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Avoid JPMorgan? Not So Fast, Jim
Cramer warns investors away, but let's take a closer look at the circumstances.
Intermediate Trade: Russell 1000 Value ETF
Avoid FANG and overpriced tech stocks, look for deep value with a strong foundation.
Novice Trade: Financial Select Sector SPDR
If you really want something short term in the books, consider selling XLF February 20 puts.
Novice Trade: SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)
Sell cash-secured weekly puts as an alternative to holding SPY long.
We're Nowhere Near a Repeat of 2008
So why the dire warning about the dangers posed by commodity derivatives?
Intermediate Trade: Volatility Index
You have to wonder what a market retest of the January lows would do to portfolio managers.
Novice Trade: GlaxoSmithKline
Owning GSK May calls may give a nice payout on any good news regarding a Zika virus vaccine.
Novice Trade: Carnival Cruise Lines
Spread of virus in Central and South America could hurt travel companies.
Novice Trade: Wal-Mart
Sell medium-term puts to collect the premium or to get into WMT at a favorable price.