Volatility

Trade of the Week: IWM

Trade of the Week: IWM

The iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) is a very popular product that tracks the performance of small cap stocks. While it trades over 500,000 contracts on average per day, there are some interesting block trades that hit the tape now and then in IWM options. In this case, a 26,000 block of March covered calls […]

An Alternative Way to Use Covered Calls for Higher Returns

An Alternative Way to Use Covered Calls for Higher Returns

Covered calls are popular and powerful trading strategies for many reasons. Above all else, an overwriting system can work in just about any type of market. There aren’t many strategies that offer a benefit in most market environments. As a reminder, investors make covered calls when they buy a stock (in blocks of 100 shares) […]

An Energy Sector Trade with The Potential for 1,100% Returns

An Energy Sector Trade with The Potential for 1,100% Returns

Options can make even the most mundane trade more exciting. The flexibility of options, especially when using spreads (combinations of buying or selling calls and puts), can allow for all kinds of creativity when designing strategies. Plus, the leverage inherent in options can quickly make the return (or loss) potential of a trading strategy a […]

How Do We Stop Market Indigestion?

How Do We Stop Market Indigestion?

To see exactly how I’m trading this opportunity using options… Click the link below. In under 6 minutes, you’ll have a chance to watch over my shoulder as I make this trade. I’ll even show you what buttons to click in your account. These trades typically are only good for the next 24 hours, so […]

Honest Company (HNST) Remains Volatile Following Recent IPO

Honest Company (HNST) Remains Volatile Following Recent IPO

Honest Company (HNST), the consumer goods brand founded by actress Jessica Alba, is a recent initial public offering (IPO). HNST began trading in early May after the company sold 25.8 million shares at $16 each, raising roughly $413 million. In its first day of action, HNST’s stock opened at $21.22, with the high hitting $23.88 […]

The One Chart You Need To See for both Oil & Silver

The One Chart You Need To See for both Oil & Silver

Click the video above to see this weeks Serge Berger weekly options trade. A $674,458 income stream starting with $20k?This sounds impossible… and must require a ton of risk. Actually, if you take a look at our 11-day trader strategy, this is highly achievable if you’re hitting our 10%/month goal. Take a look here. 

Stocks to Buy When the Bull Market Fizzles Out

Stocks to Buy When the Bull Market Fizzles Out

Just over a year ago, the U.S. stock market bottomed out following a pandemic-triggered economic shutdown. From the trough, the major stock indexes marched steadily higher. In the 12 months following the bottom, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) gained 77%. The Invesco QQQ ETF (QQQ), which tracks the Nasdaq 100 stock index, is up […]