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February 20, 2019

A Simple Approach To Trading Sealed Air Corp Stock

Our latest HOT STOCK PICK is Sealed Air Corp (SEE).  There are many ways to approach the bullish momentum we have detected.  Click the video below to “SEE” how we treated this with a simple stock purchase and subsequent risk management.  

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February 8, 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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February 7, 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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December 19, 2018

How To Employ A Strangle Swap For Earnings

Trading a stock through an earnings report can be a complicated endeavor.  But if you can take the directional component out of the equation, it becomes a bit more palatable.   In this video, you will see a couple of approaches that does take that directional component out of the picture.  The strangle swap and the […]

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December 17, 2018

Johnson & Johnson’s Unbalanced Put Fly

Today, we take a look at Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ), its massive increase in implied volatility and more.  Check out the video below to hear what I had to say. Follow me on Twitter: @cboesib

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December 13, 2018

Deal Or No Deal?

Today, we continue to visit our position in the Nasdaq Composite ETF, the QQQ.  Find out if think you want to take the deal, or walk away by clicking the video below. Follow me on Twitter: @cboesib

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December 12, 2018

How Big Of A Move Can We Expect?

It’s hard enough to project which direction a stock is going to go.  But then what?  How far is it going to move over a given time period?  Click the video below to find out exactly how we calculate the magnitude of the projected move using implied volatility. Follow me on Twitter: @cboesib

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December 11, 2018

CME Looks To Thrive In This Market

While elements of the Brexit deal could still be “clarified,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement after Theresa May delayed a critical parliamentary vote on her proposal to leave the EU. She now plans to meet with European leaders before an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday. If […]

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December 10, 2018

I Am Not Sure Where Stitch Fix Is Going, But the Market Says It’s Not Staying Here!

Stitch Fix (Ticker: SFIX) is set to release its latest earnings report today (12/10/18) after the close.  The market is pricing in a massive move of approximately 26%.  I have no idea if that is up or down, but apparently, we are not staying here.  This is going to be a wild one folks.  Click […]

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December 7, 2018

How To Deal With An Exercise/Assignment Position

Dealing with a losing trade.  It’s not fun and certainly, no one looks forward to dealing with them.  It’s a fact of life for a trader and you must learn to deal with them or you will never be ultimately successful.  But, you also need to be informed (and thus empowered) to deal with the risks […]

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