Comprehensive soup to nuts course taking you from puts and calls to spreads and you might even learn to speak a little Greek…
Learn by doing! Time spreads advisory hosted by Scott Gillam. Follow along with trades texted out in real-time and attend the weekly private webinar on Thursdays!
Option game already tight but want to spread out (pun intended) into new directions? Follow along with Peter Reznicek’s unconventional approach to short term trading of weekly options.
Beginners Options Advisory
Time Spreads Advisory
Emjoy some level of active management but not ready for the faster pace of trading strictly in the weeklies? The ShadowTrader Time Spreads Advisory uses options to take a longer term approach to the markets, trading mainly in calendars & diagonals with durations from 3 weeks to 3 months.
Weekly Options Advisory
Have some options experience under your belt? The ShadowTrader Weekly Options Advisory looks to capture short term profits using weekly options with durations of no longer than two weeks. While most options advisories focus only on spreads such as covered writes or verticals, ShadowTrader thinks outside the box and utilizes risk reversals, broken wing butterflies, unbalanced butterflies, and other esoteric spread combinations to take advantage of direction, volatility, and time on a short term basis.
August 16, 2013 Recently in Q2 2013 earnings season, we did a live option trading experiment to see if one could simply sell iron condors with strikes out of the money on as many stocks as possible ahead of their earnings announcements […]
Dear Shadow, Peter, thanks for your GOOG ratio spread trade idea over the weekend. After listening to your analysis, I executed a trade this morning (Monday, April 22) that resulted in an unexpectedly quick intraday profit! 10:36am — sold 1 x 2 […]
Dear Shadow, I wanted to ask about the ratio spread that Peter seems to have been talking about a lot lately. When broken down, all it is is a debit spread, coupled to a naked option (assuming we are talking of a […]
Dear Shadow, I made some money with you in the last two back spreads on AAPL and PCLN off of your twitter feed. Thanks for those and the blog. Can you please go over your criteria again for when to put on […]
Reprinted from Ask The Shadow column of the 3/11/12 ShadowTrader Weekend UpdateA good beginners tutorial on the broken-wing butterfly spread…. Dear Shadow, I like your BWB strategies and wanted to understand them clearly. –When do you use the put side versus the […]