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….
Michael Gross describes selling put options or selling call options as part of a vertical credit spread. Also learn how selling this kind of option credit spread in commodities such as corn or crude oil can be a high percentage option trading strategy that can also serve as a diversified income strategy.
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….
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…
Michael Gross explains How To Really Use Technicals In Option Selling.
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…
“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…
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…
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…
Video Lesson: The 2 Key Numbers you MUST Know when Selling Options in Corn, Wheat or Soybean Markets
Learn the 2 Key Fundamentals You Must Know to Prosper as an Option Seller in the Grain Markets. OptionSellers.com’s Michael Gross Explains What they are and how to find them.
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…
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….
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…
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.”…