Archive for Learn to Sell Options’ Category

Big Picture: “Is it REALLY a Good Time to be Selling Options?”
Aug

8

2018

Big Picture: “Is it REALLY a Good Time to be Selling Options?”

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…

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Uncorrelated Income from the Wheat Market
Jul

13

2018

Uncorrelated Income from the Wheat Market

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…

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5 Surprising Advantages of Selling Commodities Options Over Stock Options
Jul

6

2018

5 Surprising Advantages of Selling Commodities Options Over Stock Options

“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:…

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Sleep Well at Night with the Vertical Credit Spread
May

17

2018

Sleep Well at Night with the Vertical Credit Spread

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…

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Taking Cash Off the Cob in Corn
Apr

25

2018

Taking Cash Off the Cob in Corn

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…

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Seasonal Tendencies: The Option Seller’s Ace in the Hole
Apr

10

2018

Seasonal Tendencies: The Option Seller’s Ace in the Hole

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…

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The Buyback – Taking your Option Selling Profits Early
Feb

12

2018

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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Why Crude Oil Should be a STAPLE in Your Option Selling Portfolio in 2018
Feb

9

2018

Why Crude Oil Should be a STAPLE in Your Option Selling Portfolio in 2018

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…

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Jan

29

2018

HOW TO USE INFLATION TO RATCHET UP YOUR 2018 OPTION SELLING RESULTS

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Michael: Hello everyone. This is Michael Gross of OptionSellers.com. I'm here with head trader James Cordier. Welcome to your first OptionSellers.com Podcast of 2018. You'll notice we are doing this in video format this year and we're hoping we can use some video accompaniments to help you understand some of the concepts we're talking about. We still will...

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