Here’s an explanation of how the ratio write works to help you determine whether or not the strategy is a good match for your options trading.
Options Trading Lessons
The Forward Roll: Avoiding Option Exercise Indefinitely
Before entering into any option strategy, especially for covered call positions, traders should understand the rules. Here Michael Thomsett explains the forward rolling strategy
The Mystery of Option “Extrinsic” Value
Once you understand what extrinsic value means in options trading, you will become better suited to manage risks more effectively. These tips by Michael Thomsett will help you to use extrinsic value to your advantage.
Calculating Covered Call Profits – Not As Easy As It Sounds
Calculating profit is the best way to judge and compare trading performance. But sometimes, figuring out profits on option trades can be very much complicated. Michael C. Thomsett makes it easier with these few tips.
Using Options for Swing Trading
As an options play, swing trading is one of the rare examples in which using soon-to-expire, in-the-money contracts provides you a benefit. Here’s a demonstration of how to use this option-based swing trading strategy to leverage your exposure and reduce market risks.
How to Write Covered Calls
Learn how to be profitable in options trading with Jocelynn Drake’s overview of the covered call trading strategy.
How (and When) to “Roll” Options Positions
The term “rolling” is used frequently in options trading – but few really understand what it means or why it matters to traders. Brian Overby explains how and when to “roll” options positions.
Introduction to Options Selling
Carley Garner explains the theory of options selling and offers a practical approach for implementing some basic risk management techniques.
An Options Strategy to Use If You’re Bearish
In this trading lesson, Carley Garner explains the put ratio spread and the best time to put this options trading strategy into practice.
How to Swing Trade with Options
There are an unlimited number of strategies and possibilities that exist when being creative with options trading. Here is one approach by Carley Garner for those interested in aggressively trading options spreads.
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