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.

VLO - Valero Energy operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company. The company operates through three segments: Refining, Ethanol, and Retail. The Refining segment engages in refining, wholesale marketing, product supply and distribution, and transportation operations. It produces conventional gasoline, distillates, jet fuel, asphalt, petrochemicals, lubricants, and other refined products. This segment also offers conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending, reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending, gasoline meeting the specifications of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), CARB diesel fuel, and low-sulfur and ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. The Ethanol segment produces ethanol and distillers grains. The Retail segment sells motor fuels at convenience stores, filling stations, and card locks; convenience store merchandise and services in convenience stores; and home heating oil to residential customers. Valero Energy Corporation markets its refined products through bulk and rack marketing network; and sells refined products through a network of approximately 1,880 company-owned and leased retail sites and other under the Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Shamrock, Ultramar, Beacon, and Texaco names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Aruba, and Ireland. It owns approximately 16 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.0 million barrels per day; and operates 10 ethanol plants with a combined nameplate production capacity of approximately 1.1 billion gallons per year. The company was formerly known as Valero Refining and Marketing Company and changed its name to Valero Energy Corporation in August 1997. Valero Energy Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

KO - The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. The company primarily offers sparkling beverages and still beverages. Its sparkling beverages include nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages with carbonation, such as carbonated energy drinks, and carbonated waters and flavored waters. The company?s still beverages comprise nonalcoholic beverages without carbonation, including noncarbonated waters, flavored and enhanced waters, noncarbonated energy drinks, juices and juice drinks, ready-to-drink teas and coffees, and sports drinks. It also provides flavoring ingredients, sweeteners, powders for purified water products, beverage ingredients, and fountain syrups. The Coca-Cola Company sells its products primarily under the Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Light, Coca-Cola Zero, Sprite, Fanta, Minute Maid, Powerade, Aquarius, Dasani, Glacéau Vitaminwater, Georgia, Simply, Del Valle, Ayataka, and I Lohas brand names. The company offers its beverage products through a network of company-owned or controlled bottling and distribution operators, as well as through independently owned bottling partners, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers. The Coca-Cola Company was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

HIG - The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and financial services to individual and business customers primarily in the United States and Japan. The company?s Property & Casualty Commercial segment offers workers? compensation, property, automobile, marine, livestock, liability, and umbrella coverages, as well as customized insurance products and risk management services, including professional liability, fidelity, surety, and specialty casualty coverages. Its Consumer Markets segment provides standard automobile, homeowners, and home-based business coverages to individuals; and operates a member contact center for health insurance products that are offered through the AARP Health program. The company?s Group Benefits segment offers group life, accident and disability coverage, group retiree health, and voluntary benefits to individual members of employer groups, associations, affinity groups, and financial institutions. The company?s Mutual Funds segment provides mutual funds for retail accounts, such as retirement plans and 529 college savings plans; and investment-management and administrative services comprising product design, implementation, and oversight. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1810 and is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Put credit spreads = Bullish Put spreads.

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

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

QCOM - QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies. It operates in four segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL), Qualcomm Wireless & Internet (QWI), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on CDMA, OFDMA, and other technologies for use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which includes patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of various wireless products, such as products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and OFDMA standards, as well as their derivatives. The QWI segment provides fleet management, satellite- and terrestrial-based two-way wireless information and position reporting, and other services; software and hardware to transportation and logistics companies; content enablement services for the wireless industry; push-to-talk and other software products and services for wireless network operators; and development, and other services and related products of wireless communications technologies to government agencies and their contractors, as well as builds and manages software applications that enable certain mobile location-awareness and commerce services. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies that support the design and introduction of new products and services, as well as holds a wireless spectrum license. The company operates primarily in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

PM - Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products. The company?s portfolio of international and local brands include Marlboro, Merit, Parliament, Virginia Slims, L&M, Chesterfield, Bond Street, Lark, Muratti, Next, Philip Morris, and Red & White. It also owns various local cigarette brands, such as Sampoerna, Dji Sam Soe, and U Mild in Indonesia; Fortune, Champion, and Hope in the Philippines; Diana in Italy; Optima and Apollo-Soyuz in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; Boston in Colombia; Belmont, Canadian Classics, and Number 7 in Canada; Best and Classic in Serbia; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico; Assos in Greece; and Petra in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The company sells its products in approximately 180 countries in the European Union, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Canada. Philip Morris International Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in New York, New York.

PRU - Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both individual and institutional customers in the United States and internationally. Its principal products and services include life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, and investment management. The company operates through three divisions: U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management, U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance, and International Insurance. The U.S. Retirement Solutions and Investment Management division offers individual variable and fixed annuity products; recordkeeping, plan administration, actuarial advisory, tailored participant education and communication, trustee, and institutional and retail investments services; and guaranteed investment contracts, funding agreements, institutional and retail notes, structured settlement annuities, and other group annuities. This division also provides investment management and advisory services to the public and private marketplace. The U.S. Individual Life and Group Insurance division provides individual variable life, term life, and universal life insurance products to mass middle, mass affluent, and affluent markets; group life; long-term and short-term group disability; long-term care; and group corporate, bank, and trust-owned life insurance products to institutional clients. It also sells accidental death and dismemberment and other ancillary coverage, as well as provides plan administrative services. The International Insurance division provides individual life insurance, retirement, and related products to mass affluent and affluent markets in Japan, Korea, and internationally. Prudential Financial, Inc. was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Put credit spreads = Bullish Put spreads.

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We are recommending credit spreads for December 2013 in the following positions for Portfolio #3:

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.

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.

Put credit spreads = Bullish Put spreads.