Tag: selling covered calls

The Perfect 10% Payout For A Toppy Market

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Perfect 10% Payout For A Toppy Market

Worried about a pullback? I don’t blame you. But you shouldn’t stash your portfolio in cash when you can bank this 10% dividend and be protect yourself from a drop in the stock market. Rather than buying stocks for their payouts and hoping they don’t crash, you can extract more money from them – and protect your […]

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3 Big-Money Option Trades

3 Big-Money Option Trades

These 3 options trades are risky, but can offer nice premiums and a hedge Covered calls and naked puts can be very effective tools to both generate income and hedge long positions in any kind of stock. For some expensive stocks, however, they can offer very high premiums if you are willing to take on […]

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3 Covered Calls To Guard Against The Impending Drop

3 Covered Calls To Guard Against The Impending Drop

Use covered calls to hedge against a market correction, large or small If you subscribe to the Shiller price-earnings ratio, then the associated graph should sound alarm bells. According to the graph, stocks are the most expensive in history, save right before the stock market crash of 1929 and the dot-com bubble. If you have a […]

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3 Covered Calls To Cash In On Blue-Chip Stocks

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Covered Calls To Cash In On Blue-Chip Stocks

Using covered calls to generate income can be a safe way to enhance fixed income Options are still considered rather exotic securities by the average investor, and in some ways, that’s a good thing. They can be exotic and there is a higher degree of risk associated with them, depending on what one’s investment goals […]

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3 Covered Calls To Drop A $1,000 In Your Bank Account

| February 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
3 Covered Calls To Drop A $1,000 In Your Bank Account

These three covered calls will generate a grand over the next month To me, covered calls serve two really solid purposes when it comes to using this strategy in a long-term diversified portfolio, such as the one I’ll be building in my upcoming stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio. Covered calls can be used as […]

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Double Down On Dividends With These 3 Covered Calls

| January 18, 2017 | 1 Comment
Double Down On Dividends With These 3 Covered Calls

You can generate income by selling covered calls and collecting a dividend One of the best options strategies, as far as income is concerned, is using covered calls. This strategy involves first buying or already owning a stock in round lots of 100 shares. You then enter into a contract to sell 100-share lots to […]

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3 Covered Calls For $1,000 In New Year’s Cash

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Covered Calls For $1,000 In New Year’s Cash

These 3 covered calls on small-cap stocks will yield fantastic premiums for your post-Christmas bill pile-up Now that we know Donald Trump has won the election, despite all the nonsense over electors not casting their assigned votes, we can get down to business selling covered calls on some unloved financial stocks. These little guys have […]

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Covered Calls: Catch More Upside With A Buy-Write Strategy

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Covered Calls:  Catch More Upside With A Buy-Write Strategy

The S&P 500 has gone up six weeks in a row and it’s trading near multi-year highs.  Despite the strong performance, investors are becoming more bearish.  According to the weekly sentiment survey from the American Association of Individual Investors, bullish sentiment has fallen nearly 10% over the last two weeks.  It’s the largest decline investor sentiment […]

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Covered Calls: Cash In Before Fiscal Cliff Part 2

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Covered Calls: Cash In Before Fiscal Cliff Part 2

Last week investors sent stocks soaring higher once it became clear a deal would be made to avoid the fiscal cliff. The S&P 500’s 4.5% surge was one the indexes best weeks in years.  It also pushed the large cap index to its highest close since 2007. But we’re already beginning to wonder how long […]

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Covered Calls: Shopping For Big Returns On Small Price Gains

| November 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
Covered Calls: Shopping For Big Returns On Small Price Gains

Holiday shopping is in full swing… Retailers are hoping the introduction of more branded shopping days will entice consumers to spend more money than ever. It began with Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.  Then Super Saturday, the Saturday before Christmas popped up.  And then the internet gave rise to Cyber Monday, the Monday after […]

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Covered Calls: How To Generate Profits In A Flat Market

| March 22, 2012 | 1 Comment
Covered Calls:  How To Generate Profits In A Flat Market

Stocks are having an epic first quarter of 2012.  The S&P 500 has surged 145 points so far this year.  That amounts to an eye-popping 11.5% gain for the large cap index. No doubt about it, investors are happy to see stocks on the upswing. But here’s the thing…  At the beginning of the year, […]

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