What a crazy week. Like most traders, I got hit as well, but since I was holding put options for protection and covered calls the impact was lessen (Though I wish I had bought more puts…). While the week opened very bearish, it had a quick bounce and on the weekly chart the change is very small. The volatility is still high and the market sentiment widget is still bearish. This means we should use caution when entering new positions.
Here is the current market sentiment trend:
Since the implied volatility is very high, there are many possible position. I’m adding the complete list here, but use caution and hold only positions you are comfortable with since the markets are still very volatile. As a reminder: we look for good companies with over 3% yield. The companies distribute dividends in the next 10-30 days. You can follow us on Twitter, where we often publish more trade ideas.
The dividend capture watch-list:
(16 Results. Charts are visible on site and not in email)
* I’m holding KO, and I like MRK, LVS & MO
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