LEAP Options for Investing in Oil

LEAP Options for Investing in Oil

When investing in oil you have the option of buying oil companies, ETFs, or futures, but long-term option investments may be the best play of the group. Investing in oil relies on more than just consumer demand. You'll contend with high day-to-day volatility that to...
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Selling LEAPs as a Buy Limit

Selling LEAPs as a Buy Limit

Options trading may seem like it’s riskier than buying stock but selling LEAPs can actually reduce the overall risk in a position. If you’re interested in LEAPs investing and options trading, you may have already read our post about using LEAPs calls as a for...
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Long-Term Options Strategy for LEAPS

Long-Term Options Strategy for LEAPS

With choppiness in the U.S. equity markets, bullish investors may want to consider using LEAPS to implement a long-term options strategy. September was, generally, a rough month for the major indices, with the Nasdaq declining 6% from the highs and the S&P down 5%. market...
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Can LEAPS Investing Be a Substitute for Buying Stock?

Can LEAPS Investing Be a Substitute for Buying Stock?

LEAPS investing can be an effective portfolio strategy for investing in high-growth stocks while reducing your overall portfolio exposure by trading one type of risk for another. We’ve written before on the idea of using a LEAPS investing strategy for longer-term speculative investments but question...
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3 LEAP Call Options Pros

3 LEAP Call Options Pros

LEAP call options are an excellent entry point for new option investors. Here are 3 reasons buying LEAPS can beat buying stocks. If you’re familiar with stock trading but are new to options, LEAPS (Long-term equity anticipation securities) can be an excellent entry point. call...
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