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NUSI: Understanding Their Option Strategy Is Key To This High Yield ETF


  • Unlike Buy-Write ETFs that also yield over 7%, NUSI uses a combination of Selling Calls and Buying Puts to add yield and remove risk.
  • Along with exploring NUSI, I cover recent option activity by NUSI to help explain how their Protective Collar Options strategy has been executed.
  • For investors looking for more income, like the NASDAQ 100 Index and are willing to forego some capital gains for limiting damage when the market drops, I'm Bullish on NUSI.

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Nationwide Risk-Managed Income ETF (NYSEARCA:NUSI) is only just short of two years old. It is structured to provide income in this low-yield environment without using Fixed Income assets that would be hurt when interest

NUSI ETF price, return
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