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

We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #1 in the following issue(s).

SWN - Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream Services. The Exploration and Production segment focuses on the Fayetteville Shale, an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 905,684 net acres in Arkansas; and the Marcellus Shale an unconventional natural gas reservoir covering approximately 292,446 net acres in Pennsylvania, as well as involved in exploration and production activities in Texas, and in Arkansas and Oklahoma in the Arkoma Basin. The Midstream Services segment is engaged in the natural gas gathering and marketing activities in Arkansas, Texas and Pennsylvania. Southwestern Energy Company was founded in 1929 and is based in Houston, Texas.

X - United States Steel Corporation produces and sells flat-rolled and tubular steel products in North America and Europe. The company operates in three segments: Flat-Rolled Products (Flat-Rolled), U. S. Steel Europe (USSE), and Tubular Products (Tubular). The Flat-Rolled segment offers slabs, rounds, strip mill plates, sheets, and tin mill products, as well as produces iron ore and coke. This segment serves customers in the service center, conversion, transportation, construction, container, appliance, and electrical markets. The USSE segment provides slabs, sheets, strip mill plates, tin mill products, and spiral welded pipes, as well as heating radiators and refractory ceramic materials. This segment serves customers in the construction, service center, conversion, container, transportation, appliance and electrical, oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The Tubular segment offers seamless and electric resistance welded steel casing and tubing; and standard and line pipe and mechanical tubing products. This segment serves customers in the oil, gas, and petrochemical markets. The company also provides railroad services; and owns, develops, and manages various real estate assets. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

EA - Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. It provides action-adventure, casual, family, fantasy, first-person shooter, horror, science fiction, role-playing, racing, simulation, sports, and strategy games under the Battlefield, Mass Effect, Need for Speed, Dragon Age, The Sims, Bejeweled, and Plants v. Zombies, as well as EA SPORTS, Battlefield 4, FIFA Street, Maxis, Madden NFL, Medal of Honor, and Star Wars brand names. The company also offers casual games, such as cards, puzzles, and word games through its pogo.com, as well as on other platforms; and digital content and Internet-based advertising services. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

DAL - Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-LaGuardia, New York-JFK, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Tokyo-Narita. The company sells its tickets through various distribution channels, including telephone reservations, delta.com, traditional brick and mortar, and online travel agencies. It also provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for aviation and airline customers, as well as offers staffing services, professional security and training services, and aviation solutions for third parties; vacation packages; and aircraft charters, and aircraft management and programs. As of August 14, 2014, the company operated a mainline fleet of approximately 700 aircraft. Delta Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

MS - Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers financial advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, spin-offs, exchange offers, leveraged buyouts, takeover defenses, and shareholder relations, as well as provides capital raising and corporate lending services. This segment is also engaged in sales, trading, financing, and market-making activities, including institutional equity, fixed income and commodities, research, and investment activities, as well as offers financing services, such as prime brokerage, consolidated clearance, settlement, custody, financing, and portfolio reporting services. Its Wealth Management segment provides brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments comprising equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. This segment also offers education savings programs, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and other insurance products, cash management services, trust and fiduciary services, retirement solutions, and credit and other lending products, as well as fixed income principal trading services. The companyÂ’s Investment Management segment provides alternative investment products, such as hedge funds, private equity and real estate funds, and portable alpha strategies to institutional and intermediary channels, and high net worth clients, as well as is involved in real estate investing and merchant banking businesses. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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

Call credit spreads - Bearish Call spreads.

Put credit spreads - Bullish Put spreads.

