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…
In this edition of the OptionSellers.com video seminar, Michael Gross teaches how the SPAN margin system in commodities can help you create big ROIs with the Options you Sell.
The Condor or “Enhanced Strangle” can offer a huge margin for error and a double dose of downside protection. Here is the benefit of writing them in Commodities.
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…
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…
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…
Michael Gross explains how to discover the hidden benefits of applying stock option selling strategies to the uncorrelated commodities markets in this week’s Option Selling Video Lesson.
“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:…
Michael Gross explains how to use the Option Strategy that can offer Potentially Higher Returns while Upping Your Odds over a Traditional Option Strangle.
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…
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…