We are recommending the following credit spreads to the January 2014 expiration cycle.

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

YHOO - Yahoo! Inc., a technology company, provides search, content, and communication tools on the Web and on mobile devices worldwide. It operates Yahoo.com that offers Yahoo! Search, which provides users with a free search capability; Yahoo! News that provides news via text, photos, and video; and Yahoo! Sports, which offers fantasy sports, editorial reporting, real-time scores, statistics and breaking news, and global sports events and premium college sports coverage. The company?s Yahoo.com also provides Yahoo! Finance that offers a set of financial data, information, and tools for users to make financial decisions; Yahoo! Entertainment and Lifestyles, which is a collection of properties focused on trends and information in culture, women?s issues, and media; Yahoo! Video that provides news, finance, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle video content; and Yahoo! Toolbar, a Web browser add-on. It also provides communications tools, including Yahoo! Mail that provides users with e-mail, instant messaging, and mobile text messaging, as well as integrated contacts and calendar functionality; and Yahoo! Messenger, an instant messaging service. In addition, the company offers mobile and emerging products, including IntoNow from Yahoo! for watching TV; and Yahoo! Connected TV, a software platform that provides interactive television, as well as provides user-generated content products, such as Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, and Flickr that allow users to create, share, and discover ideas, interests, and photography. Further, it offers a range of marketing services, such as display advertising, search advertising, listing-based services, and commerce-based transactions to advertisers; and APIs, such as Yahoo! Developer Network, Cocktails, Yahoo! Query Language, Yahoo! User Interface, Search BOSS, and Yahoo! Flickr API for third-party developers, advertisers, agencies, publishers, and designers. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

VLO - Valero Energy Corporation 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.

MRK - Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products worldwide. It offers human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, respiratory, women's health and endocrine, inflammatory and infectious diseases, oncology, ophthalmology, and others. The company also provides vaccines, including preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. In addition, it discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets animal health products comprising vaccines, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs for respiratory diseases, as well as products for the treatment of fertility disorders. Further, the company manufactures and sells over-the-counter products consisting of non-drowsy antihistamines; decongestant-free cold/flu medicine for people with high blood pressure; nasal decongestant spray; and products for occasional constipation and frequent heartburn. Additionally, it offers foot care products, including topical antifungal, and foot and sneaker odor/wetness products; and sun care products, such as sun care lotions, sprays, and dry oils. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, food chain and mass merchandiser outlets, club stores, and specialty channels, as well as managed health care providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and other institutions. It has a collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur S.A. and Abide Therapeutics, Inc.; and has a collaboration and license agreement with Luminex Corporation. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Whitehouse Station, 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 Janaury 2014 in the following positions for Portfolio #2:

GLD - GLD ETF investment seeks to replicate the performance, net of expenses, of the price of gold bullion. The trust holds gold, and is expected to issue baskets in exchange for deposits of gold, and to distribute gold in connection with redemption of baskets. The gold held by the trust will only be sold on an as-needed basis to pay trust expenses, in the event the trust terminates and liquidates its assets, or as otherwise required by law or regulation.

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.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = Bearish Call spreads.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Put credit spreads = Bullish Put spreads.

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We are recommending credit spreads for January 2014 in the following positions for Portfolio #3:

SLV - Ishares Silver ETF - This investment seeks to reflect the price of silver owned by the trust less the trust expenses and liabilities. The fund is intended to constitute a simple and cost-effective means of making an investment similar to an investment in silver. Although the fund is not the exact equivalent of an investment in silver, they provide investors with an alternative that allows a level of participation in the silver market through the securities market.

BBRY - BlackBerry Limited engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of wireless solutions worldwide. It provides platforms and solutions for access to email, voice, instant messaging, short message service, Internet and Intranet-based applications, and browsing through the development of integrated hardware, software, and services. The company?s technology also enables an array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services through software development kits, wireless connectivity to data, and third-party support programs. Its products, services, and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry wireless solution, the BlackBerry Wireless Handheld product line, the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, software development tools, and other software and hardware. The company also provides BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, an enterprise mobility management solution for device management, and security and mobile applications management to BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, and BlackBerry 10 smartphones. In addition, the company offers development platform that allow third party commercial and enterprise software developers to build and deploy custom applications to run on BlackBerry smartphones; products and technologies to third party developers, wireless carriers, and enterprise customers to develop, distribute, and manage these applications; and a range of software development tools. Further, it provides the BlackBerry Messenger Social Apps Platform; and push, payments, advertising, location, map, analytics, and Scoreloop services, as well as repair and maintenance services. The company sells its BlackBerry wireless solutions through wireless communications carriers and third party distribution channels. The company was formerly known as Research In Motion Limited and changed its name to BlackBerry Limited in July 2013. BlackBerry Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.

JCP - J. C. Penney Company, Inc., through its subsidiary, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., operates department stores. The company sells family apparel and footwear, accessories, fine and fashion jewelry, beauty products, and home furnishings. It also provides various services, such as styling salon, optical, portrait photography, and custom decorating. As of February 2, 2013, it operated 1,104 department stores in 49 states and Puerto Rico. The company also sells its products through its Internet Website, jcp.com. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Plano, Texas.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = Bearish Call spreads.