Covered calls

Hedge These 3 Blue Chips With Covered Calls

If you think the market is overvalued, use covered calls on these three blue chips to protect against a downdraft. More 

Jump Start eBay Stock With Covered Calls

If you want to buy eBay stock, wait for a breakout; if you already own EBAY and don’t believe it will top $59 this month, consider these covered calls. More 

Trade of the Day: Ford (F)

Use a buy-write covered call strategy to capitalize on the fact that Ford (F) is going up while also putting some downside protection in place. More 

2 Options Trades to Bail on Facebook

Original Facebook shareholders who are glad to see Facebook stock near its first-day highs but are ready to get the heck out should consider one of two options plans. More 

Options: The QE Tapering Hedge

In the event that QE tapering eventually takes place, selling covered calls might be better than puts to hedge your entire portfolio. More 

Options Basics: How to Sell Covered Calls

Covered calls provide an alluring introduction into the options realm for traders looking to not only improve returns, but also attain some downside protection. More 

Options: How Much Risk Is Right for You?

When using options, it's just as much about what you might lose as what you might gain. Here's a look at some spots along the risk spectrum. More