OAP 046: Insider’s Guide to Options Trading Taxes Part 2

Options Trading Taxes

Tax day has come and gone that doesn’t mean that we can’t start preparing in advance for next year by looking ways to reduce or minimize our tax exposure. Today’s newest episode is Part 2 of 3 all about options trading taxes based on the questions that our members submitted. We’ll continue to dive deep…

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OAP 045: Pattern Day Trading Rules – What Are They & What Can Go Wrong?

pattern day trading rules

Did you get flagged under the Pattern Day Trading Rules? Concerned about what can happen if you make too many day trades in a short period of time? In this session of The Option Alpha Podcast, I’ll clearly lay out the not-so-scary Pattern Day Trading Rules (PDT) that you can often run into if you’re…

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OAP 044: Which Options Greeks Are The Most Important?

options greeks

Options traders often reference the “Greeks” which include delta, gamma, vega and theta of their underlying positions as a way to measure the sensitivity of an option’s price to market movements. And while looking at option greeks can be helpful, there’s also a big misconception about them… one that trips a lot of traders up early…

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OAP 043: What I Discovered About Options Trading After Reading 1,378 Surveys Responses And Interviewing 68 Members

Option Alpha Surveys

Back in mid-2014 we surveyed our members and it completely changed our business. We overhauled our video training, threw out all the junk and added more in-depth modules and PDF guides that everyone had been asking for. The result was an almost explosive growth in our ability to reach and train people. Realizing just how powerful…

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OAP 042: This Stochastics Tweak Was The Difference Between Making Or Losing Money

stochastics indicator

The Stochastics indicator has long been a favorite for investors and could arguably be one of the most popular technical analysis indicators. Today I’m going to show you the results of our backtesting analysis on the Stochastics Indicator and I think you’ll find it extremely useful wWhether you’ve used it before to trade or if…

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OAP 041: How Changing Just 1 Setting Increased This Indicator’s Win Rate From 31% to 68%

Absolute Price Oscillator

Today I’m going to give you a very special sneak peak inside our new technical analysis backtesting report called SIGNALS. Specifically, we’re going to look at how the Absolute Price Oscillator performed over the course of 20 years, testing 223 different stocks and the subsequent signals generated from those trades. What’s the point of telling you all…

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OAP 040 : Option Alpha Launches “SIGNALS” The 20-Year Technical Analysis Backtesting Report

Technical Analysis Indicators

It’s official. . . today we are launching the first (and only) technical analysis backtesting report available anywhere we are calling SIGNALS. For the next 5 days only you can get an exclusive copy of SIGNALS for just $97. This coming Friday, January 22nd at midnight the price doubles and will NEVER be sold for…

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[PROOF] The Financial Media’s #1 Recommend Technical Analysis Indicator Fails Miserably

technical analysis indicator

You hear it every day in the media. And typically their favorite technical analysis indicator is front and center. Large financial media companies like Forbes or The Wall Street Journal, or some random blogger out there, are religiously talking about the Simple Moving Average (SMA). In particular, the media likes to describe two moving averages:…

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Shocking Results: Only 5% of Technical Analysis Indicators Actually Beat The SPY Benchmark Over 20 Years

Technical Analysis Indicators

Exactly 39, or about 5%, of the 766 different long-only technical analysis indicators we backtested beat the benchmark SPY overall net return. This, unfortunately, means that more than 95% of technical analysis settings underperformed. And the question you have to ask yourself now is, “Am I currently using a technical analysis indicator that is doomed?”…

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OAP 039 : Does Technical Analysis Really Work? The 3 Big Game-Changing Questions It Took Us 12 Months To Answer

Technical Analysis

Do you remember the feeling you had the first time you were introduced to technical analysis or stock charting indicators in general? You were probably at some weekend stock market seminar or watching a video online, and everything just clicked in your mind. The volume signaling that more buyers were present in the market to…

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