Category: Options Trading Strategy

How To Trade Facebook (FB) With Options

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Trade Facebook (FB) With Options

Death, taxes, and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) user growth… it should be the new saying. Social media giant Facebook continues to grow its user base quarter after quarter with almost military-like discipline. It seems like the only thing that could halt the growth is the limited population of the planet. Eventually, FB will run out of users, but does […]

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An Options Trade That Wins No Matter What Direction Gold Moves

| July 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
An Options Trade That Wins No Matter What Direction Gold Moves

Major interest rate news on the horizon means the price of gold could spike either higher or lower in a short period of time. Here’s a trade that makes money if gold moves just a small amount either up or down.  Over the next several weeks, investors will be heavily focused on any news or […]

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A Mystery Investor Has Made A 262 Million Dollar Bet That The Stock Market Will Crash By October

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Mystery Investor Has Made A 262 Million Dollar Bet That The Stock Market Will Crash By October

One mystery trader has made an extremely large bet that the stock market is going to crash by October, and if he is right he could potentially make up to 262 million dollars on the deal.  Fortunes were made and lost during the great financial crisis of 2008, and the same thing will happen again […]

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This Is The Biggest Options Trade Ever Made

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
This Is The Biggest Options Trade Ever Made

Risking $10 million on a trade that has a 9-day time limit might seem ludacris, but that’s exactly what this trader did. The best part is, you don’t need to have millions of dollars to profit from the same type of trade. Jay Soloff explains how.  It’s easy to see the benefits of trading options […]

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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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Bank 100% Returns By September Using This Cheap Options Trade

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bank 100% Returns By September Using This Cheap Options Trade

90% of all trades on this one stock have been bullish in the last week and 80% have been bullish over the last month. That’s why now’s the time to buy into this stock, and, by using this cheap options trade, you can bank 100% returns by September with just a small move higher in […]

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How To Trade The Fed Rate Hike Using Options

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Trade The Fed Rate Hike Using Options

Take some steps to make sure your portfolio profits from the Fed’s latest rate hike by following the proven trade in this article. By using options you can supercharge your annual income from stocks.  Last week was a busy news week, but the most important story for investors was the Fed rate hike.  While it […]

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A Cheap Options Trade That Wins No Matter Which Way The Market Moves

| June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Cheap Options Trade That Wins No Matter Which Way The Market Moves

With the Fed raising rates this afternoon, we could be in for a period of dramatic market swings. Here’s how you can profit in either direction using options. This is a win-win trade that can be placed by anyone no matter their level of experience or account size.  There’s been so much talk of low […]

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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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An Easy Trade On Tech’s Biggest Stocks Using Options

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
An Easy Trade On Tech’s Biggest Stocks Using Options

One trader bet $2 million that the market will make a big move in just the next two weeks and Jay Soloff concurs. Take a look at what the “smart money” is doing today so that they can make money no matter which way the market moves. It’s undoubtedly been a good year for stock […]

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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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5 Attractive Dividend Growth Options

5 Attractive Dividend Growth Options

If you’re looking for a source of income in your portfolio, but all of the dividend growth stocks you like seem expensive, then you may want to consider selling put options. It’s a way to collect some extra income now, and if the stock price falls far enough in the future then you get to […]

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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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The Cheap Way To Profit From Record Low Volatility

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Cheap Way To Profit From Record Low Volatility

Conflict in Syria, worries about Russia and North Korea, and an unpredictable government at home could send the stock market tumbling at any moment. Here’s how to profit from a temporary market dip. Stock market volatility continues to confound traders and investors as the VIX and other major volatility trackers close in on all-time lows.  […]

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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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The Market “Insurance” Trade That Profits From A Crash

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Market “Insurance” Trade That Profits From A Crash

Worrying about what will happen if the market crashes will never accomplish anything, but most investors never plan to profit if the market takes a dive. Place the trade shared in this article that acts as “insurance” against a market sell-off.  From a volatility standpoint, the stock market has been incredibly boring lately.  It’s almost […]

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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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The Best Way To Trade Microsoft Earnings

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Best Way To Trade Microsoft Earnings

The cash-cow tech giant reports earnings this week, and a big move could be right around the corner. Here’s how to make a huge return on Microsoft no matter which way the stock moves after earnings. It may not seem like it, but we’re back in midst of earnings season and about to hit the […]

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The Beginner Options Trade For Huge Upside

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Beginner Options Trade For Huge Upside

