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June 17, 2019

What To Think About This Week’s FOMC Meeting.

The CME FedWatch Tool analyzes the probability of FOMC rate moves for upcoming meetings. Using 30-Day Fed Fund futures pricing data, which have long been relied upon to express the market’s views on the likelihood of changes in U.S. monetary policy, the tool visualizes both current and historical probabilities of various FOMC rate change outcomes […]

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June 17, 2019

Why Do We Use Standard Deviation?

The standard deviation formula is very simple: it is the square root of the variance. It is the most commonly used measure of spread. An important attribute of the standard deviation as a measure of spread is that if the mean and standard deviation of a normal distribution are known, it is possible to compute the percentile rank […]

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June 16, 2019

It’s Allocation! Allocation! Allocation!

When I talk to new (and even some veteran) traders when they are struggling with their trading, invariably one of the issues that they have is allocation.  Options traders should not characterize themselves as a “5 lot trader” or a “10 lot trader” as a futures trader may.  Futures traders typically manage their risk by […]

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June 16, 2019

The Opening Bell In the Short-Term Options Room

Are you new to options trading?  Are you new to trading options in the Short-Term Options Room?  Click on the video below to catch of glimpse of what a typical day looks like. Follow me on Twitter @MikeShorrCbot  

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June 16, 2019

When to Use a Calendar Spread vs. a Diagonal Spread

Calendar spreads and diagonal spreads have many similarities but also some important differences. Click the video below as we discuss these types of signals and how to apply them in our approach to Advanced Micro Devices (Ticker: AMD). Follow me on Twitter @CboeSib

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June 14, 2019

Get Some Valuable Insight From Charles Moon

Here’s a sneak peek of one of the industry’s most reputable, hands-on trading programs with Charles Moon. Grab a free day pass to one of our live signal trading rooms today>>http://bit.ly/fb-free-pass

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June 13, 2019

You Should Sit Down and Trade With Patrick Hammond

Here’s a sneak peek of one of the industry’s most reputable, hands-on trading programs with Patrick Hammond. Grab a free day pass to one of our live signal trading rooms today>>http://bit.ly/fb-free-pass

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June 13, 2019

Want to Catch an Uber with Us? Hop On!

We had a very strong technical pattern emerge from the recently listed and ubiquitous rideshare company Uber (Ticker: UBER). To find out more about how this technical formation sets up and how we took advantage of it, click the video below. Follow me on Twitter @MikeShorrCbot

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June 13, 2019

The Distinction Between a Stop and a Stop Limit Order

Stop and Stop Limit orders can be used across just about any asset class.  They are similar in nature but with some very important nuances. Click the video below as we discuss these types of orders. Follow me on Twitter @CboeSib

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June 13, 2019

How To Calculate The Expected Move Of A Stock

You have done all of your analysis and have come up with a directional strategy for a stock option trade.  Great!  A lot of the hard work has been done.  But what should your price target be for your spread?  In this video, I will show you how using just three simple data inputs will […]

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