Articles from 2011

Dec 21, 2011 Passive Income

Earn money while you sleep...

Dec 14, 2011 Covered Options For Nervous Investors

WSJ article on covered options shows reduced volatility...

Dec 8, 2011 Ford Dividend

Combine Ford's new dividend with covered call premium...

Dec 7, 2011 Healthcare Stocks

Increase the yield on high dividend healthcare stocks...

Nov 21, 2011 Investment Jokes

The lighter side of investing...

Nov 17, 2011 Covered Call Screen For The Holidays

Setting up a themed covered call screen for holiday cash...

Nov 9, 2011 Win $10,000 Of Trading Software

Vote for your favorite covered calls software and be entered to win...

Nov 4, 2011 Covered Call Strategies

Three different strategies for covered call writing...

Nov 2, 2011 Writing A Covered Call

Covered call writing 101: Your first covered call...

Oct 28, 2011 Example Portfolio

How to construct a diversified portfolio of covered calls...

Oct 21, 2011 Any Dividend Yield For Any Stock (Almost)

How to get 12 free dividends per year...

Oct 14, 2011 Born To Sell Videos

Strategy and product demonstration videos for Born To Sell...

Oct 7, 2011 University of Massachusetts' Buy-Write Study

15 years of writing 2% OTM options on the Russell 2000...

Sep 28, 2011 Money Making Guide

Secrets of making money with covered calls (humor)...

Sep 22, 2011 Compound Interest

1% per month can make you rich given enough time...

Sep 21, 2011 Time Decay In Options

Deciding which month to write is often a function of time decay...

Sep 19, 2011 Master Limited Partnerships

MLPs enjoy high dividends and tax advantages, and many are optionable...

Aug 30, 2011 Successful Income Investing

Tips when investing primarily for income...

Aug 19, 2011 Stock Repair

6 ideas on what to do when things go wrong...

Aug 3, 2011 Double Treasury Rates

How to more than double today's 2.6% ten-year treasury rate...

Apr 24, 2011 Earnings Season With Covered Calls

Increased volatility gives us juicy premiums four times per year...

Apr 19, 2011 Will You Be Assigned At Option Expiration?

Your stock closes at the money on expiration day. Will you be assigned?

Apr 8, 2011 Bearish Sentiment Falls By One Third

Biggest drop in bearish sentiment in 7 years...

Apr 4, 2011 Funds Use Options For Income Generation

Covered calls are good for extra income and to cushion against losses...

Mar 23, 2011 Third Year Of A Bull Market

Normally a good year for stocks, but there are reasons for concern...

Mar 21, 2011 Investment In Options

Schwab and TD Ameritrade make big bets on options trading...

Mar 16, 2011 Market Meltdown

Rather than panic during a meltdown, use options to your advantage...

Mar 10, 2011 Market Timing With Covered Calls

Sell-offs make for good opportunities to buy back your call options...

Feb 24, 2011 Buy The Dip In Hewlett Packard (HPQ)

When a good company sells off during a bad market there is an opportunity...

Feb 22, 2011 Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA

What are IRAs good for? And what are the different kinds?

Feb 11, 2011 Dividend Yield Of 10% On Apple (AAPL)

Create a 10% dividend on Apple stock...

Feb 4, 2011 Deep In The Money Calls

After a big run up, or just for income, sell deep in the money calls...

Jan 24, 2011 How Much Is A Trillion Dollars?

Stacked up in $100 bills, it's probably bigger than you think...

Jan 11, 2011 Dividend Increase Combined With Call Premium

Buy before an increase is announced, and write calls while you wait...

Jan 10, 2011 Selling Covered Calls

Six reasons why you may want to sell covered calls in a rising market...

Jan 1, 2011 Rising Interest Rates

How to profit from rising interest rates in 2011...

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