Archive for Options Selling TIPS’ Category

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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Crude Oil Special: With “Blood in the Streets” is it finally time to go Long Crude Oil?
Oct

30

2015

Crude Oil Special: With “Blood in the Streets” is it finally time to go Long Crude Oil?

“The time to buy is when there’s blood in the streets…” ~Baron Rothschild In August of this year, near month crude oil prices hit 37.75 per barrel, the lowest level since the 2008 financial crisis. By now, even if you’re not a commodities investor, you’re likely familiar with the reasons why: The emergence of the US as an oil superpower. The excess pumping of OPEC,…

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How to “Stay above the Fray” of a Floundering Stock Market
Oct

5

2015

How to “Stay above the Fray” of a Floundering Stock Market

The Not So Obvious Alternative that Can Deliver in Today’s Market Climate Believe it or not, it’s October already. Yellen has spoken, Trump keeps speaking, and just about every investor anywhere is on edge about the schizophrenic stock market. Jim Chanos continues to call for the collapse of China. CNBC and The Journal still obsess daily about the interest rate decision and are already speculating…

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Beginning of African Harvest Should Cool Hot Cocoa Prices
Oct

1

2015

Beginning of African Harvest Should Cool Hot Cocoa Prices

Volatility Inflates Call Premiums at Strikes Market has Never Achieved The hot, dry winds arrived early this year on Africa’s West Coast. It wasn’t war, famine or turf disputes that threatened the Ivory Coast’s cocoa crop this year. It was rain. More specifically, it was lack of it. Cocoa, which everyone has eaten but few have ever invested, is actually a powder derived from the…

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