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Choose the Right Option Each Time

Option writers must select the most favorable expiration date in order to maximize the amount of premium they receive. Here are the key factors…


Oh, Canada

Tickers: EWC

Natural resources, directly and indirectly, account for almost one-fifth of Canada's nominal GDP; as such, it's no surprise that low commodity…


ICICI Bank: A Cheap Play on India

Tickers: IBN

Top commercial banks in emerging markets have been clobbered this year, observes Mark Skousen, editor of Private Equity Trader.


Time for Gold?

Tickers: GG, RGLD

Although gold prices were recently sitting at five-year lows, there are some bigger picture supply fundamentals to the gold story that may soon…


Helen of Troy: A Thing of Beauty

Tickers: HELE

Like its namesake, our latest recommendation is a thing of beauty—the stock is up 50% year-to-date with no sign of stopping—suggests…


How to Trade Iron Condors (Part 2)

An iron condor can be designed to accommodate your risk tolerance and account objectives, but those adjustments will always have a tradeoff.…


New Residential: A Different Kind of REIT

Tickers: NRZ

Most REITs face financial headwinds as interest rates rise. The opposite is true for this recommended real estate investment trust, explains Ian…