#PreferredShares A lot of preferred…

#PreferredShares
A lot of preferred shares are down with the market and pushing yield higher.
Some of the perpetual shares from big names are up to 8% yield.
Do you have any opinion on getting preferred shares at a discount?

Saudis Plan Big Oil Output…

Saudis Plan Big Oil Output Hike, Beginning All-Out Price War.

How would this affect DRIP?

Saudi Arabia plans to increase oil output next month, going well above 10 million barrels a day, as the kingdom responds aggressively to the collapse of its OPEC+ alliance with Russia.
https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/saudis-plan-big-oil-output-225511711.html

#onlyspreads

VIX is down 8, but…

VIX is down 8, but /VX is unchanged.
Is that because of the backwardation?

Daily AT40 (T2108) is below…

Daily AT40 (T2108) is below 20%

#DRIP Probably a bad idea,…

#DRIP

Probably a bad idea, but…
STO DRIP Sep18’20 160 CALL@$27.80

Question about owning dividend stocks…

Question about owning dividend stocks vs. selling options on the same stocks.

A question came up about returns and benefits of owning dividend paying stocks.

Some argue that holding dividend stocks is a passive strategy that nets 3-5% dividend + possible stock price increase.

On the other hand, selling premium in the same stocks can possibly net 10% per year, while providing a lot of flexibility, like staying out of earnings, using different strategies, etc..

Considering similar risk and possibly lower returns, is it worth it to own dividend stocks?

What is your oppinion?

Jeff, what is the typical…

Jeff, what is the typical expected profit % on a DC?

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