So you want to learn all about options, but you’re worried about getting confused or overwhelmed? We’ve got you covered. You might have heard that options trading is a great way to make additional income if you’re working a full time job. Or perhaps you’re looking to enhance the returns of your investment account. But the problem is that you … Read More
The March Bearish Butterfly Trade
This post is the first 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. On Friday, we initiated the March bearish butterfly trade in the $RUT. If this was an … Read More
Can I Trade Options While Holding Down a Busy Full-Time Job? How About While I’m Asleep?
While there are common themes to every kind of trading discipline, there are of courses differences as well. Options spread trading, for example is a very different world in many respects from day trading. At SMB, our intraday equity traders tend to focus on the opening hour and the closing hour of trading, with sometimes very high speed activity and decision-making … Read More
Sometimes Nothing’s A Real Cool Hand
For those of you who are movie buffs like me, you’ll know that one of the truly greatest films of all time is Cool Hand Luke, the titlecharacter having been played by Paul Newman in one of his finest roles. If you haven’t seen it, see it. What a great flick. The Paul Newman character is a prisoner on a … Read More