The covered call strategy has some tremendous benefits. It allows us to boost the amount of income we receive from our investment portfolio, while also helping to protect our investments from losses if stocks trade moderately lower.#-ad_banner-#However, the strategy has one primary drawback. If the underlying stock that we own moves dramatically higher, our gains are capped. This is because […]
[Editors’ Note: The author made an error in calculating yield using post split distribution and pre split share price. The title erroneously stated 16% yield, but has now been corrected to 8%.]In this article, I will discuss the high yielding Alpine Total Dividend Fund (AOD) and what the announced reverse split means for investors. I will discuss what to expect, […]
Systemic Fear Not As High As It Once WasWhy was the stock market able to break out from the 13-year consolidation pattern we covered last Friday? The bigger picture answer may lie in the answers to these five sub-questions:Does economic data support an imminent recession?
Is Europe on the brink of a currency crisis?
Are the technicals screaming be careful?
Is the Fed […]