Brett Owens

Brett Owens is the Chief Investment Strategist at Contrarian Outlook.

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Your Questions, My Answers For $7,050 In “Bonus” Monthly Payouts

| November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Your Questions, My Answers For $7,050 In “Bonus” Monthly Payouts

We received many thoughtful questions after last Wednesday’s “options for income” editorial. (If you missed the original piece, you can read it in its entirety here.) Many of you are understandably interested in my favorite strategy for generating thousands of dollars in extra income each month regardless of what happens with the S&P 500. After all, it’s […]

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The Perfect 10% Payout For A Toppy Market

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Perfect 10% Payout For A Toppy Market

Worried about a pullback? I don’t blame you. But you shouldn’t stash your portfolio in cash when you can bank this 10% dividend and be protect yourself from a drop in the stock market. Rather than buying stocks for their payouts and hoping they don’t crash, you can extract more money from them – and protect your […]

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How To Make $5,094 A Month Without Buying Stocks

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Make $5,094 A Month Without Buying Stocks

Today I’m going to show you a proven way to collect $5,094 in cash, on average, every month—without buying a single stock, bond or fund. In fact, you won’t have to buy anything at all. (I’ll show you precisely how this works in a moment.) That amounts to a nice $61,000-a-year income stream, easily enough for you […]

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How To “Write” Covered Calls For Safe 8% Yields

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To “Write” Covered Calls For Safe 8% Yields

Most investors buy stocks and hope they’ll go up in price. They do nothing in the interim to generate cash flow from those stocks while they sit in their portfolio – like writing covered calls. “Write” what? I’ll explain. And I’ll also highlight some popular exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and closed-end funds (CEFs) that will help […]

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These 4 Stocks Can Save You From The Next Market Crash

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
These 4 Stocks Can Save You From The Next Market Crash

Is the next market brushfire right around the corner? And are investors in denial about it? If recent moves in the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) are any indication, the answer to both questions could be yes. The market’s so-called “fear indicator” plunged 40% in the week following the Brexit vote—its largest-ever drop—as options traders bet […]

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How To Brexit-Proof Your Portfolio

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
How To Brexit-Proof Your Portfolio

Britain’s out – should you care? It depends on what’s in your portfolio today. Here’s a five-point checklist to help you Brexit-proof your nest egg. There’s no shortage of noise floating around about the potential ramifications. Let’s separate the “first-level” headline worries from the second-level realities – and make sure your portfolio is set to […]

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Easy Strategy To Double Your Dividends

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Easy Strategy To Double Your Dividends

Did you know there’s a reliable way to significantly boost the income you’re collecting from the dividend stocks you already own? I’m talking about ways you can turn 3% yielders into 8% income generators. And it doesn’t involve leverage or any other risky techniques. I’m talking about “covered calls” – one of the secrets of […]

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3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

Editor’s Note: Investing in dividend stocks can be used in conjunction with options trading, so it’s important to be aware of good dividend buying opportunities. With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks. But […]

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