Category: Options Trading

Option Traders Aren’t Stuck Just Trading Options on Stocks

Posted on January 30th, 2024

Sometimes a bad earnings per share (EPS) report is like the measles.  If you are a parent and have experienced a child of yours having measles you know that all your other kids are at risk of getting measles, too. The same for stocks that report bad earnings. A bad earnings report can likely cause […]

Homing in on Best Pattern Stocks to Buy While Still in Earnings Season

Posted on August 18th, 2023

The markets have been trading lower a bit lately, The Dow Jones Industrial Average’s recent peak was 14-trading days ago.  The NASDAQ closed lower for the 4th day in a row and extended one if its longest weekly losing streaks in quite a while. Now, in what seems like the blink of an eye, the […]

My Latest YouTube Video and Why Options Traders Should Watch It

Posted on August 4th, 2023

The last, most recent decision form the US Federal open Market Committee (FOMC) was to raise interest rates yet another quarter of a point.  This has interest rates at a level not seen since 2001.   Whether or not this was good or bad and what it would do to the stock market right now […]

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 www.tomsoptiontools.com. 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 www.tomsoptiontools.com (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 […]