Category Archives: Covered Call Strategy

New ETFs On The Block: ALPS Enhanced Put Write Strategy ETF (PUTX)

Investment managers often resort to derivatives trading to enhance portfolio yields. A frequently used income generation strategy involves selling call or put strategies when the investment manager is reasonably sure about the market’s direction after analyzing the macros. However, if … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Horizons S&P Financial Select Sector Covered Call ETF (HFIN)

Ahead of next week’s FOMC meeting, there has been much speculation of a small taper by the US Fed, although markets seem to finally accept that a rate hike won’t happen until 2016. The recent bipartisan deal to avoid a … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Horizons S&P 500 Covered Call ETF (HSPX)

Markets turned volatile across the globe after the Federal Reserve indicated it may slow down its asset purchase program later this year. A tapering of QE3 is likely to be followed by a hike in interest rates, which in turn … Continue reading

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New ETFs On The Block: Credit Suisse Gold Shares Covered Call ETN (GLDI)

Credit Suisse launched a new exchange-traded note (ETN) last month that offers investors exposure to price movement of gold in addition to monthly income distributions. The Credit Suisse Gold Shares Covered Call ETN (GLDI) is the first gold fund in … Continue reading

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