Slope of Hope Blog Posts

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The Complete Guide to Poor Man’s Covered Puts – Trade in IWM

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Today I want to discuss a bearish income strategy that allows you to define your risk while simultaneously using less capital. The strategy is known as a poor man’s covered put.


One Hundred Thousand

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There are times when people have shared with me screen shots of their balance page from their brokerage or crypto accounts. I didn’t ask to see it, but there it is, like an unexpected dick pic. This isn’t the kind of thing I normally do, since I consider it absolutely gauche, but I’m going to make an exception for a special reason. This is regarding my own crypto account, and I’m going to start off with this chart of my equity: