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.

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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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Social Media Stock Earnings Reports (How To Trade Them with Options)

Stock earnings reports: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made for Thursday, July 30th. Before I do, I just wanted to show you guys a little bit about some of the stuff that I’ve been working on here inside of trying to do this whole new trading alert and…

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Why I Sold A Narrow Iron Condor In EEM?

Iron condor: In tonight’s video, we’re just going to cover the quick opening trade that we had today in EEM, but before I do that, I just wanted to give you guys a heads up. Some people have been emailing back and forth that, when I send out the alert every single night after the video…

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Amazing Risk Based Options Pricing Example with SPY Credit Spread

Risk based options: In tonight’s video we’re going to talk about all of the trades that we entered for Tuesday, June 30th. Just as a quick reminder, tonight is the last night, there’s no gimmicks or sales thingies here, it’s just we’re closing down the lifetime membership tonight. If you are interested in getting on, I…

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ADBE Earnings Strangle Option Trade

Earnings trade: In tonight’s video we’re going to talk about the one earnings trade that we did have today in Adobe for Tuesday, June 16th. Sorry this video’s a little bit late, just got in from a family function so just trying to get this out, as always, to you guys. We did enter a new trade…

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FXE Iron Condor Rolling Option Trade

Iron condor: In tonight’s video, we’re going to talk, about the one adjustment trade that we made for Monday, June 8th. I think it was pretty funny because I got a ton of emails about this and this is a pretty standard type of adjustment, but maybe it was confusing because we already had a position…

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