This week I am focusing on selling puts for income, a basic strategy that is a cornerstone of most of my trades. If you're looking for income, this is where you start.
Articles by Andy Crowder
By Andy Crowder | Jan 24, 2017
Tomorrow, I’m revealing a brand-new options portfolio based on some of the biggest and most stable companies in the market: the FANG stocks. Learn how this simple strategy works.
By Andy Crowder | Jan 23, 2017
The basic premise of the iron condor strategy is easy. You choose the price range of the trade. Increasing the range will decrease your potential profits, but will increase your likelihood of success.
By Andy Crowder | Jan 17, 2017
Knowing everything you can about a company and making money are two different things. And confusing the two is where most investors, individual and professional alike, are led astray. Let's learn how to use vertical call spreads.
By Andy Crowder | Jan 3, 2017
Randomness is always present in gambling, and it can indeed teach us the wrong lessons. But with a sound process or strategy, we know what to expect . . . and that is smart investing.
By Andy Crowder | Dec 27, 2016
How am I preparing for 2017? By doing the same thing I’ve done for the last 18 years: selling options using credit spreads with a high probability of success. You can profit from these options strategies, too.
By Andy Crowder | Dec 20, 2016
If you are a long-term investor (or you’d like to be), here are the full details of how you can beat the market in 2017 with the Small Dogs of the Dow strategy. It's simple and effective.
By Andy Crowder | Dec 19, 2016
One of my favorite long-term investments is the Dogs of the Dow. Here is a unique alternative strategy that can be more cost-effective and even more profitable.
By Andy Crowder | Dec 13, 2016
One of my favorite approaches is the iron condor strategy. Here is how I use it to trade the Russell 2000 ETF and profit from small caps.
By Andy Crowder | Nov 29, 2016
There is one simple options strategy to make money in this sort of range-bound market. It’s a strategy that beats both the bulls and the bears time and time again, and it’s called the “iron condor.” Options traders have a huge advantage over other typical stock-only investors because they can use strategies that generate profits [...]