Yearly Archives: 2019

Options Insights: Trading your First Option
June 25, 2019
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Options Insights: Trading your First Option

Tony Zhang

Options trading is a skillset that typically takes a few weeks to a few months to learn. The numbers and strategies can be intimidating initially, but don’t be discouraged. If the option chains, Greeks and terminology seem complicated at first, there are tools such as OptionsPlay and ongoing education from the Montréal...

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Currency Options University – Part 1
June 20, 2019
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Currency Options University – Part 1

Patrick Ceresna

Part 1: Welcome to the world of currencies It is very common for Canadian investors to invest in American stocks. Yet, it is surprising how few retail investors understand the impact currency fluctuations have on their returns. More often than not, investors look at the price fluctuation of an asset price assuming a constant...

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Trading your first option
June 11, 2019
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Trading your first option

Tony Zhang

Want to learn more about trading your first option?...

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Profit from an Increase in Canadian Building Permits
June 05, 2019
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Profit from an Increase in Canadian Building Permits

Martin Noël

In this article, we analyze changes in Canadian building permits in relation to fluctuations in the price of Richelieu Hardware Ltd. (symbol: RCH) for the period from January 2014 to May 2019. RCH is an importer, distributor and manufacturer of specialty hardware and complementary products. The company’s main source of...

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Maximize Returns and Minimize Losses in a Recession

May 28, 2019
Bearish Outlook

Maximize Returns and Minimize Losses in a Recession


Jason Ayres

Canadian investors continue to watch both domestic and global economic data closely as fears of a recession loom. According to Statistics Canada in their March 1st , 2019 release “Growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) slowed to 0.1% in the fourth quarter, the slowest pace since the second quarter of 2016”   See...

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Cash Secured Puts: Benefits of Selling Puts
May 17, 2019
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Cash Secured Puts: Benefits of Selling Puts

Tony Zhang

Want to learn more about Cash Secured Puts and its...

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Writing Put Options on a Support Level
May 16, 2019
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Writing Put Options on a Support Level

Martin Noël

As the following chart shows, the price of shares in George Weston Limited (WN) is down slightly from its recent high of $102.30, and it could stabilize at a support level of around $98.00. This is close to the current level of its 34-day moving average (on April 29, 2019). Furthermore, we can see that the stock’s RSI 5...

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The Definitive and Practical Guide to Selling Covered Calls
May 08, 2019
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The Definitive and Practical Guide to Selling Covered Calls

Tony Zhang

Many equity investors utilize options to generate income on their portfolio. A covered call is the single most popular options strategy to add income to the existing stocks and ETFs in your portfolio. This simple option strategy only requires 100 shares of a stock or ETF and selling a call option against it to generate yield....

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Monthly Option Insight
April 29, 2019
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Monthly Option Insight

Tony Zhang

Want to learn more about Generating Income using Covered Calls? Sign up for a free webinar May 7th 2019 @ 4:15pm ET....

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