Sell the Slippery Slide in Crude

Unsurprisingly, the slippery slide in crude has resulted in renewed demand for option contracts and driven implied volatility higher. Look to sell USO options. More 

The Best Trades for QE3

The Fed is coming! The Fed is coming! Prepare now by considering these medium-term trades in three areas that will likely rise on the next round of easing. More 

Use USO Short Puts to Play Oil’s Dip

With oil's path of least resistance remaining sideways to higher, selling put options in the United States Oil Fund appears a reasonable strategy. More 

Oil’s Slide Spells Options Opportunity

Oil has fallen since its recent gains -- if you're willing to be it's low price will hold for the next month, now's the time to sell put options on the USO. More 

Why Isn’t Gold Soaring?

Despite an ideal macro-economic backdrup, gold prices are underperforming major asset classes from stocks to REITs. More 

4 ETFs for the Coming Energy Boom

Energy and oil prices are down, but the bulls are starting to move in on stocks that may look underpriced. Here is a way to play the sector with ETF's. More 

Playing the Fear Percolating in Oil

Implied volatility of USO options has spiked to levels not seen since fall 2011. The time is ripe for selling USO options in some fashion. More