Recently, we completed research that shows moving averages can be used as part of a strategy to find short-term, mean reversion trading opportunities. This may be surprising to some traders because it might seem odd to use a trend-following indicator like MAs in a short-term, mean reversion strategy. This research was just published in our… [Read More]
How to Trade Options Using Intraday ConnorsRSI
When we trade stocks, we make money when we correctly predict the direction that the stock is going to move. When we trade options, we need to be directionally correct within a specified timeframe. In other words, we need the underlying stock to move in the right direction between now and the expiration of the… [Read More]
A Quick Primer on Trading Options
The popularity of trading options has continued to boom in recent years, with more and more individual traders looking to take advantage of the gains options trading can offer without having to risk nearly as much capital as with other securities. The Connors Research team has developed a strategy designed to better control the risk… [Read More]
How to Trade Options: An In-Depth Series
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.
How To Trade Options – Part 6: Comparison Strategies (Break-Even)
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.
How To Trade Options – Part 5: Comparison Strategies (Gain)
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.
How To Trade Options – Part 4: Comparison Strategies (Loss)
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.
How to Trade Options – Part 3: Basic Strategies
In part 3 of our Options Trading series, Michael Kopera lays out the fundamental trading strategies and comprehensively explores their individual traits.
How to Trade Options – Part 2: The Greeks
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.
How to Avoid Early Assignment Risk on Your Options Position
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]