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Brad Castro  

Veteran options-oriented value investor.

Options can make you a riskier speculator - or they can make you a better value investor, a better dividend growth investor, or a better high yield income investor

Incorporating customized and conservative value-oriented option strategies can significantly improve your performance while also helping you overcome the biggest drawbacks to value investing (rare bargain opportunities on truly world class businesses), dividend growth investing (takes too long), and current high yield income (high risk).

For the last 6+ years, via the Great Option Trading Strategies website, I've been publicly advocating and teaching a customized options-oriented approach to ...More
  • Description: Full-time Investor. Trading frequency: Monthly
  • Interests: Dividend stock ideas & income, Options, Stocks - long
Great Option Trading Strategies Great Option Trading Strategies is the leading online authority for value investing with options. Since 2008, the site has provided free and premium resources to help individual investors construct high quality and low cost basis portfolios through the strategic use of customized and conservative option ...More
Great Option Trading Strategies Blog Download a free 12 page special report entitled "The 3 Life Changing Benefits of Value Investing with Options" to gain an overview of what an options-oriented approach to value investing looks like and to learn the 3 powerful benefits this approach can have on your long term investments.
The Value Investing with Options Minifesto The Value Investing with Options Minifesto (!) makes the case for employing a customized and conservative put writing strategy that synthetically replicates the Berkshire-Hathaway Model. When you sell puts using the same principles that Warren Buffett relied on to build Berkshire-Hathaway into what it is ...More
Just posted an instablog post on using technicals to trade $TOL @ Feb 10, 2015