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Trendy Short Put Spread [Bot Talk]
Follow along step-by-step as we build a bot and update automations. Learn how to use the Backtester to identify a strategy and create a bot template with simple, specific decision criteria.
Aug 11, 2021
8 Popular Decision Recipes for Automated Trading
Decision recipes are the building blocks of automations. On this episode, we highlight eight popular decision recipes used in the autotrading platform.
Jul 12, 2021
A Case Study on the Volatility of Bid-Ask Spreads
On this episode, we do a deep dive into the volatility of bid-ask spreads with four case studies, and discuss how you can use automation to address pricing anomalies.
Jul 1, 2021
Adjustments Followed by Assignment [FXI Case Study]
This episode is a case study of a recent FXI position in which we were assigned stock. I'll walk through the entire position from start to finish, including all the profit and loss calculations with adjustments and early assignment.
Jul 13, 2020
The 5 Month “Grind” Following XLE Short Put Option Assignment
This episode provides an in-depth look at a short put options trade that resulted in assignment of long shares of stock. With patience, mechanical adjustments, and proper position sizing we were able to manage this position over many months.
Sep 27, 2019
TLT Iron Butterfly & Covered Call Walk-Thru
If you trade iron butterflies today's case study is for you. We walk through our assignment and covered call adjustment that ultimately netted a profit.
Feb 7, 2019
Adjusting Short Straddles for $540 Profit (EWZ Case Study)
In this show we'll focus on our most recent case study in EWZ, a trade in which we turned a losing set of straddles into a $540 winner with a little patience and some mechanical adjusting.
Jan 16, 2019
Assigned Option Contract Case Study in Gold ETF GLD
Were you recently assigned an options contract in your account? Here's a case study on how to manage the new stock shares moving forward.
Dec 10, 2018
Backtesting Results Trading Monthly vs. Bi-Monthly Options for 10 Years
In this episode, we use backtesting results take a deeper look at whether it is more profitable to sell options 60 days out or 30 days out from expiration.
Oct 13, 2018
EWZ Short Put Option Assignment Case Study
In this podcast, I want to walk through a recent trade in which we were assigned on a short put and help you understand how being assigned options impacts your account and how you can still trade around these events using a couple key strategies.
Sep 3, 2018
Weekly Bull Call Spread Backtesting Results for DIA
On this episode, we use our backtesting software to analyze the results of a weekly bull call spread in DIA, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF, and its performance compared to a monthly bull call spread in DIA.
Jun 4, 2018
Rolling Options Forward – Multi-Month Case Studies in TLT & IWM
This show focuses exclusively on rolling options forward by showing you two different case studies in TLT and IWM. Both trades took multiple months to turn a profit and multiple rolls of our contracts.
May 21, 2018
Short-Term Performance of Long-Term Strategies
1 hour 6 mins
The Misbehavior of Markets – Exclusive Interview w/ Co-Author Richard Hudson
1 hour 19 mins
Mastering Covered Calls (Free Audiobook)
2 hours 1 min
Interview w/ Kevin Davitt – Former Market Maker & CBOE Senior Instructor
1 hours 3 mins
How to Build an Options Portfolio with Just $3,000
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