Blending broad index exposure + Tesla call options to pursue all-in effects on spikes, without going all-in.EXPLORE ETFs
Play around with how a theoretical investment strategy blending TSLA stock, TSLA call options, and a tech index would’ve performed in 2019-2020
Sources: Option Research & Technology Services (ORATS). Calculations by Volt Equity. "Tech index” uses Invesco QQQ ETF as the underlying asset. “Strategy” assumes 15% TSLA stock, 10% TSLA call options, and 75% QQQ investments with rebalancing to the aforementioned ratios every year. The call options assume purchasing split-adjusted calls with 124 strike and 1/15/21 expiry for 2019, and rebalancing to split-adjusted calls with 170 strike on 1/21/22 for 2020 according to the aforementioned ratios. The calls represent strike prices that have the potential to outperform if the stock price moves drastically. The results are hypothetical results and are NOT an indicator of future results and do NOT represent returns that any investor actually attained.
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¹ Depending on the severity of the crash, the effectiveness of the puts can range. Generally speaking, the more severe the crash, the more valuable the puts.
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