OAP 063: Track Option Strategy Performance With These 27 Indexes From The CBOE

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A little over a year ago now the CBOE released its first round of options-based strategy performance benchmark indexes. Since, they’ve slowly increased the number of trackable option strategies on their website. Each strategy index is “designed to highlight the long-term utility of options as risk management and yield enhancing investment tools” and really helps…

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OAP 062: Dividend Stocks – Can You Buy Stock Just For The Dividend?

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At least 2-3 times per week I’ll get an email from someone along these lines; “Kirk, why can’t we just buy the best dividend stocks right before the company pays the dividend, and then sell the stock the next day and keep the profit?” Seems like a cool idea, and I’ve definitely seen many smaller…

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OAP 061: Interview w/ Cameron Skinner – How He Earns 22% Annually Selling Options Every Day

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I’m just going to come right out and say it – today’s show is going to blow your mind. Not because we are talking about some crazy complicated strategy or options pricing model, but because we’re talking about a dead simple system for selling options every day that generates 22% per year since 2009. And…

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OAP 060: Warren Buffett’s $5 Billion Dollar Options Trading Strategy That Everyone Ignores

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What if I told you that Warren Buffett, yes that one, is actually just an options trader in disguise? Actually, he’s not disguising anything since his entire strategy and philosophy is all publicly available and linked below. But, that the $5 billion dollar options trading strategy he is using right now has the exact same…

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OAP 059: Short Strangle Case Study – Adjustment Strategy That Slashed Our Loss By 87%

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It’s easy for traders, myself included, to talk about our profitable trades. I mean who doesn’t want to talk about making money right? But we know that we can’t win on every trade and today I’m going to cover an in-depth case study on our EWZ short strangle. We started building the EWZ position with…

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OAP 058: Find The Best Stocks For Options Trading With 4 Clicks

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One of the most challenging aspects of options trading for most people is in finding the best stocks and setups to trade. And I completely understand since there are thousands of stocks from which to choose. So, how do you filter down to a handful of just the best stocks with the best trading potential?…

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OAP 057: Learn How To Trade Options w/ Option Alpha’s NEW Course Tracks

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We already know that you want to learn how to trade options and generate a consistent income. What we didn’t know, as well as we do now, is that we had some pretty specific gaps in our previous courses that made the process of learning how to trade confusing. And because we always want to…

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OAP 056: Top 7 Tips When Trading Options In An IRA Account

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With more than 32k option traders in our program now, I can tell you honestly that I’ve seen just as many 7-figure IRA accounts as I have 7-figure margin accounts in the last eight years. Many new traders think that trading options in an IRA account limit your ability to make money and generate income.…

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OAP 055: Hedging Strategies – Balancing Your Stock or Options Portfolio

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Market neutral, delta neutral, or balanced portfolio; call it what you want but the concept of making money regardless of where the stock market goes has been a long-time goal for many traders. But what happens when your portfolio becomes unbalanced? What are the best hedging strategies you can use to get back to a…

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OAP 054: Can Using Portfolio Margin Enhance Your Returns?

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If you’re an experienced options trader, then today’s show is for you because this week we’ll be talking about portfolio margin and how it could help enhance your returns. Yes, portfolio margin isn’t for everyone (you’ve got to have at least $125k in equity to qualify and three years of experience trading options), but the…

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