#260: Wed 5/3/2017 8:43 PM EDT
The Holy Grail Of Options Trading
One of the biggest problems with making option recommendations is the dreaded "decay factor". When you buy an option, it begins to lose value from the second you own it.
Even worse than decay, is a stock or ETF dropping only 2% overnight and seeing your option drop 30-40% from the close to the open. It happens and will always happen on a certain percentage of trades. That is the risk of owning overnight.
#377: Fri 8/25/2017 2:13 PM EDT
New Trade On SPY
Back into SPY here and we will buy the ...
#376: Mon 8/21/2017 11:48 AM EDT
Lock In Gains ON SPY Puts
We recommended the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) September $247 Put last week that was trading at $3.16. SPY was at $246.57 and is now at $242.85. The put is now at $5.44 for a gain of $2.28 and 72.15%.
#765: Sun 11/27/2016 9:55 PM EST
Index ETF Options Activity
Each day we look for unusual options activity. If there is none, then this column will not appear. We note one major Index Equity ETF saw unusual call action.
#478: Mon 8/28/2017 7:16 AM EDT
The Week Ahead Sees The Clean Up To Hurricane Harvey Begin
Congress remains in recess. France holds a summit with key European leaders on Monday. Tuesday sees Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans speak.