RadioShack Left for Dead

RadioShack Vintage Phone

Dead money or opportune investment?

About this time back in 1980 RadioShack (RSH) was at $2 a share.  History is repeating itself. The Shack had to reinvent itself back then, now it has to repeat the process.

J.C. Penny Shares are Volatile

J.C. Penny's (New Logo)

Nothing fun about owning JCP shares.

J.C. Penny (JCP) shares fell to their lowest level in 13 years yesterday, diving more than 15%.  Today JCP shares spiked up 10% this morning and have since cooled down to a positive 3.3%.

Liam Neeson - The Grey (1)

A week from May Options Expiration, these covered calls can still get you a 3% gain.

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.

Rushmore Movie

We go to the chalkboard with Max Fischer and review the week.

This week Mastery found potential in Yum! Brands (YUM) and Apple Inc (AAPL).  YUM could fall even further thanks to the Bird Flu panic in China.  Apple has been holding its own and refuses to retouch a new 12 month low.  Let's get into the week and spend 5 seconds on the crappiest retailer on the planet, J.C. Penny (JCP).

 

Bass in your Face: RJ JCP

Ron Johnson-JC Pennys

Going, going...gone.

By now you've head, J.C. Penny (JCP) finally gave Ron Johnson the boot.  It was long overdue and now the company fights for survival. 


Boba Fett with Jabba

We layout the game plan to battle the March 27 deadline, bounty hunter style.

Mastery found a few choice equities that could survive any volatility with the pending March 27th deadline.  Some of those stocks include iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures TM ETN (VXX), General Electric (GE) and Procter & Gamble Company (PG). We also don't want you to sleep on silver, those names include Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK) and MAG Silver Corp. (MVG).  The links to the articles with the stocks we want you to consider are detailed after the jump.

JCP shares will Bounce with Johnson out

Ron Johnson-JC Pennys

He's got to go and when he does it's an instant bounce.

Get J.C. Penny Company (JCP) CEO Ron Johnson out of there before he burns any more money.  Mastery is predicting an instant 10% jump on JCP shares if Johnson leaves the company.


covered calls beavis

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Thursday 02-21-2013.

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.

covered calls beavis

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Tuesday 01-29-2013.

What's a Covered Call?

Sling Blade Covered Calls

Here are today's Covered Call Picks for Wednesday 01-02-2013.

What's a Covered Call?