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

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

TRIP - TripAdvisor, Inc. operates as an online travel company. Its travel research platform consists of approximately 150 million reviews and opinions about destinations; accommodations, including hotels, inns, B&Bs, specialty lodging, and vacation rentals; and restaurants and activities, as well as tools that enables consumers to find research and book accomodations, vacation rentals, airline tickets, vacation packages, destination services, and cruises. The company operates TripAdvisor-branded Websites, such as tripadvisor.com in the United States; and localized versions of the Website in 39 countries, including China under the daodao.com brand. In addition, it manages and operates Websites under 22 other travel media brands. As of March 31, 2014, the companyÂ’s branded sites offer 150 million reviews and opinions covering approximately 810,000 hotels and accommodations and 600,000 vacation rentals, as well as 2.2 million restaurants and 420,000 attractions in 140,000 destinations worldwide. TripAdvisor, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

DIS - The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. The Media Networks segment operates broadcast and cable television networks, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations; and is involved in the television production and television distribution operations. Its cable networks include ESPN, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family, and SOAPnet, as well as UTV/Bindass. This segment owns eight domestic television stations. The Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that includes theme parks; hotels; vacation club properties; a retail, dining, and entertainment complex; a sports complex; conference centers; campgrounds; golf courses; water parks; and other recreational facilities. This segment also operates Disneyland Resort in California; Disney Resort& Spa in Hawaii; Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney; and Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disney Resort, as well as licenses the operations of Tokyo Disneyland Resort. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings, and live stage plays. The Consumer Products segment licenses trade names, characters, and visual and literary properties to retailers, show promoters, and publishers; publishes entertainment and educational books, magazines, comic books; and operates English language learning centers. This segment is involved in the retail and online distribution of products through the Disney Store and DisneyStore.com. The Interactive segment creates and delivers entertainment and lifestyle content across interactive media platforms. The company was founded in 1923 and is based in Burbank, California.

CVS - CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail Pharmacy segments. The Pharmacy Services segment offers pharmacy benefit management services, such as plan design and administration, formulary management, discounted drug purchase arrangements, Medicare Part D services, mail order and specialty pharmacy services, retail pharmacy network management services, prescription management systems, clinical services, disease management, and medical spend management services. It serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, managed care organizations and other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS/pharmacy, RxAmerica, Accordant, SilverScript, and Novologix names. The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods, as well as provides photo finishing services. The company also offers infusion and enteral nutrition services. As of June 30, 2014, it operated 7,705 retail drugstores, 860 health care clinics, 17 onsite pharmacies, 24 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 11 specialty mail order pharmacies, 4 mail service dispensing pharmacies, and 84 branches, as well as 6 centers of excellence for infusion and enteral services. The company was formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation and changed its name to CVS Health Corporation in September 2014. CVS Health Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

YHOO - Yahoo! Inc. operates as a technology company worldwide. The company offers Yahoo Search that serves as a starting point to navigate the Internet and discover information; and Yahoo Answers, which enables users to seek, discover, and share knowledge and opinions across mobile phones, tablets, and desktop. It also provides Yahoo Mail that connects users to the people and things; Yahoo Messenger, an instant messaging service; and Yahoo Groups, which enable users to join groups based on shared interests and involvements. In addition, the company offers digital magazines comprising Yahoo.com that brings together the relevant content; My Yahoo, a customizable homepage; Yahoo Weather, which provides users with weather conditions and information for various locations; Yahoo News, which offers news in text, photos, and video; Yahoo Sports that serves digital sports enthusiasts; Yahoo Finance that offers financial data, information, and tools that enable users to make financial decisions; and Yahoo Entertainment and Lifestyles, a collection of properties focused on various trends and information in culture, womenÂ’s issues, and media. Further, it provides video content through Yahoo Screen and Yahoo Smart TV; Flickr, a Web and mobile photo management and sharing service; and Tumblr that offers a Web service and mobile applications. Additionally, the company offers the Yahoo Bing Network that connects advertisers with an audience of various users; Native Advertising, which provides various ways for advertisers to engage their audience across devices on YahooÂ’s network of consumer products; Yahoo Audience Ads, Yahoo Premium Ads, and Yahoo Video; and ad platforms comprising Yahoo Ad Manager, Yahoo Ad Manager Plus, and Yahoo Ad Exchange. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

