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

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Develop a Trading Strategy That Works! – Step by Step Guide

If you want to become a successful trader, you need a trading strategy, period! There is no way around it. Without a trading strategy, you will just be buying and selling random assets due to random reasons and that won’t work in the long run. You might make a few profitable trades here and there, but you will never become a consistently profitable trader without a trading strategy. Instead of trying to develop a trading Read more

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Options Spreads Explained – A Complete Guide

Every options trader should know what options spreads are and what different types of options spreads exist. If you aren’t completely familiar with options spreads, this article will definitely help you out! After reading this article, you won’t only know what an options spread is. You will also be familiarized with all the different options spreads that exist. This is very powerful because if you fully understand options spreads, you will understand ALL options strategies! So Read more

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Swing Trading vs Day Trading vs Investing

There are countless different trading systems in existence. Day trading, swing trading and investing are the three main categories of different trading styles. All trading systems fall in one of these categories. In the following article, you won’t only learn what a swing trade is. You will also learn what exactly day trading and investing are and which of these trading styles is best suited for you. Not every trading style is ideal for everyone. Read more

Trading Options on Earnings – A Step By Step Guide

Trading through earnings announcements usually isn’t a good idea. During earnings, most stocks tend to either increase or decrease significantly in value. Predicting the correct direction isn’t more than a 50/50 bet. That’s why I can’t recommend trading stocks through earnings announcements. With options, however, you have many more possibilities. Options allow you to profit from an entirely different angle. I will present a way that will allow you to profit from trading options on earnings.  To fully understand Read more

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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