Zachary Scheidt

Analyst Articles

U.S. refiner stocks are moving sharply higher following a dismal summer for the industry. A few short months ago, the group was facing significant challenges related to pricing spreads between crude oil and refining products. Rising tensions in the Middle East boosted global oil prices, and supply disruptions in North… Read More

U.S. refiner stocks are moving sharply higher following a dismal summer for the industry. A few short months ago, the group was facing significant challenges related to pricing spreads between crude oil and refining products. Rising tensions in the Middle East boosted global oil prices, and supply disruptions in North… Read More

Selling puts in your investment account can be a tremendous strategy for generating reliable income, while taking on less risk than more traditional income strategies like buying and holding dividend stocks. The trading approach is made possible by selling a put option to speculators who either: 1. Think that the… Read More

Selling puts in your investment account can be a tremendous strategy for generating reliable income, while taking on less risk than more traditional income strategies like buying and holding dividend stocks. The trading approach is made possible by selling a put option to speculators who either: 1. Think that the… Read More

We recently discussed how to calculate the rate of return for our put selling trades. No discussion of possible returns is worthwhile without looking at the potential risk we are undertaking. So today, I want to discuss how to evaluate the underlying risk in a put selling trade, which will… Read More

We recently discussed how to calculate the rate of return for our put selling trades. No discussion of possible returns is worthwhile without looking at the potential risk we are undertaking. So today, I want to discuss how to evaluate the underlying risk in a put selling trade, which will… Read More