Category: Options Trading

Wheel Strategy

The Wheel Strategy for options trading is one of the more consistent ways to make income through collecting premiums. Before discussing an options trading strategy, it will probably help to go over some of the basics. I never want to assume that every investor knows how to trade options contracts. In this article, we will…

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TastyWorks Review

TastyWorks Review: TastyWorks is one of the premier brokers for options trading. The founder is Tom Sosnoff, who created TD Ameritrade’s ThinkorSwim platform. So, he knows what he’s doing when it comes to creating trading platforms. Their desktop platform is geared towards advanced traders. You get lightning-speed quotes, fast delivery speeds on orders, advanced support,…

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How to Exercise an Option

Do you know how to exercise an option? All the responsibility falls on your broker. Therefore, all you need to do is call your broker and let them know you want to exercise your option and they’ll take it from there. You can do that at any time you’re holding an options contract. So make…

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How to Day Trade Options Strangles

Do you know how to day trade options strangles? Option strangles are a great way to break into day trading options. Are you getting really good at day trading penny stocks but you find yourself wanting to day trade large caps and ETFs? I have been there too but my working capital was a bit…

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What Is Delta Hedging

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the saying “hedge your bets.” Chances are, you already do it and don’t even realize it. For example, buying life insurance to support your family for your death is hedging. With all the recent news on the pending demise of the stock market, you’re probably wondering how you can…

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What are options sweeps? The trading world is continually evolving and upgrading itself. The world of options alone has diversified immensely, and numerous different techniques and tools are coming out daily. One such occurrence in the market that traders pay attention to is is options sweeps. These types of options trades are ones which allow…

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Pinning a strike may sound like a fight between wrestlers and baseball players. But rather, it’s something both stock and options traders can use to make profits. Pinning the strike takes advantage of the tendency of an underlying stock’s market price to close at or near the strike price of the same security’s heavily traded…

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What Are LEAPS Options

What are LEAPS Options? LEAPS stands for Long-term Equity Anticipation Securities. LEAPS are options with contracts that are over one year in length but generally have up to three years until their maturity date, from their date of issue. They don’t differ from shorter-term options other than their length of time until their maturity. LEAPS…

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Unusual Option Activity

Do you know what it means when a stock has unusual options activity? Open interest shows the amount of open options contracts. When you see an usually large amount of open interest with particular strike prices this might mean a potential big move is about to happen in the stock because this is where big…

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Buy Write Covered Calls

What’s a buy write covered call? With options, there are a ton of different strategies. Write buy vs covered call. Naked options or spreads. You can make money in any market. Whether up, down or sideways. However, you have to know what you’re doing with options. They’re not as cut and dry as you might…

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