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 […]

A bow and arrow with words Target the Need to illustrate serving what a customer truly wants and desires and reaching a marketing goal for a business

Find A Need And Fill It

Northwestern University sits on the shores of Lake Michigan. It’s a beautiful campus, particularly when the leaves are turning golden. I left work and drove to night school to begin the fall semester. I thought to myself, ‘I want to be an accountant, why is a marketing course required?’ Marketing 101, here I come. Professor […]

Managing Income Portfolio Risk as the Market Gets Frothy

Managing Income Portfolio Risk as the Market Gets Frothy

When it comes to planning the management of your portfolio of high yield stocks, I constantly strive to make Dividend Hunter a more useful service. Many of the same techniques can be applied to your own income portfolio, even if you’re not a Dividend Hunter reader. The stocks on the Dividend Hunter recommendations list come […]

Understand the Good vs. Bad Mortgage REITs

Understand the Good vs. Bad Mortgage REITs

Over the past weekend I was an invited speaker at the Seattle MoneyShow. One of my presentations was a Master Class titled, “Not All Dividend Investments are Created Equal!” In the two-hour discussion I covered all of the different types of exchange traded income investments, including real estate investment trusts (REITs). REITs fall into one […]

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields and Growth

These 5 Dividend Aristocrats Have High Yields and Growth

There are a handful of basic, popular strategies for investing in the stock market. Growth stock investing gets the headlines. This strategy involves buying stocks that are going up in price, with the assumption that the share prices will continue to rise. Investors like the idea of maybe buying the next Amazon (AMZN) or Apple […]

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 […]

Burning The Candle At Both Ends

Burning The Candle At Both Ends

I was frustrated. I need solid, safe income. The bank bailouts will eventually cause high inflation. Interest rates were not keeping up. Investors, desperate for income, had few choices and the stock market was setting records. How do you invest, earn safe income while protecting your capital and buying power all at the same time? […]