Now Is The Season To: November 2012

Published on by on November 2, 2012

Consider Covered Call ETFs

Investors are always looking for ways to reduce volatility without missing out on income opportunities. Amid the current economic environment, which is still plagued with uncertainties, the covered call strategy has gained interest among investors seeking out uncorrelated returns. The covered call strategy combines traditional long positions with a short position in call options on the underlying assets. This allows the portfolio to generate additional income, as it will take in the premium on the options at the time of writing; however, if the underlying asset declines in value, the options may expire worthless. .

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