If you’re a day trader that doesn’t trade options, you may be missing out on some key benefits they offer. In today’s article, the author outlines several specific benefits of – and some key tips for – day trading options. Among those benefits? “Options are a great way to diversify your portfolio without venturing too far outside of your day trading comfort zone.” For more, CLICK HERE.
2017 saw near-record low stock market volatility. In 2018, however, the author of today’s article notes, “fear is back – and so are healthy prices for writing options.” He proceeds to outline a number of options-writing strategies that can be used in volatile markets to “generate income and/or limit losses from an investment portfolio” – from the most conservative strategies (covered calls and collars) to the most risky (naked puts). For more – including why the author advises “Never write naked” – CLICK HERE.
Facing slowing economic growth, political turbulence, international trade conflicts and more, the author of today’s article notes that “It is possible the European stock markets could fall even as the stock market in the U.S. and other countries rally” – and proceeds to highlight a trade to potentially profit from a European decline. For more on this trade idea – including the specific ETF involved and options for carrying it out – CLICK HERE.
Each of the seven stocks highlighted in today’s article as being worthy of further research is near a new 52-week high, “indicating the potential for a strong breakout.” In addition, each of these companies has been profitable over the past 12 month period and is expected to be profitable in the current year. And, finally, each of these stocks is low-priced, trading under $5 a share. For these seven stocks, CLICK HERE.
When it comes to protecting your investment portfolio in anticipation of a major market correction as this bull market gets more than a little long in the tooth, there are a number of approaches to consider, including seeking out safe investment niches and buying gold. Today’s article focuses on an additional approach to protecting your portfolio: using options. For more on using options to protect your investments – as well as using them for cheap entry into investments and to generate a little extra money from them – CLICK HERE.
With the number of exchange-traded funds trading in the U.S. approaching 2,000, how are investors to make fund selections from this vast array of options? Today’s article notes that “While the ETF landscape is big and growing by the day, some funds can be considered the best in their respective categories, and have the potential to maintain those perches over the long term” – and proceeds to highlight what may be the best-in-category funds from across an array of asset classes. For more, CLICK HERE.
Looking to make even more money this earnings season? Today’s article outlines an earnings season options strategy that has been successful more often than not over the last two decades and which is doing especially well this earnings season – returning an impressive 17%. Despite this, the author notes that “investors haven’t been taking advantage of [the strategy]. If they were, the trade wouldn’t be outperforming to the extent it is.” What is the overlooked strategy in question – and what stocks has Goldman Sachs identified as being best-suited for it? CLICK HERE to find out.