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

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

New PFE Straddle with 68% Probability of Success

Straddle: In tonight’s video update, I want to go over just the two quick closing trades that we had today for Wednesday, November 18th. We tried to get into some other earnings trades today, GMCR and BBY. Now thankfully I guess we didn’t get filled in GMCR although I tried with four different orders to get…

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How to Trade Stock Earnings with Options

Stock earnings: In tonight’s video we’re going to go over the two earnings trades we have for Monday October 26th. This is going to be a pretty busy week for earnings, no doubt. We only got two orders filled. We tried to get into four different trades. We’re kind of stretched on some of the other…

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Closing Out MON for Big Loss

Option trading loss: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we entered on Tuesday, October 6th. I think today was a pretty good day. We had a little bit of everything so a little variety, some closing trades, a couple opening trades and an adjustment. I actually want to start off…

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YUM Short Straddle Adjustment to Reduce Risk

Straddle: In today’s quick video we’re just going to talk about the one adjustment trade that we had today in Yum, which was our original straddle trade sitting right over where the stock was at about $85. Again, the only adjustment that we made to that today is rolling down the sure call that we have…

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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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