Category: Stock Options Trading

Target Covered Calls? 3 Better Options For High Income

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Target Covered Calls? 3 Better Options For High Income

As income-focused contrarian investors, we like to buy high-yield stocks when they are out of favor. However, this is a guideline, not an absolute rule. Case in point, Target (TGT). Despite this company’s relatively high yield (4.5%) and significant underperformance (see chart below), we are not interested in owning shares, and that includes not owning […]

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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 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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Look For Some Options Plays To Make Money In Today’s Market

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Look For Some Options Plays To Make Money In Today’s Market

I have to admit, I’ve been a bit ambivalent about this market. On one hand, there’s every reason to expect a frustrating period of consolidation to continue.  In other words, the S&P will just keep moving up and down with no conviction. The reason, short-term momentum on the S&P 500 remains tied to the flurry […]

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Stock Options On The Move: Nike (NKE), Morgan Stanley (MS), Amazon (AMZN)

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Stock Options On The Move: Nike (NKE), Morgan Stanley (MS), Amazon (AMZN)

We’ve seen some exciting option activity in Nike (NKE), Morgan Stanley (MS), and Amazon (AMZN) over the past week.  Let’s take a look at these options on the move… Nike (NKE) Call and put option activity on Nike (NKE) surged last week. The athletic footwear and apparel company reported quarterly earnings on Friday.   And option […]

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