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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Putting Context Behind Your Options Strategy

One my favorite parts of running OptionSIZZLE is engaging and interacting with all the different types of investors from all over the world. It brings a lot of joy to me to be able to help them in their quest to build wealth. However, sometimes I feel when they reach out, they’ve got so many…

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How To Start Trading Options Successfully

In How Can The Average Guy Succeed Trading Options?, I wrote about how there is no minor leagues for investors…that we are all trading the same markets. Of course, this is intimidating when you think about it. After all, you are competing against sophisticated algorithms, well-financed hedge funds, traders glued to the screen, itching to…

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Why Market Insiders Are Not Always Smart Money

If you followed every unusual options activity order during the trading session…you might end up running out of capital before lunch time. What I’m trying to say is that there are literally hundreds of large option block trades a day. After you watch the case study video below, you’ll be able to understand that spotting…

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How To Successfully Use Option Volatility To Trade Binary Events

How To Successfully Use Option Volatility To Trade Binary Events

Contrary to popular investing belief and outdated content, volatility creates opportunities… especially in the options market. In How To Profit From Option Volatility, I discussed how options theory differs from practice…and how implied volatility plays a factor in that. One of the points touched in that article, was how uncertainty drives option volatility higher. Sometimes…

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