Zachary Scheidt

Analyst Articles

Our put selling strategy is an excellent way to generate reliable income in your investment account, while giving yourself an opportunity to buy quality stocks at a discount price. As a quick reminder of how this strategy works, we sell a put option on an underlying stock that we would… Read More

Our put selling strategy is an excellent way to generate reliable income in your investment account, while giving yourself an opportunity to buy quality stocks at a discount price. As a quick reminder of how this strategy works, we sell a put option on an underlying stock that we would… Read More

It’s been more than two years since gold prices peaked. Since then, precious metal prices have been in a well-defined bear market despite the widespread belief that the Federal Reserve’s stimulus programs would naturally send them higher. Ironically, as the Fed finally begins to taper its bond purchasing program, precious… Read More

There are a number of strategies available to investors that use option contracts to generate attractive levels of income. Two strategies in particular that have become popular with individual investors are selling covered calls and selling puts. These strategies can be implemented through traditional brokerage accounts, as well as through… Read More

The traditional covered call strategy is considered a neutral-to-bullish approach because profits are made when the underlying stock remains stable or trades higher. For this reason, most investors are more than willing to sell covered calls during periods when the market is generally rising, but the strategy often loses its… Read More

The traditional covered call strategy is considered a neutral-to-bullish approach because profits are made when the underlying stock remains stable or trades higher. For this reason, most investors are more than willing to sell covered calls during periods when the market is generally rising, but the strategy often loses its… Read More

The covered call strategy can be a very effective approach to boosting the amount of income you generate from your investment portfolio. In fact, when things are going well and the stocks that you use remain stable or increase in price, it is not unreasonable to target returns between 25%… Read More

The covered call strategy can be a very effective approach to boosting the amount of income you generate from your investment portfolio. In fact, when things are going well and the stocks that you use remain stable or increase in price, it is not unreasonable to target returns between 25%… Read More