Category Archives: Options Strategies

Options strategies provide incredible versatility for traders in every market situation. Unlike traditional stock trading, which limits you to either going long or short the underlying shares, options trading allows investors to create strategic and targetted strategies that profit from several market changes at one time. Option strategies can be set up to profit from bullish or bearish stock trends as well as sideways or low volatility markets. In each trading situation, you have to determine what you want to accomplish, which type of option you want to use — a call or a put — and whether the conditions require purchasing, selling or a combination of different contracts. These free guides offer a step-by-step approach to selecting the optimal strategy in any market.

Guide to Options Strategies

The PCLN Adjustment Backfired

Option trade adjustment: In tonight’s video, we’re going to do all the trades that we made today, which is Wednesday, August 5th. Again, just a lot of earnings trade today had three new opening orders and two closing orders, one adjusting order. Let’s actually cover the adjusting order in Priceline to begin. Priceline actually opened up…

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Our Wide Strangle Option Trade In AAPL

Strangle option: In tonight’s video we are going to go over the slew of trades that we made here today on Wednesday, August 12th. It was a pretty busy day. Mostly surrounding earnings, but the market was a little crazy this morning. Most stocks were lower this morning and did higher, but that gave us a…

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11 Option Trades In Just 1 Day

Option trades: For the third time tonight, I’m going to try to record this video, and hopefully, it goes through. It’s going to be a little bit longer. I’ve done it two times now, so hopefully, this is the last time and everything goes through, and my computer doesn’t crash on me going through this video.…

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This Options Trading Hedge Strategy Cut Our Loss By 56%

Hedge strategy: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to be going over all the trades that we made for Wednesday July 8th. It was a pretty active day. We had a couple hedge or adjusting trades and then an opening and closing order so definitely one of our more active days. Yesterday we didn’t do anything.…

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Re Capping Our 2 Month FXE Option Position

Option trades: In tonight’s video, we’re going to be going over all the trades we made for Thursday, June 18. We’re one day away from expiration. I’m super excited for this video to specifically talk through our FXE position because it was a pretty big position we started building all the way back at the end…

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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 Trade VXX with Options

Option trades: In tonight’s update, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made on Tuesday, April 7th. We didn’t have, any trades yesterday to start off the week, and hopefully, everyone had a great long holiday weekend to spend time with family. Today we had one of each. We had a new…

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Iron Condor Adjustments to SPY & EBAY

Iron condor: In tonight’s video, I want to talk about just our two kinds of closing trades and hedge trades that we made here for today, Monday, March 16th. So we did make a closing trade. We actually kind of categorized it, or I categorized it really, as a hedge trade because we didn’t close out…

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Options Laddering With FXI Iron Condors

Iron condor: In tonight’s video, I want to go over all of the trades that we made for Monday, April 20th. We only had two new trades today, one opening trade in FXI and then also an earnings trade that we got into in IBM. Let’s go over first the trade in FXI. And we added…

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No Time To Be Timid – Sell Volatility

Sell volatility: Tonight, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made for today, Tuesday, October 14th, as well as cover again the trades that we made on Monday the 13th. I did actually do that video, and I know that the email went out, but YouTube did not fully process that video,…

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