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Options in Play – The 2 Step Guide for Managing Calls on Red Opens

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A big gap down when you are holding short term calls = a problem. The question is…how do you know which contracts to close and which to hold?

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Options in Play – Earnings On The Radar Week Of 1/31/20

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It’s the biggest and busiest week of 1st quarter earnings. And guess what…volatility is back! Buckle up because it will be a wild few days.

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Options in Play – FOMO on Earnings is a No-No

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It’s hard to sit by and watch a ton of big names report and not be involved. Sometimes the best play is no play at all, though.  

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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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