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SPY PUT HEDGE When To Use It

SPY PUT HEDGE When To Use It
The SPY PUT has been my hedge since it was introduced in 1993. I have received a number of emails from readers wondering about when ...
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USA Stock Portfolio 2011 Index

USA Stock Portfolio for 2011
2011 was the second year of the recovery from the great bear market of 2007 to 2009. There were many analysts who called for a ...
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SPY ETF Hedge Strategy (SPY)

SPY PUT Back In Action

SPY PUT Back In Action
SPY PUT hedge returned to action this morning with the selloff sparked by Intel’s earnings warning. What a difference a weekend can make. As indicated ...
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SPY ETF Hedge Strategy (SPY)

SPY PUT Continues To Perform

SPY PUT Continues To Perform
Spy Put trade continues to perform as expected in this bear market. On the options forum yesterday in the early afternoon I indicated I was ...
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SPY ETF Hedge Strategy (SPY)

SPY PUT Double Dip Monday

SPY PUT Double Dip Monday
SPY PUT Double dip days are uncommon events. They occur in bear markets, not bull. The bear market that has been with us since May ...
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SPY ETF Hedge Strategy (SPY)

SPY PUT Getting Ready For Monday

SPY PUT Getting Ready For Monday
This is going to be a busy weekend for me so I thought I would post my plans for Monday and into next week before ...
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SPY PUT Once Again

SPY PUT Once Again
SPY PUT returned to my trading today with what ended up as a simple trade. When I indicated yesterday morning in my Market Timing / ...
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SPY PUT – Hedge With Options – 5 Key Points

SPY PUT - Hedge With Options - 5 Key Points
SPY PUT hedge is without doubt my favorite method of protecting my entire portfolio. Why more investors do not hedge with options, is a question ...
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SPY ETF Hedge Strategy (SPY)

SPY Put Trade – Break Of August Lows Coming?

SPY Put Trade - Break Of August Lows Coming?
The Spy Put is my hedge of choice (as many readers know). It has been successful for me since the SPY was introduced back in ...
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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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