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How You Can Get Paid “Dividends” Owning Silver

How You Can Get Paid “Dividends” Owning Silver

One of the drawbacks to owning precious metals is raw commodities don’t generate a cash flow and thus don’t pay dividends. I’m not talking about precious metal miners, but the metals themselves. But despite this lack of income, many investors still like to own gold and silver. Why are precious metals so popular? Well, they […]

Gold Miners Could Be Ready To Run

Gold Miners Could Be Ready To Run

One of the unsung stories of the last few months is the resurgence in gold prices. An ounce of gold has climbed from a low of about $1,200 in mid-November to over $1,300 as of this writing. That’s a pretty sizable jump in a relatively short amount of time. There are a few reasons why […]

Using Covered Calls To Boost Your Return In Twitter

Using Covered Calls To Boost Your Return In Twitter

I’ve just returned from the Orlando MoneyShow and was very impressed at the amount of investors and traders looking to learn more about options strategies. I had the opportunity to deliver two different presentations to the options-oriented folks. One of the topics I spent quite a lot of time on was covered calls. Of course, […]

Get Paid To Own Gold

Get Paid To Own Gold

The markets may have recovered from the disastrous last quarter of 2018, but that doesn’t mean all the trouble is behind us. There is plenty of risk to take into account in the coming weeks. In other words, investors should remain cautious. The Fed decided not to raise rates in January and plans on being […]

Protect Your Downside Risk… For Free

Protect Your Downside Risk… For Free

While hedging is an important strategy for any portfolio, it becomes even more vital during times of uncertainty. When investors are not sure what to expect from the markets, they are more likely to close positions and move to cash. And, that can have a substantial detrimental impact on the portfolios of those who want […]

A Bullish Bet On Netflix That Can Make 85% Gains

A Bullish Bet On Netflix That Can Make 85% Gains

The FANG stocks can be quite polarizing for investors, and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) is no exception. The streaming video giant (and the N in FANG) also may be the most volatile of the four. You can usually count on it for some action every few weeks or so. Of course, NFLX just posted earnings so […]

Make This Trade The Smart Money’s Betting On

Make This Trade The Smart Money’s Betting On

While stocks were likely oversold to end 2018, the action in January has been far more bullish than many expected.  It’s easy to say that there’s too much buying going on, just as many thought there was too much selling over the last three months of last year. But, stocks have a way of moving […]

Is The Brexit Mess Going To Tank The UK Markets?

Is The Brexit Mess Going To Tank The UK Markets?

Amidst the government shutdown in the US and the destabilizing trade war with China, it’s easy to forget that the situation in the UK is not any more stable than it is here. The UK Parliament just voted down the current Brexit deal in a massive defeat for the government. In fact, it’s the biggest […]