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I’ve gotten quite a few questions recently about “income” and “buy stocks cheap” letters that are clearly veiled hints about put option selling… so I thought I’d take a look at one of them. The ad in question today is from Karim Rahemtulla, who calls himself “The Frugal Millionaire” in this spiel and has been […]

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    Suggest go to microblog https://www.stockgumshoe.com/2012/01/microblog-lee-lowells-instant-money-trader/ there is some ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Certainly a reasonable plan, particularly for optionable stocks that you want to buy in round lots. Requires discipline...

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    The recommendations in the standard service (1 per week) fared the February pull back very well. Believe the 3 or 4 nake...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Glad to hear it. I don't know the specifics of the service, of course, but do want to note that the risk of put-selling...

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    Hey wealthynow, yes I did say it seemed like the best (perhaps only) service I've come across that really does have a go...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    All the liquidity forced to OTC? I don't think I understand the question. I do think that individual investors are bet...

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    Nothing wrong with selling puts for income if you are an experienced trader. For those starting off it would be much saf...

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    In my experience , put selling works 70-80% of the time, but one bad trade can easily wipe 50 to 60% of your gains.To mi...

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    For those that are still interested, here's my feedback. Yes it's a put selling strategy. The idea is to get paid sel...

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    Could this be another plug for the put selling strategy?...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I haven't written about that one in along time, but if memory serves its a put-selling service -- sell out of the money ...

  • Kenneth Ginsberg

    Brent: Thanks for the quick reply. I do put selling and CC's pretty regularly, but always figure that someone may hav...

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    I bit the bullet and purchased the 30-day trial for $99 (non-refundable). That is much more doable than forking out alm...

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    Thank you for posting that question as the Palm Beach Current Income strategy looks almost "too good to be true." I d...

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    Matt Energy is sort of my thing. So are options. Have you considered using a cash-secured put selling strategy? If you ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    FYI, since I mentioned my put selling in Sandstorm Gold to the irregulars earlier I wanted to let you know that I just b...

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    I'm a subscriber to instant money trader lee lowell's put selling program chk it out...

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    I'm an Alliance member, therefore I get everything they publish but one letter. I've been a member since 2008 and feel ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I haven't heard anything about this one specifically, it's probably a bit tough to get these newsletters to scale becaus...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Hi Greg. I haven't written about this service for a couple years, but he still promotes it more or less the same way as...

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    The form is the options trading form, and the strategy is either covered call writing, or put selling (cash covered, pro...

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    The service is basically a put selling strategy. If that's what you're looking for, then you've found your letter. If ...

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    I have subscribed to the Retirement Trader newsletter for a few months on a trial basis, and have just cancelled it (can...

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    Thanks -- but though I don't know what he actually recommends in the letter, this sounds like just puts to me. If ...

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    Don't bother subscribing and giving Lowell your money. He outlines this (naked put selling) in his book: &quo...

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    The premiums on most put or call options are not very attractive on most "good solid companies," (word choice ...

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    I don't subscribe to Strategic Income, but have used a put selling strategy since Feb 2009with outstanding results. Unti...

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    JPL, selling out of the money puts that are fully covered by cash is less risky than buying stocks outright. After all,...

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    Reviewed: Mt. Vernon Research's Strategic Income The Mount Vernon group of newsletters has not one, but two put selli...

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    Marco (and others who are looking at the strategy to "sell puts.")... I would suggest performing this strategy "on paper...

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    If the stock has an automatic downside correlating to the dividend,one might analze whether buying a put, selling the st...

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