Investing Strategies

CAT Stock – The Strategy Of Rolling Covered Calls Down

CAT Stock - The Strategy Of Rolling Covered Calls Down
CAT stock (Caterpillar) was a favorite stock of a friend of mine for several years. In January 2008 my friend invested in Cat stock and ...
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Writing Puts All Day Long

Writing Puts All Day Long
Writing Puts was the order of the day. Today’s market action following yesterday’s late afternoon drop, just lent itself to writing puts. The VIX headed ...
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SPY PUT TRADE – The Ultimate Oscillator Again

SPY PUT TRADE - The Ultimate Oscillator Again
The problem with my Spy Put trade for today was that I had not purchased the spy puts yesterday at the close or near the ...
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SPY PUT – Once again the 5 Period SMA Wins Out

SPY PUT - Once again the 5 Period SMA Wins Out
After my recent loss in the spy put hedge I use, which you can read about here, I am back to day trading the spy ...
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SPY PUT Trade – Loss Taken – The Value Of My Cash Cushion

SPY PUT Trade - Loss Taken - The Value Of My Cash Cushion
Over the past 4 days my SPY Put trade has not worked out. The market has rallied each day except for Monday. As many readers ...
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CVX Stock – Rescuing In The Money Puts

CVX Stock - being defensive
Chevron Stock – Reader Question On His In The Money Puts Recently I received a question from a reader about Chevron stock (CVX stock) ...
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Illinois Tool Works Stock – Getting A Better Dividend

Illinois Tool Works Dividend
Illinois Tool Works Stock Option Trade How can a company like Illinois Tool Works Stock (symbol ITW) aid investors who are seeking better returns than ...
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Out Of The Money Options – Bear Market Strategy

Bear Market
Selling Out Of The Money Options Part 1 – The Strategy Explained and The Rules In bear markets I enjoy selling out of the money ...
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Bear Market Fear – Blue Chips Drop

Bear Market Fear - Blue Chips Drop
Bear Market Trashing Blue Chips There are many things to look at when it comes to confirming a bear market. One of the things I ...
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BEAR MARKET – Embrace It!

Bear Market
I have been flooded with emails this past week from investors worried about the new Bear Market. Warren Buffett once said it was better to ...
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How To Play Options In A Bear Market

How To Play Options In A Bear Market
Question From A Reader On How To Play Options In A Bear Market Question From BP: Would you be looking at stocks you DON’T want ...
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Bear Market – Definition

Bear Market - Definition
Bear Market Defined A bear market should never be confused with a correction. Corrections can be severe but bear markets are far worse. A bear ...
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