What I Learned From A $150,000 Loss Trading Options (Part 2)

What I Learned From A $150,000 Loss Trading Options (Part 2)

I remember the day clearly, I received a call from a client, yelling at me, “STOP THE BLEEDING JOSH” The values of my clients accounts, seemed like they were free-falling for weeks. My biggest loss as a money manager occurred from being short puts in a stock at one of the absolute worst times. The…

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What I Learned From A $150,000 Loss Trading Options (Part 1)

One of my favorite aspects of running OptionSIZZLE, is the opportunity to meet and chat with individual investors from all over the world. It brings me great pride to be able to help people achieve their goals of wealth, freedom and options. Also, to be able to encourage them or pick them up when they’re…

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How To Turn Information From The Options Market Into Profitable Trade Ideas!

How To Turn Information From The Options Market Into Profitable Trade Ideas!

No matter if you’ve only got $1 invested in the financial markets, I still believe that every investor should be involved with options, in one way or another. Options allow you to leverage your ideas, while using less capital to achieve the same or better returns than stocks. Best of all, this can be done…

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How An Investor Made $1,557,500 In 18 Days With Options

[Case Study] How An Investor Made $1,557,500 In 18 Days With Options

Simply buying or selling options based on unusual options activity is usually not enough of an edge to be consistently profitable in the market. However, using unusual options activity as part of your process, is great tool for filtering underlying stocks and figuring out what the smart money is doing with their capital. They say…

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The 5 Worst Decisions You Can Make Trading Options

The 5 Worst Decisions You Can Make Trading Options

I’m going to be upfront with you, trading options is not easy… they even kick my ass at times. They are somewhat complicated, leveraged instruments that can be risky if you don’t take the time to learn how they work and how to use them. One reason why some gravitate towards options, is the ability…

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How To Build A Trading Account With Only $1,000

Often times you will hear me say that making money with options is an art form. I believe that there are several factors involved becoming successful using options in the financial market. First, a fundamental understanding of how options work must be developed. Basically, figuring out how stocks and stock options differ, along with how the…

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How Fantasy Football Can Teach You To Become A Successful Options Trader

[AUDIO VERSION: I also recorded an audio version of this blog post. Click below to listen. Let me know if this is something you find helpful!] In How Winning Football and Options Trading Are Similar, we talked about about how the game of football relates to options trading. But let’s face it, most of us…

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How Winning Football and Options Trading Are Similar

When you think of some of the greatest football teams in history, these teams had head coaches that helped lead them to championship glory. Some of these great coaching names include Vince Lombardi, Bill Belichick, Bill Walsh, John Madden & George Halas. I believe being successful with stock options in the financial markets requires that…

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Stock & Options Trading Rules For Greater Profits

Have you ever heard the old cliche, investing is a business? I know…I know… however…it’s true. If you don’t have a game plan…the knowledge and skill to execute effectively…you’ll end up failing your goals. You’re also are not in it to win. I have a great free detailed training video below that I’d like to…

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Adjusting To The Current Market Volatility

Adjusting To The Current Market Volatility

In Putting Context Behind Your Options Strategy, I went over several steps that you should go through before entering an options position. Of course, you’ll have to take into account the current state of the market. For example, you’ll want to identify if the broad market is in a bullish or bearish trend and if…

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