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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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Alert

Updating Current Positions (Options Alerts $)

By Steven Smith

Also, it's time to take some profits by closing out one model portfolio position.

01:20PM 08/29/08

Steven Smith Is Away (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Check back for updates on the options front.

08:37AM 08/27/08

Will the Bears Pounce on the Failed Bounce? (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Traders are watching the action go by.

10:07AM 08/26/08

Lower Highs Portend a Change in Trend (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Reading the tea leaves in an inscrutable market.

04:53PM 08/25/08

The VIX is in Decline (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Assessing the market implications from reduced volatility.

01:22PM 08/25/08

Thoughts on the VIX and the Ongoing CBOE Drama (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

As the major options exchanges re-jigger ownership structures, shares slump.

09:54AM 08/25/08

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Watching and Waiting (Options Alerts $)

By Steven Smith

Looking to take a cue from Monday's opening, and reviewing the model portfolio's current open positions.

09:22AM 08/25/08

Steve Smith Is Away (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

He'll resume publishing on Monday, Aug. 25.

10:23AM 08/19/08

Alert

Time for an Adjustment (Options Alerts $)

By Steven Smith

Making a change in the current Spyder put position, and reviewing a pair of recent transactions.

10:00AM 08/19/08

Yes, We Have No Buyers Today (RealMoney.com $)

By Steven Smith

Volume is light, making today's damage not quite as serious as it might be otherwise.

03:39PM 08/18/08

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