Topic Archives: S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

I’m separating my comments here about hedging out from the rest of my ongoing Annual Review commentary, just for the sake of clarity (the latest missive, on my natural resources-related holdings, is here). I’ve written about hedging before — it tends to be expensive, if it’s effective at all, and it needs to be thoroughly […]

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    That's my fear too, if the broader market goes down a lot then these growth stocks will go down much more. Usually peopl...

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    Do NOT join Mechanical Market Timing. I was a member of Mechanical Market Timing for a year, from 2020 - 2021. I did the...

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    He has a publication, actually him and 2 CFA's who were pretty successful analyst. It is called Sautstrategy. It isn't ...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Over the past few years I've spent 1-2% of my portfolio buying hedges to protect against a loss of more than 20-25%, gen...

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    Paul Mampilly is legit. My 7.22% gain in portfolio today was all based on Paul's recommendations among all of his servic...

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    Saw one of the YT videos he is on. It looks ridiculous. Where he tells you to buy weekly options on the SPY only on tues...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I haven't been willing to put on large hedges of late, because volatility has been so high that pricing is extreme. My ...

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    I’d bet that COST and AMZN will do better. Nothing special about next “28 day” neither ”! - =cause this time i...

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    "Here’s just a quick taste of a few recommendations you’ll find in the IPO Trailblazers service: The “Proprietary...

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    Good analysis Travis. I agree that the current valuations for these three are too high. But I would certainly nibble on ...

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    Travis, I would really like to hear your and others opinion on TVIX for protection and/or profit in a down market. I sh...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I didn't get rid of the SPY put, that's still in there (though eroding in value every day, thankfully), but my general t...

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    Travis, Just wondering the rationale for your hedging vehicles as far as indexes? I see last year, you hedged with SP...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I’ve rolled over puts a few times, using both SPY and IWM. I essentially calculate how many shares of the ETF would m...

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    I'm also considering selling now at 238, although Motley fully recommends it.., there is 2 factors that makes me consid...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Neither one really has an answer — the higher per-share price is required by the NYSE and matters to some institutions...

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    1. He does not offer enough trades during the quarterly seasons. One has to do 1000 trades per year to reach a chance o...

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    I am actually pleasantly surprised by this program Market Hero. I’ve read the reviews here and they are very positive ...

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    Love Market Hero. Been on a few of Steven's webinars and should have joined when I first heard about it. Profited on my ...

  • SoGiAm

    Drone Teaser > This Is a Stunning Breakthrough… North American Drone Company, Draganfly Inc. (CSE: DFLY / OTCQB: D...

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    I joined profit skimmer with Costas Bocelli back in April and got 6 consecutive losers, mostly call recommendations that...

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    Actually, I had already read Louis Navellier's recommendation piece (not a teaser ad) for this stock sometime in mid-Oc...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    The price is based on some assessment of a starting price by the ETF creator -- they build the basket of stocks to match...

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    Not sure but it's got to be about selling out of the money options. Selling an option entails huge risk if it moves agai...

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    I've been tracking the stocks mentioned in this conversation (namely, the supposedly identified stocks from Gilder). He...

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    Hi Kevin: Your results with mechanicalmarkettiming.com sound encouraging. Have you been able to enter/exit trades at...

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    I eat may eggs while wearing a tin foil hat. That shields me from spy micorphones that big government injects into layin...

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    Would not the return have been greater, over that 20 year period, if one had just invested in SPY?...

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    Thank you so much for sharing - he sure sells it hard doesn’t he. Sounds like a good concept, basically using a bond ...

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    Jeff uses technical analysis for trading in options. He utilizes some special metrics, coupled with basic fundamental an...

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    I subscribed to Hedgeye's "Macro Show" in late December 2018. Between then and now(early March 2019) the stock market ha...

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    Stay Away. They misrepresent results. For example. On 3/7/2019, (February 4 - March 1), They state* If you'd bought &a...

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    You can find his webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOrvmE0kUbM Basically, says to trade the SPY one day a w...

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    How has mechicalmarkettiming.com done for you folks in the last few months? Have your results matched theirs? I ask be...

  • SoGiAm

    $IWM $SPY ^RUT Nathan Michaud Retweeted 3:M video by Cody {Be Brave} @OddStockTrader:-) #ThankYOUguyz :-) https://yout...

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