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

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

DO - Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services to the energy industry world wide. The company provides drilling services in ultra-deepwater, deepwater, and mid-water; and non-floater or jack-up markets. Its fleet consists of 45 offshore drilling rigs comprising 33 semisubmersibles, of which 2 are under construction; 7 jack-ups; and 5 dynamically positioned drillships, of which 3 are under construction. Its customers include independent oil and gas companies, and government-owned oil companies. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

HPQ - Hewlett-Packard together with its subsidiaries, provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, tablets, retail point-of-sale (POS) systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The companyÂ’s Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, software and Web services, and scanning devices, as well as inkjet and printing solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. Its Enterprise Group segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; traditional and converged storage solutions; networking products comprising controllers/switches, routers, and wireless LAN access points; and technology consulting and support services focused on cloud, mobility, and data. The companyÂ’s Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains; and application and business services. Its Software segment provides enterprise information management solutions, such as data analytics, information governance, and digital marketing for structured and unstructured data; IT management software; and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses and software-as-a-service. The companyÂ’s HP Financial Services segment offers leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and asset management services to enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

PCL - Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The trust owns and manages timberlands in the United States. Its products include lumber products, plywood, medium density fiberboard, and related by-products, such as wood chips. The trust also focuses on mineral extraction and natural gas production, communication, and transportation. Plum Creek Timber Company was founded in 1989 and is based in Seattle, Washington. The Timber Company operates independently of Georgia-Pacific LLC as of December 16, 1997.

So we are recommending the following specific credit spreads for Portfolio #1:

Call credit spreads - Bearish Call spreads.

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

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

GLD - The GOLD trust 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.

MCD - McDonaldÂ’s Corporation franchises and operates McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The companyÂ’s restaurants offer various food items, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages, as well as breakfast menus. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 35,429 restaurants, including 28,691 franchised and 6,738 company-operated restaurants. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

JOY - Joy Global Inc. manufactures and services mining equipment for the extraction of coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, gold, and other minerals. It operates in two segments, Underground Mining Machinery and Surface Mining Equipment. The Underground Mining Machinery segment produces armored face conveyors, battery haulers, continuous chain haulage systems, continuous miners, conveyor systems, feeder breakers, flexible conveyor trains, high angle conveyors, long wall shearers, powered roof supports, road headers, roof bolters, and shuttle cars; and provides life cycle management support services, as well as equipment assemblies, services, repairs, rebuilds, parts, enhancement kits, and training. It also offers project management services; and smart services, including equipment monitoring, predictive diagnostics, service training support, and parts management. This segment sells its products and services directly to customers through a network of sales and marketing personnel worldwide. The Surface Mining Equipment segment produces blast hole drills, conveyor systems, electric mining shovels, feeder breakers, walking draglines, and wheel loaders; and provides life cycle management support services, as well as equipment assemblies, relocations, inspections, service, repairs, rebuilds, upgrades, used equipment, parts, enhancement kits, and training. It sells its products and services directly to customers through a network of sales and marketing personnel worldwide. Joy Global Inc. was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads for Portfolio #2:

Call credit spread - Bearish Call Spread.

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

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

NEM - Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, acquires, explores for, and produces gold, copper, and silver deposits. The company?s assets or operations are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, New Zealand, Mexico, and Suriname. As of December 31, 2013, it had proven and probable gold reserves of approximately 88.4 million ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 24,000 square miles. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

KBH - KB Homes is engaged in homebuilding activities in the United States. It constructs and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers. The company also provides property and casualty insurance, as well as earthquake, flood, and personal property insurance to its homebuyers; and provides title services. It has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. The company was formerly known as Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation and changed its name to KB Home in 2001. KB Home was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

GDX - The GDX investment Trust seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Gold Miners Index. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks and depositary receipts of companies involved in the gold mining industry. Such companies may include small- and medium-capitalization companies and foreign issuers. The Gold Miners Index is a modified market-capitalization weighted index primarily comprised of publicly traded companies involved in the mining for gold and silver. The fund is non-diversified.

T - AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers and businesses in the United States and internationally. Its Wireless segment offers various wireless voice, data, text, and other services, including local wireless communications services, long-distance services, and roaming services. This segment also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards through its owned stores, agents, or third-party retail stores; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other items to consumers, as well as to agents and third-party distributors. As of December 31, 2013, this segment served approximately 110 million wireless subscribers. The companyÂ’s Wireline segment provides data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, DSL Internet access, network integration, managed Web-hosting, packet, and enterprise networking services, as well as local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. This segment also offers voice services consisting of local and long-distance services; wholesale switched access services to other service providers; and outsourcing services, integration services and customer premises equipment, and government-related services. This segment served approximately 12 million retail consumer access lines, 10 million retail business access lines, and 2 million wholesale access lines. The company has strategic relationship with IBM to provide businesses with a source for network security and threat management. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005. AT&T, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

We are adding the following specific credit spreads for Portfolio #3:

Call credit spread - Bearish Call Spread.