Trading Options

Trading options for profit and income through a wide variety of option trading strategies on stocks.

Options Strategies For Income From Stock Technical Analysis of Apple Stock

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Options Strategies For Income From Stock Technical Analysis of Apple Stock

Options Strategies For Income can be easily built around using Stock Technical Analysis indicators on stocks. In this three-part article I will look at some simple Options Strategies For Income on Apple Stock. Select this options strategies for income link to view present Apple Stock options premiums. Before putting deciding what options strategies for income to use, we need to do a little stock technical analysis on Apple Stock to get us a roadmap of where we want to go and how to get there.…

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SPY PUT Options Are Profitable Due To 2 Key Trading Options Elements

Categories: SPY PUT (SPY), Trading Options

SPY PUT Options Are Profitable Due To 2 Key Trading Options Elements

Regular readers know that I use buying SPY PUT options as a hedge against market declines. There are two key elements that continue to make my SPY PUT options trades consistently successful. 1) Having confidence in my market timing indicators when they show that market direction is lower. For example on Monday after the market close I wrote my market direction / market timing column which indicated that the market direction for Tuesday was down. I don’t second guess my market direction outlook when Trading…

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Intel Stock Could Be Sideswiped By AMD Stock Shows Having A Plan Works

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Intel Stock Could Be Sideswiped By AMD Stock Shows Having A Plan Works

Intel Stock as readers know is a favorite stock of mine for Trading Options strategies. In particular Intel Stock has been excellent for put selling.  This morning AMD Stock has tumbled more than 11 percent after it reported an unexpected drop in sales. Advanced Micro Devices claims that business conditions became softer than they had expected later in the quarter due to sales in Both China and Europe. The drop of sales by better than 10% had an immediate impact on AMD Stock. AMAT Stock…

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Market Direction and Trading Options on Greek Vote

Categories: Stock Market Outlook, Trading Options

Market Direction and Trading Options on Greek Vote

Market direction will be an unknown entity this weekend as the country of Greece looks to vote once again for a government. The mood of the market could be euphoric or downright dismal depending on who wins this election in Greece. Trading Options for this type of event can sometimes turn out to be a very profitable exercise. Gambling On Market Direction When I was younger and had a much smaller portfolio, I had to take higher risks than I do today. There were many…

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Trading Options On YUM Stock Weakness Could Be Very Profitable

Categories: Trading Options, Yum Stock (YUM)

Trading Options On YUM Stock Weakness Could Be Very Profitable

Trading options against stocks that are suddenly out of favor can be hit and miss. Sometimes trading options on such stocks provides substantial gains and other times, there are losses. On Friday YUM Stock fell again on worry that China’s economy was slowing down. McDonalds Stock fell as well since its latest earnings report showed weakness in Asia and McDonalds issued a warning about China’s slowing economy possibly impacting McDonalds earnings. This hit YUM Stock hard as Asia is where YUM Brands has a lot…

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