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Mid Week Market Report 12-12-2018

By OptionsANIMAL / December 12, 2018
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Weekly Market Report 12-7-2018

By OptionsANIMAL / December 7, 2018
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Mid Week Marketing Report 12-5-2018

By OptionsANIMAL / December 5, 2018
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Weekly Market Report 11-29-2018

By OptionsANIMAL / November 30, 2018

Transcription Karen Smith: Okay. So greetings everybody. It’s lady K here. Can you hear me? Charan, if you’re speaking I can’t hear you, I don’t know. You can hear me, Scott. Okay. Horace, can I hear you? Horace Taft: Yeah. Hi Karen, how are you doing? Karen Smith: I’m good, […]

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Six Ways to Trade a $420 Buyout on Tesla (TSLA)

By Eric Hale / August 8, 2018

Let’s suppose for a moment that Elon Musk is serious about a Tesla buyout at $420, how could you trade it? 1) Long Stock The first and most obvious approach for most traders is to buy shares. As of this writing, the stock is trading at $373.70. That gives you […]

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What is a straddle options strategy?

By Horace Taft / June 22, 2018

As another earnings season begins, options traders are presented with an opportunity to structure trades that aim to take advantage of the potentially explosive moves in stock prices that can occur with the release of earnings information and forward guidance. While it is often difficult to predict the direction a […]

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The Anatomy of a Short Squeeze – Tesla (TSLA)

By Eric Hale / June 15, 2018

Last Christmas, my wife and I received a full case of fresh Florida oranges as a gift from my parents. You can only eat so many delicious orbs of citrus goodness. With a dozen or so fresh oranges left, we broke out the juicer and squeezed them into a sweet […]

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What is a covered put?

By Jeff McAllister / May 30, 2018

From time to time, someone will ask me, “What is a covered put?”. I pause as I know that the following conversation pertains to a little used and often misunderstood strategy. A strategy that has a potentially unlimited risk. A strategy that can be used with a bearish outlook and […]

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Implied Volatility – Important Component to Options Pricing and Tool for Sentimental Analysis  

By Eric Hale / April 29, 2018

Implied Volatility is metaphorically like an onion. There’s a lot of layers. Once you peel a layer, there’s another one. Let’s start with the basics. The rest of the details come with more experience and understanding. Simply stated, Implied Volatility is the risk component in option pricing. Let’s take an example […]

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Hedged Trading In Volatile Markets – The Covered Call

By Karen Smith / February 15, 2018

Volatility is back!  Perhaps that is the understatement of 2018 as we have watched global equity markets enter into- and rebound out of – correction territory in February.  Just two weeks ago the market theme was FOMO – fear of missing out – and traders/investors couldn’t snap up shares of […]

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