How To Enter An Iron Condor In NFLX

Iron condor: In tonights video we’re going to go over all the trades that we made for Monday, June 15th. The first one that we’re actually going to cover tonight is our closing trade VXX, now this is a trade that we actually entered back in May, then rolled it out to June. At the end…

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How to Deal With Assigned Put Options

Put options: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over the two positions, and that we adjusted today in coach. They were our only trades today. Market was actually pretty active. Stocks were down nearly the entire day, which leads to higher implied volatility. We definitely need to see stocks fall a little bit more before…

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Options Trading Case Study – FXE Iron Butterfly

Iron butterfly: In tonight’s video want to talk about all the trades that we made for Tuesday, June 2nd and then also cover one trade for June 1st which was Monday. Since there was only 1 trade on Monday we didn’t cover it, so we’ll cover it tonight in today’s video. Just as a heads up…

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TLT Iron Butterfly Option Trade Adjustment

Iron butterfly: In this video update, I want to go through trying to close out of our TLT iron butterfly position. This is the second video that we’ve done here today. We did a video earlier today, which is in on our website posted already, and that is the FXE iron butterfly position that we closed…

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Impact of Raising Interest Rates On Stock Performance

When the Federal Reserve (Fed) raises interest rates, it impacts many parts of the economy, including the stock market.  Shrinking the money supply helps to keep the lid on inflation, a primary concern of the Fed. It also makes it more expensive to borrow money, causing consumers and businesses to cut back on spending. This,…

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OAP 073: We Examined 8 Short Strangles For Returns & Margin Requirements

What does great pricing look like when trading short strangles? Is it collecting a certain raw dollar amount? Or a certain percentage of the stock price? Without a doubt, these are tough questions to answer for newbie options traders and hard to answer without some context. And while comparing pricing on different risk defined option…

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FXE Iron Condor Rolling Option Trade

Iron condor: In tonight’s video, we’re going to talk, about the one adjustment trade that we made for Monday, June 8th. I think it was pretty funny because I got a ton of emails about this and this is a pretty standard type of adjustment, but maybe it was confusing because we already had a position…

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Aggressive Option Selling Strategy Pays Off In HPQ

Option selling: In tonight’s video, I want to go through all of the trades that we made for Thursday, May 21st. So, we had a pretty good day. I’d say closing out two nice profitable trades and then also entering a new trade in HPQ. So, let’s go over the earnings trade that we did in…

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CMG Earnings Option Trade

Earnings trade: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made on Tuesday, July 21st. Big earnings day for us again, getting into a lot of new earnings trades. We’ll cover that here in a second. We did have one earnings trade that we got out of from yesterday. We had…

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How To Place A Short Straddle Option Strategy

Straddle: In tonight’s video, I want to go through all of the trades that we made for Thursday, May 21st. So, we had a pretty good day. I’d say closing out two nice profitable trades and then also entering a new trade in HPQ. So, let’s go over the earnings trade that we did in Hewlett…

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