We are recommending the following credit spreads to the MCM July 2012 expiration cycle.
We are recommending credit spreads for Portfolio #2 in the following issues.
NKE - NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children worldwide. The company offers products in the categories of running, training, basketball, soccer, sport-inspired casual shoes, and kidsÂ’ shoes. It also markets footwear designed for baseball, cheerleading, football, golf, lacrosse, outdoor activities, skateboarding, tennis, volleyball, walking, wrestling, and other athletic and recreational uses. In addition, Nike sells sports apparel and accessories, sports-inspired lifestyle apparel, athletic bags, and accessory items; and markets apparel with licensed college, professional team, and league logos. Further, the company sells performance equipment, including bags, socks, sport balls, eyewear, timepieces, electronic devices, bats, gloves, protective equipment, golf clubs, and other equipment designed for sports activities under the brand name of NIKE; and various plastic products to other manufacturers.
RRC - Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and oil company. It engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural gas and oil properties primarily in the Appalachian and southwestern regions of the United States. The company drills and produces shale tight gas, coal bed methane, conventional natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia of the Appalachian region. It owns 5,051 net producing wells; approximately 3,400 miles of transportation and gas gathering lines; and 1.8 million gross acres under lease. The companyÂ’s drilling and producing activities in the southwestern United States cover the Permian Basin of West Texas, the Delaware Basin of New Mexico, the East Texas Basin, the Texas Panhandle, the Anadarko Basin of western Oklahoma, the Ardmore Basin of southern Oklahoma, the Nemaha Uplift of northern Oklahoma, and Kansas and Mississippi. It owns 1,636 net producing wells, as well as approximately 890,000 gross acres under lease. As of December 31, 2011, Range Resources Corporation had 5.1 Tcfe of proved reserves. It sells gas to utilities, marketing companies, mid stream companies, and industrial users; and natural gas liquids to natural gas processors and other purchasers or users of NGLs.
We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.
Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.