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 continues with part 2 of “7 Ways to Get Higher Option Premium”
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
Seasonal tendencies of commodities are one of your biggest advantages over stock traders. Here is how to use it to target bigger gains with higher probabilities. One of the biggest advantages held by commodities investors over stock investors is the seasonal tendency. Nearly non-existent in stocks, they are prevalent in commodities and available to anyone who takes the time to look them up. But what…
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…
SPECIAL 2018 CRUDE OIL OUTLOOK Lifted Regulations on US Crude Exports has Oil Prices in the Headlines Again. Here’s Why Option Sellers should be licking their lips. Despite the latest round of liquidation, Crude oil has embarked on an impressive bull market over the past 6 months, defying both seasonal tendencies and burdensome US supply. How? A perfect storm of mitigating “outside” influences. Some of…