Options Strategies

Q2 earnings season is upon us, and earnings announcements can be catalysts for large directional... Read More

Q2 earnings season is upon us, and earnings announcements can be catalysts for large directional moves in stocks. That makes the options straddle the perfect trading tool for the weeks ahead. This... Read More

Over the last two days, we’ve covered two of my favorite option trading strategies…   Selling uncovered (or “naked”) puts allows you to collect money just for agreeing to buy stocks at a discount. It’s the best income-producing… Read More

Sometimes options are just too darn expensive. It’s frustrating. You’ve done all the homework, crunched all the numbers, checked out the chart, and determined that XYZ stock is ready to pop.   So you rush over to the options market and look… Read More

On Tuesday, we discussed the basics of how to pick the right options trade for you. Today, we’ll look at the key concept a successful options trader needs to understand before jumping into the market…    Options traders need to understand probability. Read More

Today I want to review one of the primary strategies I use week-in and week-out in my hunt for profits with binary options. It’s been fairly successful, delivering gains of 41%, 70% and 94% over the past few months alone to my Strategic… Read More

  A friend of mine is in an “unusual situation”… He wrote me a note a few weeks ago to ask my advice. “There I was,” he told me, “happily collecting easy money… and then this happened.” The problem was that a stock he was trading had done something he… Read More

If you only invest in stocks you probably think you have a good idea about your risks. But the fact is, if you’re a long-only stock investor, you’re actually taking on more risk than almost any other type of investor out there. Because as soon as you buy a stock,… Read More

Update on yesterday’s trade below: For those of you who have not read our trading ideas before, we like to pair trade or what is known as a relative value trade in the institutional world.  What is a relative value trade? #-ad_banner-#A pair trade (relative value trade) is basically an… Read More

“Buy when there’s blood in the streets, even if the blood is your own,” once said Baron Rothschild. He should know. He made quite a fortune in the panic that followed the Battle of Waterloo. Rothschild cast aside the negativity in times of extreme pessimism — just as we have… Read More