Tag: IWM

How to Hedge an ETF Using a Collar Options Strategy

The Collar Options Strategy Back in mid-July, I discussed the basics of a collar strategy. Now with more and more readers asking for hedge-based ideas, I want to discuss the strategy a bit further, this time using ETFs as my primary target. It’s no secret that we’ve seen an incredible rally over the past year… 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 »

Bearish Call Spread Example – Russell 2000 (IWM)

Many of you have asked that I give a bearish call spread example in the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM). I’m not going to get into the weeds on bear call spreads today, but if you wish to learn more about my approach to the bear call spread option strategy, including another bearish call spread… Read more »