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Mitchell is the founder of Options Risk Management and also works in the book transfer department at Liberty Mutual in Fairfield, Ohio. Prior to joining Liberty Mutual in September of 2016, he was an independent agent at Hummel Insurance (representing companies such as ...more


Unusual Options Activity: TSO, AMD, DAL & More
Here’s a weekly recap of 10 stocks that had unusual options activity and what, if any, significance these trades may have.
Unusual Options Activity
Looking at the technicals, Xilinx shares have been able to sustain a move above the $54-$55 level unlike on previous attempts.
Where Is Tesla Motors Stock Headed Post SolarCity Merger?
Tesla Motors has been trending lower for four months with the 50-day exponential moving average acting as the ceiling. Sentiment has started to change as shares reclaim prior resistance at the $195 level.
Options Trading Idea: Starbucks Bear Put Spread
As money managers have put capital to work in nearly every major sector (except utilities), it gives contrarians a chance to fade strength in overvalued/challenged companies. Starbucks stock may be one of those names.
Pool Corporation Stock Chart: Trends Point Higher
As the temperature trends lower and the leaves change colors, now might not feel like the right time for traders to consider a position in Pool Corporation stock. But, the company continues to perform, regardless of season.
Utility Stocks May Benefit From Weak Jobs Number
In this article, I take a look at 4 U.S. utility stocks that could see additional gains later this summer.


Latest Comments
Why LinkedIn Stock Looks Poised To Rally
6 years ago

Yes, time will tell Craig! Saw sizable buying in the November calls yesterday.

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Dr. Pepper Snapple: Brand Diversification And Market Share Gains Are Pushing Shares To $100+
6 years ago

Thanks Dick, I'm glad to be part of the TalkMarkets team! Look for more articles later this month.

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AAL American Airlines Group Inc
AMBA Ambarella Inc.
APOG Apogee Enterprises Inc.
ATU Actuant Corporation
BH Biglari Holdings Inc.
BOBE Bob Evans Farms Inc.
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc.
CBOE Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
CCL Carnival Corporation
CNC Centene Corporation
COL Rockwell Collins Inc.
CRI Carter's Inc.
CSV Carriage Services Inc
CTCT Constant Contact, Inc.
DNKN Dunkin' Brands Group Inc.
DNUT Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc.
DRI Darden Restaurants Inc.
EXPE Expedia Inc.
FDX FedEx Corporation
GBX The Greenbrier Companies Inc.
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
HDS HD Supply Holdings, Inc.
IIIN Insteel Industries, Inc.
ISCA International Speedway Corporation
KFY Korn Ferry International
LNN Lindsay Corporation
MA MasterCard Incorporated
NKE Nike Inc.
PAYX Paychex Inc.
PCAR Paccar Inc.
PETS PetMed Express Inc.
PRGS Progress Software Corporation
PWR Quanta Services Inc.
SHW Sherwin Williams Co.
SRCL Stericycle Inc.
SSI Stage Stores Inc.
STT State Street Corporation
TISI Team, Inc.
URI United Rentals Inc.
WDFC WD - 40 Company
WNS WNS (Holdings) Limited
WY Weyerhaeuser Co.
WYNN Wynn Resorts Limited
X United States Steel Corporation
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Work Experience

Founder and CEO
November 2012 - Present (10 years 6 months)

Mitchell has been trading for more than eight years and is the founder of Options Risk Management. His experience includes equities, ETFs, options, futures, forex, and even bitcoins. He started by learning technical and fundamental analysis and in recent years has studied the importance of watching unusual options activity to see where the big money is positioning. 

Independent Agent
Hummel Insurance
September 2015 - August 2016 (1 year)

Working with personal and commercial clients on finding the right coverages/rates for their business, home, boat, flood, auto, life, and health insurance needs. I plan on obtaining my Series 7/65 licenses (investments) in the next year.