options adjustment strategies

Options Adjustment Strategies

When trading, things sometimes don’t turn out to go entirely according to your plan. But what do you do if this happens? Do you sit tight and wait, close the trade or do something else? In this article, you will learn about a few options adjustment strategies that will help you deal with struggling options trades. These adjustment techniques will help you minimize your risk without eliminating the potential for profit. General Adjustment Guidelines Before Read more

The Strategy Lab

Introducing: The Strategy Lab

I have a question for you. Please try to answer it as honestly as you can: How Well Do You Understand Options Pricing And Options Strategies? To help you answer this question, I have prepared three statements. Make sure to read them and then consider to what extent you agree with them: I know more than 8 different options strategies and their basic payoff behavior. (Agree/Disagree) I know what the Greeks are and how to Read more

scale in to a trade

Why You Should Always Scale in to Trades!

Scaling in and out of trades can be a real game changer when it comes to consistently profitable trading. No matter if you trade stocks, options, futures, forex or whatever, if you are currently entering and exiting your trades in one step, you are making trading much harder for yourself. In this article, you won’t only learn what scaling in and out of trades is. You will also learn why and how you should scale Read more

why bull markets suck

3 Reasons Why Bull Markets Suck!

Even though most people think there isn’t anything better than a raging bull market, bull markets have some disadvantages as well. At the time of writing this, we have had a strong bull market for almost a decade. Therefore, most people have gotten used to this bull market and its traits. Due to this, even relatively small 1% down-moves scare many investors because they just aren’t used to this anymore. Such an attitude can be Read more

complete entry and exit guide

Complete Entry and Exit Guide

Getting entries (and exits) right is one of the most important things when it comes to options trading or trading in general. Even with the best adjustment techniques, you won’t be able to make back what you lost from a bad entry. Therefore, your focus should lie on making the best possible entries. This can’t be said often enough. In the following article, I will walk you through everything you need to know about opening Read more

undefined vs defined risk option strategies

Undefined Vs. Defined Risk Option Strategies

When people hear of undefined vs defined risk option strategies most people just think of limited vs unlimited risk and nothing more. In this comparison, most people think a limited risk trade is an obvious choice. But actually, there are many more factors that should impact that decision. Sadly, most people don’t know these factors. In this article, I will break down all the differences between undefined and defined risk option strategies. To visualize the differences Read more

common stock trading mistakes

25 Of The Most Common Stock Trading Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

There are literally endless different stock trading mistakes. But those discussed in this article are some of the most common stock trading mistakes I know of.  Many, especially new traders sadly make these mistakes. If you are able to avoid most of these, you will definitely be on a better track than 80% of all traders. Even though this article is named ‘common stock trading mistakes’, it isn’t only applicable to stock trading but to other kinds of trading as well. These mistakes can also Read more

RISK MANAGEMENT BASICS

Risk Management Basic Course: Trading Risk Management Techniques

Successful trading is not possible without good risk management. Risk management is probably one of the most important things when it comes to trading. But sadly most traders fail  to do this correctly. This is the main factor that distinguishes the 90% of losing traders from the winning ones. No matter how good a strategy is, with wrong or no risk management it is doomed to fail. Basic risk management is very simple but can Read more