Monthly Archives: March 2009

ETF Covered Calls 03-27-2009

For every step forward, we take two steps back.  The ETF-Cashinator is a bit disappointing right now as it shows the volatility blowing through the roof again even for May which was previously showing as stable.  June and July options … Continue reading

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ETF Covered Calls 03-20-2009

March expiry is here and, no surprise, the market turned down on the last day. It’s time to look ahead at April and May and I’m still seeing things stabilize in May (somewhat) but April looks horrible. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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ETF Covered Calls 03-13-2009

I just cranked up the ETF-Cashinator and took a look. First, March expiry is next week and the puts look interesting as bets are anticipated on inverse ETFs. Second, the April 09 options look HORRIBLE; there are many large bets … Continue reading

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ETF Covered Calls 03-06-2009

Still a great deal of volatility but we may be nearing exhaustion here.   The ETF-Cashinator cranked out the usual superfluous ETF Covered Calls with high premiums.   Just be careful out there.   Here are the ETF-Cashinator results: ETF Covered Calls website … Continue reading

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Special Commentary

The Dow dropped nearly 300 points and broke below 7000 so I cranked up the ETF-Cashinator for some clues about the markets future.  I was initially happy when I saw that the April calls look like the premium/ratios were returning … Continue reading

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