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A Simple, Low-Maintenance Strategy for Metals Exposure

By Brian Benson, On Course with Options   Why Invest in Metals? Gold and silver have historically been valued as a physical store of wealth and a hedge against economic risks such as inflation. Moreover, for diversification purposes gold and silver often have poor correlation to stocks. Factors driving the price of gold and silver include [...]

A Simple, Low-Maintenance Strategy for Metals Exposure2019-11-14T10:21:30-05:00

Tax Advantages of Trading Futures and Options on Futures

By: Brian Benson, On Course with Options What is Section 1256? For traders who are subject to US tax regulations and file Federal tax returns in the United States, there’s a rather useful, but not widely known, portion of the tax code called Section 1256.  Section 1256 provides for a 60/40 split between long-term and short- [...]

Tax Advantages of Trading Futures and Options on Futures2019-11-13T09:26:52-05:00
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