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Financial Velociraptor is intended as entertainment and education.  Your head velociraptor “retired” early from the corporate grind at age 40 on 5OCT2012 to trade equities full time.  He loves his new life and wants to help as many people as possible break the shackles of ... more


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New Trades With Yields Between 7.9 And 61.95%
Shares of Macquarie were called away over the weekend generating short term capital gains of 202 dollars.
Covered Call CSX Corporation – Yields Up To 27.51%
I opened a buy-write trade today. To do that, I purchased 100 shares of CSX at 69.66.
Covered Call Dolby (DLB) – Yield Up To 46.88%
The company is leading in augmented and virtual reality, advanced video and compression, and other technologies. It earns a steep 89% gross margin. And trades for a mere 25 P/E despite high single-digit sales growth.
Covered Calls MO, MIC, BX Up To 63.73% Annualized Return
Today’s covered call trades bring my expected 12-month forward dividend, distribution, and interest income back to 107.24% of budget.
Municipal Bond Opportunity In IIM
Many investors are looking for safety and yield right now. A great place to look is the municipal bond space. Today, I’m recommending a closed end fund.
How To Write A Diagonal Call
Diagonal calls can be powerful as they generate an income stream on a deep in the money long dated call.
Update On Discounted Bonds
I am increasingly wanting to shift my focus to high yield corporate bonds bought a discount to par. The underlying yields are similar but there is upside in the way of capital gains when the bonds pay out at par.
The Bond Market Is Signalling An Opportunity In NWL
When the bond market and equity markets disagree, the bond market (smart money) is almost always proven right.
Friday Fixed Income – Focus On Municipals
Today I am sharing three closed-end funds that are invested entirely in investment grade municipal bonds: MEN, VKI and VMO.
Rolling Positions BX, EPD
"Good" days in the market can really drive your returns long term.
Friday Income Investing
REITs are one my favorite income centric investments. These companies have taken a tax election that allows them to exempt themselves from federal income tax in exchange for making large distributions of operating cash flow to shareholders.
Income Opportunity Of The Week
Two bonds that were recently purchased at a discount to par.
The Income Opportunity With Pipelines
This is a discussion of what has changed in the MLP space.
Fixed Income Opportunity Of The Week
The Fed is in tightening mode.The benchmark 10 year treasury yield closed yesterday at 3.19%.The rate could realistically rise over 4% in the near term.
Fixed-Income Opportunity Of The Week
The company gushes free cash flow but the stock is a little beaten up after taking on debt to return cash to shareholders.
Option Trading For Income CVS
I wrote a put on CVS.
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