With Weather Worries Now Behind, Prices May Soon Give Way to Seasonal Pressures China Trade Tensions Could be Added Bonus “Call Sellers Market” As the mainstream investing world wrings its hands over Chinese tariffs and their effects on asset prices, those of us in the option world are already building out strategies for turning this into cash. Bull or bear markets are largely irrelevant 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.
Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.– Benjamin Franklin Mr. Franklin may have uttered these words when a good part of America was in a mood to drop the gloves and slug it out. But like many Franklin quotes, its message rings as true today as it did in the 18th…
Seasonal Supply Build Sets Stage for High Yield Call Selling In our March Trade Advisory, we outlined a case for higher natural gas prices into the spring. This was primarily based on the seasonal tendency for natural gas prices to rise as supplies worked towards a low at the end of winter. Indeed, supplies did continue to decline through the spring – following typical seasonal…
“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:…
Head Trader James Cordier Comments on Latest News and Outlines Current Option Selling Trades
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.
Option Selling Institute Everyone wants bigger option premiums and higher ROI. Here are three simple strategies you can use right now to target fat yields. As a group, option sellers tend to be efficiency oriented. And efficiency can often mean getting the most “bang for your buck.” To experienced option writers, that means collecting big premiums. There are many ways to bring in higher premiums…
Silver prices have been all but stagnant since mid 2017. For option sellers, that can be a recipe for big profits. Memorial Day is in the rear view mirror and summer is unofficially underway. And while you may be getting ready to hit the links, the water or head into some cool mountain air, you may want to bag a little option premium before you…
Soybeans appear to have already priced in a worst case scenario for supply and tariffs. But there is a long growing season ahead. Opportunities for Option Cash Flow In our April 6 feature on Soybeans , you read a suggestion for selling deep out of the money soybean calls. This based on bearish soybean fundamentals. You also learned that if China targeted US soybeans in…
“Buy and Hope” Can be an Overrated Investment Approach It was about 8:00 pm a few weeks ago when a frantic pounding at the front door jolted me out of the 1st period of a Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game. Slightly alarmed, I answered the door. It was my long time neighbor, Shelly. Shelly has had a rough time of it as of late. Her…