Entry & Exit Basics for Options Trading

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Options trading involves opening and closing positions all the time right. And since the markets can turn on a dime, there are many times when exiting a position quickly becomes necessary. But before you can even be comfortable getting in and out of orders you have to know what tools you have at your disposal.…

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10 Reasons Why Options Trading Liquidity Should Be A Top Priority

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If you truly want to make more money trading options, then you need to start thinking now about the options you trade now. Liquidity should be combined with other metrics as you perform your market research, but some traders overlook its advantages. In this post, I wanted to share some of the reasons why an…

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How To Set Up Stock Charts: 8 Smart Tips

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You’ve decided that you want to really do all this trading stuff. Now you have to set up your stock charts so that it’s easy and simple to analyze the markets. A little time up front correctly setting up your charts now will save you time and money down the road. The key is to…

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12 Can’t Fail Steps On How To Place Your First Option Trade Tomorrow

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Placing your first options trade is not as hard as it may seem. You’ll never learn until you do it so let’s walk through placing your first trade step by step right now. At the end of this quick tutorial, add your comments and let me know if you think this was helpful in getting…

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A Disciplined Approach To Trading Options

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Many traders lose simply out of ignorance – as bad as this sounds it’s completely true. Honestly I throw myself into this category as well somethings when I see something I know I should trade on and I don’t. You see most investors base their trades on hunches, news, or tips from friends which we…

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How To Explain Different Financial Vehicles Using This 1 Great Analogy

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When I’m explaining financial markets to someone that is unfamiliar with them, I like to explain difficult concepts using analogies. One of my favorite analogies is comparing financial markets to vehicles. I use cars in particular because everyone knows what a car is and has either driven a car or ridden in one. Each vehicle…

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6 Quick Examples To Mastering Option Moneyness (ITM, OTM & ATM)

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You have probably heard the following terms: in-the-money, at-the-money, and out-of-the-money. These terms refer to moneyness, which is an important aspect to understand if you are entering the world of options trading. In this article, we’ll discuss the basic concepts of option moneyness. What is Option Moneyness? Moneyness refers to how the strike price of…

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How Much Money Should You Invest In Options Trading?

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For many people who are beginning options trading, they make the mistake of investing too much of their money in the new business. And since I get this question a lot from new traders I wanted to take the time to cover it in more detail in today’s post. A key part of a financial education…

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Casinos And The Stock Market – How To Trade Stocks and Options Using Odds

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Casinos are built on odds and probabilities and to a certain extent, so should your trading system when it comes to the stock market. As traders, we know that we are never going to be right in picking the direction or magnitude of a stock market move all the time. So why don’t we take…

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4 Ways You Can Trade Weekly Options In Your Portfolio

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In addition to the variety of monthly contracts available, many underlying stocks are beginning to offer weekly options. These weekly options can be employed in various trading strategies to manage both the theta and delta risk associated with options expiration. Overall, the growth in weekly options can provide a richer strategy platform that should not…

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