SBUX - Starbucks Corporation operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; China/Asia Pacific; and Channel Development. The company’s stores offer coffee and tea beverages, packaged roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single serve products, and juices and bottled water. Its stores also provide fresh food offerings; ready-to-drink beverages; and various food products, such as pastries, and breakfast sandwiches and lunch items, as well as beverage-making equipment and accessories. In addition, it licenses the rights to produce and distribute Starbucks branded products to The North American Coffee Partnership with the Pepsi-Cola Company, as well as licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and national foodservice accounts. The company offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Starbucks VIA, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, and Starbucks Discoveries Iced Café Favorites brand names. As of October 30, 2014, it operated 21,366 stores in 65 countries. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

AXP - American Express Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to consumers and businesses worldwide. The company operates through four segments: U.S. Card Services, International Card Services, Global Commercial Services, and Global Network & Merchant Services. Its product portfolio consists of charge and credit card products; expense management products and services; consumer and business travel services; stored value/prepaid products; network services; merchant acquisition and processing, and servicing and settlement, as well as point-of-sale, marketing, and information products and services for merchants; and fee services, including fraud prevention services, and the design of customer loyalty and rewards programs. The company sells its products and services to consumers, small businesses, mid-sized companies, and large corporations through direct mail, online applications, in-house and third-party sales forces, and direct response advertising. American Express Company has a strategic partnership with MatchMove Global Pte. Ltd. to provide MatchMove American Express Virtual Pay, a prepaid virtual product. The company was founded in 1850 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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

Call credit spreads - Bearish Call spreads.

Put credit spreads - Bullish Put spreads.

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

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

SLV - The Silver Trust ETF seeks to reflect generally the performance of the price of silver. The Trust seeks to reflect such performance before payment of the Trustâ??s expenses and liabilities. The Trust is not actively managed. It does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of silver. The Trust receives silver deposited with it in exchange for the creation of Baskets of Shares, sells silver as necessary to cover the Trust expenses and other liabilities and delivers silver in exchange for Baskets of Shares surrendered to it for redemption.

KING - King Digital Entertainment plc, an interactive entertainment company, develops and publishes casual games on Web and mobile platforms. The company offers approximately 190 fun titles in over 200 countries through its king.com and royalgames.com Websites; Facebook; and mobile distribution platforms, such as the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon Appstore. King Digital Entertainment plc is based in Dublin, Ireland.

ACHN - Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes anti-infective drug therapies in the United States and internationally. It focuses on developing combination therapies for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection and resistant bacterial infections. The companyÂ’s drug candidates for treating chronic HCV infection comprise Sovaprevir, a NS3/4A protease inhibitor, which has completed a Phase IIa clinical trial; ACH-3102, a NS5A inhibitor that is in Phase IIa clinical trial; ACH-3422, a NS5B nucleotide polymerase inhibitor, which has completed preclinical studies; and ACH-2684, a NS3/4A protease inhibitor that has completed Phase Ia and Ib clinical trials. It has a license and development agreement with Ora, Inc. for the development and commercialization of ACH-702, an antibacterial drug candidate that is delivered topically or locally. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut.

AA - Alcoa Inc. produces and manages primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina. The company operates in four segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Global Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. The Alumina segment is engaged in mining of bauxite, which is then refined into alumina. The Primary Metals segment produces aluminum. The Global Rolled Products segment produces and sells aluminum plate, sheet, and foil. The Engineered Products and Solutions segment produces and sells titanium, aluminum, and super alloy investment castings; fasteners; aluminum wheels; integrated aluminum structural systems; architectural extrusions; and forgings and hard alloy extrusions. Its products are used in aircraft, automobiles, commercial transportation, packaging, building and construction, oil and gas, defense, consumer electronics, and industrial applications. The company has operations primarily in the United States, Australia, Spain, Brazil, France, the Russian Federation, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway, the United Kingdom, China, Germany, and Italy. Alcoa Inc. was founded in 1888 and is based in New York, New York.

Hence, we are adding the following specific credit spreads for Portfolio #3:

Call credit spread - Bearish Call Spread.

Put credit spreads - Bullish Put spreads.