Are we Overbought? 20 Ideas to Profit & Protect the Titans of Tech with Options
The answers are quite mixed when it comes to the question are we overbought? I am leaning more toward the financial markets being overbought at this point. The index which is up the most and in my opinion will suffer the greatest from a market pull back is the NASDAQ. The chart below shows the NASDAQ, S&P 500, and Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past 3 months.
Can this Rally Hold? 25 More Option Ideas to Profit & Protect
On the back of a MONSTER week for the stock market, the question may be - Can this rally hold? I like everyone else can't answer this question, but I do know that there are ways to protect a stock without selling it and/or spending money on put options. Simply sell call options on the stock to generate income (which lowers cost basis per share), for the closest option expiration.
ProTech't 15 Popular Tech Stocks with In the Money Option Strategies
With the July options expiration coming to an end this Friday, I decided it's time to look ahead for to the August options expiration. I will be analyzing 15 popular technology stocks and seeing which stock offers the best mix of both return (assuming the stock will be called out at the August expiration) and downside "ProTECHtion", I will then decide which stock is the "best bang for your buck".
Alternate Short Strategy: Purchasing Put Protection for Less
As recently posted on my blog I believe the market is due for a pull back, so it may be a good time to purchase protection on some of your long positions. I decided to write about the 50 largest stocks (by market cap) in the S&P 500 and give a put protection strategy for each of them.
Microsoft Corporation provides software products for computing devices worldwide.
Microsoft is a major component of the S&P 500, Dow Industrials and Nasdaq 100 indexes. Microsoft has been consistently increasing its dividends since 2003. From the end of 1998 up until December 2008 this dividend growth stock has delivered a negative annual average total return of 3.90 % to its shareholders.
Those of you who use Twitter, Facebook, and the array of social networking sites out there for entertainment purposes have yet to realize Twitters full potential. Your average user utilizes Twitter as a posting mechanism. Due to the post-election political unrest taking place in Iran we have been exposed to the true power of Twitter.