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Protecting Your Portfolio With Covered Calls

Thursday, November 25, 2010

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I last discussed protecting your stock portfolio with married puts, and now we’ll explore protection via covered calls. Covered calls are when you sell a call option against a stock you own. This defensive move is not as secure as a married put, but instead of paying for the put — you make money on […]

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Protect Yourself With Put Options

Monday, November 22, 2010

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Hi NeedMoneyers, In previous posts, I’ve discussed protecting yourself against inflation, identity theft and against the ramifications of not having a sufficient emergency fund. Now, I’d like to discuss ways to protect your stock portfolio against market declines. For those of you who have long time horizons for your stock holdings, protecting your portfolio becomes […]

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Protect Your Portfolio With Married Puts

Saturday, June 12, 2010

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Protect Your Portfolio With Married Puts

Many investors assume that options are complex and risky. In most scenarios, they are correct. However, there are certain uses of stock options which are quite conservative in nature, and can serve to reduce the risk already present within your stock portfolio. It is no revelation to anyone reading this that the stock market can […]

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