NOTE TO EDITORS: The following is an investment opinion issued
LITTLETON, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 1999--
Record Breaking Results for OptionInvestor's Spreads/Combos section!
OptionInvestor.com (OI) once again confirms its position as the
leading stock-option information and advisory service on the
world wide web by offering the largest selection of successful trading
strategies for today's marketwise investor.
OI is proud of their outstanding performance in every one of
these categories: Covered-Calls, Naked-Puts, Bull & Bear Spreads,
Straddles, Strangles and Volatility Positions.
The Spreads/Combos section of equity and index candidates focuses
on all of the most common spread and combination strategies and
includes instructional articles to help new traders learn advanced
techniques. Conservative, long-term plays such as calendar spreads and
covered-calls on LEAPS provide consistent, low risk returns while
volatility positions and momentum spreads offer the short-term
speculator an opportunity to benefit from mispriced options. This
month, the spreads/combos section had its best performance since
inception with an outstanding collection of plays on a variety of
STOCK SYMBOL RESULTS STRATEGY
(Nasdaq:LGTO) 130% short-term volatility spreads
(NYSE:GTS) 100% short-term volatility spreads
(NYSE:MTC) 84% two-week disparity spread
(Nasdaq:AWRE) 40% bullish diagonal spread
(Nasdaq:CSCO) 40% bullish diagonal spread
(Nasdaq:CMGI) 53% bull-call spread
(Nasdaq:ATHM) 42% bull-call spread
(Nasdaq:QCOM) 34% bull-call spread
(Nasdaq:DELL) 25% bull-put spread
(NYSE:LTD) 25% bull-put spread
(Nasdaq:VISX) 14% bear-call spread
(NYSE:CHA) 11% bull-put spread
Bell Atlantic (NYSE:BEL), 3Com Corp. (Nasdaq:COMS) and Peoplesoft
(Nasdaq:PSFT) led the Calendar Spreads portfolio, and the most
successful Covered-Calls on LEAPS were Solectron (NYSE:SLR), Sun
Microsystems (Nasdaq:SUNW) and Motorola (NYSE:MOT).
The straddles portfolio was one of the most productive sections
in the OIN with the top position, American Online (NYSE:AOL),
returning 76% in less than 20 days. The runner-up, Go2Net
(Nasdaq:GNET), provided a 45% profit in the same period.
Other profitable plays were available on market leading stocks
such as: (NYSE:ALL), (Nasdaq:AMTD), (Nasdaq:BRCM), (NYSE:CA),
(Nasdaq:CYCH), (NYSE:DLJ), (Nasdaq:EGRP), (NYSE:FDX), (NYSE:FON),
(Nasdaq:GBLX), (NYSE:GM), (Nasdaq:GMST), (Nasdaq:JDSU), (NYSE:JNJ),
(Nasdaq:MESG), (Nasdaq:MLTX), (NYSE:MTC), (Nasdaq:MUEI),
(Nasdaq:NETA), (Nasdaq:NTBK), (Nasdaq:NVDA), (Nasdaq:PIXR),
(Nasdaq:TALK), (NYSE:TOY), (NYSE:UK) and (NYSE:XON).
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