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Selling Deep out of the Money Options to Drive Up your Odds of Success
Jan

15

2018

Selling Deep out of the Money Options to Drive Up your Odds of Success

Forget the 30 day options. The higher odds, “sleep at night” trade takes a little more time – and takes place far away from the underlying’s price action. Deep out of the money options tend to stay out of the money, if not deep out of the money. – Investorglossary.com Picture yourself driving a car. If you drive down the highway at 95 miles an…

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Jan

12

2018

Inflation Could Add Big Boost for Commodity Option Sellers in 2018

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for January 13th. Well, each year at this time, early January, we’re often trying to analyze the landscape of the upcoming year and try to find out what nuances, possibly, will be shaping trading this coming year. We appear to be about to get a helping...

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The Iron Condor – Like You’ve Never Seen It
Dec

18

2017

The Iron Condor – Like You’ve Never Seen It

Stock option traders have one set of rules for writing Condors. Once you graduate to commodities, some of those rules don’t have to apply anymore. Lucky you! In doing some initial research for this piece, I did a bit of internet surfing over a weekend to see what kind of option “knowledge” is being peddled to the public these days. The good news is, there…

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The Magic of Selling Strangles
Dec

14

2017

The Magic of Selling Strangles

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 youpotentially 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 both…

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Taking the “Fun” Out of Baseball and Investing
Dec

12

2017

Taking the “Fun” Out of Baseball and Investing

The Application of Odds Theory is making Major League Baseball Boring. But as Guys like Jim Crane, Charlie Munger and Warren Buffet know, Boring can pay Big Dividends. In 1999 I founded this firm with the intention of specializing in Selling Options. What you may not know is that at that time, I worked with a group of futures traders. They came with me to…

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Dec

8

2017

2018 Looks Bright for Option Writers

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Bi-Monthly Market Update: December 7, 2017 Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for December 7th and the last update for 2017. Before chatting with you today, sitting at my desk, I was wondering if I should pat myself on the back for having a pretty good year this year and I think...

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5 Surprising Advantages of Selling Commodities Options Over Stock Options
Dec

4

2017

5 Surprising Advantages of Selling Commodities Options Over Stock Options

“The price of a commodity will never go to zero. When you invest in commodities futures, you’re not buying a piece of paper that says you own an intangible piece of company that can go bankrupt.” – Jim Rogers WATCH OPTIONSELLERS.COM’s James Cordier Explaining Why Commodities Over Stock Options? 5 Key Differences between Stock and Futures Options 1. Lower Margins (Higher ROI): 2. Big Premiums:…

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Nov

22

2017

3 Big Predictions for 2018

Click To Read Audio Transcript (Audio Transcript) Michael : Hello everybody. This is Michael Gross of OptionSellers.com here with your November Podcast. We have a lot to talk about this month, so we're going to go ahead and jump right into it. The title of this month's podcast is Three Big Predictions for 2018. We're going to get into what James sees as the three...

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The Coffee Cash Cow
Nov

20

2017

The Coffee Cash Cow

THE PREMIUM SNIPER With Brazilian “Flowering” Season Wrapping Up, Coffee Market Braces for Record Production Call Sellers Take Heed As you read this piece, the 2017 Brazilian Coffee “flowering” seems to have come off without a hitch. With a potentially record Brazilian crop now growing on trees, and 2nd largest global producer Vietnam beginning harvest of its near record crop this month, call sellers in…

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How to Use Technical Indicators to Maximize Your Option Selling Results
Nov

20

2017

How to Use Technical Indicators to Maximize Your Option Selling Results

OPTION SELLING INSTITUTE Fundamentals may take priority for commodity option sellers. But knowing how to properly employ a few technical indicators can give you a powerful extra edge. In 1992, I went to my very first trading seminar in Orlando, Florida. I do not remember the name of the seminar or the presenter. The premise, of course, was that I was going to learn how…

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