We are recommending the following credit spreads to add to the September expiration cycle.

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

ADM - Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products in the United States and internationally. The company?s Oilseeds Processing segment originates, merchandises, crushes, and processes oilseeds, such as soybeans and soft seeds, including cottonseed, sunflower seed, canola, rapeseed, and flaxseed into vegetable oils and protein meals. It offers crude vegetable oils, salad oils, partially refined oils, oilseed protein meals, natural health and nutrition products, specialty food and feed ingredients, cottonseed flour, and cotton cellulose pulp for the food, feed, energy, and other industrial products industries. This segment also operates fertilizer blending facilities. The company?s Corn Processing segment converts corn into sweeteners, starches, and bio products. Its products include sweeteners, starch, syrup, glucose, and dextrose. This segment also produces alcohol, amino acids, and other specialty food and animal feed ingredients; corn gluten feed and meal, and distillers? grains; vegetable oil and protein meal; and citric and lactic acids, lactates, sorbitol, xanthan gum, and glycols.

FB - Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. As of February 2, 2012, it had 845 million monthly users and 443 million daily users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

SODA - SodaStream International Ltd. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of home beverage carbonation systems that enable consumers to transform ordinary tap water instantly into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. It offers soda makers; exchangeable carbon-dioxide (CO2) cylinders; beverage-grade CO2 refills; reusable carbonation bottles consisting of high pressure-resistant plastic or glass bottles; and approximately 100 flavors comprising fruit, carbonated soft drink, and enhanced flavors to add to the carbonated water. The company also sells additional accessories manufactured by third parties, including bottle cleaning materials and ice cube trays shaped to produce ice cubes. In addition, it distributes Brita water filtration systems and other consumer products in Israel. The company sells its products under the SodaStream and Soda-Club brand names directly and through local distributors to retailers, as well as over the Internet. It sells its products through approximately 50,000 retail stores in 42 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was formerly known as Soda-Club Holdings Ltd. and changed its name to SodaStream International Ltd. in March 2010. SodaStream International Ltd. is headquartered in Airport City, Israel.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.

Put credit spreads = bullish call spreads.

We are also recommending a put spread on DECK to add to our existing call spread to complete a iron condor on our DECK position.


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

AMGN - Amgen Inc., a biotechnology medicines company, discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets human therapeutics based on advances in cellular and molecular biology for grievous illnesses primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. Its principal products include Neulasta and NEUPOGEN to stimulate the production of neutrophils, which is type of white blood cell that helps the body fight infections; Enbrel, an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor that plays a role in the body?s response to inflammatory diseases; and Aranesp and EPOGEN erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, which stimulate the production of red blood cells. The company also markets other products comprising Sensipar/Mimpara, a small molecule calcimimetic that lowers serum calcium levels; Vectibix, a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the epidermal growth factor receptor; and Nplate, a thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor agonist that mimics endogenous TPO, the primary driver of platelet production, as well as offers Prolia and XGEVA denosumab, which are human monoclonal antibodies that specifically targets RANKL, an essential regulator of osteoclasts.

COST - Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses that offer a selection of branded and private label products in a range of merchandise categories in no-frills, self-service warehouse facilities. The company?s product categories include candy, snack foods, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and cleaning and institutional supplies; appliances, electronics, health and beauty aids, hardware, office supplies, cameras, garden and patio, sporting goods, toys, seasonal items, and automotive supplies; dry and institutionally packaged foods; apparel, domestics, jewelry, house wares, media, home furnishings, and small appliances; meat, bakery, deli, and produce; and gas stations, pharmacy, food court, optical, one-hour photo, hearing aid, and travel. It also provides business and gold star (individual) membership services. As of July 5, 2012, the company operated 605 warehouses, including 438 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 82 in Canada, 32 in Mexico, 22 in the United Kingdom, 13 in Japan, 8 in Taiwan, 7 in Korea, and 3 in Australia. It is also involved in electronic commerce businesses through its Websites, costco.com in the United States and costco.ca in Canada. The company was formerly known as Costco Companies, Inc. and changed its name to Costco Wholesale Corporation in August 1999. Costco Wholesale Corporation was founded in 1976 and is based in Issaquah, Washington.

We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.

Put credit spreads = bullish call spreads.

We are also recommending a put spread on RGLD to add to our existing call spread to complete a iron condor on our RGLD position.