The Best Options Strategy in 2022 (So Far)

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There is no doubt that bear call spreads have been the strategy of choice over the past six months, if not longer. For some, 2022 has been a challenging year, but for those that trade options, particularly with a high-probability approach, 2022 has been an incredible year so far. The beauty of trading options with… Read more »

A Potential Earnings Trade in Morgan Stanley (MS)

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This week offers quite a few trading opportunities. Earnings are in full swing and quite a few large-cap stocks are due to announce. My focus next week will be on a few of the bigger, lower-beta names like JP Morgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup (C), Morgan Stanley (MS), Wells Fargo (WFC) and a few others. Boring, low-beta stocks… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (4/11 – 4/15)

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Here we go! Earnings season ramps up next week with the big banks due to report. I look forward to going through numerous trades the next few weeks, starting with several opportunities offered next week. Stay tuned for a few follow-up posts with potential trades! I will be focusing on JP Morgan Chase (JPM), Citigroup… Read more »

Taking Profits and Another Bear Call Trade Opportunity

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Bear Call Spread in SPY It’s been an incredible environment for bear call spreads over the past year. While many investors have struggled to make a return, we’ve managed to make outsized gains using bear call spreads and several other credit spread strategies. Today, with volatility spiking again, I want to present another potential opportunity.… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (4/04 – 4/08)

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In my opinion, next week offers little in the way of opportunities around earnings, mostly due to the lack of liquidity in the stocks offered. But that’s okay! The following week marks the onset of another earnings cycle as the big banks are due to announce. I’ll be covering quite a few opportunities as we… Read more »