Archive for General Investor Interest’ Category

Make the Loss Go Away
Feb

7

2017

Make the Loss Go Away

How Successfully Rolling Your Option position can make a losing trade “like it never happened” What is “Rolling Options?” How to Execute “The Roll” APRIL 2015 GOLD Selling an April Gold 1400 call for $600 premium. APRIL 2015 GOLD Gold rallies, increasing the call premium. BENEFITS OF THE ROLL You not only recapture your initial premium, you recapture your loss on the 1400 call. The…

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The FUDOM Method of Selling Options
Jan

24

2017

The FUDOM Method of Selling Options

How to sell options with the highest odds of Expiring Worthless What is FUDOM? NEW VIDEO – The FUDOM Method – WATCH OPTIONSELLERS.COM’s Michael Gross Explain the FUDOM Method. WATCH NOW Opposite of what Most Option Books Teach Example: FUDOM vs. “Book Knowledge” Option Selling JULY 2014 COFFEE   Dr. John sells a July Coffee 2.15 call and 1.80 put – it’s how he was…

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2017 – A Year for REAL Assets?
Dec

14

2016

2017 – A Year for REAL Assets?

While interest rates and the soaring dollar have investors’ attention now, it is inflation that could start grabbing headlines next year We’ve talked readily about the ongoing bear market in commodities and the money to be made by option sellers that know how to take cash from it. But the tide of inflation may be changing – to the benefit of commodities prices. Barron’s Koplin…

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Sleep at Night Risk Management for Option Sellers
Nov

18

2016

Sleep at Night Risk Management for Option Sellers

Three Top Methods from the Option Selling Pros NEW VIDEO LESSON: Watch OptionSellers.com’s Michael Gross explain Managing Your Option Selling Risk. The Three Methods of Managing Option Selling Risk The 3 Methods Method #1 – Exit if your Position Goes in the Money. Method #2 – Exit based on a Predetermined Price Point on the Chart. Method #3 – Exit based on the Premium Value…

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3 Reasons to Love Commodities Now
Sep

9

2016

3 Reasons to Love Commodities Now

The “Back to School” Month offers Opportunities for Investors New to the Asset Class Is it me or are summers going faster? It’s September already and as the kids and/or grandkids head back to school or college, it can be a good time to consider your asset mix as the final 1/3 of the year begins. Rodney Dangerfield and Will Ferrell both went back to…

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The Real Way to Use Technicals
Aug

23

2016

The Real Way to Use Technicals

Fundamentals may take priority for commodity option sellers. But knowing how to properly employ a few technical indicators can give you an 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 to get rich trading…

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Use this Alternative to Stock Market Strategy to bring uncorrelated income to your portfolio
Aug

17

2016

Use this Alternative to Stock Market Strategy to bring uncorrelated income to your portfolio

Former commodity hedge consultant reveals the “Alternative to Alternatives” for individual investors by Don A. Singletary (guest contributor) With the S&P 500 hitting dizzying levels this summer and interest rates near zero, alternative investments are once again the hot topic with investors. But all alternatives are not created equal. In fact, many better-known alternatives have proven that different is not necessarily better. This table reveals…

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How to Sell Options – as a Business
Aug

9

2016

How to Sell Options – as a Business

New to Selling Options? You’ll be better able to grasp this potentially lucrative investing approach if you think of it less like an investment and more like your own, personal business With the stock market at historic highs, some of the biggest names in the stock world getting disturbingly bearish, and talk of a surprise rate hike in September, investors of means are scrambling to…

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The Triumphant Return of the Credit Spread
Jun

2

2016

The Triumphant Return of the Credit Spread

Fresh volatility in the commodities markets now makes these high odds strategies viable across different sectors. In May of 2015, COMEX Silver prices traded at $18.00 per ounce. From that point, they began a jagged steady decline down to below of $14 per ounce by December. But as prices descended, a funny thing began to happen. After an initial drop in June, volatility began to…

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Sell in May and Go Away?
May

16

2016

Sell in May and Go Away?

Are Stocks getting ready to roll over again? S&P 500 Stocks have gained back all of January’s losses. But some key indicators suggest today’s market is overvalued. “Sell in May and go away.” Its one of those old axioms about the stock market that investors tend to chuckle at (albeit uncomfortably), and then continue on as usual. I’m not a stock analyst and make no…

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Where to Find Bigger Option Premiums in 2016
Mar

2

2016

Where to Find Bigger Option Premiums in 2016

For commodity option sellers, the latter part of 2015 presented some solid option writing opportunities. But with the exception of a few segments in the oil market, volatility was low across most sectors. Selling options in this environment can still produce firm results. But it involves a little more precision, a little more timing. It’s like tacking your sailboat against the wind. You can still…

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Feb

26

2016

Oil for Option Sellers

Crude Oil Prices and Gold and Silver volatility are big topics for Professional Option Sellers James Cordier and Michael Gross this month. Listen in to this months Option Seller Radio Show as the two discuss option selling strategies for writing put options and possibly call options in crude oil futures, as well as a new option strategy for investing in gold and silver.


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