One More Trade in the S&P 500 (SPY) to End 2021


Selling Premium in the S&P 500 (SPY) We’ve had some good fortune since late August using bear call spreads on the major market ETFs. The heightened volatility has allowed us to take on some fairly conservative trades that have thankfully led to some decent profits. And even though I tend to go out 30-60 days… Read more »

Trade Idea: A Potential Earnings Trade in Nike (NKE)


I have another potential “outside the earnings window” trade today. I will not be making the trade myself, but for those that would like an earnings trade idea on a highly-liquid underlying stock or simply want further education on how to trade around earnings, this post is right up your alley. I hope that by… Read more »

How to Approach an Iron Condor Earnings Trade in FedEx (FDX)


I have another potential “outside the earnings window” trade today. As I stated last week and will continue to repeat with each potential earnings trade, I’ve been thoroughly enjoying our discussions on various earnings trades over the past six months. Through the process of discussing the trade I’m going to focus on my strategy of… Read more »

How to Protect Your Profits While Making Additional Returns


The Collar Options Strategy After the recent market pullback, more and more readers are once again asking the question, “How do I protect my profits using options?” So today, I’m going to go over one of my favorite options strategies, step by step, for protecting profits without giving up potential future returns on the most… Read more »