Archive for Option Selling Suggestions’ Category

Sleep at Night Risk Management for Option Sellers
Jun

8

2018

Sleep at Night Risk Management for Option Sellers

Despite the naysayer’s crows of “unlimited risk”, there are several reliable ways of managing your risk in option selling. Here are 3 Top Methods for “keeping the wolves away.” You’ve tracked this option for days through the market prairie. You’ve studied its underlying fundamentals. You’ve carefully selected your strike and stalked it until it hit your target premium. Finally, you’ve pulled the trigger. You downed…

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Generate Steady, More Reliable Income with Option Premium Ladders
May

15

2018

Generate Steady, More Reliable Income with Option Premium Ladders

Staggering expirations is a cornerstone you need to Build a Consistently Productive Account “I want to make money with the least risk, least stress, least drawdowns and most consistency that it can be done.” Investing for Return, Not Excitement Riding a Roller Coaster may be a fun time with your kids. But it’s likely not the experience you are seeking with your Option Selling Portfolio….

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Apr

27

2018

Turning a Losing Option Sale into a Winner

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Michael : Hello everybody. This is Michael Gross of OptionSellers.com. I'm here with head trader James Cordier. We are here for your monthly May video podcast from OptionSellers.com. James, welcome to the monthly show. James : Thank you, Michael. Can you believe we're going into May already? Michael : It sure went fast. This last month here we...

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Apr

19

2018

Profiting from China Soybean Tariffs?

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for April 20th. Well, a lot in the news lately concerning tariffs and a possible trade war with the likes of China, of all countries, the second largest economy in the world. The Trump administration, I think, is basically playing a game of chicken and getting...

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Apr

17

2018

Michael Gross interviews Dr. Alexander Elder on Trading Psychology

Key Excerpts from Michael Gross’s 2016 interview with Dr. Alexander Elder on Markets, Trading Psychology and the strategy of Selling Options. Michael Gross: Okay, to everybody listening to today’s Option Seller’s Guest Series, we have a very special guest for you today. I am speaking with Dr. Alexander Elder. For those of you who may not be familiar with Dr. Elder, you should be. He…

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Uncorrelated Asset!
Apr

11

2018

Uncorrelated Asset!

Spring can be the BEST TIME to Diversify YOUR Portfolio into US Agricultural Markets As high net worth investors around the world sweat out the latest stock market swing, they’ll continue to wrestle with the question of what to do now. Should we “let it ride” and hope we’re still in the thick of a healthy bull market? Or is it time to take some…

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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 FUDOM Method of Selling Options
Mar

20

2018

The FUDOM Method of Selling Options

How to sell options with the highest odds of Expiring Worthless What is FUDOM? Opposite of what Most Option Books Teach Example: FUDOM vs. “Book Knowledge” Option Selling JULY COFFEE   Dr. John sells a July Coffee 2.15 call and 1.80 put – it’s how he was “taught” to sell options. The Problem JULY COFFEE   Coffee rallies then falls. Both of Dr. John’s options…

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Limit Your Risk and Boost Your Profit Potential with the Ratio Credit Spread
Mar

13

2018

Limit Your Risk and Boost Your Profit Potential with the Ratio Credit Spread

Do you want a risk averse credit spread with the potential for excess profit? The ratio spread could be your ticket Benefits of Using a Ratio Credit Spread By purchasing a near or at the money option, a trader adds a strong layer of protection to his short option position. The long option covers, at least partially, the short option position. Therefore, in volatile markets,…

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Cotton Supply Outlook Should Favor Call Selling Strategy Now
Mar

2

2018

Cotton Supply Outlook Should Favor Call Selling Strategy Now

Cotton Prices Have Been Trending Higher, Driving Up Call Premiums. But the Tables Now Appear Ready to Turn. Cotton prices have been a prime benefactor of growing world economies and overseas demand. Since a post harvest low back in October, cotton prices have rallied by nearly 12%. This has helped inflate call option premiums in the cotton market nicely. But with Spring approaching, a not-so-bullish…

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Top 3 Ways to Collect Higher Option Premiums
Feb

23

2018

Top 3 Ways to Collect Higher Option Premiums

Option Seller Email Seminar Everyone wants bigger option premiums and higher ROI. Here are three simple strategies you can use right now to target fat yields. As a group, Option Sellers tend to be efficiency oriented. And efficiency can often mean getting the most “bang for your buck.” To option sellers, that means collecting big premiums. There are many ways to bring in higher premiums…

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Feb

16

2018

Crash In DOW Opens Door for Volatility Sellers in Commodities

Click To Read Video Transcript (Video Transcript) Good afternoon. This is James Cordier of OptionSellers.com with a market update for February 17th. Well, we look back and we see the Brexit about a year and a half ago. A little over a year ago, we had the surprise results in the U.S. election and now in 2018 in February we had a 3000-point move in...

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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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