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5 “Facts” Smart People Get Wrong About Options

| November 18, 2016 | 1 Comment
5 “Facts” Smart People Get Wrong About Options

Using options contracts to boost returns and income could be the most powerful investing tool that you’re not using. While trading options for the first time might be intimidating, we’ve broken it down to its core pieces and show that options aren’t as dangerous as you might think. 1) Options Trading is complicated Markets can […]

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Here’s What To Expect From The Market To Finish 2016

Here’s What To Expect From The Market To Finish 2016

Find out what Investors Alley’s lead equities analyst Bret Jensen predicts for the market as we close out an unexpected and volatile year. Will the market tread water, bounce higher, or fall lower, see what Bret has to say.  “Good judgment comes from experience and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” – Will Rogers […]

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An Undervalued Auto Stock Offering 300% Upside By June

An Undervalued Auto Stock Offering 300% Upside By June

Options Analyst Alan Knuckman offers up another easy-to-follow options trade that could be his most lucrative yet. See just how you can trade this stock to potentially earn 300% returns in only seven months.  FORD Staying Power …with over seven months to be right FORD stock has been in reverse gear, down 17% so far […]

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This Beaten-Down Bank Offers 60% Upside By April

This Beaten-Down Bank Offers 60% Upside By April

Cash in at the bank to the tune of 60% or higher returns this April by placing the simple stock substitution option trade detailed in this article that has much less downside risk than owning shares outright. European markets have seen challenges threaten economic growth. The Greek crisis flares up over and over, unprecedented refugee […]

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This Cash-Cow Tech Stock Can Hand You A 50% Return By April

This Cash-Cow Tech Stock Can Hand You A 50% Return By April

The red-hot biotech sector has begun to cool off in what looks to be a temporary buying opportunity for savvy long-term investors. Take advantage of this sell-off in the sector to purchase any of these four companies that have great long-term risk to reward profiles at discount valuations.  Technology has led the way in 2016 […]

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A Gold Mine Options Trade For 100% Returns

A Gold Mine Options Trade For 100% Returns

After it’s impressive rally for the first eight months of the year, the price of gold has taken a breather and has started to fall in price. Use this temporary drop to initiate a simple stock substitution options trade that targets over 100% gains by January.  Gold Mine … A modest move back to the […]

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A Simple Options Trade With Triple-Digit Potential

A Simple Options Trade With Triple-Digit Potential

A modest move back to July’s high for this stock would hand you nearly a 100% gain using the limited risk option trade presented in this article. And with six months for this price move to occur, there is plenty of time for a bullish development. Molten Metals and Miners … After a remarkable recovery […]

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Buy This Stock At A Double-Digit Discount Or Get Paid Not To

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Buy This Stock At A Double-Digit Discount Or Get Paid Not To

Using the same type of options trades as professional money managers, you can earn a 5% cash income in a month or buy this attractive stock at a double-digit discount. On August 30th I recommended a trade to sell the September Whiting Petroleoum $7 puts for 30 cents to open. That trade worked out perfectly […]

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Earn A 100% Return By March With This 1 Stock

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Earn A 100% Return By March With This 1 Stock

And it’s not a risky small cap stock either. You can earn up to 100% returns on this stalwart blue chip bank by using specific options contracts detailed in this article that have even less downside risk than owning shares of this stock.  BANK BREAKOUT – DOW Downer CITIGROUP ready for rebound… The post financial […]

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1 Trade To Bank A 50% Gain On This Organic Grocer

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
1 Trade To Bank A 50% Gain On This Organic Grocer

Those investors who want to put reward to risk in their favor with distressed and discounted stocks can use long options to leverage upside potential with a small cash outlay compared to buying shares outright. SUPERMARKET SALE STRATEGY – with a WHOLE lot of time to be right… Food is falling…bread, beef, chicken, eggs, and […]

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This Is An Undervalued Stock You Don’t Want To Own

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
This Is An Undervalued Stock You Don’t Want To Own

However, by using options contracts to control 100 shares of the stock you can reap huge rewards, upwards of 100% and higher, with limited downside. With the stock now bottoming to long-term support levels, now is the best time to buy these options contracts. DIGGING OUT OF A HOLE The U.S. dollar direction has had […]

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Buy This Stock At A 10% Discount Or Get Paid Not To

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Buy This Stock At A 10% Discount Or Get Paid Not To

Using an easy to understand options strategy, you can purchase this undervalued and attractive stock at a 10% discount to its current price or get paid real cash income not to. Professional money managers use this strategy to build positions in stocks at a discount while also earning a regular income stream. Rates are ridiculously […]

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Earn A 5% Monthly Income Using Simple Options Trades

Earn A 5% Monthly Income Using Simple Options Trades

By following this easy-to-understand options trade you can get a quick 5% return in about month. We’re combining the 10% discount in price along with the general fear from other investors to lock in a quick hit. For over a generation the promise of solar power has been the technology of tomorrow: the launching point […]

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Second Chance At An Energy Play With 50% Upside

Second Chance At An Energy Play With 50% Upside

For some investors the volatility in energy prices, particularly crude oil, has been nothing but headache. However, for those investors willing to use long options on oil, the rewards will far exceed the risk. This is particularly true when using a small outlay to leverage your upside potential. What a beginning of August it was […]

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Short This Overvalued Stock About To Fall

Short This Overvalued Stock About To Fall

As investors, we have many tools of the trade at our disposal. Unfortunately, we are self-absorbed in a way: we believe that we have special knowledge unavailable to other investors. Whether you’re an industry insider or a discerning consumer, there are millions of others like you. This is why I like to turn to novel […]

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5 High Probability Options Trades For May

5 High Probability Options Trades For May

When I first started trading, I ignored the Dow Jones Industrial Average and its ETFs (DIA) because – after all – why would I limit myself to the 30 most popular stocks? But now, as an options trader, I find myself almost limited to those stocks that are most liquid. Because of this, I’ve looked […]

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3 Retail Stocks With Low-Risk Strategies

3 Retail Stocks With Low-Risk Strategies

Out of the all the retail stocks to choose from, we have boiled down three low-risk strategies that dig out the very best options for sustained growth. With decades of continued growth in the consumer economy, you will want to be invested in these stocks. Recently I was asked by a student as to which […]

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3 Strategies For Shorting The Bursting Biotech Bubble

3 Strategies For Shorting The Bursting Biotech Bubble

Follow any of these three easy to understand, step-by-step strategies that detail exactly how any investor can profit from the collapse in biotech.  The biotech sector is a bursting bubble. Unfortunately, making money from a bursting bubble requires investors to go short on a stock. Shorting a stock exposes an investor to a theoretically infinite […]

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2 Options Strategies For Profits From A Hated Sector

2 Options Strategies For Profits From A Hated Sector

In response to a recent article I wrote on the Gold Trust ETF (GLD) some readers have asked my thoughts on gold miners. While my last article was more of a bullish thesis on gold from a fundamental perspective and offered a simple strategy of playing gold by buying GLD, this article on the Market […]

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