Category: Options Trading

Is Option Trading Volume in 2023 at an All Time High?

Posted on February 10th, 2023

A heads-up email via email hit my inbox today.  It was from one of my programmers, the chief architect of the software He sent an image and info from CBOE Global Markets, and it showed that options trading volume looks to be at all-time highs, and they reached that here in February Here are […]

An Options Trading Management Consideration

Posted on December 19th, 2022

For your Consideration: Cost as Risk Here is a consideration for you on how to manage your trading and Risk/Reward: There a couple of ways one can go about a stop loss. We teach and use case studies based on a theoretical 25k account in which no more than 2% is at risk on any […]

Follow Up: Option Case Study on Pfizer, Inc

Posted on November 14th, 2022

Check out the first part to this post here: Option Case Study on Pfizer, Inc. How is the Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) Option We Highlighted Last Week Doing? Last week we highlighted a call option on Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE).  We did this as an educational means of showing you how one can look at […]

Option Case Study on Pfizer, Inc

Posted on November 8th, 2022

Let’s Look at an Option Case Study from November 07, 2022, on Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE) Yesterday we provided images of the Morning Reports Lists found in (Tom’s Tools).  This is my options analysis software that folks can subscribe to for some of the best scanning and option analytics tools around. We mentioned one […]

Sector ETF Performance and Money Calendar

Posted on July 15th, 2022

What is often looked for when deciding on a trade (bullish or bearish) is what is the catalyst for the trade? Take for instance the Earnings Mastery Course going on right now, there is no confusion as to what is the catalyst for an options trade and that is the pending earnings announcement date. Factor […]

July 8th, 2022 Market Insights

Posted on July 8th, 2022

When I go live on w webinar, write, or create a video that involves discussion on the market it usually involves using the SPY as the security that represents the market. The SPY is showing some bullishness. The pivot low that happened on the SPY this past week is a higher low than the pivot […]

Take the Time to Evaluate Your Options Trading 

Posted on June 17th, 2022

At the end of June completes the second quarter of 2022. How has your options trading gone? We are not asking about your investments in stocks, bonds or crypto. We are not asking about your long-term holdings. We are asking about your options trading. How often to you Assess Performance? It is up to you […]

December 2021 Stock Market Volatility

Posted on December 3rd, 2021

Stock Market Volatility Want to read one of the biggest understatements of the past few months? Here it is. The stock market volatility has been very high this past week. How about I say that was the no-brainer statement of the week? No matter how obvious that statement is in retrospect it is true, and […]

A Tale of Two Option Trades

Posted on November 12th, 2021

All respect to Dicken’s as this article may not end up as one of the great literary classics of our (or any) time, but hey, if it helps you make some money maybe you’ll forgive me. I often get asked does Money Calendar work for or find bearish patterns? And the answer is it absolutely […]

The Greeks Simplified: Maximize Your Profits

Posted on October 25th, 2021

Options are very sensitive derivatives.  They are sensitive to the price fluctuations of the underlying stock, as well as to the passage of time and to fluctuations in implied volatility (IV). There are others, but these are the big 3.  In other words, if you buy an option, its value will change as the stock […]