Category: Options Trading

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 […]

3-High Energy Utility Stocks to Bank On!

Posted on September 6th, 2021

The S&P 500 have been moving up at a 45 degree since bottoming on October 23, 2020.  Over the last month this blue-chip index has set a number of all-time highs and there’s a sleeper sector among the leaders of the pack.  “Tech”, you say?  “Healthcare”?  Yes, they’ve been strong sectors over the past month […]

10 Trades to Double Your Money with Only a 2% Move in the Stock

Posted on August 7th, 2021

Option prices are based upon sophisticated math.  In fact, the mathematical model at the heart of option valuation, the Black-Scholes model won the Nobel Prize in 1997.  The math is elegant, even beautiful to some and affords us the ability to reduce risk and make money in multiple directions. Some of the moving parts used […]

Benefits of Options Trading

Posted on January 1st, 2021

Options trading is a way to enter an unpredictable market. Some benefits associated with this method are reduced costs and risk. An option controls 100 shares of stock for a fraction of the money needed to buy or short the stock.   Types of Options The two types of options are Calls and Puts. The […]