Long or Short or Volatile (NYSE:SSO),( NYSE:SDS),(NYSE:VIXY)

Buy?  Sell? Or just play the volatility?

The Risk of Leveraged ETFs Explained in Simple Terms (NYSE:SSO),(NYSE:DDM),(NYSE:RSU),(NYSE:SDS)


The following is probably the best explanation of the risk with leveraged exchange traded funds (ETFs).  It holds true for leveraged long and short ETFs

The Right Way to Go Long on ProShares Ultra S&P500


I want to enter the market and the ProShares Ultra S&P500 (ETF) (NYSE:SSO) is my poison.  ProShares Ultra S&P500 is an exchange-traded fund that seeks performance that corresponds to twice the daily performance of the S&P 500 index (before fees and expenses).  However, because the market is so extended, I desire to invest with a margin of safety to protect against a downturn.

SSO the Proshares Ultra S&P500 - Covered Calls Revisited

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Let’s update how we use online options trading with the ProShares Ultra S&P500 (ETF) (NYSE:SSO) to created a covered call strategy.  As you may recall from previous articles, the cost basis on our 500 shares of SSO is $22.64.  Thanks to timing and strategy since end end of June I am at 7.8% profit that yields a CAGR of 40.1%. 

Engaging SSO the Proshares Ultra S&P500 - UPDATE

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Once again we revisit the covered call strategy we have initiated with the ProShares Ultra S&P500 (ETF) (NYSE:SSO) to find that thanks to volatility you can still bank coin.

Using Covered Calls with the ProShares Ultra S&P500 ETF

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I made over 50% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for June by using Covered Calls. Yes, stock options, can be extremely volatile and dangerous so, why not get on the other side of the fence and sell them? I recently bought one of the leveraged exchange traded funds (ETFs). Here is how the transaction(s) went.

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