Author: Jay Soloff

A Stock Replacement Strategy for Emerging Markets

A Stock Replacement Strategy for Emerging Markets

The benefits of options are numerous, as anyone who has traded them can readily tell you. We often talk about the leverage, flexibility, and definable risk characteristics of options as clear benefits to using them. Options strategies can be wonderful tools for risk management as well as speculation. What’s more, options can serve as an […]

A Simple, Short-Term Hedge On Real Estate

A Simple, Short-Term Hedge On Real Estate

Undoubtedly, most investors were hoping that the first rally of the New Year was going to stick around for more than just a few days. The jury is still out whether or not the market is going to continue its bearish trend. But, the surprising news from Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) certainly casts a shadow over […]

Apple (AAPL) Could Get Back To $200 In A Year

Apple (AAPL) Could Get Back To $200 In A Year

When we’re in a bear market (defined by a 20% correction from the top), it’s not unusual to see investors scrambling for value. Looking for good stocks that have been dropped into the bargain bin is at least one way to feel optimistic about the future. After all, it’s not like there’s much in the […]

Is Gold Finally Going To Catch A Bid in 2019?

Is Gold Finally Going To Catch A Bid in 2019?

Despite the harsh selloff in stocks this December, gold hasn’t seen a major influx of investors. As the quintessential precious metal, gold tends to attract investment dollars in times of uncertainty and investor concern. Yet, with the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in December, gold is only up about 2%. That’s not to say gold […]

How To Protect Yourself Against the Next Market Crash

How To Protect Yourself Against the Next Market Crash

The New Year is rapidly approaching, but instead of a Santa Claus Rally we’re mostly just seeing further declines in stock prices. The S&P 500 is already down about 6% in December alone – and has dropped nearly 3% for the year. That’s hardly the year most were expecting 2018 to be. Unfortunately for stock […]

Earn 12% In A Month On This Twitter Covered Call

Earn 12% In A Month On This Twitter Covered Call

Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) is one of those companies which often poses a conundrum to investors. On one hand, the microblogging site has become an essential tool for following breaking news and insights into everything from sports to finance to politics. On the other hand, despite the popularity, the company doesn’t have an obvious path to […]

Earn Income While Hedging Against Market Uncertainty

Earn Income While Hedging Against Market Uncertainty

Covered calls are quite possibly the best investment strategy on the planet. How many other strategies lower risk, provide income, and potentially allow for capital growth? There’s reason why so many fund manager employ covered calls as a cornerstone of their trading plans. What can be surprising to many covered call traders (new and experienced […]