Tag: option

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 […]

Continue Reading

The Beauty of Covered Calls

The Beauty of Covered Calls

My goal and my promise to Peak Income readers is to secure for them a high and stable income stream, no matter their situation: in retirement, close to retirement, or just even thinking about retirement. I want paychecks to hit brokerage accounts every month, with consistency and low risk and without worry. No wonder I’m […]

Continue Reading

The Dummies Guide To Option Greeks

The Dummies Guide To Option Greeks

There you are in a conversation with a professional trader about their strategy and suddenly the “inside baseball” terms start rolling off their tongue – Delta Hedging, Short Gamma, Theta Burn, and Vega Risk.  You smile and nod without perhaps knowing exactly what these terms mean, and just like that, what started as a good […]

Continue Reading

Do Buyers Of Options Benefit From High Volatility?

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Do Buyers Of Options Benefit From High Volatility?

Search “options and volatility” in Google and you’ll get a dozen websites that say the same thing: option buyers want high volatility and option sellers want low volatility. Oddly enough, this old and relied upon rule of thumb isn’t completely correct. In reality, as an option trade plays out, trend has a far more powerful […]

Continue Reading

How To “Write” Covered Calls For Safe 8% Yields

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To “Write” Covered Calls For Safe 8% Yields

Most investors buy stocks and hope they’ll go up in price. They do nothing in the interim to generate cash flow from those stocks while they sit in their portfolio – like writing covered calls. “Write” what? I’ll explain. And I’ll also highlight some popular exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and closed-end funds (CEFs) that will help […]

Continue Reading

Don’t Fall Prey To Overpriced Options

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Don’t Fall Prey To Overpriced Options

I am old enough that I was trading in the markets before decimalization. If an option was trading for a quarter, we called it a “quack.” If it was trading for a sixteenth, we called it a “teeny” or a “stink.” Beware the teeny puts. If you were a market maker on the floor, you […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading