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Time to Buy This ETF Paying a 70% Yield?

The Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) share price has been on a wild ride through the first half of 2024. The stock’s volatility gives us an opportunity to see how the new breed of single-stock, covered call ETFs perform under extreme market conditions. TSLA opened 2024 at $250.08 per share. The stock proceeded to fall like a […]

Trade of the Week: RILY

Trade of the Week: RILY

Due to the holiday last week, we didn’t make a trade in my 48-Hour Income service. Typically, In 48-Hour Income, the goal of the service is to generate 1% to 3% returns per week by selling 2-day puts in certain stocks. We had considered selling puts in B. Riley Financial (RILY). The short attack on […]

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High-Yield Investments Outshine Tech Stocks

If you regularly follow the news, you may, like me, feel that the world is slowly spinning out of control. In my world of investment research, these thoughts lead to the question: What investment products and strategies will protect my wealth, income, and lifestyle? My thoughts today were triggered by this Zerohedge headline (premium subscription […]

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Get a 25% Yield from Apple

The new world of single-stock covered call ETFs is the latest step in the long line of ETF innovations. Before the advent of exchange-traded funds, only individual stocks traded on the exchanges. Investors who wanted to invest in portfolios of stocks were stuck with mutual funds. ETFs provide a whole new way for investors and […]

Trade of the Week: WBA

Trade of the Week: WBA

Last week, in my 48-Hour Income service, we sold a cash-secured put on drug store giant, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).  In 48-Hour Income, the goal of the service is to generate 1% to 3% returns per week by selling 2-day puts in certain stocks. Put premiums were elevated in WBA due to upcoming earnings. The […]

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A New Fund Sporting a 62% Dividend Yield

Rising interest rates generate negative returns for bond funds. To match higher yields, bond prices have to fall. In a higher-for-longer interest rate world, investors need alternatives to traditional bond funds. Today, let’s look at a bond fund using an alternate strategy that has generated excellent returns over the last three years. The iShares 20+ […]

Trade of the Week: SWBI

Trade of the Week: SWBI

Last week, in my 48-Hour Income service, we sold a cash-secured put on gun producer, B Smith & Wesson Brands (SWBI).  In 48-Hour Income, the goal of the service is to generate 1% to 3% returns per week by selling 2-day puts in certain stocks. Put premiums were elevated in SWBI due to upcoming earnings. […]

Protecting Your Retirement from Continued High Inflation

Protecting Your Retirement from Continued High Inflation

The resurgence of inflation over the last few years has made us realize the adverse effects of rising prices on our lives. It’s important to consider inflation if you are retired or planning for retirement. Retirement brings some big changes to most people’s financial status. As they approach the end of their working careers, most […]