Zachary Scheidt

Analyst Articles

Option contracts can be versatile tools, allowing investors to make speculative bets while putting a minimal amount of capital at risk. They can also offer traders opportunities to generate reliable income. Today, I want to introduce you to an income strategy that works well for stocks or ETFs that are… Read More

Option contracts can be versatile tools, allowing investors to make speculative bets while putting a minimal amount of capital at risk. They can also offer traders opportunities to generate reliable income. Today, I want to introduce you to an income strategy that works well for stocks or ETFs that are… Read More

Option spreads can be a tremendous tool for generating high-probability income in your investment account. While the trade setups may take a little more thought and planning to implement, a spread approach to options can create a reliable income stream while keeping risk at an acceptable level. Today,… Read More

Option spreads can be a tremendous tool for generating high-probability income in your investment account. While the trade setups may take a little more thought and planning to implement, a spread approach to options can create a reliable income stream while keeping risk at an acceptable level. Today,… Read More

Some of the most frustrating periods for active traders can be those times when markets are relatively flat. A material amount of price action higher or lower can provide enough movement for a skilled trader to make money. But if equities are in a holding pattern, profit opportunities can be… Read More

Some of the most frustrating periods for active traders can be those times when markets are relatively flat. A material amount of price action higher or lower can provide enough movement for a skilled trader to make money. But if equities are in a holding pattern, profit opportunities can be… Read More

One of the biggest challenges investors face today is generating enough income from their portfolios. For those who are retired and rely on their investment accounts to cover day-to-day expenses, the challenge is immediate. Even for those investors who are looking down the road at retirement, they need income now… Read More

For the past few years, economic challenges in Europe have captured headlines. Unemployment has reached extreme levels, while individual countries struggle to service massive debt loads and many have fallen into recession. Even Germany, one of the strongest economies in Europe, reported its GDP contracted 0.2% in the second quarter.  Currently,… Read More

Biotech companies often make for attractive income opportunities because of the embedded uncertainty for investors. Since there are usually unanswered questions in terms of how well the company’s pipeline of drugs will work, or what level of revenue can be generated, option premiums are naturally a… Read More

Biotech companies often make for attractive income opportunities because of the embedded uncertainty for investors. Since there are usually unanswered questions in terms of how well the company’s pipeline of drugs will work, or what level of revenue can be generated, option premiums are naturally a… Read More