By Matthew Kerkhoff
Today we’re going to take a little departure from our typical conversation and talk a bit more about portfolio strategy. In particular, we’re going discuss the role of options in an investment portfolio.
If you just cringed, don’t worry. Many people have that same reaction when they hear the term “options,” because it often conjures up images of excess risk and leverage. For the average investor, options seem like a complicated way to potentially lose large sums of money.
In reality, that view couldn’t be further from the truth.