SPY

Buy Chevron for a Dividend Yield Over 4%

Looking at the history chart for Chevron (CVX) below can help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue, and in turn whether it is a reasonable expectation to expect a 4% annual yield. More 

SPY: Embrace the Bear with Call Spreads on the S&P 500

Selling pressure ramps up in the S&P 500. Position yourself for profits in the SPY ETF. More 

Why Owning Utility Stocks Is a Risky Bet

By almost any measure, utilities don’t offer a compelling risk-reward profile for investors right now. More 

Like Options? 3 Long Plays for Profit in 2015

The use of options to hedge a portfolio may come in handy, as 2015 gets off to a rocky start. Here are three to consider. More 

Cash In on the Calendar With the SPY ETF

Seasonality in the S&P 500 can be exploited using this options strategy on the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY). More 

Mind the SPY ETF: The S&P 500 Is Warning Investors

It has been a rocky start to 2015 for the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), and the charts of the SPY ETF say volatility might be making a comeback. More 

4 Safe ETFs to Invest in as New Trends Form

Implementing a plan to navigate a market crossroads, while avoiding too much risk, can be a prudent portfolio management technique for most investors. More