Vixxy Vixxy (VXX)

JCVD biting Snake

Volatility is waiting to bite your head off.

Besides the usual high volume stocks such as Bank of America (BAC) and Nokia (NOK) is the Path S&P 500 VIX ST Futures ETN (VXX) making the list.

Wall Street Bull

Big U.S. Banks and unstoppable American corporations could be the next big bet.

Its a boring start to the week and as we enter Fall trading, what looks good?  The minds at Whitebox believe it could be Bank of America (BAC).  Digging into their holdings also points to Wal-Mart (WMT) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).


3 Stocks to Buy on the Bounce

Point Break - Skydive

Mastery told you the decline would not take hold, we focus on 3 stocks to buy that will continue to rise.

What stocks to buy now that the major indexes are bouncing back?  The best options out there with the least amount of risk are General Electric (NYSE:GE), Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), and Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE).

Make Fat Stacks with Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Friday 03-16-2012.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Sling Blade Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Monday 03-12-2012.

What's a Covered Call?

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.If this stock is purchased simultaneously with writing the call contract, the strategy is commonly referred to as a buy-write.

While you may have heard that trading options is risky business, covered calls are actually a very conservative strategy, and most brokerages even allow retirement IRA accounts to write covered calls.

Leaving Las Vegas - Buying Booze

Drunk on success we recap our best articles highlighting some great stocks and new picks for 2012.

Behold the greatness that is Mastery. 

Five Dollars Buys You BofA

Five Dollar Bill - $5

How is it that the 2nd largest bank in the U.S. is now at $5 a share? 

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) shares hit $4.92 a share and finished the day at $4.99.  How is this possible?

Corruption

Wonder what your Congressmen are trading? They certainly aren't working together or helping the U.S. economy. They are however buying stocks and you should know which ones. 

Last week the Godfather of financial blogging Barry Ritholtz put out a great article that listed the top 10 holdings of our U.S. Congress.  Making the top 5 were General Electric (GE), Procter and Gamble (PG), Bank of America (BAC), Microsoft (MSFT), and Cisco Systems (CSCO).


 

BofA gets their Five Dollars

Dumb and Dumber - Moped

BofA (BAC) wanted a $5 debit card fee but then balked on it.  How about a $5 share price in return.

Bank of America (BAC) shares thanks to today's huge decline has shed 3% and now the stock is approaching its 12 month low.


 

Make Fat Stacks with Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for 11-16-2011.

The covered call is a strategy where an investor writes a call option contract (sells an option) while at the same time owning an equivalent number of shares of the underlying stock.

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