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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Friday 03-15-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 03-07-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

Make Fat Stacks with Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Monday 08-13-2012. The Energy Sector is in focus today.

What's a Covered Call?

Covered Call Picks (FB,CHK,LVS,USO,C)

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Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 07-26-2012. These are for the September Strike. You can tell volatility is down when the best options premium 2 months away is 10%.

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.

Ticker Company Price Strike Bid Return Expiration Date
FB  Facebook Inc  26.9 27 2.7 10.10% Sep-12
CHK  Chesapeake Energy Corp  18.2 19 1.3 7.10% Sep-12
LVS  Las Vegas Sands Corp  36.4 37 1.9 5.20% Sep-12
USO  United States Oil  33.4 33.5 1.6 4.90% Sep-12
Citigroup Inc  26.3 27 1.1 4.30% Sep-12

Make Fat Stacks with Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Monday 05-21-2012. Today we're looking at the January 2013 strike price. Some great returns here selling LEAP covered calls.

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.

IN AND OUT INVESTING - Mastery

Equities have taken an acid bath since last Thursday.  Mastery reviews three stocks that declined but will bounce back.

U.S. stocks won't be down for long and this pullback is an opportunity to buy a few solid picks and one underdog.  Mastery is recommending buying up a few shares of General Electric (GE), Monsanto (MON), and wild-card Chesapeake Energy (CHK).
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Natural Gas continues to be under great speculation, we review 3 Natural Gas Stocks worth a look.

Pretty soon, we're not going to be filling up our car's tanks with gasoline any more, everything is going to be powered by Natural Gas.

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Last week we touched on 3 stocks to buy on higher gas prices. Keep reading for more..

Today we have a couple more to add to the buy list. Chesapeake Energy (CHK) and Apache Energy (APA). Read on to see why Darth Vader loves these stocks.  You should know all the reasons by now why oil & gas are up (Iran, etc.)

The UNG to Reverse Split

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If at first you don't like your low share price, just reverse stock split.  That solves everything.

Classy move by the U.S. Natural Gas Fund ETF (UNG), let's increase the share price so our fund doesn't look so crappy.

 

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Mastery called the bottom in Natural Gas. Its time to buy the stocks that will benefit.

Natural gas prices have hit bottom and without further adieu, we review the best money can buy to ride the train back to profitability.  The line up consists of the U.S. Natural Gas Fund (UNG), Exxon Mobil (XOM), and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK).