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Non-directional options trading strategies for active traders

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Portfolio of ETFs hedged with options for long term investors

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  • The Gut Strangle

    The graphically named “gut strangle” is a seldom-used strategy, but it might work in some circumstances. This involves trading in-the-money calls and puts. A long gut strangle is set up by buying both options; and a short gut strangle calls for selling both sides.

    By Michael C. Thomsett,

    • 18 comments
    • 376 views
  • Selling Options When Implied Volatility is High

    In the second week of October 2018, the Dow Industrial Average tumbled 1,300 points within a two-day period just ahead of earnings season. How did it happen? There were several explanations for why stock prices sold off, but the most obvious was that investor fear had changed market sentiment.

    By Nathan Wade,

    • 1 comment
    • 148 views
  • Do all stocks have the same expected returns?

    When deciding to build a diversified investment portfolio, there are many different considerations. Which asset classes do you buy? Large cap or small cap? US only, or international too? Mutual funds or ETFs? How much in bonds? Passive or active? Growth or value?

    By Jesse,

    • 0 comments
    • 199 views
  • Selling Puts: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

    Hardly a day goes by that I don't read an article or hear some pundit extol the merits of selling puts (put-write).This article will discuss various variations of put-write strategies. What accounts for put-write strategies under-performance? How to fix put-write underperformance? Why "easy money" isn't so easy.

    By Reel Ken,

    • 0 comments
    • 378 views
  • The “OOPS signal” trade

    Have you been taken by surprise by movement of your stock? Options traders who find themselves on the wrong side of a trade have experienced this dilemma, but as often as not, it occurs as part of a move and retracement.

     

    By Michael C. Thomsett,

    • 0 comments
    • 413 views
  • 14 Tips to Better Trading from Home

    Here are 14 actionable ideas that will help you improve your trading from home. Implementing these ideas will help aspiring traders move toward the consistent profitability they seek.

    By TFCAB,

    • 0 comments
    • 7,136 views
  • Powerful Channel Signal – Combining Bollinger and T-line

    Technicians tend to focus on single indicators, such as Bollinger Bands or the t-line. These are used to attempt to perfect a timing system. Individually, each signal has merit. Combined, the reversal signal is exceptionally strong.

    By Michael C. Thomsett,

    • 0 comments
    • 6,783 views
  • Following Signs That Others Ignore (VIX Study)

    In fact, the crowd sees hardly anything out there that might end this market party.” Michael Santoli made the above statement during CNBC’s closing market wrap on January 26th, 2018. He had reason to throw caution to the wind as the S&P 500 closed the day up by more than 1%, setting another record high.

    By Michael Lebowitz,

    • 0 comments
    • 489 views
  • Revisiting Anchor Part 2

    Last month we posted some updates to the Anchor strategy that were obtained using an in-depth back testing of the strategy and variations of it using the ORATS Wheel software.  We adopted three conclusions last month:

    By cwelsh,

    • 4 comments
    • 506 views
  • Covered Calls –Does Rolling Forward Mean Higher Risk?

    Do you roll forward to avoid exercise? It seems like an obviously advantageous move. You avoid exercise and generate a net credit. What can go wrong? Actually, rolling incurs more risk, and every covered call writer needs to study the potential roll and compare the advantages of rolling versus closing and taking a loss or allowing exercise.

    By Michael C. Thomsett,

    • 0 comments
    • 652 views