Archive for Options Selling TIPS’ Category

The 2 Key Criteria You Must Use to Measure Diversification
May

10

2017

The 2 Key Criteria You Must Use to Measure Diversification

Use these two Measuring Sticks to Finally Achieve Real Diversification to Protect Yourself, Your family and Your Net Worth As high net worth investors, we’re peppered with advice and recommended choices for “properly” diversifying our portfolios. Almost without fail, this magic formula consists of a mix of stocks, bonds and cash. The more adventurous may go as far as recommending a real estate investment trust…

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How to Make Money from Grain Fundamentals
May

8

2017

How to Make Money from Grain Fundamentals

Knowing what is really moving grain prices can give you a leg up as an Option Seller As planting season kicks into high gear in the US during the month of May, traders of soybeans, corn, wheat and cotton will be keeping a keen eye on fundamentals. During planting season, the supply side fundamentals for the whole year can develop in a matter of weeks….

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Protecting Your Assets in an Ever More Dangerous World
May

4

2017

Protecting Your Assets in an Ever More Dangerous World

Recent Global Events are Making the Unthinkable something to think about. Here is how to Prepare Now. CNBC published an article by Ron Insana last month entitled “Bear markets are started by these two things, and the US could be headed for both of them“. Insana argues that the odds of a new bear market in stocks are rising perilously fast, while investors remain either…

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A Powerful Lesson in Investing – Courtesy of Fast Eddie Felson
Mar

13

2017

A Powerful Lesson in Investing – Courtesy of Fast Eddie Felson

The same qualities that made you wealthy can be a detriment when it comes to trading In the 1986 Movie “The Color of Money” Paul Newman (reviving his Fast Eddie Felson role from The Hustler) schools his protégé Vincent (Tom Cruise) in the art of making money as a pool hustler. The lesson of The Color of Money: “Pool excellence is not about excellent pool.”…

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Make the Loss Go Away
Feb

7

2017

Make the Loss Go Away

How Successfully Rolling Your Option position can make a losing trade “like it never happened” What is “Rolling Options?” How to Execute “The Roll” APRIL 2015 GOLD Selling an April Gold 1400 call for $600 premium. APRIL 2015 GOLD Gold rallies, increasing the call premium. BENEFITS OF THE ROLL You not only recapture your initial premium, you recapture your loss on the 1400 call. The…

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The FUDOM Method of Selling Options
Jan

24

2017

The FUDOM Method of Selling Options

How to sell options with the highest odds of Expiring Worthless What is FUDOM? NEW VIDEO – The FUDOM Method – WATCH OPTIONSELLERS.COM’s Michael Gross Explain the FUDOM Method. WATCH NOW Opposite of what Most Option Books Teach Example: FUDOM vs. “Book Knowledge” Option Selling JULY 2014 COFFEE   Dr. John sells a July Coffee 2.15 call and 1.80 put – it’s how he was…

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Selling Deep out of the Money Options to “Drive Up” your Odds of Success
Dec

27

2016

Selling Deep out of the Money Options to “Drive Up” your Odds of Success

WATCH OPTIONSELLERS.COM’s MICHAEL GROSS Video on Selling Deep out of the Money Options Deep out of the money options tend to stay out of the money, if not deep out of the money. Investorglossary.com Picture yourself driving a car. The same holds true for selling options. Options are known as “wasting assets” and their value gradually decays as they approach expiration. If they expire out…

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Sleep at Night Risk Management for Option Sellers
Nov

18

2016

Sleep at Night Risk Management for Option Sellers

Three Top Methods from the Option Selling Pros NEW VIDEO LESSON: Watch OptionSellers.com’s Michael Gross explain Managing Your Option Selling Risk. The Three Methods of Managing Option Selling Risk The 3 Methods Method #1 – Exit if your Position Goes in the Money. Method #2 – Exit based on a Predetermined Price Point on the Chart. Method #3 – Exit based on the Premium Value…

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The Real Way to Use Technicals
Aug

23

2016

The Real Way to Use Technicals

Fundamentals may take priority for commodity option sellers. But knowing how to properly employ a few technical indicators can give you an extra edge. In 1992, I went to my very first trading seminar in Orlando, Florida. I do not remember the name of the seminar or the presenter. The premise, of course, was that I was going to learn how to get rich trading…

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Option Selling TIP: Use Seasonal Tendencies to Your Advantage in Commodities
Nov

5

2015

Option Selling TIP: Use Seasonal Tendencies to Your Advantage in Commodities

Unlike stocks, where prices tend to be less and less about the fundamentals of the stock and more and more about guessing how other investors feel, commodities prices tend to respond more to their core supply/demand fundamentals. Seasonal Price tendencies often develop as a result of certain commodity “events” that happen at the same time each year. Seasonal Price tendencies often develop as a result…

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