Category Archives: Stock Options

Stock options are financial contracts executed between two parties in an underlying stock or ETF. There are two main types of option contracts: Call options and Put options. In either case, the option buyer pays a premium to the option seller for the right, but not the obligation, to buy/sell 100 shares of the underlying security at a predetermined price in the future. Option sellers, therefore, give up their right and have an obligation to deliver the shares if and when the contract is exercised or reaches expiration. Put options give the buyer the right to sell the stock or ETF whereas calls options give the buyer the right to buy the stock or ETF.

Guide to Stock Options

Stock Options

Stock options are financial contracts executed between two parties in an underlying stock or ETF. There are two main types of option contracts: Call options and Put options. In either case, the option buyer pays a premium to the option seller for the right, but not the obligation, to buy/sell 100 shares of the underlying security at a predetermined price in the future. Option sellers, therefore, give up their right and have an obligation to deliver the shares if and when the contract is exercised or reaches expiration. Put options give the buyer the right to sell the stock or ETF whereas calls options give the buyer the right to buy the stock or ETF.

Guide to Stock Options

Quick Earning Trade Exits for Scratch in WMT & HD

Earnings trade: In tonight’s video, we’re just going to go quickly over the two closing trades that we had today both in Home Depot and Walmart. Like I said, these were two earnings trades that we entered yesterday. As always, when you’re logged into the membership site, you can see all the running trades, and you…

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Cleaning Up My Portfolio Before Options Expiration Friday

Options expiration: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made on Monday, November 16th. So we’re pretty busy today. It’s expiration week as most of you know. That means we’re starting to take off things that either don’t work or are close to making money, are making money but now…

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Can’t Win Trading Options If You Don’t Play The Probabilities

Trading options: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the closing trades and opening trades that we had for Tuesday. I’m sorry, Wednesday, November 4th. Now, this is a cool video because it’s funny all the time on my end. I wish sometimes people could see just the types of emails that I often…

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4 New Earnings Trades to Consider for Your Portfolio

Earnings trades: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades we made for Tuesday, November 3rd. So, just had a handful of opening earnings trades. As always, with the new platform and layout, you can see how the earnings trades look because they are designated by this outlook down here that’s tagged as…

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3 New Earnings Trades CMG, YHOO, CREE

Earnings trades: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made on Tuesday, October 20th. Real quickly, we went ahead and closed out of just the put side on our IBM’s earning trade for $20 loss. This was a stock that went almost right to the edge when the…

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MU Earnings Trade Banks Quick Profit

Earnings trade: We’re gonna do the video update for all the trades that we made on Friday, October 2nd. So this is a weekend update. We had a fairly good week. Honestly, we were pretty much prepared for the market to drop and continued to make money consistently all week which was great. Also closed out…

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Closing A Wide Iron Butterfly Option Trade for a Profit

Iron butterfly: In tonight’s video update we’re going to go over all the trades that we made on Tuesday, September 15th. So, today we had some pretty good activity this morning, closing out positions and then making some adjustments that we had talked about with elite members on the strategy call on Sunday night. Most of…

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How to Trade Stock Market Volatility with Options

Volatility: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to go over just the two quick opening trades that we had for Tuesday, September 1st. Let’s start off with RIG. RIG is an additional trade that we’re entering, stacking this trade on top of an existing position that we already have in R-I-G for September. We’re adding this…

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How To Adjust Short Strangles When Stocks Are Falling?

Short strangle: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made for Monday, August 24th. So, active day, even after the big, big decline on Friday, we had a continuation of that here on Monday. And really, no surprise right? We knew it was going to be a volatile day, and…

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What Happens On Earnings Trades When Volatility Doesn’t Drop?

Earnings trades: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made on Tuesday, August 4th. So it’s all earnings days, earning trades for us today. We had three closing orders from yesterday in Coach, CVS, and MGM. And then three new opening trades in Priceline, Zillow, and First Solar. So to…

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