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How To Profit From Option Volatility

One of the biggest reasons investors are scared off by options is because they fully don’t understand them. It’s true, one of the toughest concepts to grasp for equity investors transitioning into options investing is understanding how option values are derived. With stocks it’s very simple to understand, if you own the stock; every dollar Read Full Article

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How You Might Be Losing Money 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 How Can The Average Guy Succeed Trading Options? I wrote about how there is no minor leagues in options investing... whether you’re a raw rookie or a seasoned Read Full Article

How Can The Average Guy Succeed Trading Options

How Can The Average Guy Succeed Trading Options?

[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 sports there is a natural progression to the elite level. For example, in baseball the transition might go something like this: Little League, Babe Ruth League, American Legion Read Full Article

The Ugly Side Of Trading Unusual Options Activity

The Ugly Side of Trading Unusual Options Activity

[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!] I’ve said this before, I’ll say it again, there are literally hundreds of thousands of option orders that are reported every trading day. The majority of the option volume Read Full Article

Here’s Why You’re Not Trading With Confidence

Losing Trades? Stop Second Guessing Yourself

[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!] 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 Read Full Article

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The Lawsuit: Wealth, Freedom, Options

[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!] 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 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