‘Crash proof’ your portfolio with these 10 stocks and 3 ETFs

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The opposite strategy is to allocate the bulk of your portfolio to U.S. Treasurys and keep the rest in S&P 500 call options. If you purchase the calls with the interest on the Treasurys, and hold the Treasurys to maturity, you’re guaranteed not to lose money. And if the market gains enough, you’ll realize a handsome profit.