Archive for Learn to Sell Options’ Category

Avoiding the Biggest Mistake New Option Sellers Make in Commodities
Mar

8

2017

Avoiding the Biggest Mistake New Option Sellers Make in Commodities

While jubilant for the present, the soaring stock market has many investors of means keeping a wary eye towards the future. Such times can often bring “traditional” investors to finally venturing outside the box of “buy and hold” in search of alternative investments. Dipping your toe into the option selling stream, particularly commodities option selling, can be a good way to start enjoying the benefits…

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Sep

27

2016

How to Sell a Strangle with Commodity Options

Michael Gross explains the advantages of selling strangles for your option selling portfolio.   Benefits of the Strangle Double Premium but not Double Margin (Higher ROI) Offsetting Risk Effect makes more stable, durable position Ability to profit over a wide range of price movements Can produce in both trending or non-trending markets Capitalizes on Market Volatility Watch the video to learn more, also read our…

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The 3 Critical Steps to Picking the Right Option to Sell
Sep

6

2016

The 3 Critical Steps to Picking the Right Option to Sell

Taking the right premiums can have a big impact on your bottom line. Here is how to select your strikes like a Pro. Deciding to allocate capital to an option selling portfolio can create a maze of questions. When you are initially learning about selling options, especially if you are considering going it on your own, one of the first questions that probably enters your…

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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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The Buyback – Taking your Option Selling Profits Early
Aug

9

2016

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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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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