we are adding the following spreads to our March recommended list.
We are recommending credit spreads in the following issues for Portfolio #1.
FSLR - First Solar,Inc. engages in the design,manufacture,and sale of solar modules using a thin-film semiconductor technology in the United States and internationally. The company is also involved in the design, construction, and sale of photovoltaic solar power systems. Its solar modules employ a thin layer of semiconductor material to convert sunlight into electricity. The companyÂ’s integrated solar power systems activities include project development; engineering, procurement, and construction services; operating and maintenance services; and project finance. First Solar, Inc. sells its solar modules to solar power system project developers, system integrators, and operators; investor owned utilities; independent power developers and producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.
JNPR - Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Infrastructure and SLT. The Infrastructure segment primarily provides scalable routing and switching products that are used to control and direct network traffic. Its products include Internet protocol routing and carrier Ethernet routing portfolio, and Ethernet switching portfolio comprising T series, M series, PTX series, E Series, MX series, and EX series, as well as QFabric and WLAN products. The SLT segment offers solutions that protect the users, applications, and data on the network itself to provide network services across a distributed infrastructure. This segment provides services gateways, integrated firewalls, and VPN solutions, which provide firewall/VPN performance and scalability and combines routing, switching, and security functionality; Junos Pulse mobile security suite and SA series SSL VPN appliances to provide secure access to corporate resources for remote and mobile users from any Web-enabled device; IDP series appliances that utilize intrusion detection methods to increase the detection rate of and prevent network attacks; and identity and policy control solutions to integrate subscriber privileges, application requirements, and business policies with the IP network infrastructure.
We are adding the following specific credit spread to Portfolio #1:
Bear credit spreads = bearish call spreads.
SUPPLEMENTAL MCM TRADE IDEAS FOR 3-5-2012 FOR PORTFOLIO #2.
The following issues are a few additional candidates to supplement
your search for profitable option trades. As with any investment, you
must decide if the selections meet your criteria for potential plays.
Only you can know what strategies and positions are suitable for your
experience level, risk-reward tolerance and individual outlook.
There will be no commentary or analysis offered on these positions,
nor will they be included in the MCM Portfolio.
NOTE:Please double check to see if any of these issues
have earnings reports scheduled, these issues should not, but double
PLEASE NOTE:The SUPPLEMENTAL LIST IS SMALL AS THE MCM APRIL
2012 RECOMMENDATIONS WILL BEGIN NEXT WEEKEND.