Options Strategies

There has been a lot of talk here lately at Profitable Trading about selling options. And with good reason. When it’s done right, options can be one of the best ways to make money in the market we’ve ever seen. It’s no easy feat to generate “Instant Income”… Read More

There has been a lot of talk here lately at Profitable Trading about selling options. And with good reason. When it’s done right, options can be one of the best ways to make money in the market we’ve ever seen. It’s no easy feat to generate “Instant Income”… Read More

We usually think of summer as the slow time of year on Wall Street. According to pundits, that’s partly because traders and investment managers are vacationing in the Hamptons. That might be true, but the why is not important. What is important is to understand the trend and have a… Read More

We usually think of summer as the slow time of year on Wall Street. According to pundits, that’s partly because traders and investment managers are vacationing in the Hamptons. That might be true, but the why is not important. What is important is to understand the trend and have a… Read More

Editor’s Note: Today’s essay explains how Amber Hestla is using an options-selling strategy to safely boost her income every month. When this essay was originally published, Amber’s track record was 25 for 25. Now, she’s 52 for 52. “Always be in a position to trade another day.” Those were some… Read More

Editor’s Note: Today’s essay explains how Amber Hestla is using an options-selling strategy to safely boost her income every month. When this essay was originally published, Amber’s track record was 25 for 25. Now, she’s 52 for 52. “Always be in a position to trade another day.” Those were some… Read More

One of the best income strategies in the world involves a market some investors completely ignore. It allows individual investors to generate income from the best companies in the world without buying stocks most of the time. I’ve been recommending trades in this market for over a year. And so… Read More

One of the best income strategies in the world involves a market some investors completely ignore. It allows individual investors to generate income from the best companies in the world without buying stocks most of the time. I’ve been recommending trades in this market for over a year. And so… Read More

Finding dependable, double-digit yields in this market isn’t easy… The Federal Reserve has pushed interest rates to all-time lows. Bonds are barely beating inflation, and the yields on dividend stocks are awful — the S&P 500 only pays less than 2%.  To make matters worse, stocks are within pennies of… Read More

It’s one of the easiest and safest ways to generate 20%-plus returns on a regular basis. Once you’ve mastered the technique, I wouldn’t be surprised if you stopped trading stocks or buying and holding investments for years at a time. That’s how powerful this strategy is — it… Read More

It’s one of the easiest and safest ways to generate 20%-plus returns on a regular basis. Once you’ve mastered the technique, I wouldn’t be surprised if you stopped trading stocks or buying and holding investments for years at a time. That’s how powerful this strategy is — it… Read More

Capital preservation and minimizing losses should be the most important objectives of any investor or trader. Warren Buffett is credited with the saying: Rule No. 1: Never lose money Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1 Oftentimes, investors are drawn to options because they think of them as… Read More

Capital preservation and minimizing losses should be the most important objectives of any investor or trader. Warren Buffett is credited with the saying: Rule No. 1: Never lose money Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No. 1 Oftentimes, investors are drawn to options because they think of them as… Read More