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Digital River (DRIV) Ratio Spread

Earnings are a great time to look for some quick and explosive moves in some names and then structure an option strategy around that to possibly profit from such a move. Digital River $DRIV has earnings on 11/3 and has been taken out behind the wood shed lately as Symantec ($SYMC) said they would not

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ADS Short Squeeze (call backspread)

$ADS has over 33% of its float shares short and is approaching multiple areas of resistance as it climbs higher. The biggest level of resistance would be the downward trending 200 SMA which is currently at $44.65. The risk you run of shorting such a setup, either with stock or buying puts, is that the

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