Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/20 – 9/24)

The Week Ahead Earnings season is over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are five companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. FedEx (FDX) General Mills (GIS) Darden Restaurants (DRI) Nike (NKE) Costco (COST) Below you will find the implied volatility… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/13 – 9/17)

The Week Ahead Earnings season is over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are three companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. Oracle (ORCL) FuelCell Energy (FCEL) JinkoSolar Holdings (JKS) Below you will find the implied volatility (IV), IV rank, IV… Read more »

The Complete Guide to Poor Man’s Covered Puts

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Today I want to discuss a bearish income strategy that allows you to define your risk while simultaneously using less capital. The strategy is known as a poor man’s covered put. Most traders, or investors, either short stock, which has undefined risk and can be capital intensive or simply buy puts. However, in my opinion,… Read more »

Trade Idea: Poor Man’s Covered Call in Cameco (CCJ)

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After years in the doldrums, uranium has recently caught the attention of investors. Last week uranium stalwart, Cameco (CCJ) pushed 24.2% higher, thanks to the overwhelming demand for not only the stock, but for call options as well. Here is one example of how I would initiate a position in Cameco using a poor man’s… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/6 – 9/10)

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Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/6 – 9/10)  The Week Ahead Earnings season is mostly over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are six companies that I think could offer some interesting trades next week. GameStop (GME) Lululemon (LULU) Academy Sports & Outdoors… Read more »

How a Covered Strangle Can Greatly Enhance Your Return

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How a Covered Strangle Can Greatly Enhance Your Return Several weeks ago, I wrote about short strangles and how they offer investors one of the highest-probability strategies on the market. If managed correctly, short strangles are an incredible strategy. But the capital required can be steep, so most investors shy away. Plus, the thought of… Read more »