Posts by Ophir Gottlieb
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.
Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) has been on a tear of late. It's a specialty chip maker that makes the guts of each device that will connect the world of IoT and 5G.
The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) is one of those blue chips that most of us give little thought to with respect to the stock or options. But it turns out, that little fact, that KO isn’t memorable as an investment, has made it one of the best option trading instruments in North America, but only if we use some intelligence.
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Inc has been on an historic run of late much to the dismay of the doubters on Wall Street, and there is an exceptional way to use trading options to profit from the run.
Selling a covered call in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been a winner, but only for the mindful investor that avoids the pitfalls and is mindful of risk.
It's been under-reported, but an important opportunity has emerged in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) options and the rest of the market may be missing it.
NVDA has set the world on fire with its explosive GPU technology but a clever option trade has done very well simply betting that the stock "won't go down very much."
It's a fair question -- does selling put spreads in the Nasdaq 100 (QQQ) work, and if so, how do we optimize the results?
It turns out there is some edge in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) options over the last six-months and as far out as the last two-years, and the results are staggering.
Tesla's stock has had a volatile ride -- bull or bear, you could have proclaimed victory at various points.
This is a proprietary realized volatility rating created by Capital Market Laboratories (CMLviz) based on a large number of data interactions for Silicon Laboratories Inc (NASDAQ:SLAB).