Posts Tagged ‘ options ’

In Options Trading, Risk Management must always come first

May 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, we discuss why it is more important for a trader to follow risk management rules than to be guided by technical analysis if a choice must be made between the two. Read more [...]


Is it bad to sell options premium in low volatility times?

May 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, we review the myth that trading in low volatility times is unfavorable. Most options traders complain when volatility is low because they are getting paid less well for options risk. But the evidence seems to show that low volatility times are actually more profitable than high volatility times. Read more [...]


4 Lessons Learned From Training Successful Traders

Apr 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, Mike Bellafiore discusses an article him and Steve Spencer co-authored with Dr. Brett Steenbarger. In the article, they explore insights from SMB's trading desk. Read more [...]


What’s Your Culture?

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video Mike Bellafiore discusses why it's vital to develop your own culture whether you are running a trading firm or trading for yourself. Read more [...]


Using Filters for Options Trading

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, Seth Freudberg discusses the considerations in trading options strategies using filters. Some traders like to use filters to find trading candidates for particular strategies. There are some dangers in using filters to set up options trades for strategies for unfamiliar ticker symbols. Read more [...]


The 9-Step Plan to Trading a 7-Figure Options Account

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: SMB Options
Tomorrow is the first Options Strategy Workshop for 2017! Do you have the goal of becoming a more consistently profitable trader this year? If so, you should attend tomorrow's workshop where Andrew Falde will be sharing "The 9-Step Plan to Trading a 7-Figure Options Account" Andrew is a professional money manager, one of SMB's top performing options desk traders, the P/L winner of the 2016 Options Tribe trading competition, and #1 ranked options trader on FundSeeder. Your particpation in the Options Strategy Workshop includes: Two live meetings each month Full time Slack Room for Q&A Access to all previous workshop Read more [...]


Which Options Model Are You Relying On?

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: SMB Options
Every week, options traders like you are sending in questions like one of these: Which options model should I use? Which modeling software is more accurate? Why are my Deltas different than yours? To best answer that question, we should leave the theoretical world and move into the real world... Several of the top performing options traders on our proprietary trading desk have a few things in common: Several of our top traders can manage their trades with any Greeks model. Their strategies have positive expectancy because of risk control and could be managed effectively using any of the popular options Read more [...]


How Equity Traders Can Use Options to Improve Their Results

Oct 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video
In this video, Andrew Falde discusses how equity traders can use options to help maximize returns when there are limited trading opportunities. Read more [...]