Finally, an options trade that you can place with little to no prior experience that has huge upside potential. Get the detailed and easy-to-understand instructions and analysis on this trade from Jay Soloff, a former floor trader with decades of experience. Options Can Provide Huge Upside For Time Warner Bulls The death of cable TV […]

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Place This Options Trade Today And Profit From Market Volatility

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Place This Options Trade Today And Profit From Market Volatility

It’s only a matter of time until this market breaks and volatility comes crashing back in. When that happens, all stocks will fall no matter what business they are in, but you can use the trade shared in this article today to hedge your portfolio and make a 9 to 1 return if the market […]

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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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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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The High-Probability Earnings Trade You Need To Make

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
The High-Probability Earnings Trade You Need To Make

Watching how earnings reports can affect the share prices of stocks, sometimes sending them sharply higher and lower, doesn’t always have to be a nerve-wrenching event. With a simple options trade, that you can easily place in five minutes, you can profit from a big move down or up in the stocks you follow.  We’re […]

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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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Do Not Buy This Undervalued Retail Stock

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Do Not Buy This Undervalued Retail Stock

But, by using the simple options trade detailed here, you can earn an easy 7% return in just three weeks. That’s more than most dividend investors get paid in an entire year!  HIGH PROBABILITY 7% potential return in three weeks BUY American Icon single-digit SEARS another 19% lower or get paid not to… This option […]

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Commodities Rally Makes This Trade Great Again

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Commodities Rally Makes This Trade Great Again

Having already moved up quickly in 2017, commodities like copper and gold look like they will have a breakout year. Here’s the one stock you want to trade for unlimited upside by June. We’re barely two weeks into 2017, and it’s already clear that commodities could play a bigger role in the financial markets than […]

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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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The Decades-Low Currency Trade For Triple-Digit Profits

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Decades-Low Currency Trade For Triple-Digit Profits

An Oil and Commodities crush killed the Loonie with the Canadian Dollar currency down nearly 25% in five years. DOLLAR POWER priced in rising rates in the United States on only optimistic outlook. The FXC Canadian Dollar exchange-traded fund dropped from $100 to a decade-low at just under $70 in the last four years. The […]

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The Agriculture Stock To Grow Your Profits In 2017

| January 6, 2017 | 1 Comment
The Agriculture Stock To Grow Your Profits In 2017

By using options, just a small uptick in price from this stock that is trading just above a decade-low can produce triple-digit gains for your portfolio. See Alan Knuckman’s step-by-step instructions on how to place this high probability trade.  We plant the seed, nature grows the seed and we eat the seed… Supply and Demand […]

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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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Buy This Stock At A 15% Discount Or Be Paid Not To

| December 30, 2016 | 1 Comment
Buy This Stock At A 15% Discount Or Be Paid Not To

By using a simple options trade, you can buy this stock at a 15% discount or earn $270 not to. This is the same strategy big money managers use to purchase stocks they like for cheap.  Volatility is OPPORTUNITY… The crucial measure of payoff for an investment is RETURN on RISK. Controlling and quantifying risk […]

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Step-By-Step To Triple Digit Returns By June On This Catch-Up Rally

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Step-By-Step To Triple Digit Returns By June On This Catch-Up Rally

Alan Knuckman shares easy-to-understand instructions on placing a high-probability options trade that targets 100% returns by June. In this article you will see exactly how much to pay and which contract to buy so you can place this trade with ease.  WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY – China Rhetoric versus Reality US stock market strength has investors […]

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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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Earn 100% Returns By June On This Tech Stock Laggard

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Earn 100% Returns By June On This Tech Stock Laggard

Having lagged behind its tech peers in the NASDAQ and not participated in the rally to all-time highs, this stock is the perfect set-up for a short-term options trade that targets 100% returns by summer. Alan Knuckman shares the step by step details on how to execute this trade. This common price pattern requires patience […]

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A Snapback Options Trade For 100% Gains By March

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Snapback Options Trade For 100% Gains By March

See how a small positive turn in this broad market exchange traded fund can power huge returns in just a few short months with the power of options. Don’t miss out on this opportunity with a similar set up to a trade recommended in August that’s now up 75%.    A tale of two markets […]

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A Stalled-Out Stock Ready To Rebound For 100% Returns

| November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Stalled-Out Stock Ready To Rebound For 100% Returns

Tilt the scales in your favor and use options to profit from this range-bound stock with a high probability of rallying higher. Only a small move higher will hand investors upwards of 100% returns.  Stocks here in the states have surged to new ALL TIME FOREVER highs after an epic relief rally with election uncertainty […]

