Options Strategies

Today, I want to show you the right way to sell put options. Whether you’re an investment veteran or just opening your first brokerage account, I urge you to listen. Chances are you need to hear this message. Regular readers know a put option is a security that… 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 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

We spend a lot of time here at Profitable Trading showing you how to use options to generate income and hedge your portfolio. Investors are slowly opening up to the idea of actively using options for market-beating returns and consistent income.  For example, my colleague, Amber Hestla, has generated 54.5%… 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

Volatility in the stock market isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Investors can reap higher-than-average gains by choosing the right stocks, but they can also suffer greater losses as well.  Not all stocks react the same way to volatility. Small- and mid-cap stocks in relatively new industries like technology or green… 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