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Options in Play – Earnings on the Radar Week of 1/24

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It’s a short week but a busy week! Earnings season will heat up with Tech names starting to turn in numbers.

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Options in Play – An Option Risk Reversal

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You may have heard traders mention “risk reversals” when they talk about options and you are wondering what that means. It’s a more complex strategy but an interesting one as well.

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Options in Play – The Important of the First Few Sector Reports

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JPM and C up, BAC and GS down. It’s not always the numbers that make the difference – sometimes it matters more who reports first.

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Options in Play – What Traders Love: Straddles and Strangles

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Instead of trying to pick the direction on a stock when it reports earnings, what if you could place a strategy on whether it will move big or not? That is exactly what straddles and strangles are designed to do and they are a great tool for traders around earnings season.

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Options in Play – SNAP, Crackle, POP

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I talked about a developing SNAP setup a couple of weeks ago and how it paralled other patterns we have been watching. The stock is starting to move and there are 2 factors at play influencing the price of the options.

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Options in Play – The 2 Scenarios When I Will Enter a Trade Early Ahead of a Catalyst

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Typically, I prefer to wait until the day of or the day before a catalyst to initiate an options trade but there are a couple of scenarios where I will get involved earlier. Both require some directional bias for the event, however.

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Options in Play – Walking in a Bullish Wonderland

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What a difference a year makes! The last 2 weeks of 2018 were mayhem and this year looks to be smooth sailing for bulls. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be preparing for a return of volatility in 2020.

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Options in Play – Gingerbread SNAP

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It may be a cheesy holiday-themed title but the SNAP setup is legit. The stock is showing a possible bullish pattern, with an interesting option scenario we have talked about recently.

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Options in Play – Managing Risk with Spreads

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A lot of times we will have option trades start out as call spreads or put spreads but that isn’t the only way to use them. Turning an existing position into a spread can be a great way to manage risk, versus the typical rolling/closing of contracts.

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Options in Play – Earnings on the Radar Week of 12/20

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It’s the 2nd to last week of 2019 and earnings will start slowing down into the holidays. That being said, there are a few big names reporting this week that are worth watching.

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