We are recommending the following credit spreads to the APRIL expiration cycle.
We are recommending a credit spreads for our Portfolio #1 in
the following issue.
CLF - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, engages in the production of iron ore pellets, fines and lump ore, and metallurgical coal. It operates five iron ore mines located in Michigan and Minnesota; five metallurgical coal mines located in West Virginia and Alabama; and one thermal coal mine located in West Virginia. The company also operates two iron ore mines in eastern Canada that primarily provide iron ore to steel producers in Asia; and two iron ore mining complexes in Western Australia. In addition, it holds a 45% economic interest in a coking and thermal coal mine located in Queensland, Australia; 30% interest in AmapÃ¡, an iron ore project in Brazil; and interest in a chromite project in Ontario, Canada.
We are recommending the following specific credit spread.
Call credit spread = bearish call spread.
We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #2 in
the following issues.
FFIV - F5 Networks, Inc. provides application delivery networking technology that secures and optimizes the delivery of network-based applications, and the security, performance, and availability of servers and other network resources. It offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing and traffic management; Global Traffic Manager that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing data center; Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware control of access to applications; and Application Security Manager, an application firewall. The company also provides Link Controller that monitors the health and availability of each connection in organizations with more than one Internet service provider; WAN Optimization Manager, which integrates application delivery with WAN optimization technologies; WebAccelerator that speeds Web transactions by optimizing individual network object requests, connections, and end-to-end transactions from browser to databases; and Message Security, which extends security for message applications to the edge of the corporate network and eliminates unwanted e-mail. In addition, it offers BIG-IP and VIPRION application delivery controllers; Edge Gateway, a remote access product that provides context-aware, policy controlled, and remote access to applications at LAN speed; Enterprise Manager, which allows customers to discover and view its products in a single window; Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller for diameter signaling and routing; and ARX product family, a series of high performance and enterprise-class intelligent file virtualization devices. The company sells its products to enterprise customers and service providers through various channels, including distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators in the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. F5 Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
VMW - VMware, Inc. provides virtualization infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s solutions enable organizations to aggregate multiple servers, storage infrastructure, and networks together into shared pools of capacity that can be allocated to applications as needed. Its cloud infrastructure products and technologies include its flagship data center platform, VMware vSphere, which enables users to deploy hypervisor, a layer of software that resides between the operating system and system hardware to enable compute virtualization; and vCloud Suite, an integrated solution for building and managing a cloud infrastructure optimized for use with the VMware vSphere platform. The company also provides end-user computing solutions, which are designed to enable a user-centric approach to personal computing, and secure access to applications and data from various devices and locations; and cloud application platform solutions providing open source application frameworks, application run-time, and data management solutions, as well as an open platform as a service. It sells its products through distributors, resellers, system vendors, and systems integrators. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. VMware, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of EMC Corporation.
We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.
Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.