Options Strategies

Are You Making This Profit-Killing Mistake?

I study a number of great investors because I believe success leaves clues. Every buy and sell decision Warren Buffett makes tells us more about his process, and those insights can help us create our own success. While you’re obviously familiar with Buffett, you might not be familiar… Read More

This Conservative Income Strategy Could Double Your Returns

There’s a financial formula used by some of the largest banks on Wall Street, including Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC). It’s the secret behind many of their top money-making strategies, and they’ve been using it for decades… Read More

Exercise Your Shareholder Right to a Second Income

After the pain and suffering caused by the global financial crisis, not to mention the losses many investors experienced, a lot of people still feel disillusioned with Wall Street. Maybe you’re one of them. I don’t blame you if that’s the case. After all, the crisis we experienced wasn’t a… Read More

A Simple Way to Short Stocks With Less Risk

Earlier this year, I made the case to readers of my premium options service, Profit Amplifier, that a market correction could happen sometime this year. Just a few months later, that time has come. I recently warned investors about trouble brewing in Russia and China, and I was on the… Read More

Are You Prepared for Volatility Season?

On July 8, we kicked off what might as well be called “volatility season,” when Alcoa... Read More

On July 8, we kicked off what might as well be called “volatility season,” when Alcoa (NYSE: AA) delivered the first Q2 earnings report.  While geopolitical events have dominated... Read More

Why I May Never Buy Another Stock Again

Construct a game plan, and I promise you will become a better investor. With proper planning and perseverance, Profitable Trading’s Jared Levy was making $600,000 a year trading by the time he was 18. He was also one of the youngest-ever members of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. But without goals… Read More

Alternative Income Strategy Multiplies Dividends Instantly

Income investments are an important portion of any retirement portfolio. Historically, they’ve provided retirees monthly or quarterly income distributions to help cover expenses, health care and any other living expenses. The other morning I was perusing a Morgan Stanley Smith Barney report that outlined four… Read More