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Options vs Stocks; What’s Best for Your Investment Portfolio

Options vs Stocks, for your investment portfolio.  For Investors, there are many investment opportunities to choose from including Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Commodities and ETFs. We will explore some differences between Options Trading vs Stocks, some characteristics of both and discuss how they can compliment each other and play an important role in the performance of your investment portfolio. When [...]

Options Trading Strategies for Beginners

Many traders today make the mistake of venturing into options trading with a very limited understanding or appreciation of the various options trading strategies that they can utilize. They fail to realize that without a proper strategy, the likelihood of making bad trades and loosing money increases significantly, resulting in self doubt and dwindling confidence in their trading abilities. They [...]

Covered Call Strategy Used By Traders To Generate Income

What’s a Covered Call? A covered call is a strategy used by traders and investors to generate income from stocks they own or will buy. To trade a covered call, you need to own the stock and be able to write a call option against those shares. These can be shares that you already own, or shares that you purchase [...]

World Events and The Financial Markets 2018

2018 was a year peppered with consequential world events, investigations and YES, LOTS OF TWEETS, contributing to uncertainty and volatility in the financial markets. Despite the relatively strong economy and job growth numbers in the US, it’s clear that investors were and are still on edge about future events and are approaching the markets with caution. Some analysts and economists [...]