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Onset of Brazilian Harvest Opens Door for Call Sellers in Coffee
Apr

20

2017

Onset of Brazilian Harvest Opens Door for Call Sellers in Coffee

2017/18 Supply Estimates Have Recovered after early Drought Concerns For option sellers in agricultural markets, harvest time can be the best of times. As a general rule, harvest time is when a wave of new supply floods the market. Thus, as harvest will be when supply is at its highest, it follows that prices often tend to weaken. Nowhere is this more true than in…

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“Perfect Storm” of Bearish Fundamentals Could Sink Crude Oil Soon
Apr

19

2017

“Perfect Storm” of Bearish Fundamentals Could Sink Crude Oil Soon

Selling Distant Calls Far Above the Market Appears to offer High Probability Cash Flow for Investors Martin Conrad, chief investment strategist at C.I.G. made a disturbing observation for stock traders in the March 13th edition of Forbes. He said “In comparison with the size of the economy and total revenues, stocks have never been this expensive before…With a debt-fueled buyback bubble…and consecutive years of payout…

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Avoid These Investing Disasters of Wealthy 1%ers
Apr

18

2017

Avoid These Investing Disasters of Wealthy 1%ers

Avoid These Investing Disasters of Wealthy 1%ers New and Stunning Statistics on High Net Worth Individuals Show How to Avoid the Mistakes they Make. Raymond Howard was a successful entrepreneur to say the least. He founded a tech company, built it into a powerhouse and then sold it for stock in another company that he subsequently began working for. At $15 million, Raymond’s investment in…

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Apr

14

2017

April is Big Month for Seasonals in These Commodities

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for April 14th. Being a trader of different commodities, as we all know, I do like taking a peek at the Wall Street side of the investment world from time to time. I can’t help but wonder what has happened to the Trump rally. Needless to...

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The Buyback – Taking your Option Selling Profits Early
Apr

11

2017

The Buyback – Taking your Option Selling Profits Early

I am often asked if the objective of selling an option is to have it expire worthless. The answer is yes and no. Obviously, your short option expiring worthless is a successful conclusion to your trade. You’ve taken your full profit, the premium collected is yours. However, letting your option sit through expiration may not always be the most efficient course of action. After trading…

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Mar

29

2017

“Herd Mentality” Creates Opportunities for Q2 Option Sellers

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) March 29, 2017 Update James Cordier Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for March 29th. Well, it’s time to take stock of the first quarter of 2017. We liked going across the board. Often, we only talk about commodities and we only talk about commodity option selling, but at the end of...

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Cotton Rally Plumps Premiums for Call Sellers
Mar

17

2017

Cotton Rally Plumps Premiums for Call Sellers

With Call Premiums Now Inflated, the Bullish Story in Cotton may be Running out of Steam By: James Cordier, OptionSellers.com In The Complete Guide to Option Selling, you’ll learn that one of the highest probability trades in option selling is writing options in favor of the trend. That being said, writing options against the trend can be a good way to pull high premiums from…

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A Powerful Lesson in Investing – Courtesy of Fast Eddie Felson
Mar

13

2017

A Powerful Lesson in Investing – Courtesy of Fast Eddie Felson

The same qualities that made you wealthy can be a detriment when it comes to trading In the 1986 Movie “The Color of Money” Paul Newman (reviving his Fast Eddie Felson role from The Hustler) schools his protégé Vincent (Tom Cruise) in the art of making money as a pool hustler. The lesson of The Color of Money: “Pool excellence is not about excellent pool.”…

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