, signage, general illumination, transportation, gaming, and specialty lighting applications; and silicon carbide (SiC) materials, which are used in manufacturing products for RF, power switching, gemstone, and other applications. Its Lighting Products segment offers LED and traditional lighting systems for use in settings, such as office and retail space, restaurants and hospitality, schools and universities, manufacturing, healthcare, airports, municipal, residential, street lighting, and parking structures. The company?s Power and RF Products segment provides SiC-based power products, such as Schottky diodes, SiC metal semiconductor field-effect transistors, and SiC power modules that are used in power supplies in computer servers, solar inverters, uninterruptible and industrial power supplies, and other applications; and RF devices, including a range of GaN high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) for military, telecom, and other commercial applications, as well as provides foundry services for GaN HEMTs and MMICs that allow customers to design their own custom RF circuits. It also provides semiconductor materials and devices primarily based on SiC, gallium nitride (GaN), and related compounds. Cree, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina.

DO - Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. operates as an offshore oil and gas drilling contractor worldwide. It provides offshore drilling services in both the floater market, such as ultra-deepwater, deepwater, and mid-water; and in the non-floater and jack-up markets. The company operates a fleet of 44 offshore drilling rigs, consisting of 32 semisubmersibles, 7 jack-ups, and 5 dynamically positioned drillships, of which 4 are under construction. It serves independent oil and gas companies, and government-owned oil companies. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. is a subsidiary of Loews Corporation.

CLX - The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company?s Cleaning segment offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox brand, and Clorox 2 stain fighter and color booster; home-care products primarily under the Clorox, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands; naturally derived home care products under the Green Works brand; and cleaning and disinfecting products under the Clorox, Dispatch, Aplicare, HealthLink, and Clorox Healthcare brands. Its Household segment offers plastic bags, wraps, and containers under the Glad brand; cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brands; and charcoal products under the Kingsford and Match Light brands. The company?s Lifestyle segment provides dressings and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley, KC Masterpiece, and Soy Vay brands; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand; and natural personal care products under the Burt?s Bees and güd brands. The Clorox Company also markets its products primarily under the Javex, Glad, PinoLuz, Ayudin, Limpido, Clorinda, Poett, Mistolin, Lestoil, Bon Bril, Nevex, Agua Jane, and Chux brands. The company sells its products primarily through mass merchandisers, warehouse clubs, grocery stores, other retail outlets, distributors, and medical supply providers, as well as a direct sales force, combination of direct sales teams, and network of brokers. The Clorox Company was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, California.

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 new Portfolio #3 in the following issues.

We will be following this portfolio just like Portfolio #1 and #2.

This will be the first of our experimental portfolios to see which one we may decide to add permanently in future months.

A different Portfolio will be run in November and another in December before we make the decision to add a third portfolio permanently to the mix.

Here are the companies we will be adding spreads to for Portfolio #3

TTWO - Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. develops, publishes, and markets interactive entertainment for consumers worldwide. The company offers its products under the labels, including Rockstar Games and 2K. It develops and publishes action/adventure products under the Grand Theft Auto brand, as well as other franchises, including L.A. Noire, Max Payne, Midnight Club, and Red Dead under the Rockstar Games label. The company also publishes BioShock, Borderlands, Mafia, and Sid Meier's Civilization franchises in the shooter, action, role-playing, and strategy categories; NBA 2K, a NBA basketball video game, as well as other sports titles, such as Major League Baseball 2K and Top Spin series; and casual and family-friendly games comprising Carnival Games and Let's Cheer, as well as has an agreement with Nickelodeon to publish video games. Its portfolio of brands also comprise Bully, The Darkness, Manhunt, Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis, Sid Meier's Pirates!, Spec Ops, Top Spin, and XCOM. The companyÂ’s products are designed for console gaming systems, such as PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Wii U, and Wii; handheld gaming systems that consist of DS, 3DS, and PlayStation Portable; and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. delivers its products through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. The company sells its software titles to retail outlets in United States, Europe, Canada, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific through direct relationships with retail customers and third-party distributors. Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

CVC - Cablevision Systems Corporation provides telecommunications and media services. It operates in two segments, Telecommunications Services and Other. The Telecommunications Services segment is involved in television business, including video, high-speed data, and VoIP operations, as well as the provision of commercial data and voice services. The Other segment offers Newsday, a daily newspaper; amNewYork, a free daily newspaper; and Star Community Publishing, a group of weekly shopper publications; and newsday.com and exploreLI.com. This segment also engages in motion picture theatre business, Clearview Cinemas; provision of the News 12 Networks, a regional news programming services; and the MSG Varsity network, a network covering high school sports and activities, and other local programs, as well as cable television advertising. Cablevision Systems Corporation was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Bethpage, New York.

SUNE - SunEdison, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells silicon wafers. The company is also involved in developing and selling photovoltaic energy solutions. It operates in two segments, Semiconductor Materials and Solar Energy. The Semiconductor Materials segment offers prime polished wafers, such as OPTIA and annealed products; epitaxial wafers, including AEGIS wafers; test/monitor wafers for testing semiconductor fabrication lines and processes; and silicon-on-insulator wafers used in the chip making process. Its wafers are used as starting materials for the manufacture of various types of semiconductor devices, including microprocessor, memory, logic, and power devices. The Solar Energy segment provides solar energy services that integrate the design, installation, financing, monitoring, operation, and maintenance portions of the downstream solar market. It also manufactures polysilicon, silicon wafers, and solar modules. As of December 31, 2012, this segment interconnected approximately 675 solar power systems representing 989 MW of solar energy generating capacity. The company serves semiconductor device manufacturers, including the memory, microprocessor, and ASIC manufacturers; foundries; national retail chains and real estate property management firms; federal, state, and municipal governments; and utilities. SunEdison markets its semiconductor wafer products primarily through a direct sales force, as well as through local or regional solar channel partners. The company was formerly known as MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. and changed its name to SunEdison, Inc. in May 2013. SunEdison, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in St. Peters, Missouri. The company is a prior subsidiary of E.ON SE.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = Bearish call spreads.