Posts Tagged ‘ options income strategies ’

A+ Options Trades

Nov 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn about A+ options trades. In this video from Seth Freudberg, you will learn: Not all conditions are optimal for all options income trades It makes sense to increase capital on trades when optimal conditions exist for that strategy We hope this video helps you improve your trading skills. - SMBU Team Hi I'm Seth Freudberg, I'm the director of options training here at SMBU in Manhattan and I'm also the head trader of SMBU's options trading desk. So this week I'd like to talk about a concept that you usually hear in the context of day traders but it has an application for options income Read more [...]


Options Trading Modes (SMBU Daily Video)

Oct 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Free Daily Trading Video, General Comments
In our SMBU Daily Video, learn more about the two modes of options income trading. In this video from Seth Freudberg, you will learn: Greek based trading mode Statistically based trading mode How our option traders develop option income strategies pertaining to these modes We hope this video helps you improve your trading. - SMBU Team * no relevant positions Read more [...]


Free Option Tribe Today: CBOE’s Russell Rhoads on $VIX vs. $VXN trading

Jan 15th, 2013 | By | Category: General Comments, Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 5pm EST SMB’s Options Tribe is an online community of options traders dedicated to sharing successful options trading ideas with all of our members worldwide. Each week the community will meet online for the primary purpose of watching live presentations made by outstanding veteran options traders and experts in the world of options trading. Today, the CBOE’s Russell Rhoads will be covering his views on how to exploit differences between the $VIX and the $VXN. Register for this FREE Webinar: Here Seth Freudberg, Director, SMB Options Training Program The SMB Options Training Program Read more [...]


Introducing a new blogger: Greg Loehr

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: General Comments, Options Education
SMB is proud to announce the addition of an  experienced options trader and educator to our blog, Greg Loehr, of Optionsbuzz.com. Greg has  served both as a market maker on the floor of the CBOE as well as a proprietary trader  for various firms  prior to his founding Optionsbuzz.com. Greg has also been a repeat  guest on SMB's Options Tribe. Greg will be blogging about various options strategies with a focus at first on the broken wing butterfly strategy. In fact, SMB is partnering with Greg to develop a training program for the broken wing butterfly trade that he has presented on the Options Tribe Read more [...]


Playing the Quarterly’s on the SPX

Mar 26th, 2012 | By | Category: General Comments, Options Education
This post is the first in a series that we will be publishing over the next month , tracking the hypothetical performance of broken wing butterfly trades selected by Greg Loehr of Optionsbuzz.com. With the end of the quarter fast approaching there are two thoughts in my mind: quarterly window-dressing and a potential slowdown in China. For the next week, which is going to dominate and move the market? No one likes to lose when they’re wrong on the direction of the market, but if you’re strictly picking higher or lower over the next week, then I say you have about a 50-50 chance of making (or losing) money. But what Read more [...]


The April Bearish Butterfly Trade

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: General Comments, Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs
This post is the first in a series that we will be publishing over the next several weeks, tracking the hypothetical performance of the April, 2012 expiration of the  bearish butterfly trade as it would have been handled according to our guidelines contained in SMB's Bearish Butterfly Video Series. On Friday, February 24, we initiated the April bearish butterfly trade in the $RUT. If this was an actual live trade, you'd need to set aside about $25,000 in your account in order to leave some powder dry for adjustments that you may need to make if the market rallies in an extreme manner after the trade commences. Read more [...]


The March Bearish Butterfly–the wheels of the $RUT grinds slowly upwards

Feb 8th, 2012 | By | Category: General Comments, Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs
This post is the second in a series that we will be publishing over the next several weeks, tracking the hypothetical performance of the bearish butterfly trade as it would have been handled according to our guidelines contained in SMB's Bearish Butterfly Video Series. In the law there is an expression, "the wheels of justice grind slowly". To bearish butterfly traders, one of the most annoying market conditions is the slow upward grind of the vehicle that we are trading--in this case the Russell 2000. This trade, which is predicated on the premise that all rallies experience a pullback at one point, is elongated Read more [...]


Free Options Webinar: SMB’s Options Tribe: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 5pm EST: Scanning for Options Opportunities

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: General Comments, Options Education, Seth Freudberg's Blogs
Tuesday February 7, 2011 at 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time SMB’s Options Tribe is an online community of options traders dedicated to sharing successful options trading ideas with all of our members worldwide. Each week the community will meet online for the primary purpose of watching live presentations made by veteran options traders and experts in the world of options trading. This week’s guest will be Jim Graham, co-author of Simple Steps to Options Trading Success. Register for this FREE Webinar : Here Seth Freudberg Director, SMB Options Training Read more [...]