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

QQQ Call Debit Spread (LIVE Closing Trade)

Call debit spread: In this video, we’re going to go through our closing trade for our vertical call debit spread in the Qs. This is a trade that we made a little while ago back on 3/18. We’ve been in this trade about 11 days. And we had originally made this trade because we wanted some…

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2 Quick $140+ Profitable Option Trades

Option trades: In tonight’s video update, I want to go through the two trades that we had today on Thursday, May 5th. The first one that we’re going to start off here tonight with is the closing trade in WFM which is our earnings trade in Whole Foods. Now, Whole Foods announced earnings after the market…

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$224 1 Day Earnings Option Trade Profit in YUM

Option trades on earnings: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made for July 15th, Wednesday. Sorry, this video is a little bit late. Me and my wife are in the middle of a pretty big patio project that hopefully should be completed tomorrow. We’ve been just working late at…

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$90 Profit on CSCO Earnings Trade

Earnings trading: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades. Two closing trades, I guess the all two closing trades that we had on Thursday, May 14th. Just as a reminder, if you’re a premium member, you’ll obviously get a notification for all the details for this because it’s included in your membership.…

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USO Iron Butterfly (LIVE Closing Trade)

Iron butterfly: In this video, I want to go through hopefully a closing trade here for our position in USO. USO is an oil ETF, United States oil ETF. And we had initially sold a nice big iron butterfly in USO a little while ago. I think we got into this trade back on 2/25. It’s…

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$127 Profit Even After Short Option Assignment in XLU

Short option assignment: In this video tutorial, I want to go through the XLU stock assignment that we had and go through and use this as a case study for why a stock assignment isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I think most traders just naturally freak out when they get assigned stock, but we’ll show…

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GDX Strangle (LIVE Opening Trade)

Strangle: And in this video, I want to talk about a new trade entry that we’re going to try and do here in GDX. It’s about 15 minutes before the close of the day that we’re recording this. This is a live real-time stuff. Gold has been just on like a huge terror recently. And…

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