Sometimes an options trade can be too good to be true, and we’ll show you how to find out why.
It only takes seconds to find the best Weekly options trades using ODDS Online.
Learn to use a strategy called Conversion Reversal to arbitrage out-of-balance options for a 100% Risk-Free trade.
You can use ODDS Online to analyse any option strategy, but in this video, I will show you how to quickly find a trade using the most popular options strategy on the planet, the Covered Call.
Now that the CBOE Volatility Index and option prices in general are high again, I thought it would be appropriate to share this clip from one of our ODDS Online coaching sessions where I explain how to find a strike price in the “sweet spot” between theory and reality using our unique Measure Don’t Model Chart.
OK, maybe he doesn’t really “like” straddles. But what he does say implies that the market conditions going forward will have characteristics that are conducive to long straddles. Dimon Sees Recent Volatility as Harbinger of Things to Come A few of the reasons given include what we just wrote about a few days ago: declining liquidity. A key nugget in … Read More
If you’re into probability — that would be anyone who has ODDS in their name like I do — this is a thought-provoking chart from a Bloomberg article this morning. I’ve created charts similar to this in the past using my trusty spreadsheets. What they’ve done that is different from the normal bell curve is that instead of using the … Read More
A couple of articles on momentum: This one about Blackrock and how it is sticking with momentum. This one is an academic paper about various anomalies, including momentum, that finds anomalies become less profitable once the anomaly becomes widely recognized.
I want everyone to read this article by Joe Wiggins. As an investing instructor for over 20 years, I’ve been uniquely positioned to witness the effect of outcome bias. In the middle of the dot-com bubble, I saw my Dad second mortgage his house to get money to trade. He was always asking me to tell him which stock is … Read More
With the Super Bowl being the largest betting event in the US, this seems appropriate. You’ll love having these hated stocks in your portfolio Trading is like betting against the spread. When you bet on the favorite, they don’t need to just win, they need to cover the spread. If they don’t, then the bet on the underdog pays. Doesn’t … Read More
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