Depressed stock prices and increased market volatility can be a great combination for income-seekers to sell puts, says Morningstar OptionInvestor editor Erik Kobayashi-Solomon.
Although hedging offers a form of portfolio insurance, investors often mistime the market and mistake asset-allocation woes as hedging problems, says Morningstar's Erik Kobayashi-Solomon.
European hope springs eternal, but the problems there are far from solved.
Options for profiting in the "new normal."
As negative headlines continue to roll in, a market upswing suggests investors are expecting more stimulus action from the Fed.
Analysts say rosy assumptions are already baked into stock prices.
Now that you've got covered calls down, it's time to get some protection.
This popular option strategy has the potential to add some income to portfolios.
Wear, tear, and competition will drive a comeback in this sector.
Questions surround the banking industry, but opportunities are out there for investors with a healthy tolerance for risk.