Learn how to successfully trade options from veteran trader Michael Kopera in our new in-depth options trading series. Join us as we explore the fundamentals of trading options in this first installment.
Join Michael Kopera in the final installment of our options trading series as he examines the last set of comparative trades and provides insights from his personal experience with the options market.
For the 5th part to our options trading series, Michael Kopera expands upon the strategy comparisons by looking at a winning trade and analyzing how it fared against trading the underlying security.
Michael Kopera dives down into the trading results between using the options trading strategies weÆve previously covered and trading the underlying security in this latest installment of our options trading series.
In part 3 of our Options Trading series, Michael Kopera lays out the fundamental trading strategies and comprehensively explores their individual traits.
Join Michael Kopera in this latest installment of our options trading series as he covers the vital indicators for measuring the sensitivity of an optionÆs price – The Greeks.
Now that we’ve covered the initial basics of what swing trading is, and covered why buying above the 200-day moving average is so important, we can move forward to another core rule of successful swing trading: buying on pullbacks. To briefly summarize – a pullback refers to a market closing lower than it did the… [Read More]
One of the fundamental ideas we base our research around is the relatively static nature of the ‘human factor’, or more simply that human behavior rarely changes. What changes are the markets, and we are buying and selling at extreme moments of either fear (we’re buying) or greed (we’re selling). There are two extremes on… [Read More]
One expiration date Friday morning, you turn on your computer and notice you are no longer short 10 about-to-expire SPY calls, instead you are short 1,000 shares of SPY. What happened? How does this affect your options trading? Could you have anticipated this happening? What happened? Almost certainly, you were assigned on your short calls… [Read More]
As I often say about my wine savvy, I know just enough to be dangerous. For many traders, the same holds true with regard to charting and technical analysis. They know enough to use an RSI (relative strength index) to gauge momentum but really don’t know why they use a parameter of 14. And they… [Read More]