Tag: hedging

How To Protect Yourself Against The Next Market Crash

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
How To Protect Yourself Against The Next Market Crash

The New Year is rapidly approaching, but instead of a Santa Claus Rally we’re mostly just seeing further declines in stock prices. The S&P 500 is already down about 6% in December alone – and has dropped nearly 3% for the year. That’s hardly the year most were expecting 2018 to be. Unfortunately for stock […]

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Using Currency Options To Increase Your Odds

| October 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last week I told you I’d cover additional strategies for hedging your portfolio.  While there’s a lot of ways we can protect your investments, this week I want to take you on a slightly different route… and focus on options. There’s no question, options allow you to trade with the odds in your favor.  And […]

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How You Can Protect Your Stock Market Gains

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The markets have been on fire over the last couple of weeks. Since the route ended last month, the Dow and S&P 500 have climbed over 9%. And the NASDAQ is up a massive 11%! But despite the market’s strong performance, it may not yet be out of the woods. If the EU fails to […]

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Protect Your Future With Hedging

| July 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

“The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure but to avoid pain.”  When Aristotle uttered those words over 2000 years ago, he wasn’t talking about investing.  More likely he was referring to politics or ethics or something more esoteric than the stock market.  But I think his words make for excellent investment advice. […]

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Three Ways To Hedge The Market

| June 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret the markets are struggling right now.  In the last six weeks, the markets are down over 10%.  It’s the first 10% correction in over a year. The markets are highly volatile. We’ve seen a number of 200 and 300 point daily swings.  And who can forget the 1,000 point mini-meltdown.  Investors have […]

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Use ETF’s For Long-Short Trading Strategy

| March 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

As an investment banker I regularly met with a number of professional investors.  Each one of these pros had a unique style and focus.  They included hedge funds, mutual funds, vulture funds, money market funds, debt funds, real estate funds.  And even funds of funds! What always amazes me is one simple fact.  There are […]

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