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3 Stocks That Look Like Death

3 Stocks That Look Like Death

These stocks have been poison to portfolios. Sell them The flurry of new highs notched by the S&P 500 is perhaps the clearest evidence of the decade-long golden age stocks we’ve been living in. Since the disastrous days of ’08 and bottom carved in the Spring of ’09, equities have grown 343%. But not all companies have […]

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Options, Hurricanes And Hedging

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Options, Hurricanes And Hedging

We always look at our investment process and ask ourselves, “What can we do better?” How can we increase returns and lower risk? We think we have found a new, sensible way to do both. We can hedge a portion of our market exposure with put options. Put options are contracts that trade on an […]

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Buying Put Options, Buy Put Options, Long Put Option

| March 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Buying Put Options, Buy Put Options, Long Put Option

Put buying is the opposite of buying a call. Here’s how it works… Buying a put is an option to sell a particular stock at a certain price for a limited period of time.  It’s a bearish position.  A put option increases in value as the price of the underlying stock goes down. There are […]

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