When Selling Options Goes Bad – It goes Really Bad

When Selling Options Goes Bad – It goes Really Bad

Selling options in an effort to capture premium from theta decay and volatility declines is a popular options trading strategy among sophisticated investors. When it works, capturing option premium can be a very valuable investment strategy. However, when it selling options goes awry, things can get very ugly, very quickly. There’s an old adage in → Read More

'Trade wars are good?' Two words: Great. Depression.

'Trade wars are good?' Two words: Great. Depression.

U.S. trade moves could spark Chinese retaliation President Donald Trump is itching for a trade war. No matter what you do for a living, that should scare you. In a trade war, countries impose tariffs and other barriers on imported products, often in retaliation for actions taken by a trading partner. Read More

How to save money on the biggest expenses in your budget

How to save money on the biggest expenses in your budget

How to save $1,000 this year Want to find some real savings in your budget? Cutting out lattes and avocado toast probably isn’t the way to go. Housing, transportation and food: that’s what Americans spend almost 70% of their money on, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Delta CEO: 'We are supporters of the 2nd Amendment'

Delta CEO: 'We are supporters of the 2nd Amendment'

CNN anchor questions Georgia lawmaker over Delta Delta’s CEO says the company supports the Second Amendment. CEO Ed Bastian said in a memo to employees Friday that the company’s goal was to “remain neutral” in the debate over guns. Read More

JCPenney cuts more jobs, capping off a gloomy week for retailers

JCPenney cuts more jobs, capping off a gloomy week for retailers

5 Stunning Stats About J.C. Penney It’s been a brutal week for many big American retailers. JCPenney announced Friday that it will cut 360 jobs at its stores and corporate headquarters. That’s on top of the more than 5,000 layoffs in 2017 after JCPenney decided to close nearly 140 stores. Read More

Europe is ready to counter Trump's 'incomprehensible' tariffs

Europe is ready to counter Trump's 'incomprehensible' tariffs

Do we really know tariffs are coming? Europe says it’s ready to respond to President Trump’s announcement of steep tariffs on steel and aluminum. “We have been preparing for this situation for a long time,” Alexander Winterstein, a spokesman for the European Commission, told reporters on Friday. “Because of these preparations, we are ready.” Read More

This Chinese investor wants to dump Hilton hotels

This Chinese investor wants to dump Hilton hotels

Another Chinese firm with global ambitions falls A sprawling Chinese company that borrowed heavily to build a global investment portfolio is now looking to dump its stake in dozens of Hilton hotels. HNA Group said in a filing Thursday that it plans to sell “some or all” of its 25% stake in Park Hotels & → Read More

Trump's trade fight jolts Wall Street

Trump's trade fight jolts Wall Street

Do we really know tariffs are coming? President Trump’s trade war threat is rattling Wall Street. The Dow is set to open around 175 points lower Friday after losing 420 points Thursday. The S&P 500 was on track to start 0.8% lower. Read More

China will use Trump's tariffs to its advantage

China will use Trump's tariffs to its advantage

Do we really know tariffs are coming? President Trump’s latest tough talking on trade has upset stock markets, angered US allies around the world and even drawn criticism from members of his own party. Whether it represents the start of a global trade war is likely to depend on the reaction from China, which Trump → Read More

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