Posts by Ophir Gottlieb
There is edge in Starbucks Corporation options, and it has led to nearly 200% returns over the last 3-years while the stock was up just 80%.
Owning Apple Inc options, without taking a position on stock direction, has been a winner over the last three-, two-, and one-year, but only with a deft hand and a proper understanding of the stock volatility.
In a bull market, selling puts or put spreads is generally a good bet -- but with Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), it turns that owning options, rather than selling them, has been monster winner over 3-years, 2-years, 1-year and even the last 6-months.
In a bull market, selling puts or put spreads is generally a good bet and that is the case with Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), but using the dynamics of the stock to our favor has created an option winner with superior returns and less risk.
As NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has met a new found volatility, often times surrounding differing views from Wall Street analysts, a deft hand and a clever option investor may have an opportunity to profit from the stock swings, irrespective of the direction.
There has been a way to profit from Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) irrespective of stock direction, but it takes a deft hand and a clever investor that makes two adjustments to turn in outsized returns.
There is a way to profit from Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) irrespective of stock direction, but it takes a deft hand and a smart investor.
Trading options in JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) using a strategy that profits from the stock "not going down a lot," has vastly outperformed the stock -- and in an era where President Donald Trump is now targeting legislation that regulates banks, it's time to take a closer look.
The airline stock prices have not all participated in the bull market, but using options to invest in the idea that the stocks "won't go down a lot," has in fact been a massive winner, and as important, has revealed the gem all option traders seek -- "edge."
Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock has been rising, other than the slight misstep with the YouTube ad debacle -- but as investors the real phenomenon has not been the stock rise, but rather that the stock hasn't "gone down a lot," and that has meant staggering returns from a risk protected option strategy. A similar situation exists with Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN).
If we apply risk controls to a very common option strategy in Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD), we find better returns with less risk.
CORRECTION: This article previously referenced stock HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) -- that was an error. The results presented here are for Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP).
Simply investing in an idea that Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) stock won't face a serious stock decline has so outperformed owning the stock out-right that it's almost inconceivable -- but these are the facts, and they are not disputed.
Simply investing in an idea that Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock won't face a serious stock decline has so outperformed owning the stock out-right that it's almost inconceivable -- but these are the facts, and they are not disputed. The same can be said for Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).
While the tech stocks like Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) have been getting all the headlines, it turns out that specialty beauty retailer Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) has been a monster winner in this bull market.
The S&P 500 (^GSPC) is up 28% over the last three-years and 17% over the last year, but an option strategy that has invested in the index simply not "going down a lot," has yielded over 220% returns and further yet, has been successful over three-years, one-year, one-year and even the last six-months.
Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) beat earnings last night after the bell and the stock is having one of its best days in years. But even with this run up, the stock is up just 6% in the last two-years.