A how to. music selection: “Suddenly” — Billy Ocean A great way to use options is with net debit spreads. These combine the leverage of long contracts with the income of short contracts. They play both ends against the middle
Monday Trades. music selection: “Fire” (live) — Bruce Springsteen weigh-in: 203.2 (1.8) I closed some positions early. First, Annaly (NLY) took it on the nose when the yield curve inverted. With the lower strike out of the money, I elected
Your next five groaners. music selection: “Ex-Girlfriend” — No Doubt Devour your prey raptors!
Not really a fixed income idea – but close. music selection: “Always” — Bon Jovi Annaly (NLY) has taken it on the chin recently. The company is organized as a REIT and enjoys tax exempt status in exchange for distributing
Monday trades look tasty this week. music selection: “Listen Like Thieves” — INXS weigh-in: 205.0 n/c I closed a couple positions early. The CVS 55 strike calendar was moving increasingly out of the money with the recent share rally. I
Five more groaners! music selection: “Pull Me Under” — Dream Theater Devour your prey raptors!
Yields up to 16.27%. I keep a target of 40% of my main trading portfolio in fixed income securities. The broad equity markets decline around 50% (or more!) about once a decade. The worst decline in the broad bond market
Don’t run for the exits yet. But cover your precious Lizard Hindsides. music selection: “Let It Burn” — Volbeat Today, I’m doing a little strategy review. There is some volatility in the markets at the moment, driven by global central
I closed three positions early during the week. music selection: “What If I Was Nothing” — All That Remains weigh-in: 205.0 +2.0 My calendar spread in Ecolab (ECL) had begin to move against me with the price going progressively out
Groaners! music selection: “Harden My Heart” — Quarterflash Devour your prey raptors!