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Here’s Why You’re Not Trading With Confidence

Here’s Why You’re Not Trading With Confidence

One of the toughest issues option investors face, is sticking to their plan during adverse times. I believe there are a couple of reasons why this may occur. Now, before I get into it, keep in my mind that I’m not a trained psychologist…what I’ll be sharing from is personal trading experience, coaching and conversations Read Full Article

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The Lawsuit: Wealth, Freedom, Options

I can’t believe how quickly time flies…in a couple months, OptionSIZZLE will be celebrating its sixth year anniversary. It’s crazy how much interest there is surrounding unusual options activity…they talk about on twitter, the TV and on  a boatload of websites. It’s great to have choices, learning from different people and services. The more individuals Read Full Article

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How To Trade Candlestick Patterns & Charts

They say a picture is worth a thousand words… when it comes to trading & investing. A lot of investors want their charts to tell them the story. With that said, here's how you can use candlestick charts to help paint the picture of what’s happening with price movement and action. Of course, there are Read Full Article

Why Sizing Option Trades Matters

Why Size Matters; Especially In Options Trading

[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!] A while ago I wrote a piece about how style drifting could kill your trading account. It’s a must read in my opinion, which can be found here: Why Read Full Article

Greater Profits In Less Time On Your Option Trades

Greater Profits In Less Time On Your Option Trades

[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 a previous article, 3 Ways to Keep More Profits & Know When to Sell, I discussed how to take profits on long premium directional trades. I tried pointing Read Full Article

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3 Ways To Keep More Profits & Know When To Sell

[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!] For some traders knowing when to exit a profitable trade is a lot harder than finding a good trading candidate. After all, you’re not only managing a position…you’re managing Read Full Article

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Why Style Drifting Can Kill Your Success & Bank Roll

[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!] Getting started with option investing or trading is not easy…especially with so many “education” vendors out there--promising that their services are the only thing you’ll need to be consistently Read Full Article

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Stock Options Vs. Stocks

I often relate the investor education space with the health and fitness business. There are so many gimmicks and fads…preying on those uniformed poor souls who are just trying to improve their lives. The one thing that really ticks me off…is when I read articles or watch the talking heads say that options are a suckers Read Full Article

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How To Sell Put Options For Max Profits In Shorter Time

It’s true, selling option premium gives you a better chance of coming out on top vs. buying option premium. However, the stock market has been slowly grinding higher so far this year. With that said, there isn’t much fear of downside…and option volatility is low in a lot of stock names. But don’t get confused Read Full Article

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What’s Your One Best Trade Idea Right Now?

Have you ever heard of the poker phrase The Nuts? If you don’t know, it’s the best possible hand on the table…in other words, it’s unbeatable. If you ever play poker and recognize you’ve got the nuts, throwing all your chips in is actually exciting because you know that you can’t be beat. Unfortunately, the Read Full Article

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How Much Money Do You Need To Get Started Trading Options?

Last week, a trader came in and bought 128 Targa Resources Corporation (TRGP) $130 June calls for an average price of 27 cents apiece when the stock was trading at $126.59 a share (options expiring in one day). What made this order so amazing… was a minute later, a story came out that Energy Transfer Read Full Article

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Why You Keep Losing Money Following Trade Ideas

Let’s face it, unusual options activity services are popping up left and right. I remember when I started OptionSIZZLE.com back in 2008…there was only ONE other website that wrote on the topic…and how it can be used as an indicator to spot potentially very profitable moves in the stock market. Since then, more investors have Read Full Article