Options Trading Blog Articles

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Options Investment: Everybody Is Trading Options

Trading Options is growing like gangbusters. Good news for us is that the first step for someone new to options will be will learning to buy and sell options, not sell. And so option sellers like us, will have more volume and liquidity to work with. Here is a video of the crazy man Jim Cramer…

When Do I Buy Back A Credit Spread?

Why you should buy back your spreads with a real life example

How Do You Scan For Option Trades?

Hello OptionGenius. I have been trading credit spreads for about 3 months now with some success.  I read the nine part  course and realize that my past training didn’t discuss much about selection of trades and adjustment of trades.  When I was looking around the website, I saw a brief reference on how you scan…

Option Selling Question: Getting Good Trade Execution

How to get good execution when trading options

Calculating Profit Potential and Max Loss on an Options Trade.

The first thing to determine is whether the trade is a debit trade, where you pay money for the trade, or a credit trade, where you get money. Iron condors and credit spreads are two examples of credit spreads. Butterflies and Calendar Spreads are debit spreads. OptionsTrade Debit Spread With a debit spread, the max…

More Investors Trying the Options Trading Play: Wall Street Journal

Here’s an interesting options trading article today in the WSJ talk about how more and more small investors are trading options. The sad part is most of these investors do not the true danger of the options they are trading. Only too late do they realize that buying options is a losing proposition. The good…

Trading Options: Data Shows That 75% or More of Options Expire Worthless

(Trading Options) Do Option Sellers Have a Trading Edge? by John Summa,CTA, PhD While there are certainly many viable options-buying strategies available to option traders, options expiration data I obtained from the CME covering a three-year period suggests that buyers are fighting against the odds. Based on data obtained from the CME, I analyzed five major CME…