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PAST TOP PICK
May 9, 2019
(A Top Pick Aug 02/18, Up 1%) Most FAANG stocks are momentum plays and led the market last year until September, plunged, then returned. He isn't thrilled about momentum now.
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(A Top Pick Aug 02/18, Up 1%) Most FAANG stocks are momentum plays and led the market last year until September, plunged, then returned. He isn't thrilled about momentum now.
COMMENT
COMMENT
May 9, 2019

ZWU is a covered call strategy on utilities, which are defensive, and the covered call adds some income. This has traditionally underperformed ZWB, banks, vs ZPW which is a put-right on the S&P 500 (you want US exposure).

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ZWU is a covered call strategy on utilities, which are defensive, and the covered call adds some income. This has traditionally underperformed ZWB, banks, vs ZPW which is a put-right on the S&P 500 (you want US exposure).

BUY
BUY
May 9, 2019

This or buy gold itself? He prefers this ETF over gold itself--but he doesn't like gold. XGD tracks the price of gold closely. GLD tracks the actual gold in the U.S., and he doesn't like it as much though you can write covered calls with this, though the market is illiquid.

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This or buy gold itself? He prefers this ETF over gold itself--but he doesn't like gold. XGD tracks the price of gold closely. GLD tracks the actual gold in the U.S., and he doesn't like it as much though you can write covered calls with this, though the market is illiquid.

HOLD
HOLD
May 9, 2019
How far out would you write a covered call on this? That's a tough one. He wouldn't write a covered call on this. So, if you believe the US economy will grow above-average in coming years, then Canada will benefit. Sit tight and use it as a core holding. Wait till there's a trade deal--and it will happen. It's all bluster now.
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How far out would you write a covered call on this? That's a tough one. He wouldn't write a covered call on this. So, if you believe the US economy will grow above-average in coming years, then Canada will benefit. Sit tight and use it as a core holding. Wait till there's a trade deal--and it will happen. It's all bluster now.
COMMENT
COMMENT
May 9, 2019
To play potential interest rate volatility. He trades this often. To buy a call on a put, you have to buy a premium. He thinks interest rates will stay flat in the coming 12 months.
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To play potential interest rate volatility. He trades this often. To buy a call on a put, you have to buy a premium. He thinks interest rates will stay flat in the coming 12 months.
COMMENT
COMMENT
May 9, 2019
In a TFSA? Don't. Hold stocks in a TFSA that you will hold for a long time. An interesting company for a covered call. Where SHOP is now, he would do only a covered call. It's run up so much that there's downside risk.
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In a TFSA? Don't. Hold stocks in a TFSA that you will hold for a long time. An interesting company for a covered call. Where SHOP is now, he would do only a covered call. It's run up so much that there's downside risk.
BUY
BUY
May 9, 2019
He likes this. Medical devices play to an aging demographic. The risk is political intereference with governments issuing new laws that interfere with this sector.
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He likes this. Medical devices play to an aging demographic. The risk is political intereference with governments issuing new laws that interfere with this sector.