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Market Masters: How To Manage An Iron Condor Trade

For many professional option traders, iron condors form the basis of how they generate monthly income. Iron condors are a strategy that allows you...
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Market Masters: Ten Common Options Trading Pitfalls To Avoid

Too many new traders see stock options as lottery tickets, chips in a casino, or a path to getting rich quick. They are not....
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Options Trading Education: The Year In Review

This year in the stock market has been all about The Great Rally of 2013. It’s been seemingly unstoppable with no meaningful corrections or...
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Options Education: The Basics of Exercise and Assignment

Every now again I think it fitting and proper to review some of the basic elements in options working method. Today I am going...
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Options Strategies For A Broken Stock Trade

Sometimes bad things happen to good stocks. And when this happens, good stock trades can quickly become broken stock trades. Just like a rising...
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Using a VIX Call Spread as a Downside Hedge

I would like to discuss today another way to hedge your equity portfolio against a major move lower, albeit perhaps indirectly. And we can...
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Options Education: The Butterfly Options Strategy

One of the more difficult aspects of writing a column such as this one is that I have little or no idea of the...
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My Twist on the Cash Covered Put Strategy

Hello, I’m back after my two week hiatus. For those curious about an amazing bike journey my wife and I made from Amsterdam to...
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Options Trading Education: Define Your Risk

Unless one is a professional options trader, their options trading setups should include well-defined risk. I do not advise being naked options short, even net...
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Trading Options In Three Dimensions

“It is often easier to tell what will happen to the price of a stock than how much time will elapse before it happens”...

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