The West African Cocoa Harvest Begins This Month. Here is How to Potentially Cash In Now. If you read our Cocoa feature or watched our podcasts from last Spring, you knew that the weather scare being trumped up by cocoa bulls was a paper tiger and that the price rally couldn’t hold. You knew this because Cocoa is very much a seasonal market and bulls…
Better Capitalized Accounts Have Advantages in Option Selling. If You’re Not Using This One, You Should Be As you know from the risk management chapter in The Complete Guide to Option Selling, the safest, most conservative method of limiting risk in option selling is by using the “200% rule.” The 200% rule states that if you sell an option and it doubles in value, you…
Michael Gross continues with part 2 of “7 Ways to Get Higher Option Premium”
Working with Leverage is often a stumbling block for investors new to commodities options. Here is how to do it right. If you’re a subscriber to our free book series on selling options , you’re familiar with the sports analogy of “defense wins championships.” Defense wins championships is a concept that translates directly to selling options. A core (if not THE Core) concept of option…
Discover How to Maximize the performance of your option selling account by keeping the right amount of back up cash.
Uncertain times: Is it too risky to be investing right now? A surprising question yields an unexpected answer I had a new client orientation call last week with a very nice retired couple from Northern California. For the purpose of this letter, I will call them Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Mr. Smith is a somewhat experienced stock option seller. He was familiar with the results…
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 biggest fear of many new Option Sellers is having one big loss come along that saps months of hard earned profits. In this Special Feature Video, Michael Gross reveals the 4 common sense steps EVERY Option Seller should take to help insulate their portfolio from unexpected loss and pave the way for more consistent monthly returns.
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…
“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, co-author of McGraw-Hill’s The Complete Guide to Option Selling, discusses the top ways to collect higher premiums in your option selling account.
Option Selling Institute Discover how to Target High ROI with Limited Risk You’ve done your research. You’ve selected your options. You sold a group of calls at strikes you feel the market can never reach. You sit back and wait to enjoy the profits. But the market has other ideas. 30 days later, prices are moving higher. It’s nowhere near your strike, of course. But…
Michael Gross describes selling put options or selling call options as part of a vertical credit spread. Also learn how selling this kind of option credit spread in commodities such as corn or crude oil can be a high percentage option trading strategy that can also serve as a diversified income strategy.
Corn is a market with strong seasonal tendencies. Here is how you can take advantage of them this month While it may not seem like it to those in the North, summer is just around the corner. It won’t be long before the barbeque grills fire up and we’ll be eating fresh corn on the cob. Option Sellers, however, may not need to wait that…
Michael Gross of OptionSellers.com explains using Seasonal tendencies to gain advantage as a Commodities option seller