Category Archives: Options Trading

Options trading is one of the most profitable, and yet conservative ways to trade in the stock market. Options give you the ability to control or leverage a position in underlying stocks and ETFs with a relatively small amount of money. The added diversity in contract months and strike prices means incredible flexibility in profit scenarios, allowing trades to generate income in rising, flat or falling markets. Our guides and training videos at Option Alpha will take you from newbie stock investor to professional options trader.

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Laddering or Stacking Options Trades

Option trades: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go through all of the trades that we made for February 23rd which is Monday. Only had 2 … I’m sorry three new obeying trades that we entered today. No closing trades, no adjusting trades, or any hedge trades. Relatively quiet but we were able to get a…

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When To Exit An Earnings Trade (3 Case Studies)

Earnings trade: In today’s video tutorial, we’re going through all of the trades that we made for Thursday, February 12. We had a pretty active day because we were closing out a bunch of our earnings, trades that we had from yesterday. We had four earnings trades to get out of today. More or less we…

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How To Setup An Iron Butterfly Option Strategy

Iron butterfly: This video is really going to be pretty much a case study on how to enter an iron butterfly and we’re going to use FXI because I think it’s a really good example of how we’re getting back into this particular stock. We had really good success trading this last month and made a…

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A Great Time To Be An Options Trader

Options trader: We’re going to cover some of the trades that we made towards the end of the week last week, so the end of the week on Thursday and Friday. We only had I think two or three trades on Thursday and then the bulk of these trades were on Friday, but generally, the market…

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Rolling Our Iron Condor In KO To Extend Trading Timeline

Iron condor: Today, we’re going to be going over all of the trades that we made for Wednesday, October 22nd. I can’t believe it’s already getting closer to the end of October. It just seems like this month has flown by. And as always, if you guys have comments or questions about these trades or any…

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Nice, Quick Profit On Some Earnings Trades In COH & HAL

Earnings trade: Today, we’re going to go over all the trades that we’ve made on Tuesday, October 28th. Rounding out the month here as we get closer to ending out October, still lots of earnings trades on the calendar. We didn’t have a chance to get into any new trades today. We had a couple of…

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2 Great Iron Condor Examples

Iron condor: Tonight, I want to go over the two trades that we had actually on Friday, January 2nd to close out the first week of the trading year. And we had one opening and one closing order, both iron condor trades, so it’s going to be a cool video to show you both the…

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All About Iron Condors & Earnings Trades

Iron condor: In today’s video, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made for Thursday, January 22nd. We had a pretty decent day as far as closing trades and a good day with opening a lot of new iron condors. It seems like we’re doing a lot more of these, but…

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Profitable Earnings Trades In SCTY & TSLA

Earnings trade: Today, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made for Thursday, November 6th, but I did want to give you guys a heads up that we did announce the next webinar that we’ll be doing in 10 days from now, and it’s going to be on a new topic that we…

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Hedging and Adjusting Oil Option Positions Correctly

Hedging options: Tonight, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we’ve made for December 1st. I can’t believe it’s already the last month of the year, but hopefully, you guys had a lovely holiday. I know I emailed back and forth with a bunch of people over the holidays, but hopefully, everything was…

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