Setting Up an Options Play

Today has felt very lackluster. Perhaps we are getting into the long-weekend-trading mode already. I believe we've seen some of Friday's options choppiness a day ahead of schedule. Still, with names like Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE) and Schlumberger (SLB) and American Express (AXP) on the docket for earnings, we'll get a look at some big names across varied sectors. For such a small sampling, it will be nice to touch on tech, industrials, energy and financials. I am going to pay close attention to Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) as its results will likely influence trading of Apple (AAPL) tomorrow.

As far as the INTC trade, I've set up the following for a cost of $0.84:...113 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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