Category: Investing In Options

Ditch Options And Buy Stocks With “Cheap Optionality” Instead Lessons From David Tepper

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ditch Options And Buy Stocks With “Cheap Optionality” Instead Lessons From David Tepper

It probably didn’t take long after becoming a trader to stumble upon options. Brokerages and websites all over the internet are constantly pitching these complex financial derivatives, claiming things like “defined risk” and “100% returns a month”. But these advertisements only end up luring novices into a game that creates losses rather than stunning returns. […]

Continue Reading

A Savvy Trader Asks Himself These Questions First

A Savvy Trader Asks Himself These Questions First

One of my favorite movies of all time is Trading Places with Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd. It was a comedy that took place during the heyday of 1980s commodities trading. Winthorpe (Aykroyd) and Valentine (Murphy) are the subjects of a $1 bet by the Duke Brothers, who own a commodity trading firm. The bet […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Use Options To Profit From Extreme Risk

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Use Options To Profit From Extreme Risk

The US markets have been surprisingly stable for most of the year (so far). There have been very few really volatile periods to speak of. And, the bull market has been quite resilient. Even September – traditionally a volatile month – has been calmer than you’d expect. The markets have remained mostly stable despite numerous […]

Continue Reading

2013 Was A Good Year For Options Traders

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
2013 Was A Good Year For Options Traders

For option traders, 2013 was a very good year.  Whatever your strategy of preference, there’s a good chance it was successful last year. Many of the most popular strategies perform the best during strong bull markets like we saw in 2013. For instance, the strategy I employ in my flagship service, the Option Trading Wire, […]

Continue Reading

Investing In Options: Generate Income Without Dividends

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Investing In Options:  Generate Income Without Dividends

Income investors have been left out in the cold by the Fed. Risk-free assets like government bonds or FDIC insured savings accounts and CDs hardly pay anything these days.  And they certainly don’t keep pace with inflation.  You simply must be willing to take on risk in order to generate income today.  This phenomenon has […]

Continue Reading

Investing In Options: Put Time On Your Side

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Investing In Options:  Put Time On Your Side

As you know, there are four major variables in determining an option’s price – stock price, strike price, time, and volatility.  One of the most puzzling aspects of option trading for new option traders is time value premium decay. For instance, I’ve heard from many novice option traders who were shocked to see the value […]

Continue Reading

Investing In Options: Buy High Quality Stocks At A Discount

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Investing In Options:  Buy High Quality Stocks At A Discount

Let me ask you a question… How do you buy high quality stocks at a discount? Most investors simply wait for the stock to fall to the price they want to buy it.  Some investors will enter a buy limit order with their broker to purchase a stock when it falls to the price they […]

Continue Reading

A Simple Options Play On Rising Oil

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Simple Options Play On Rising Oil

Got extra gas money?  I hope so… with oil prices rising, you’re going to need it! Oil prices are moving up and it appears there’s no relief in sight.  Since the beginning of the year, gas prices have risen by nearly $0.57 a gallon.  And just about everyone is cringing about how much it’s costing to […]

Continue Reading