SPDR 500 ETF

SPDR 500 ETF makes a very profitable stock call or put trade when done with these strategies.

SPY PUT Trades 2012 Index – SPDR 500 ETF

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SPY PUT Trades 2012 Index – SPDR 500 ETF

In 1993 when SPDR S&P 500 or the SPY as it became known was introduced I paper traded it for a year and compared results against a number of other products I had tried for hedging my portfolio against losses in market downturns. The SPY PUT returns were remarkable and since then I have had a love affair with the SPY PUT. It is the main and usually only method I use to hedge my entire portfolio of stocks. I have tried a number of…

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SPY PUT and Never Betting Against The Trend

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SPY PUT and Never Betting Against The Trend

The SPY PUT as regular readers know is my first choice for hedging against a market decline. Recently I have received a number of emails from readers asking me what is wrong with their SPY PUT trades as they are continually have trouble making money from them. Looking at all the SPY PUT trades emailed to me, I can spot the problem immediately. These investors keep betting against the trend. Spy Put And Overtrading Many investors tend to over trade, particularly those that are trying…

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SPY PUT Options (SPDR 500 ETF) And Hedging With Options In A Lackluster Market

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SPY PUT Options (SPDR 500 ETF) And Hedging With Options In A Lackluster Market

The SPY PUT (SPDR 500 ETF) remains my favorite method of Hedging With Options. This present correction which is now into its fourth month has worked very well for my SPY PUT Hedge. In this correction to date, the stock market was down about 10% at its worst. Meanwhile my SPDR 500 ETF hedge or Spy Put Hedge is now covering 3.6% of my total portfolio. In other words my hedging with options strategy using the spy put options has earned $27930.00 against my entire…

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SPY PUT Options Held Overnight Can End With Unexpected Losses

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SPY PUT Options Held Overnight Can End With Unexpected Losses

Today’s market direction stayed positive and tried hard to rally. But this was to be expected after such a heavy down day on Monday and I was waiting to purchase spy put options to hedge my portfolio going into Wednesday and Thursday. My market timing analysis from Monday after the markets closed showed the possibility of a rally and then once again more selling. That meant a rally for Tuesday which is what happened today and then more selling into the rest of the week.…

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SPY PUT Option Trade Holding Over A Weekend (SPDR 500 ETF)

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SPY PUT Option Trade Holding Over A Weekend (SPDR 500 ETF)

In 1993 when the SPDR 500 ETF or SPY as it is often referred to, was first introduced, I was using a variety of put options to hedge my portfolio. A lot of investors do not realize that for a great many stocks, options were only introduced in the 1970’s and have grown from there. Up until 1993, it was far more difficult to hedge against corrections, downturns and bear markets. Today everything from SPY PUT OPTIONS to dozens of Bear ETFs can be used…

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Spy Put SPDR 500 ETF Trade And Missed Opportunities

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Spy Put SPDR 500 ETF Trade And Missed Opportunities

Today’s SPY PUT SPDR 500 ETF trade was based on yesterday’s market timing indicators which I reported in this article. Since the market direction outlook was down I felt the SPY PUT hedge was certainly worth putting in place. The SPDR 500 ETF also called the SPY is my favorite method of hedging my portfolio. It does requires watching the SPY PUT premiums and the S&P 500 as I use it for daily trades. Only during bear markets do I normally hold my SPY PUTS…

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SPDR 500 ETF (SPY) Call Options Profit Thanks To Market Timing Indicators

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SPDR 500 ETF (SPY) Call Options Profit Thanks To Market Timing Indicators

The SPDR 500 ETF or SPY as it is referred to by most investors is my choice for my favorite hedge, the SPY PUT. While I am rarely found trading the Spy Call Options, once in a while there is an opportunity to profit from the SPY Call Options which is what happened today. Let me explain how I came to buy the SPDR 500 ETF Call options today. I changed the settings on the SPX chart to 5 minutes increments and left the Ultimate…

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Spy Put Trade Shows Importance Of Confidence In Market Direction

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Spy Put Trade Shows Importance Of Confidence In Market Direction

Spy put options can provide a terrific profit if the investor understands the importance of his having confidence in the market direction at the time of committing capital to the spy put trade. If however, the investor is going to hesitate when deciding to purchase his spy put contracts, the profit picture can change dramatically. The spy put options which is one of the SPDR 500 ETF products, rapidly changes as it follows the S&P 500 index. This morning for example, the S&P 500 hardly…

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Spy Put Hedge, SPDR ETF First Trade Of The Day

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Spy Put Hedge, SPDR ETF First Trade Of The Day

SPDR ETF covers numerous Exchange Traded Funds. I receive a lot of emails asking about them. You can review all of them through this SPDR ETF Link. For those who keep asking I rarely use any of the other SPDR ETF products for my trading. I stay with the SPY ETF which I think it a superior product in many ways. My interest is primarily with the Spy Put Options which I use for hedging my portfolio during market downturns. After posting my second article…

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SPY Put Options, SPDR 500 ETF, Buying At The Top Of The Waterfall

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SPY Put Options, SPDR 500 ETF, Buying At The Top Of The Waterfall

SPY Put options is not always the easiest trade but often there are some helpful signs that can be followed by investors interested in hedging their portfolios short-term through using Spy Put Options daily. The Spy is the SPDR 500 ETF. For investors more concerned about longer-term declines from days into weeks or even months, ultra bear ETFs or the HDGE Active Bear fund which I covered in this article make a lot of sense. I prefer the SPY Put Options to keep hedging my…

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SPY Put Options No Chance To Buy At The Open

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SPY Put Options No Chance To Buy At The Open

Spy Put Options remains I believe one of the better hedges against market declines but it definitely is not for everyone. SPY Put Options are often the more difficult option play particularly on a day like today, May 30 2012 when the market direction already opens down but fails to recover early. The temptation is to accept the little pushes back up and step into the downturn and try to buy SPY Put Options on a small bounce. Avoid Temptation With Spy Put Options You…

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SPY PUT Options Trade Benefits From Panic Selling – SPDR 500 ETF

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SPY PUT Options Trade Benefits From Panic Selling – SPDR 500 ETF

Spy put options has been my method of hedging against losses in my portfolio when market direction changes to down. When the SPDR 500 ETF was first introduced in 1993 I spent much time studying the SPY Puts and SPY Calls trying to determine how I could develop a strategy to protect my entire portfolio from significant losses throughout a year. You can read about my early years in the SPY PUT through this link. I found that the SPY PUT could not work without…

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SPDR 500 ETF – Hedging With Options Using The SPY PUT

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SPDR 500 ETF – Hedging With Options Using The SPY PUT

SPDR 500 ETF when it was first introduced in 1993 delighted me as within weeks of paper trading I realized that it offered the very best means for hedging with options using the SPY PUT. At the outset of using the SPDR 500 ETF I made lots of mistakes as I tried hedging with options. I bought both spy calls and spy put options depending on the market direction as I tried to time the market and benefit from either direction. When the market trended…

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