Skip Raschke

Skip Raschke has been with Options Profits since its inception in 2010. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University (B.A. Sociology). Prior to his Wall Street career in 1971, he was drafted by the New York Yankees as a pitcher. His professional record was 16 wins, 6 losses with a 3.30 E.R.A. and a no-hitter to his credit. In addition Skip served in the USMCR for 6 years. After a career-ending elbow injury Skip began his career on Wall Street in 1975 as a registered stock/options broker with Paine Webber. In 1982 he bought a seat on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange where for 10 years he was a registered options trader (a trading pit market maker). He later served as a registered Commodity Trading Advisor (C.T.A.), brokering a hedge fund. In addition he was a proprietary stock/options trader for Van Der Moolen.

Recent Articles By The Author

Intermediate Trade: GLD

Intermediate Trade: GLD

Once again, gold has my bullishly biased attention.

Intermediate Trade: DBA ETF

Intermediate Trade: DBA ETF

Best to think of DBA as a compilation of the agricultural products that we eat and drink.

Novice Trade: XLB Materials ETF

Novice Trade: XLB Materials ETF

A bullishly biased XLB call expiring in June.

Novice Trade: JNK High-Yield Bond ETF

Novice Trade: JNK High-Yield Bond ETF

A bearishly biased out-of-the-money long put 'shooter' expiring in January.

Novice Trade: DXD UltraShort Dow ETF

Novice Trade: DXD UltraShort Dow ETF

DXD offers traders a way to short the Dow 30 while controlling risk.

Novice Trade: Silver ETF

Novice Trade: Silver ETF

An SLV bullishly biased, in-the-money long shooter call expiring in July.

Intermediate Trade: MCD

Intermediate Trade: MCD

Not the balance sheet a company wants to have in a rising interest rate environment.

Intermediate Trade: Merck

Intermediate Trade: Merck

2018 should be the beginning of Merck's earnings return to growth.

Novice Trade: Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Novice Trade: Goodyear Tire & Rubber

A GT bullishly biased vertical call spread expiring in October.

Intermediate Trade: Marvell Technology

Intermediate Trade: Marvell Technology

A bullishly biased MRVL vertical call spread.