Category Archives for Options

VIX

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), a measure of the implied volatility of the S&P 500 stock index, which skyrocketed after the global melt down began in earnest in August. You may know of this from the talking heads, beginners, and newbies who call this the “Fear Index”. For those of you who have a PhD in […]

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Call Options

Call options give the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to purchase an underlying asset. They are available in various strike prices depending on the current market price of the underlying instrument. Expiration dates can vary from one month out to more than a year (leaps options). Depending on the mood of the market, […]

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Exiting an Option Position

Once you own options, there are three methods that can be used to make a profit or avoid loss: exercise them, offset them with other options, or let them expire worthless. By exercising what you have purchased, you are choosing to take delivery of (call) or to sell (put) the underlying asset at the option’s […]

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Buy High, Sell Low Part Three

A Simple, Proven Cash Flow Investing Strategy This is the third and final installment in our Cash Flow Investing Series.  In the last article we detailed the 2 types of trades that you will be using in the Cash Flow Investing Strategy.   The first type of trade we will use is selling “covered calls” […]

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Buy High, Sell Low Continued

A Simple, Proven Cash Flow Investing Strategy As we discussed in the last article, buy high, sell low is a strategy that works no matter what price you buy a stock at.  If you remember, the strategy is designed to work for you no matter what stocks do and to produce consistent cash flow.  It […]

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Buy High, Sell Low?

A Simple, Proven Cash Flow Market Strategy Buy high, sell low?  You are probably thinking, “That doesn’t sound right…”  Well, according to most experts and years of advice, it doesn’t.  But what if I told you that you do not have to be “right” to create a consistent revenue stream from investing in the market, […]

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