Gold presented a good opportunity to sell short options premium recently (Summer 2019).
The IVR (Implied Volatility Rank) was almost at 100% when I placed a short strangle options trade in the GLD etf.
The interesting thing about this is that the implied volatility increased as the price increased, which is the reverse of most stocks. Implied volatility usually increases when stock prices drop.read more
Markets have had some volatility creep in recent weeks, so I decided to scale in to short volatility with selling options to generate theta in my Tastyworks margin account. I have not been selling strangles in the past few months due to the market climbing and having low volatility.read more
Our 2018 Federal Income Taxes have been filed and accepted a day before the deadline of April 15, 2019. We have completed the tiring process of paperwork and accounting and now we are ready to move forward to 2019.read more
Here are the charts that I watch for the daily market outlook for investing and trading. These charts are from 03-26-19. I use the Thinkorswim platform for these charts. These charts include the overall market outlook, commodities, sectors, real estate, international markets, currencies, cryptocurrencies.read more
In addition to the high yield interest checking account, cashflow cultivators can utilize a complementing high yield interest savings account to generate income from your savings in a passive and safe way in 2019 and into the future.read more
Most people in 2019 use checking accounts as the hub to operate their family’s personal finances. Personal checking accounts are essential, therefore you might as well earn interest on the money in your main checking account rather than not by using a high yield interest checking account in 2019 for your day to day personal and family banking needs.read more
One of the philosophies Cashflow Cultivators explore is streamlining our life by getting rid of things we are not using at the moment. The accumulation and hoarding of useless and/or not used items, otherwise called junk, is a slow wealth sapper. Instead of keeping these unused relics of the past, purge them to squeeze the liquidity out and invest the money in diversified investments.read more
Roth IRA accounts are versatile tax-advantaged retirement account financial products that are funded out of pocket by you with your post-tax income.
Due to the fact that you fund Roth IRA retirement accounts with money you have already paid tax on, the future capital gains from your investments grow tax-free if you withdraw from the account after age 59 1/2.read more
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