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Three Ways to Manage Risk in Options

There are many ways to improve as a trader. Knowing the right times to buy and sell the right stocks is obviously important, but risk management is often the real strength of individuals who succeed in the market. Knowing how to minimize losses doesn’t just protect your capital – that’s obvious. It can also keep your [...]

Three Ways to Manage Risk in Options2019-10-18T13:05:25-04:00

Investing In the Stock Market: Why Most Investors Fail

It is a well-known fact that many investors, in fact, most retail investors lose money investing in the stock market. The goal of most stock market investors is to buy low and sell high for a profit, however only a few manage to do so consistently.  Why is it that so many individual investors perform so [...]

Investing In the Stock Market: Why Most Investors Fail2019-09-27T12:09:23-04:00

Choosing the Right Stocks for Options Trading

As an options trader, determining the right underlying stock to trade is extremely important. This is sometimes overlooked however it can be the difference between being a successful options trader and a struggling one. To increase their chances of trading options successfully, traders must not only focus on what options to trade but should also dedicate more [...]

Choosing the Right Stocks for Options Trading2019-08-23T11:03:52-04:00

Choosing the Right Options is crucial to your Options Trading success

Options can be traded alone or in various combinations, with so many strategies at your finger tips, it can sometimes be a daunting task to pick the best strategy for your needs. To increase your chances of options trading success, you must not only select the right underlying stocks, but also choose the right options strategy [...]

Choosing the Right Options is crucial to your Options Trading success2019-07-25T11:05:39-04:00

Options vs Stocks; What’s Best for Your Investment Portfolio

Options vs Stocks, for your investment portfolio.  For Investors, there are many investment opportunities to choose from including Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Commodities and ETFs. We will explore some differences between Options Trading vs Stocks, some characteristics of both and discuss how they can compliment each other and play an important role in the performance of [...]

Options vs Stocks; What’s Best for Your Investment Portfolio2019-07-25T11:04:59-04:00

Options Trading Strategies for Beginners

Many new traders today make the mistake of venturing into options trading with a very limited understanding or appreciation of the various options trading strategies that they can utilize. They fail to realize that without a proper strategy, the likelihood of making bad trades and loosing money increases significantly, resulting in self-doubt and dwindling confidence in [...]

Options Trading Strategies for Beginners2019-07-06T17:22:03-04:00

Covered Call Strategy Used By Traders To Generate Income

What’s a Covered Call? A covered call is a strategy used by traders and investors to generate income from stocks they own or will buy. To trade a covered call, you need to own the stock and be able to write a call option against those shares. These can be shares that you already own, or [...]

Covered Call Strategy Used By Traders To Generate Income2019-05-28T18:37:09-04:00

World Events and The Financial Markets 2018

2018 was a year peppered with consequential world events, investigations and YES, LOTS OF TWEETS, contributing to uncertainty and volatility in the financial markets. Despite the relatively strong economy and job growth numbers in the US, it’s clear that investors were and are still on edge about future events and are approaching the markets with caution. [...]

World Events and The Financial Markets 20182019-01-08T11:49:26-05:00

How Delta Can Help Options Traders

If you want to become a better options trader, it’s important to learn about the concept of Delta and how it affects option prices and trading strategies. There are certain concepts and variables commonly referred to as the “Greeks”, that influences the price of an option. Understanding Greeks and risk measures such as Delta will give [...]

How Delta Can Help Options Traders2019-06-02T21:58:44-04:00

Better Options Trades Using Implied Volatility

The realities of today's markets mean that you as a retail trader are seeing big swings and fluctuations in prices. This can leave you feeling like you are stopped out of a trade too soon, or you missed a move, or worse, you bought in the wrong direction. With the bigger moves in the S&P 500, [...]

Better Options Trades Using Implied Volatility2019-05-28T16:30:44-04:00
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