Expiration Friday Pinning Trades in GOOG and AAPL

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The great thing about options is that they can be played in so many different interesting and creative ways. A case in point:  There is a cult of options traders who focus on the last two days of the monthly options expiration cycle.  These traders focus, separately, on  expiration Thursday trades and expiration Friday “pinning” trades.  The premise for each … Read More

Maximizing Profits: Legging Out of a Winning Options Spread

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Nothing is more frustrating to an options spread trader than working a trade for 30-60 days, using all of your skills and knowledge to initiate, adjust and improvise to position the trade for a nice win and then, on the day you have decided to exit and pocket that   profit,  you run into execution problems. There is nothing quite  like … Read More