Archive for Options Selling TIPS’ Category

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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Deep Out of the Money Calls Present High Yield Prospects in Cocoa
Mar

29

2018

Deep Out of the Money Calls Present High Yield Prospects in Cocoa

Reduced West African Yields are Driving an Attractive Inflation of Call Premiums in Cocoa. Here is How Investors can Benefit Now A relentless rally in Cocoa prices is driving previously unavailable call strikes to attractive premium levels this month. Cocoa prices have rallied over 30% since their December lows, largely the result of reduced expectations for West African yields. Cocoa pods in the Ivory Coast….

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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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Nov

22

2017

3 Big Predictions for 2018

Click To Read Audio Transcript (Audio Transcript) Michael : Hello everybody. This is Michael Gross of OptionSellers.com here with your November Podcast. We have a lot to talk about this month, so we're going to go ahead and jump right into it. The title of this month's podcast is Three Big Predictions for 2018. We're going to get into what James sees as the three...

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Making Hay While the Sun Shines
Sep

14

2017

Making Hay While the Sun Shines

2017 Has Been a Banner Year for Many Stock Option Sellers. But the Good Fortune May Only Last as Long as the Bull Market “Enjoy it while it lasts kid…because it never does.” -Veteran Stock Broker (Hal Holbrook) to Rookie Stock Broker (Charlie Sheen) in 1987 movie “Wall Street” Don’t look now but its September. We’re rounding the corner and soon headed into the final…

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The 3 Top Strategies for Managing Your Option Selling Risk
Jun

7

2017

The 3 Top Strategies for Managing Your Option Selling Risk

“Keep the Wolves Away” from your Portfolio by using these Simple Techniques 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 it. The premium is in your bag. You’ve landed your Buffalo. Most of the time, you carve…

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Media Helps Call Sellers in Supply Laden Crude
Jun

7

2017

Media Helps Call Sellers in Supply Laden Crude

News Coverage and a Bump from Seasonal Demand are Again Making Call Sales in Crude a Cash Flow Opportunity “Oil Prices Rise as US Tanks Drain.” That was the headline of the lead commodity article in the May 18th edition of The Wall Street Journal. This is the tone the recent coverage crude oil is receiving from investment media as frenzied reporters gape over talk…

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7 Ways to Collect Higher Option Premiums  (Part 1)
May

23

2017

7 Ways to Collect Higher Option Premiums (Part 1)

The First 3 Ways to Collect Higher Option Premium 1. Sell Naked Spreading has it’s merits. But for pure premium collection, there is no way to get bigger premiums and realize them faster than selling naked. While the word conjures up images of being “exposed” and thus discourages many investors from exploring it, naked option selling can be done responsiblyand effectively. It’s the cornerstone of…

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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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