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.
It took me several years as a professional floor trader before I realized how useful technical charts were. I was taught “old school”…by the numbers. I remember to this day having a highly regarded floor specialist tell me that the “charts don’t […]
There is always opportunity in the markets. The overall stock market has become a representation of global economic perception. The markets are only moving faster as technology improves. News is disseminated faster and individual investors are more empowered. Unfortunately, we often fall […]
ARE YOU RISKING MORE THAN YOU SHOULD? Successful traders do ONE thing before they enter their trade: They do their research Traders check the risks BEFORE a trade Traders use this list to manage and exit their trades. We created a checklist […]
For those trading options it is critical to understand how volatility can affect your position and your portfolio. It is the 2nd most critical input to valuing your option…right behind the actual price of the stock. “Implied volatility” is the calculated number […]
Last night we saw an incredible earnings move from AMZN. This article is not about discussing Amazon as a company but about the risks of trading a binary event like earnings. It seems like everyone is jumping on board with the concept […]
Anyone who watches the market always gets asked about what is “hot” or the “best” investment. It seems that 90% of the population is very lazy and don’t want to be bothered with managing their own investments. They may have a small […]
If you are a normal investor that has never looked at stock options, then I encourage you to take a second look. They are the most powerful alternative for your portfolio for any modern day investor/trader. When I started on the floor […]
Having effective methods exit strategy from your options trades can make or break your profit margins. There are multiple ways for positioning your targets so you can get out of your trade. The simplest concept for exits is to take profits early. […]