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May

26

2016

The Maserati of Option Credit Spreads

Click To Read Audio Transcript (Audio Transcript) Michael: Hello, everyone. Welcome to the monthly Option Seller Radio Show. This is Michael Gross here with James Cordier, coming to you from Tampa, Florida- our main office. We’re going to talk a little bit about the markets, a little bit about trading this month. Quite a bit going on, including what could be the final game of...

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Soybeans Redux: New Volatility Makes Options Richer, Deeper for Call Sellers
May

19

2016

Soybeans Redux: New Volatility Makes Options Richer, Deeper for Call Sellers

Fundamental Picture remains one of adequate, if not burdensome supply There is a line in the Movie Jaws where Richard Dreyfus, arguing on the phone with “The Oceanographic Institute” presents the argument, and I paraphrase, “Why should I come all the way to Australia when I’ve got a bona fide great white shark right here?” I present that response to the readers who write in…

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Sell in May and Go Away?
May

16

2016

Sell in May and Go Away?

Are Stocks getting ready to roll over again? S&P 500 Stocks have gained back all of January’s losses. But some key indicators suggest today’s market is overvalued. “Sell in May and go away.” Its one of those old axioms about the stock market that investors tend to chuckle at (albeit uncomfortably), and then continue on as usual. I’m not a stock analyst and make no…

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How to Use the “Submarine” Method of Managing Risk in Your Option Selling Portfolio
May

9

2016

How to Use the “Submarine” Method of Managing Risk in Your Option Selling Portfolio

While managing risk on individual positions is important, managing overall portfolio risk could be more important. Here’s how to manage yours like a pro and keep your ship running full steam ahead A Properly Structured Option Selling Portfolio A more solid, risk averse portfolio in general A portfolio less vulnerable to “black swan” events in individual markets More stable, consistent results Adequate and proper diversification…

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Three Strikes and Crude is Out
May

6

2016

Three Strikes and Crude is Out

Three Powerful Fundamentals Suggest Strong Headwinds for Crude Oil Prices Ahead Here is How Option Sellers can Take Premium Now Predicting a big move in the market is what every reporter and blog writer wants. It’s what nearly every trader, at least amateur and mid-level trader thinks they are supposed to be doing. But as you’ve read many times here, if you make your living…

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Apr

27

2016

Professional Option Traders Reveal their Personal Favorite Strategies – With Price Headley and Michael Gross

Michael Gross of OptionSellers.com hosts The Option Seller Radio Show with special guest Price Headley. Price is the founder and president of BigTrends.com. He is one of the nation’s most well known experts on options trading and technical analysis. Price was also inducted into the trader’s hall of fame in 2007.


Apr

22

2016

How to Collect on Grain Market Volatility: The Option Seller Radio Show, April 22nd, 2016

Listen in as professional option sellers James Cordier and Michael Gross discuss the current volatility in corn and soybean markets and how mainstream investors can take advantage of it now. Also get updates on our Energy trades, the OPEC meeting in Soha and hear how James uses stats provided by the Department of Energy to select option sales on crude oil.

Soybean Price Surge a Gift to Call Sellers
Apr

15

2016

Soybean Price Surge a Gift to Call Sellers

While the media focuses on Argentine weather, a massive supply overhang looms Volatility surges in call options It’s a classic call sellers set up. A market with overwhelmingly bearish fundamentals and depressed price levels catches a break. Speculators (nearly always looking for a reason to get long) hear a news story that sounds “less bearish” and jump all over it. Prices break higher. Volatility and…

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