In this video Merritt Black discusses what market profiles are and how they are constructed.
The term “Options Income Trading” misleads new traders into thinking that they can realistically make money every month through this style of options trading. New traders may not realize that there will undoubtedly be losing months when adopting any of these strategies. In this video, we explain the realities of this style of trading, so that a new trader can plan his trading activities and cash flow realistically.
Options Traders are often lured into believing that the less cash they pay for an options structure, the better. You must look at the full structure of an options trade to understand its risk and reward characteristics. In this video, we discuss an example of a “free option” that contains a huge risk, not obvious from the amount of cash that the position initially costs.
Elite traders are always engaged in a process of self analysis in a continuous improvement process. A trader on SMB’s options trading desk recently discussed an annual review that he conducted of his own trading. In this video Seth Freudberg discusses the insights shared by that trader which should be helpful for all options traders.
Lessons Learned in Chicago From Experienced Traders from smbcapital This week I visited Chicago and with experienced traders covering different products and in different structures. I visited with traders at hedge funds, prop firms, broker dealers, trading education centers, independent traders, exchanges, and institutions. These seasoned veterans expressed their ideas in options, futures, stocks, automated trading, and international markets. … Read More