Another Inflation Trade Idea Using a High-Probability Approach

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Back on October 6, 2021 I posted an article titled, Embrace Volatility: Three Inflation-Based Options Strategies that Bet on the Financial Sector. Within the article I discussed three different options strategies on the financial sector, as represented by the SPDR Financial Sector ETF (XLF). The beauty of options is that each approach either was, or… Read more »

Trade Idea: My Strategy for Walmart’s Upcoming Earnings

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Earnings season is once again winding down. But, as those who pay close attention understand, earnings season always ends with a bang as the big-box retail stores typically announce. As you can see in the table below Walmart is due to announce next week, with Home Depot (HD), Lowe’s (LOW), Target (TGT) and several others due to… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (2/14– 2/18)

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As we move past the heart of earnings season there are still plenty of opportunities ahead. A few of the highlights on my watch list are the earnings announcements of Nvidia (NVDA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walmart (WMT) and numerous others. Taking the conservative approach continues, as always, to be the most consistent and… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (2/7– 2/11)

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As we move past the heart of earnings there are still plenty of opportunities ahead. A few of the highlights on my watch list are the earnings announcements of CVS (CVS), Pfizer (PFE), Disney (DIS), Coca-Cola (KO) and numerous others. Taking the conservative approach continues, as always, to be the most consistent and profitable approach. Those… Read more »

Playing the Probabilities in Oil

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Every week I post my High Probability, Mean-Reversion Indicator of roughly 25 ETFs with the most liquid options. The indicator provides a quick glance into the current overbought/oversold levels along with current levels of implied volatility and the associated IV rank. By consistently going through this exercise, I am awarded with numerous opportunities throughout the… Read more »