Category Archives for Options Trading

How To Start Trading Options Successfully

You’ll read this once and will need to read it again. There’s a lot in this article and if you’re new, you’ll be a little confused. However, you’re in the right spot, so lets go. In How Can The Average Guy Succeed Trading Options?, I wrote about how there is no minor leagues for investors…that […]

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How Can The Average Guy Succeed Trading Options?

No! That’s probably the first answer that came into your head. If it was, you’ve probably been through through the ringer and think it’s a scam, right? I hear yeah, but hear me out to the end. In sports there is a natural progression to the elite level. For example, in baseball the transition might […]

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Greater Profits In Less Time On Your Option Trades

In a previous article, 3 Ways to Keep More Profits & Know When to Sell, I discussed how to take profits on long premium directional trades. I tried pointing out some techniques that could be applied when you’re in a winning trade. However, it’s not always black and white…and to be honest, it’s situational. Sorry, […]

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3 Ways To Keep More Profits & Know When To Sell

Know when to hold ’em… Know when to fold ’em… For some traders knowing when to exit a profitable trade is a lot harder than finding a good trading candidate. After all, you’re not only managing a position…you’re managing emotions and discipline. Some people approach the markets with no hard rules to follow. They say […]

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Was This 2 Million Dollar Options Trade Ethical?

Trying to make money in the financial markets is tough and uneventful most of the time…a lot of the time you’re just sitting around…trying to generate ideas or wait for something to happen during the week. By Friday afternoon…things start to slow down…and investors and traders start thinking about the weekend and their plans. But […]

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Pattern Day Trader – Pattern Day Trader Rules Un-American

I dare say it… …Un-American! In theory the pattern day trader (PDT) rules were created with the best of intentions, I find the regulations like this simply absurd! I honestly believe the regulations like this do more harm than good to the markets by keeping traders out of the market and limiting liquidity. I think […]

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