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A Bearish Options Strategy on Bonds

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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.



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This is kind of interesting……….you know how Cathie Wood always goes on and on about how she outperforms because of “innovation“? Well, here is the boring old SPY compared to her hot-to-trot fund over the past eight years. The same $1 put into SPY and ARKG would be almost EXACTLY the same profits eight years later. Wow, Cath. That’s something special.

slopechart ARKG SPY