Better Capitalized Accounts Have Advantages in Option Selling. If You’re Not Using This One, You Should Be As you know from the risk management chapter in The Complete Guide to Option Selling, the safest, most conservative method of limiting risk in option selling is by using the “200% rule.” The 200% rule states that if you sell an option and it doubles in value, you…
Michael Gross continues with part 2 of “7 Ways to Get Higher Option Premium”
Knowing quantifiable, measurable stats can help you make money year in and year out – But NOT in Stocks! On Friday, August 10th, 2018, an otherwise well behaved Airline ground worker named Richard Russel climbed into the cockpit of a Horizon Air Q400 aircraft at his workplace. Mr. Russel, not a licensed pilot, taxied out to the runway, ignored commands from Air Traffic Controllers at…
Working with Leverage is often a stumbling block for investors new to commodities options. Here is how to do it right. If you’re a subscriber to our free book series on selling options , you’re familiar with the sports analogy of “defense wins championships.” Defense wins championships is a concept that translates directly to selling options. A core (if not THE Core) concept of option…
Premium Sniper Coffee Prices are Oversold and Due for a Rally. But Bearish Fundamentals Should Keep A Lid on Prices for Months to Come. Call Sellers Get Ready to Go Shopping! With the 2018 Brazilian Harvest Wrapping up, a likely record coffee crop will be flooding the world market in the coming months. The market has been anticipating this supply influx for some time. Which…
Discover How to Maximize the performance of your option selling account by keeping the right amount of back up cash.
Michael Gross, co-author of McGraw-Hill’s The Complete Guide to Option Selling, explains how to target larger, more consistent yields by avoiding these 3 common mistakes made by new option writers. Read more insights here How to Avoid The 3 Biggest Mistakes New Option Sellers Make
3 Ways to “Rescue” an Option Sale that is Moving Against You
Option Selling Institute With powerful advantages for the seller, a strangle should be a core strategy for your option writing portfolio Looking for a basic option selling strategy that can give you apotentially higher return on equity and enhanced risk protection? Look no further than a basic option strangle, a staple strategy for any serious option writer. A short option strangle is applied by selling…
Higher cotton prices looking unlikely into years end Selling call options could be solid play for cash yield I am a strong proponent of NEVER trying to trade off of mainstream news stories. That being said, this does not mean there can’t be less obvious, fundamentally based plays as a result of such stories. In this month’s update, we present a new opportunity for selling…
Michael Gross explains how to use the Option Strategy that can offer Potentially Higher Returns while Upping Your Odds over a Traditional Option Strangle.