Category: Education

Getting Paid to Buy Gold! My Latest Options Education Video

Posted on September 22nd, 2023

Getting paid to buy something seems like a Tom Sawyer trick, but it is doable, and this article will educate you how. I am going to show you how to get paid to potentially acquire GLD at below current market prices. This involves using put options.  If one is primarily an investor or an options […]

Attention All Option Traders.  Be Prepared for a Typical Bearish September

Posted on September 1st, 2023

If you are unaware  the month of September is one of, if not, the worst performing month for the financial markets, let me inform you now, it is.  Even if you are aware how are you preparing or have you prepared for it? That is also something I will go over with you today and […]

Bearish Earnings Reports

Posted on August 23rd, 2023

Last Week, the Bears awoke as we moved from pullback buys to a change in sentiment.   As all eyes are on Jackson Hole this week, the FED now looks to new inflation numbers and of course future intentions are on interest rates.  Meanwhile our eyes once again will focus on the end of Earnings […]

The Markets Bullish Run Could Have Been Anticipated

Posted on July 14th, 2023

This article will not read that I or my team predicted the bullish run and the move to $448.60. It will point out that we educated you all on the prospect of SPY reaching $448.60. That means we anticipated and showed everyone reading these educational pieces how to anticipate a price run to that target […]

Opportunities in AI for Options Traders

Posted on June 23rd, 2023

Do you hear that? It’s the new buzzword in every financial news story, every earnings announcement. I’m talking about AI. Artificial Intelligence. But with all the talk, what are the best stocks in this space to invest in, and more importantly, how?  Investing in AI – Building Your AI Powered Stock List This is Part […]

Option Trading Strategy for Consistent Monthly Cash Flow

Posted on June 16th, 2023

There are many styles of options trading.  You have your day-trading, you have your swing trading, which goes out a bit further to expiration say a few weeks. There is trading an option, but doing so in a much longer manner, almost like using the leverage of an option as a proxy investment where the […]

Assess a Stocks Future Potential Price Move Based on Options Pricing

Posted on April 27th, 2023

Today’s education is on how to anticipate a potential future price move for a stock or ETF based on the pricing of that security’s option pricing. Many times, people use fundamental analysis projections to assess a percentage number a stock’s price may appreciate.  The fundamental analysis is more often than not used for long-term price […]

Options Implied Volatility Around Earnings Part 2

Posted on April 21st, 2023

Yesterday’s article provided some base education on an options Implied Volatility (IV) and how it can move prior to an earnings announcement on the underlying. Today we will focus our discussion on what tends to happen to an options IV post the earnings announcement and how it may dictate you closing out that open options […]

Options Implied Volatility Around Earnings Part 1

Posted on April 20th, 2023

This article will discuss a component of an options price that can affect the overall price of the option and how knowing what happens to it when a stock is coming up on its earnings can help you set yourself up for a better chance of profit.  The component is called Options Implied Volatility. Implied […]

Stock Price Reaction Unpredictable when it Reports Earnings

Posted on April 18th, 2023

Have you seen this before? A stock you are invested in, or track reports its earnings for the latest quarter.  It reports their earnings per share (EPS) is $1.02.  The expectations were for an eps of $1.00.  They also report their revenue for the quarter came in at $1 Billion.  Their revenue expectations were 1.01 […]