Reading Time: 3 minutes Shares of Kraft Heinz have more than doubled since falling below the $20 level in March of 2020, recently hitting a 52-week peak north of $44. While analysts remain tentative on shares given the huge run up, Kraft Heinz remains a solid long-term investment. The company recently reported its fourth straight earnings beat after announcing […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over the last six months, different high-yield sectors have caught up with the broader market’s gains kicked off a year ago. Higher share prices mean lower yields for income-focused investors, and with most of these stocks, current yields are markedly lower than they were a few months ago. I have recently reviewed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes The economy may be improving, but last week’s Federal Reserve statement made it clear that there will be no tapering anytime soon. In other words, the Fed will continue to purchase bonds, and interest rates will remain near zero. It’s not all that surprising as the Fed has made it clear they don’t want to […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Covered calls are one of the most popular investment strategies used by both retail and institutional traders. For retail traders, covered calls are easily accessible and don’t require a substantial amount of maintenance. For institutions, covered calls are beneficial both because they can scale into the billions of dollars and because they have long-term portfolio […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes A covered call strategy is another way to get returns from your portfolio. We’ll explain what a covered call is and how you can profit from one.
Reading Time: 6 minutes If you’re looking for extra income and you feel neutral or slightly bullish about a stock, selling covered calls might be the right strategy for you.
Reading Time: 3 minutes My goal with my different income-focused services is to help my subscribers earn more money than they would by following the old-school types of investment advice. I recommend higher yields in my Dividend Hunter service. For my dividend growth newsletter – Monthly Dividend Multiplier, I do not settle for the 2.5% to 3% yields that […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Selling call options, referred to as covered call trading, is great fun and when done right, attractively profitable. Your broker will be happy to show you how to get started with covered call selling. What they may not be as clear about is what happens after you sell that first call option. I know from […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes I know that talking about investment yields and returns can be confusing, and actually understanding what happens can be even more daunting. However, we are trying to make money on our money, and understanding potential returns—both as percentages and dollars—helps separate good opportunities from those that are less attractive. If you have dabbled with stock […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our covered call recommendations service – Weekly Income Accelerator – is popular with investors who have not previously traded options. Doing covered calls for extra income is a natural extension of the high-yield investing strategy I lead with the Dividend Hunter service. If you are like many who join us, you may quickly find that […]