Options Boot Camp
About This Show
Options Boot Camp is designed to help get you into peak options trading shape by teaching you options trading inside and out, basic to complex. Listeners can even submit their own options questions to be answered on the program.
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Options Bootcamp 66: Trading Calendar Spreads During Earnings
Options Drills: What is a calendar? How do we set them up for earnings? Strike/Month selection? Should we carry them through the event? When do we take off? Calendars vs. Diagonals? Mail Call: Fall in recruits and get your questions asked. With $VIX giving up the ghost - which products are you hoping will provide new sources of #Volatility for your #options trading? 33% - Crude Oil (WTI, etc) 20% - Metals ($GLD, $SLV, etc) 20% - FX (GBP/USD, etc) 27% - Indv. Equities-$TSLA, etc VIX Limbo: Last Month 40+% of you said $VIX wouldn't break 9 in 2017. But recent events have us asking again: How low will $VIX get in 2017? Still Won't Break 9 Won't Break 8.5 Won't Break 8.0 Lookout - 7 Handle in '17 Listner Questions and Comments: What is on your mind? Question from Lesnod - How do you get out of the straddles? One side of a straddle is always a loss correct? Question from Meatz - Would you describe successful options trading as primarily singles and doubles or more swing for the fences home runs? Question from Bulzeye7 - Are options worth it for day-traders? Or just for swing-traders? Question from Axel D - What does open interest only update once a day? Question from Mary - What is the shortest expiry available for plain vanilla options? Question from Lincan - My go to options strat is to sell covered puts on stocks that I want to buy then get paid to wait. If the stock comes my way I eventually trade out of it using a covered call. What do you think? Savvy or stupid? Question from Steve: With the VIX so low, I am not selling a lot of options anymore, because I am afraid that I will not collect enough premium. Am I thinking of this incorrectly?