Prepping for a Slow Week

So with the bounce in the mining and precious metals stocks today, it might be time to start looking at coal and natural gas as well. Obviously, these areas have different challenges than what the precious metal miners face. However, if the quarter starts with  some managers looking to the big under achievers for some quick upside in the third quarter, this might be the place.

Next week is likely to be slow. If anything, I would look to sell some put spreads early Monday if equities see any type of decent push lower. If the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) sits anywhere in the $159-$160 area, then I am going to look at some of the stronger intraday trading names that have weekly options and sell slightly out-of-the-money put spreads with the thesis the week will finish flat to higher....168 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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