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Buying Covered Calls on the World’s Biggest Company

Buying Covered Calls on the World’s Biggest Company

Quick, without looking it up on Google, what’s the world’s largest public company? Did you guess Apple (AAPL) or Amazon (AMZN)? At times recently, you may have been correct. However, the crown for the largest company is currently in the hands of Microsoft (MSFT). Not only is MSFT the biggest company, it’s also the only […]

Buying a Covered Call On Chipmaker Up 75% YTD 

Buying a Covered Call On Chipmaker Up 75% YTD 

There are primarily two companies known for producing the majority of computer graphics cards (GPUs). Most investors are familiar with NVIDIA (NVDA), which tends to be a high-flying, headline grabbing stock. However, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is also a huge player in the industry – but can often fly under the investment community’s radar. Lately […]

The 5G Age Has Arrived But Who Will Benefit? 

The 5G Age Has Arrived But Who Will Benefit? 

This is the year of 5G. The possibilities opened up by 5G’s significantly faster data transfer opens up a brave new world. It will enable the newest technologies from autonomous vehicles to virtual reality gaming to advanced robotics to the Internet of Things. Don’t believe me? Then listen to Paul Lee, the head of telecoms, […]

Earn 4% On Tech Stocks Over The Next Month

Earn 4% On Tech Stocks Over The Next Month

Of the many benefits to trading options, the most valuable trait is the flexibility they provide in custom designing strategies. That’s just my opinion of course. Other option traders may point to leverage or some other clear benefit. However, the ability to create tailor made strategies to meet your personal risk/reward criteria is something very […]

Using Options to Trade the Spike in Advanced Micro Devices

Using Options to Trade the Spike in Advanced Micro Devices

There are generally two reasons why a stock a sudden, big move. Either the overall market is having a big up or down day (the systemic effect). Or, the company itself has some specific news item causing a large move (the idiosyncratic effect). Most stock specific news is related to earnings or product announcements, although […]

Two Smartphone Makers Nipping at Apple’s Heels 

Two Smartphone Makers Nipping at Apple’s Heels 

Here is something that may startle you and it’s a subject I will cover in a future issue of Growth Stock Advisor for my subscribers: A research paper by Professor Hendrik Bessembinder, published in the September edition of the Journal of Financial Economics, posed this question “Do Stocks Outperform Treasury Bills?”. The end result was […]