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3 Covered Calls For Long-Term Buy-And-Hold Stocks

3 Covered Calls For Long-Term Buy-And-Hold Stocks

Use covered calls for these stocks that delivered earnings disappointments Covered calls are options trades that have a lot of utility. They can generate additional monthly income, which is how I utilize them in my stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. They can also be used to hedge long positions. However, in some cases, they can also […]

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3 Big-Money Option Trades

3 Big-Money Option Trades

These 3 options trades are risky, but can offer nice premiums and a hedge Covered calls and naked puts can be very effective tools to both generate income and hedge long positions in any kind of stock. For some expensive stocks, however, they can offer very high premiums if you are willing to take on […]

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3 Covered Calls To Hedge Risky Stocks

3 Covered Calls To Hedge Risky Stocks

You can earn very big money with these covered calls, but beware, because these stocks are ripe for a fall When it comes to growth or momentum stocks, there are some investors who don’t care about risk. They just buy up the big names and let it ride. Certainly there is some merit to this […]

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3 Energy Stocks Running Headlong Into Resistance

3 Energy Stocks Running Headlong Into Resistance

Low-risk setups are forming for bears in these energy stocks and ETFs Since being left for dead, crude oil has cobbled together quite the respectable rally. At $46.60, black gold has now rallied 11% off its 52-week lows over the past eight trading sessions. Color me impressed, particularly considering how hated oil was. Energy stocks […]

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3 Airline Stocks To Buy Before They Take Off

3 Airline Stocks To Buy Before They Take Off

Buy the dip in DAL, AAL and ALK for sky-high profits Last week’s mild bout of profit-taking was just what the doctor ordered for stocks in need of a breather. And, I might add, the list of overbought stocks needing a reprieve was quite large, what with so many big winners this year. Airline stocks […]

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3 Breakout Trades In A Nosebleed Market

3 Breakout Trades In A Nosebleed Market

CRM, FDX and BABA are all ready to bust through resistance The bull market is charging on, and breakout trades are multiplying. If you’ve ever wondered why chart watchers are obsessive about trading with the trend, wonder no longer. The adage of a trend in motion staying in motion has been on full display this […]

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3 Resilient Retail Stocks To Buy Now

3 Resilient Retail Stocks To Buy Now

These three retail stocks show that Amazon has its limitations Retail recession? World domination? Based on what this strategist is seeing, those well-worn blanket statements regarding retail stocks are far from accurate and fail to recognize the large number of outfits rising to today’s challenges. What would an article on retail stocks be without mentioning […]

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Go Long United States Steel Corporation (X) Stock And Buy American

Go Long United States Steel Corporation (X) Stock And Buy American

X stock is a Trump play if there ever was one. Go long infrastructure spending with U.S. Steel. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has had a rough 2017. While it was much-loved as a “Trump play,” X stock has fallen by more than 50% since February. But while I’m not one for catching falling knives, […]

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7 Dogs Of The Dow To Trade Now For Income

7 Dogs Of The Dow To Trade Now For Income

Think the ‘Dogs of the Dow’ strategy is only good once a year? Think again, and check out these seven income-generating trades. The “Dogs of the Dow” investment strategy is typically a year-end/year-beginning phenomenon, but today I want to show you how this income-centric tactic can do wonders for you as we near 2017’s midway […]

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3 Bank Stocks That Can Bank You Free Profits

3 Bank Stocks That Can Bank You Free Profits

Go long with confidence in these three big-money financial plays Donald Trump winning the 2016 U.S. election lit a fire under bank stocks, the likes of which we have rarely seen. The thesis was doubly effective — half from the prospects of higher interest rates, and the other half from President Trump’s promise to greatly […]

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3 Naked Puts On Blue-Chip Stocks For $1,000 In Income

3 Naked Puts On Blue-Chip Stocks For $1,000 In Income

Just make sure to use ‘safer’ stocks for this cash-generating strategy One of the best strategies to use in a bull market — in terms of generating additional monthly income — is selling naked puts. This means you sell the right for someone else to “put,” or force you to buy, a stock at a […]

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Go Long Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock For Free Into Earnings

Go Long Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock For Free Into Earnings

It’s hard to commit long AAPL stock near all-time highs, but we can do that with confidence, even into the uncertainty of earnings I bet that by reading today’s title, you have already pegged me as an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) perma-bull. I can assure you I am not. Although I like the current money-making machine […]

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3 Of The Best Trades On Wall Street Right Now

3 Of The Best Trades On Wall Street Right Now

These three beauties boast solid price patterns The silver lining of any and all market selloffs is their ability to return the Street’s favorite stocks to support levels. These floors provide multiple benefits. For starters, trade setups forming around support provide a clear price level to trade against. If the stock stays above-said level, then […]

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3 Options Trades That Will Protect You From Harm

3 Options Trades That Will Protect You From Harm

Sell calls against a long position and use the money to buy puts I’m not trying to sound the alarm and get everyone rushing for the exits, but according to the Shiller price-to-earnings ratio, the stock market is now the third most expensive it has been in history, behind only the market of 1929 and […]

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3 Covered Calls To Guard Against The Impending Drop

3 Covered Calls To Guard Against The Impending Drop

Use covered calls to hedge against a market correction, large or small If you subscribe to the Shiller price-earnings ratio, then the associated graph should sound alarm bells. According to the graph, stocks are the most expensive in history, save right before the stock market crash of 1929 and the dot-com bubble. If you have a […]

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The 3 Best Bull Trades On Wall Street This Week

