Tag: short put vertical

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 Timely Iron Condor Trade in Bitcoin (BITO)

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Volatility continues to remain fairly high across the major indices. And as volatility increases (or at least remains above normal levels), trading opportunities increase, which opens up the options playbook significantly. One security that continues to offer plenty of opportunities to sell premium is the ProShares Bitcoin ETF (BITO). Bitcoin, along with many of its… Read more »

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 »

The Perfect Set-Up for a Potential Iron Condor Trade

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Today I want to talk about the perfect set-up for an iron condor. But with a bit of a twist. There is no doubt that volatility has increased across the board. And as volatility increases, trading opportunities increase which opens up the options playbook significantly. Iron condors using highly liquid ETFs are one of my… Read more »