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Credit Spread Screening – How to Identify the Best Credit Spreads

Credit Spread Screening – How to Identify the Best Credit Spreads

Additional factors the option credit spread investor can use to identify the best-of-the-best credit spread candidates from among several that meet his initial criteria.

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Credit Spreads | Trade Entry Criteria and Screening Service

This “white paper” will detail: 1. Option Credit Spreads for the risk-adverse income seeker 2. “The Monthly Income Machine” specific trade entry criteria I recommend for selecting promising option credit spread candidates, 3. A new, completely optional screening service that completes this most time consuming part of identifying conforming credit spread candidates for you. Contact […]

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Credit Spreads Target: 4-8%/Month Income for the Risk-Adverse

Credit Spreads Target: 4-8%/Month Income for the Risk-Adverse

Dear Income Investor Before we go any further, let’s make sure you are at the right place. If you nod your head “yes” to each of the following statements, you will be very glad you’re here because SaferTrader and the Monthly Income Machine were designed specifically for you! I want more monthly income – much […]

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Credit Spread Stop Order – Conventional or Contingent?

When using option credit spreads to generate monthly income, you need to place a stop loss order to establish a MRA (maximum risk amount) for every trade. In previous articles we covered protective stop orders for credit spreads in terms of money management (Account Money Management – Avoid Account Death), and with respect to alternatives […]

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Credit Spreads & Iron Condors During Low Volatility Periods

From time to time, the markets will begin a period of unusually low volatility. When this occurs, it can be more difficult to identify attractive income-generating credit spread trades that meet “The Monthly Income Machine” premium requirement at the strike prices the prescribed distance from the underlying stock, ETF, or index. So let me weigh […]

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Screening Stocks For Monthly Income Machine Credit Spreads

I’m often asked what stocks, indexes and ETF’s I use for generating my own monthly income credit spread and Iron Condor option trades. The book “The Monthly Income Machine” spells out a technique and a series of specific qualifying “entry criteria” that must be met for an underlying stock or index to be used properly […]

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Credit Spread Income: Take Profit Early or Wait Until Expiration?

As it should be, the main trade management focus of “The Monthly Income Machine” is on properly handling the occasional position going the wrong way. But we should also consider the pleasant matter of what to do with the winners – allow them to expire worthless so that we realize the entire trade profit, or […]

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Credit Spreads – Managing Headline Risks

Often, the markets themselves provide the best reminders of why we need to use all of the “Monthly Income Machine” entry rules when establishing our income-generating credit spreads and Iron Condors. Now one of the many advantages that credit spreads offer includes the fact that they are essentially non-directional – i.e. we don’t care if […]

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SPY vs. SPX Options: Pros and Cons of ETF vs. Index Options

After 30 years as a stock broker/manager and market educator, I know of no better way to safely generate substantial monthly income (up to 8-10%/month) than through the specialized technique detailed in the book “The Monthly Income Machine” That said, the entry and exit “rules” for these income trades differ somewhat depending on whether you […]

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