OAP 084: Why We Ladder Or Stack Option Trades Over Time & Price

For years we’ve talked about the need for increasing your trading frequency. In today’s podcast, we want to re-introduce the concept of stacking or laddering option trades over time and price. More importantly, we’ll talk about why our extensive backtesting (and current experience) proves that when you break down your trade entry into smaller and…

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Detailed XOP Short Strangle Option Strategy Recap

Short strangle: We’re going to go through all of the trades that we made on Friday, February 19th. So it’s Friday. Expiration for February is now coming on, and now we’re getting fully into March and then again start building out the portfolio in April. We got a lot of positions on in March. I like…

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Banking IBB & XHB Profits Early

Options trading profit: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made today on Thursday, February 18th. So we had two closing orders today, just automatic closes that we put in, and then a new order towards the end of the day in JDX. I want to go over…

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Quick Profit Trading YHOO Options

Profit trading: In this video, I just want to quickly go over our closing trade in one of our positions in YHOO that we closed out today, and that was our December strangle, the 33, 32 strangle, very tight strangle. It was almost acting like a straddle because we did this thing when implied volatility was…

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3 New Short Strangle Option Strategy Examples

Strangle: In tonight’s video, I want to go over the three new short strangle strategies that we enter today on Tuesday, December 8. Now, this is going to be a cool video because these three strangles that we entered into these three securities are very, very similar. They are almost the identical type of trade. We…

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6 Day PFE Short Straddle Option Strategy

Short straddle: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to go over just the two quick trades, we had on Tuesday, the 24th of November. The first trade was a closing trade in Pfizer. Now this one is interesting because honestly, we were only in this, trade about six days. This is the original opening trade that…

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ORCL Credit Spread and CMG Iron Condor

Credit spread: In tonight’s video, I want to go over the two new opening trades that we had today, on December 3rd. Now again, all of this always posted live to the website so you guys can see exactly what we are doing, both the side, the effect, the quantity, the expiration date, the whole ……

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Rant On Position Sizing with SCTY

Position sizing: Tonight, rant, instead of a video. I will be going over all of our trades that we made on Wednesday, December 16th. Which is Fed Day? Let’s get through some things. I have some notes here that I want to reference because I get a lot of emails. Right. Today, I think today was…

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How to Hedge a Call Credit Spread

Call credit spread: In this video, we’re going to go over just the two quick trades that we had today on Wednesday, December 2nd. The first trade that went through is an adjusting trade on Alibaba which is BABA, and I wanted to go over instead, our quick closing trade first on XOP. We’ve got a…

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Quick IV Drop In Pandora Helps Strangle Strategy Win Out

Strangle: In today’s video, I’m going to go over all the trades that we made on Thursday and Friday of this week. So, I’m actually out of town at a wedding, a very good friend of mine is getting married in Virginia, so I haven’t been able to do it last night with the rehearsal dinner.…

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