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The Time To Hedge Is Now!

This instablog is meant to be a resource page with links to all articles in my series for low cost hedging. Hopefully this makes it easier to read the articles for those readers needing to refresh.

Part I Introduction to strategy

Part II How the strategy works

Part III Tutorial on Options

Part IV My process for selecting options

Part V Why I do not use ETFs for hedging

Part VI A look at Grantham's view and European Banks

Part VII Look deeper than headlines in housing and GDP growth

Part VIII Housing prices well above long-term trend again

Part IX A more positive long-term outlook for America

Part X My exit strategy Rules

Summary May 2014

Update July 2014

December 2014 Update - Part I

December 2014 Update - Part II

January 2015 Update

February 2015 Update

March 2015 Update

April 2015 Update

May 2015 Update

June 2015 Update

Take Profits on MU of 397 - 878%

August 2015 Update and a New Candidate!

Is It Too Late?

Two New Candidates Before It's Too Late!

Sept 2015 Update - Junk Bonds Continue to Fall

Bear Rally = Another Chance?

2,753% Profit on MW

November Update #1

November Update #2

December Update on JNK

Do Not Rely On Gold As A Hedge This Time

December 2015 Update

Beware The Next Credit Crisis

January Summary of 2015 Results

New Energy-Related Candidate

Counter Trend Rally Provides Better Entry

Edge of a Global Recession - Part I

Edge of a Global Recession - Part II

Trend is Still Down

April 2016 Update Part I

April 2016 Update Part II

Taking Profits on L Brands

An Indecisive Market - March 30, 2016

A New Candidate - June 17, 2016

Close June Positions Today! - June 17, 2016

August 2016 Update

Beware the Ides of September

Time to Add a New Position - Nov 3, 2016

Election Prep - November 7, 2016

What Next - December 12, 2016

What Next Part 2 - December 16, 2016

What Next Part 3 - December 19, 2016

Sell Jan 2017 L Brands Positions - January 19, 2017

Sell L Brands February Positions - February 9, 2017

Taking 700% Gains on TPX - February 15, 2017

2016 Strategy Results - February 16, 2017

March Candidates List - March 8, 2017

Hedging the First 10% - May 1, 2017

New Position for May  - May 8, 2017

Old Candidate, New Position - May 30, 2017

June Candidate List - Part I - June 5, 2017

June Candidate List - Part II - June 6, 2017

Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Additional disclosure: I own put options on all of the companies listed. I am using these position to hedge my equity portfolio.

Disclosure: I/we have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Additional disclosure: I have bought put options in all of the candidates listed in these articles.

DISCLAIMER: This analysis is not advice to buy or sell this or any stock; it is just pointing out an objective observation of unique patterns that developed from our research. Factual material is obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but the poster is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results of actions taken based on information contained herein. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer to buy or sell securities or to give individual investment advice.

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