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The Hidden Danger of Buying Call Options

Imagine you are sitting at your computer looking over your stock portfolio and as you sit there, you check on the progress of your 1,000 shares of AMZN. A reminder goes off on your phone that AMZN earnings are coming up in a couple of days, and the rumors on the street suggest AMZN will […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Truth about Options

Most active traders have heard fantastic tales of how another trader used stock options and made 300% or more in just two weeks. These stories are common among option traders. However, just as common are the stories about people who bought a stock option and lost everything. The end result is a divided set of […]

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Supercharge Your Trades Selling Options

Some people believe options should be traded, and some believe they should not. Option traders are convinced options provide the best opportunity to make a large profit quickly, and for the most part, those who stay away from trading options tend to think of options as too risky. Even in the realm of options traders, […]

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Cash Flow Trader Blog: The Ultimate Dividend Part 4

Step #3: ​Selling Covered Call Options Against Your StockNow that we own the stock, we can execute a favorite strategy among investors. This is called selling covered calls, and here is how it works: each month, you sell a call option at a price you would be happy to sell the stock at. That is […]

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Cash Flow Trader Blog: The Ultimate Dividend Part 3

In last week’s blog, which you can read here if you like, we ​took an in-depth look at step 1 of the ultimate dividend, which ​covered finding a dividend-paying stock that you want to own. Today we will be reviewing step 2 ​which covers owning a dividend-paying stock and using it to your advantage.Step #2: […]

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Why Did My Stock Go Up and My Call Option Go Down?

Have you ever bought an option, watched the stock move in your direction, up for a call option and down for a put option, and then noticed your option went down in price? You wonder to yourself how this could be. While no one likes to feel confused about their account balance, there are a […]

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Cash Flow Trader Blog: The Ultimate Dividend Part 2

In last week’s blog, which you can read here if you like, we laid out the three steps to utilizing the Ultimate Dividend strategy in your options trading. Today, we ​are taking a more in-depth look at step 1, which is finding a dividend-paying stock that you want to own.Step #1: Find a Dividend-Paying Stock […]

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Cash Flow Trader Blog: The Ultimate Dividend Part 1

A Multi-Step Strategy That Can Maximize the Value of Your StockPeople often compare trading options to real estate investing, and like real estate investing, options trading can be an incredible money-making opportunity. The trick is to have the right cash flow strategy in place, and my favorite options strategies of all time is the ​Ultimate […]

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Cash Flow Trader Blog: Covered Calls

A couple of years ago, my across the street neighbor bought another house on our street. He pays to have the grass cut, he keeps the utilities on, and the property appreciates; but that is it. For money-minded people like you and me, that seems crazy. He could easily be renting the house and earning […]

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Josh Talks: GameStop Market Volatility

Recently, there has been a lot of misinformation in the public sphere about what is happening with GameStop in the stock market. I know, it is hard to believe mainstream talking heads and social media experts have their facts wrong. So, if you’re curious about what’s causing this phenomenon with GameStop, below is a video […]

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