Here is a reference list. Please add to it if I have missed anything. -- Stock specific -- (1) Short in the money calls and get assigned. Note to Chris Cox: Will you legislate for a mandatory buy to cover if call writers are assigned? (2) Short calls (3) Long puts (4) Single stock futures * have huge spreads * cannot be traded outside of regular hours * only exist for some larger cap companies -- Not stock specific -- (5) Sell index futures (6) Long inverse ETFs (7) Work for CNBC as a cheerleader for the stockmarket.