Top Earnings Plays for the Week (7/26 – 7/30)

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After a few weeks of earnings announcements, we are finally entering into the heart of earnings season. As you can see below, some of the major market drivers are due to report this week. Courtesy of Slope of Hope Of the 65 stocks above, I’ve chosen to highlight thirteen highly liquid stocks, with highly liquid… Read more »

A Risk-Free Iron Condor? Jade Lizard? Tell Me More…

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I’ve been using traditional iron condors for years. And there is no doubt that iron condors are one of my favorite strategies. But, when the opportunity presents itself, I favor a strategy similar to an iron condor, but with a slight twist…the jade lizard options strategy. Weird name, I know, but it seems almost all options… Read more »

Never Buy a Stock the Same Way Again

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I rarely buy a stock or ETF at its current price. Why would I? Selling puts is a much better alternative. If I’m truly interested in buying a security, I typically have a price target below the current price of the stock. Most investors just set a buy limit at their price target and hope… Read more »