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Why selling options?

Why selling options?

You can use the very same strategy as that employed by the profitable industries of insurance companies and casinos to make 40%, 50% return or even more, on a consistent annual basis. Very few investors know the concept of selling options and apply it the right way. If done correctly, the market conditions, the political(…)

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Spread trading using options

Spread trading using options

Spread trading is a simple concept and using it with options involves combining two different options, as part of a limited risk strategy. The industry categorizes spreads as “complex trades”, like they wanted to keep traders and investors away from using them. As a result, the majority of options traded on the U.S. exchanges take the(…)

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Why trading options?

Why trading options?

I like trading options because they are the most versatile financial instruments I’ve traded in 17 years. I have been trading stocks, bonds, futures and options on stocks, indexes, currencies and commodities and I’ve found options to be the best instrument you can use to implement your trading & investment strategies.

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Day trading stock options – Part I

Day trading stock options – Part I

Volume is an important criterion in day trading stock options. As options trader I need to pick up stocks with both volume and liquidity in order to easily enter and exit trades during the same trading session. Without them it either becomes expensive to day trade due to large bid-ask spreads or it does not(…)

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Trading options is like playing Lego

Trading options is like playing Lego

Trading options is like playing Lego in so many ways. You pick up small Lego pieces – those would be single options in trading – and your imagination is the only limit for what you can end up building depending on your trading objectives. Kids discover Lego sooner or later in their childhood and then(…)

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Day Trading Options

Day Trading Options

Options provide a great deal of leverage with limited risk. This is a good start for anyone who wants to day trade and has limited margin. However, to be successful in day trading options, you have to be discerning in the equities you choose to day trade.

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