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Steven Smith

Director and Chief Strategist, Options Alerts

Prior to writing for The Street.com. Steven spent two years as the Senior Finance Writer at Ziff-Davis Media's The Net Economy publication. Before Ziff, Steve spent three years writing for Individual Investor.com. Steven wrote extensively on options, technical analysis and a variety of trading strategies. He also wrote a weekly feature column.

Steve was a seatholding member of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) from 5/89-8/95. During that six year period Steven traded multiple markets for his own personal account and acted as an executing broker for third party accounts.

Co-founded Shortboy.com in June of 1999; a subscription based website providing short sale recommendations. Site is currently profitable.

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Stocks Backing-Off (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

This morning, safety comes first in option activity.

11:16AM 08/18/08

Alert

A Bullish Pair of Trades (Options Alerts $)

By Steven Smith

Looking to add positions in tech and telecom names, while bolstering the model portfolio's broad-market put protection.

10:28AM 08/18/08

Prepare for Continental Shares to Lose Altitude

By Steven Smith

Find out why options expert Steve Smith thinks the airline sector's oil-related rally may be limited, and hear his suggestions for how to play Continental.

08:59AM 08/17/08

Sellers Remain On the Prowl (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Options expirations goes out with a whimper.

03:10PM 08/15/08

Alert

Taking Some Healthy Profits (Options Alerts $)

By Steven Smith

Booking gains in this medical testing name that has risen nicely of late. Also, reviewing some expiring positions.

02:15PM 08/15/08

The Influence of Option Expiration

By Steven Smith

Options expert Steve Smith looks at the real impact of option expiration on the markets.

10:19AM 08/15/08

The Dollar and Retail Set Today's Tone (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Option expiration activity only has a muted impact today.

10:07AM 08/15/08

Shedding Some Light on "Dark Pools" (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

These electronic clearinghouses are beginning to target the options market.

07:27AM 08/15/08

Markets Recover but Lack Leadership (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Notable option trading in Autodesk, Knight Capital, Forest Labs and more.

04:58PM 08/14/08

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