Covered calls

Trade of the Day: HCA Corp. (HCA)

I see one blue-chip chart after another showing upward momentum continuing for the next two weeks ahead. More 

Trade of the Day: Groupon (GRPN)

Short-term (or "spot month") covered calls are a great way to conservatively play bullish names that are set for a quick spike. More 

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