We are recommending the following credit spreads to the December 2013 expiration cycle.

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

RYL - The Ryland Group, Inc. operates as a homebuilder and a mortgage-finance company in the United States. It engages in the design, construction, and sale of homes, as well as provides mortgage origination, title insurance, escrow, and insurance services. The company offers single-family detached homes; and attached homes, such as townhomes and condominiums, as well as sells land and lots. It builds homes for entry-level buyers, as well as for first- and second-time move-up buyers. The Ryland Group, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, California.

LEN - Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding, financial services, and real estate businesses in the United States. The company operates in Homebuilding East, Homebuilding Central, Homebuilding West, Homebuilding Southeast Florida, Homebuilding Houston, Financial Services, and Rialto Investments segments. Its homebuilding activities primarily include the construction and sale of single-family attached and detached homes, as well as the purchase, development, and sale of residential land. The company also offers financial services, including mortgage financing, title insurance, and closing services for buyers and others. In addition, it is involved in sourcing, underwriting, pricing, managing, and monetizing real estate and real estate related assets, as well as provision of real estate capital and asset management services. As of November 30, 2012, the company owned 107,138 home sites and had access through option contracts to an additional 21,346 home sites. Lennar Corporation has a strategic partnership with Codina Partners, LLC to develop a portion of Downtown Doral. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

VECO - Veeco Instruments Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets process equipment to make light emitting diodes (LEDs) and hard-disk drives worldwide. The company?s LED & Solar segment designs and manufactures metal organic chemical vapor deposition and molecular beam epitaxy systems and components for the manufacturers of LEDs, wireless components, power semiconductors, and concentrator photovoltaics, as well as to research and development applications. Its Data Storage segment designs and manufactures various systems, including ion beam etch, ion beam deposition, diamond-like carbon, physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition, and slicing, dicing, and lapping systems to create thin film magnetic heads that read and write data on hard disk drives. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Plainview, New York.

CLF - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, engages in the production of iron ore pellets, fines and lump ore, and metallurgical coal. It operates five iron ore mines located in Michigan and Minnesota; five metallurgical coal mines located in West Virginia and Alabama; and one thermal coal mine located in West Virginia. The company also operates two iron ore mines in eastern Canada that primarily provide iron ore to steel producers in Asia; and two iron ore mining complexes in Western Australia. In addition, it holds a 45% economic interest in a coking and thermal coal mine located in Queensland, Australia; 30% interest in Amapá, an iron ore project in Brazil; and interest in a chromite project in Ontario, Canada. The company, formerly known as Cleveland-Cliffs Inc, was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = Bearish Call spreads.

Put credit spreads = Bullish Put 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.

CAT - Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company?s Construction Industries segment offers construction machinery and related parts, including backhoe, skid steer, multi-terrain, track-type, skid steer, compact, and wheel loaders; track, wheel, and mini excavators; track-type tractors; motor graders; and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, drills, forestry products, highwall miners, off-highway and articulated trucks, electric drive mining trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, compactors, mining trucks, wheel dozers, paving products, tunnel boring and underground mining equipment, electronics and control systems, industrial swing machines, and machinery components for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, industrial, and waste customers. The company?s Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. The company markets its products through its sales force, distribution centers, dealers, and distributors. It was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.

DIS - The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. Its Media Networks segment engages in broadcast television network, television production and distribution, television stations, broadcast radio networks and stations, and publishing and digital operations. This segment operates the ABC Television Network and 8 owned television stations, the ESPN Radio Network and Radio Disney Network, and 35 owned and operated radio stations. It also produces, licenses, and distributes live-action and animated television programming; and operates ABC-, ESPN-, ABC Family-, and SOAPnet-branded Internet businesses. The company?s Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that includes theme parks; resort hotels; a retail, dining, and entertainment complex; a sports complex; conference centers; campgrounds; water parks; and other recreational facilities, as well as the Disneyland Resort in California. This segment also manages and markets the Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, Adventures by Disney, and mixed-use Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii; manages Disneyland Paris and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort; and licenses the operations of Tokyo Disneyland Resort. Its Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings, and live stage plays. The company?s Consumer Products segment licenses trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties to retailers, show promoters, and publishers; operates The Disney Store and DisneyStore.com; publishes children?s books and magazines, and comic books; and operates English language learning centers. Its Interactive segment creates and delivers entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms, including online, mobile, and video game consoles; and provides mobile phone service and content to consumers. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

LVS - Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. The company owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao and Sands Cotai Central in Macau, the People?s Republic of China. It also owns and operates the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore; The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, the Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, and the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; and the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The company?s integrated resorts comprise accommodations, gaming and entertainment facilities, retail facilities, convention and exhibition facilities, celebrity chef restaurants, and other amenities. Las Vegas Sands Corp. was founded in 1988 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Call credit spreads = Bearish Call spreads.

Put credit spreads = Bullish Put spreads.

We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #3 in the following issues.

GPRN - Groupon, Inc. operates as a local commerce marketplace that connects merchants to consumers by offering goods and services at a discount in North America and internationally. The company also offers deals on products for which it acts as the merchant of record. It offers deals in various categories, including food and drink, events and activities, beauty and spa, fitness, health, home and auto, shopping, and education. The company emails its subscribers discounted offers on goods, services, and travel targeted by location, purchase history, and personal preferences. It also enables its customers to access its deals directly through its Website and mobile applications. The company was formerly known as ThePoint.com, Inc. and changed its name to Groupon, Inc. in October 2008. Groupon, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

BOYD - Boyd Gaming Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-jurisdictional gaming company in the United States. The company operates in five segments: Las Vegas Locals, Downtown Las Vegas, Midwest and South, Peninsula Gaming, and Atlantic City. It owns and operates 21 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Indiana, Kansas, Iowa, and New Jersey. The company also owns and operates a pari-mutuel jai-alai facility located in Dania Beach, Florida; a travel agency in Hawaii; and the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. As of December 31, 2012, it owned and operated 1,255,576 square feet of casino space comprising 31,577 slot machines, 758 table games, and 11,416 hotel rooms. Boyd Gaming Corporation was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

CRUS - Cirrus Logic, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, develops analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for a range of consumer and industrial markets. The company offers audio products, including analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), codecs, digital interface ICs, volume controls, adaptive noise cancelling circuits, and amplifiers, as well as audio digital signal processors. Its audio products are used in various consumer applications comprising portable media players, smartphones, tablet computers, laptops, audio/video receivers, Blu-ray disc players, home theater systems, set-top boxes, gaming devices, digital camcorders, and digital televisions. The company also provides energy products, which include LED driver ICs, power factor correction ICs, ADCs, and DACs for use in energy-related applications, such as LED retrofit lamps, digital utility meters, power supplies, and energy exploration. Cirrus Logic, Inc. sells its products through direct sales force, external sales representatives, and distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

VVUS - VIVUS, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in developing and commercializing therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes, and sexual health. The company offers Qsymia, a drug for the treatment of obesity as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index of 30 or greater, or 27 or greater in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or high cholesterol; and STENDRA for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It also completed Phase II clinical studies of Qsymia for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea; and Qsymia for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The company has an agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation for the development and commercialization of avanafil, a PDE5 inhibitor compound for the oral and local treatment of male and female sexual dysfunction. VIVUS, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

MNKD - MannKind Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutic products for diabetes and cancer in the United States. Its lead product candidate includes AFREZZA inhalation powder, an insulin that is in late-stage clinical investigation for the treatment of adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes for the control of hyperglycemia. The company also develops MedTone and Dreamboat inhaler devices. MannKind Corporation was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Valencia, California.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = Bearish Call spreads.