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5 Foolproof Reasons You Should Be Trading Options

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Foolproof Reasons You Should Be Trading Options

With a little guidance, options trades can be a safe and effective way to supercharge the returns in your portfolio. Just see what our lead options analyst Alan Knuckman has to say about his 100% return trade from September and how he regularly scores wins just like that.  This is the Power Of Options. A […]

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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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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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2 Common Misconceptions That Will Ruin Your Options Strategy

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
2 Common Misconceptions That Will Ruin Your Options Strategy

Options. They’re supposed to deliver you 1000% returns overnight, week after week right? That’s what a lot of these internet trading “gurus” will tell you anyway… But the reality is far different. Options are a zero-sum game. When one person wins, another loses. The winners are few. First you have the highly efficient market makers. […]

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BAML: Excess Demand For Risk

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
BAML: Excess Demand For Risk

With an excess demand for risk in the air and stocks continuing to climb a Brexit wall of worry higher, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (in a note titled “Excess demand for risk”) has a relative value trade it thinks institutional investors should consider. Significant credit / equity spread dispersion as panic is subsiding Fear, […]

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10 Recession-Proof Stocks That Tripled The S&P 500

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
10 Recession-Proof Stocks That Tripled The S&P 500

Find out the names of ten little-known stocks with aggressive income streams, stable growth, and recession armor that tripled the returns from the S&P 500 over the last twenty years. The US stock market began the year at a decline, which statistically predisposes the market to ending the year in the red. This correction, coupled […]

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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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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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Stock Repair Strategy

| February 17, 2016 | 1 Comment
Stock Repair Strategy

You did your homework, picked a great stock, totally undervalued and ready for a nice price rise. However, after you bought the stock, the damn thing goes and drops 20%. So what do you do now?  Do you sell it and cut your losses or do you hold on and hope that it recovers? Do […]

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Trading Options Outside The Box

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Trading Options Outside The Box

Part of the challenge in making money trading options (or just in the financial markets in general) is the zero-sum game factor. That is, for every winning trade, there’s someone on the other side losing money. The problem is retail traders have to go up against huge trading firms and banks with endless resources. The […]

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A Simple Option Strategy To Profit From Weak 3rd Quarter Earnings

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Simple Option Strategy To Profit From Weak 3rd Quarter Earnings

Third quarter earnings season hits full stride this week.  Eighty-two of the S&P 500 companies and 12 of the 30 Dow Jones stocks report earnings in the next five days.  Unfortunately, this is expected to be the worst quarter for earnings since 2009. Analysts are forecasting S&P 500 earnings per share growth of -1.7% and […]

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Buy Ford Stock For $0.10!

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Buy Ford Stock For $0.10!

Today we’re going to look at buying stock. But, in an exciting way… we’re going to do it using options! This is an option strategy known as synthetic long stock. It’s done with a combination of puts and calls.  More specifically, we’re going to look at selling put options and buying call options. And by […]

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Don’t Let This Common Options Trading Mistake Trip You Up!

| April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Don’t Let This Common Options Trading Mistake Trip You Up!

When properly used, the option market can be a sea of valuable information.  But it’s easy to misinterpret this activity.  I’ve heard some fellow traders compare option trading to a game of chess.  This is a great analogy.  With so many option strategies, the complexity can get particularly confusing for retail traders. Here’s the problem […]

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Big Blue (IBM) Is Topping, What Now?

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Big Blue (IBM) Is Topping, What Now?

For those of you who don’t know, by learning to trade options, you can profit when a stock falls. It almost sounds a little twisted, but it’s true.  A company’s misfortune can spell big profits for you. Here’s the deal… Let’s look at multi-mega cap tech giant International Business Machines (IBM).  Since the beginning of […]

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An Options Strategy You Can Use Before An Earnings Announcement

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
An Options Strategy You Can Use Before An Earnings Announcement

There are many ways option traders make money. Basically, there’s over 50 different option strategies and combinations of strategies that an experienced trader can use. Obviously, these strategies all depend on how a particular company’s stock is expected to perform at any given time. Option traders love earnings time. Earnings announcements give a trader the […]

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A Simple Option Strategy To Hold Onto Stock Gains!

| March 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Simple Option Strategy To Hold Onto Stock Gains!

The S&P is now sitting at its highest level since May of 2008, with another 1.4% gain yesterday. It’s days like this that make you wonder why you’d ever bother selling anything. I mean, this is unbelievable!  Even amidst poor housing data which indicated contracts for existing homes fell more than expected, the S&P still […]

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