Show 002: The Hard Truth About Your “Small” Account Size

OptionAlpha Podcast

In this session of The Option Alpha Podcast I’ll cover one of the biggest misconceptions around trading and investing – account size. I’ll explain why after coaching a couple hundred people I’ve found that having more money actually makes you a worse trader and how traders with small accounts can be more successful long term.…

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Show 001: Why OptionAlpha Is On A Mission To Help Individual Options Traders

OptionAlpha Podcast

It’s finally here and I’m so happy to be launching this podcast! I hope you are excited as well because this is for you guys. I’ve invested a lot of time and money into making this an awesome experience and medium to connect with you all while learning how to make smarter option trades and…

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My Investing Strategy Outside The Stock Market That Earns 50% ROI

Rental Property

Yes I’m an options trader but I’m also an investor in real estate rental property. Part of my wife and I’s continued plan to build wealth overtime is to take money we have saved each year and buy a rental property somewhere for cash-flow. Currently we have 2 properties and I’ve talked about these a…

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Want To Profit From Stock Earnings? Use These 3 Options Strategies

Earnings-Report

Earnings are coming and you want to trade – I get it. But typically stocks will jump higher or lower after earnings right? Maybe the company announced great profits or disclosed more layoffs; either of which could send the stock into a big gapping move. So how do you trading options around earnings (and profitably…

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How To Learn Anything You Want (Marathon Case Study)

How To Learn Anything

6 months after having our baby girl my wife is running her first half-marathon. It’s been a long time goal of hers and what better way to get back in shape after a baby than train for a half-marathon. Like she needed it anyway, she’s way more athletic than I am and played collegiate volleyball.…

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The Hard Truth About Your “Small” Account (Can You Handle It?)

Small Account

You’ve heard the saying “biting off more than you can chew” right? The truth is that most investors and traders are puppies when it comes to their account size. Every little puppy wants the biggest bone he/she can find. In this analogy the bone is your account in case you are already not following alone.…

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How I Made $3,483 Trading Options On Just This 1 Stock Last Year (Account Proof Shown)

Trading Options

Thankfully for you I’m not going to make you read through this whole post to find out what stock I traded; it was TSLA. But that still doesn’t answer your real question does it? And as much as I truly don’t want this to be some hyped pitch about “make money trading” etc. I think…

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A Ridiculously Clear Example Of Why Stock Charts Are Irrelevant (YHOO vs INTC Case Study)

Never Look At A Stock Chart Again

Stock charts confuse people. Come on now. . . how good are you at really “reading” the charts? I sure as hell am not good at it and I’ve been trading actively for over 8 years now. Yet we say to ourselves, “If I could only read the charts better and predict the next move I’d…

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Simple Ways To Trade Options In Your Retirement Account

Synthetic Options

Options trading is super easy in a regular account. But it’s a who different laboratory when you have a retirement account. Getting creative with your positions can help boost your long-term portfolio profits. One way to do that is by trading synthetic options strategies. Today I want to cover 1 way you can develop a…

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3 Option Strategies To Use During Low Volatility Markets

3 Option Strategies

Low volatility trading is tough for option sellers like us. When markets are calm premiums are small and narrow – meaning that we cannot sell options far from the current stock price. So what’s a trader to do!? Staying active, and keeping position size small, is important but you don’t want to force trades into…

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