Tag: expected move

Why Options Selling Strategies Are Perfect for this Market

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Nothing has changed! Volatility continues to remain high across the board. In fact, volatility in SPY has increased over the past few weeks. Moreover, the IV rank and IV percentile of SPY remain high, which means there are plenty of opportunities to use a variety of different options selling strategies. As I’ve stated numerous times… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (5/23 – 5/27)

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Nvidia (NVDA), Costco (COST) and several other names are due to report next week. Be on the lookout for a few follow-up posts with trades in Costco and possibly several others. Stay tuned! As I say each week, taking the conservative approach continues to be consistent and profitable. Remember, it’s all about allowing the Law… Read more »

Trade Idea: A Potential Earnings Trade in Walmart (WMT)

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As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email me or post your question in the comments section below. And don’t forget to sign up for my Free Weekly Newsletter for weekly education, research and trade ideas. Walmart (WMT) is due to announce before the opening bell Tuesday. So, as always, let’s go through the exercise… Read more »

The Seven Steps to Make Money in this Volatile Market

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As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email me or post your question in the comments section below. And don’t forget to sign up for my Free Weekly Newsletter for weekly education, research and trade ideas. Credit spreads have been the strategy of choice during what has been a bull market in volatility. With… Read more »

A Potential Earnings Play in Disney (DIS)

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As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email me or post your question in the comments section below. And don’t forget to sign up for my Free Weekly Newsletter for weekly education, research and trade ideas. Disney (DIS) is due to announce after the close next Wednesday. So, as always, let’s go through the exercise… Read more »

My Favorite Trading Tool When Setting up a Trade

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As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email me or post your question in the comments section below. And don’t forget to sign up for my Free Weekly Newsletter for weekly education, research and trade ideas. One of my favorite trading tools as a statistically based trader is the Expected Move, also known as the Expected Range.… Read more »

A Potential Earnings Trade in CVS Health (CVS)

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As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to email me or post your question in the comments section below. And don’t forget to sign up for my Free Weekly Newsletter for weekly education, research and trade ideas. CVS Health (CVS) is due to announce before the open next Wednesday. So, as always, let’s go through the… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (5/2 – 5/6)

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We are moving through the heart of earnings season with a few more of my favorite stocks due to announce next week. Pfizer (PFE) and CVS Health (CVS) will garner most of my attention with a few other considerations as well. Next week offers far fewer opportunities than this past week, but the slowdown is… Read more »