Strategies

Combining Covered Calls and Protective Puts

Looking for a way to bring in income while protecting yourself against a market downturn? Then here's the strategy for you. Read Article

Covered Calls the Easy Way

Covered calls typically require you to buy at least 100 shares of stock to sell a single call contract. Find out how to get the benefits of selling a covered call without a large capital investment. Read Article

Using Calendar Spreads for Bear Market Profits

Here's a great options strategy to consider when you are uncertain about market direction but still want to hedge. Read Article

Take the Bite Out of Time Value with Collars

Risk-reducing strategy make this unusual type of spread trade worth investigating. Read Article

Covered Calls – Trading Covered Calls on LEAPs — Part 1

Trading covered calls on LEAPs affords you the advantages of both strategies, but you need to also be aware of the risks involved. Learn the benefits and risks here. Read Article