The 3 Best Bull Trades On Wall Street This Week

Profits await in these three solid stocks to buy Active traders in search of quality stocks to buy should focus on two things: a solid chart pattern and a low-risk, high-reward opportunity. And typically the first is what leads to the second. Fortunately for stock bulls, last week’s broad market pullback delivered opportunities on both […]

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3 Value Stock Naked Puts To Make A Quick $1,000

3 Value Stock Naked Puts To Make A Quick $1,000

These naked puts offer a risk-averse way to profit from value stocks I’m mostly a value stock investor. Value stocks offer greater returns over the long haul than growth stocks, and there is a greater margin of error should you choose poorly. One of the great things about value stocks and naked puts is that […]

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Profit From The Thrashing In The Gold Stocks (GDXJ)

Profit From The Thrashing In The Gold Stocks (GDXJ)

Gold stocks were slammed on Monday — profit if GDX remains under pressure Tremors were felt in gold mining stocks Monday. What began as a run-of-the-mill bout of profit taking soon morphed into a torrential downpour of sell orders. By day’s end, the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) had fallen 5.3%. And if you […]

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3 Naked Puts That Let You Keep Your Shirt

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Naked Puts That Let You Keep Your Shirt

Sell these naked puts and deposit $1,000-plus in your bank account With options expiration upon us — or at least the monthly version of it — it’s a good time to look at selling naked puts for March expiration. If possible, I like selling naked puts about a month out, because if I can get […]

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3 Covered Calls To Cash In On Blue-Chip Stocks

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Covered Calls To Cash In On Blue-Chip Stocks

Using covered calls to generate income can be a safe way to enhance fixed income Options are still considered rather exotic securities by the average investor, and in some ways, that’s a good thing. They can be exotic and there is a higher degree of risk associated with them, depending on what one’s investment goals […]

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3 Naked Puts On High-ROI Stocks

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Naked Puts On High-ROI Stocks

Here’s a different way to calculate returns on these generous naked puts This week I’m going to do something a little different as I discuss naked puts. First, let’s remind ourselves what we’re up to with naked puts, which will be an important piece of my forthcoming stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. With naked […]

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3 Covered Calls To Drop A $1,000 In Your Bank Account

| February 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
3 Covered Calls To Drop A $1,000 In Your Bank Account

These three covered calls will generate a grand over the next month To me, covered calls serve two really solid purposes when it comes to using this strategy in a long-term diversified portfolio, such as the one I’ll be building in my upcoming stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. Covered calls can be used as […]

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3 Naked Puts To Make A Safe $1,000

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Naked Puts To Make A Safe $1,000

You can generate $1,000 in cash this month selling these naked puts Here we are in 2017, and just about to hit our first monthly expiration date. That means it’s a good time to cast our lines for naked puts that expire in February. Of course, that also means we need a quick reminder about […]

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Double Down On Dividends With These 3 Covered Calls

| January 18, 2017 | 1 Comment
Double Down On Dividends With These 3 Covered Calls

You can generate income by selling covered calls and collecting a dividend One of the best options strategies, as far as income is concerned, is using covered calls. This strategy involves first buying or already owning a stock in round lots of 100 shares. You then enter into a contract to sell 100-share lots to […]

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3 Metal Stocks Flashing Bright “Buy” Signals

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Metal Stocks Flashing Bright “Buy” Signals

A trio of solid setups await in the metal space After a short holiday break, the inflation trade is back, baby! Indeed, the turn of the year has been oh-so-helpful in reigniting demand for metal stocks across the board. For proof, look no further than the SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (NYSEARCA:XME), which is […]

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How To Short Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Stock For Free

How To Short Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Stock For Free

While all experts are looking up at NVDA stock, I’m looking down This year has been friendly to bulls, but few were luckier than Nvidia Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). While I see upside technical potential in the likes of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), traders have been buying NVDA stock as if it’s going to run out of supply. […]

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3 Trades For Anxiety-Free Profits In The New Year

| December 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Trades For Anxiety-Free Profits In The New Year

Go long AAPL, GOOGL, even at record-high levels in SPY This year saw equity markets soar to new highs. Adverse headlines like the Brexit vote and Trump’s win acted as catalysts, creating sharp spikes in trading. Meanwhile, fundamentals haven’t improved at the same pace as expectations, making for a potential letdown in the S&P 500 […]

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3 Naked Puts To Make $1,000 Off Q1 Earnings

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Naked Puts To Make $1,000 Off Q1 Earnings

These naked puts could bank you a lot of cash if you can handle risk Bulls can find lot of opportunities to earn some solid returns without taking on all the risk with going long on a given stock. Utilizing naked puts, you can make money that’s called a “premium,” a payment you receive by […]

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3 Trades To Play The Eye Of The Storm In Energy Stocks

| December 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Trades To Play The Eye Of The Storm In Energy Stocks

Energy stocks are splendid choices for options plays right now Let us praise the markets for creating puts and calls. The three-year period of volatility in oil delivery prices has created all kinds of havoc in the energy sector and in the global economy. The volatility and large moves in oil prices have created a […]

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3 Covered Calls For $1,000 In New Year’s Cash

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Covered Calls For $1,000 In New Year’s Cash

These 3 covered calls on small-cap stocks will yield fantastic premiums for your post-Christmas bill pile-up Now that we know Donald Trump has won the election, despite all the nonsense over electors not casting their assigned votes, we can get down to business selling covered calls on some unloved financial stocks. These little guys have […]

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