Tag Archives for " Options "

Beyond FOSO: Iron Condor: A Credit Strategy

Our last blog covered a Debit Strategy called Diagonal Spreads, which Chris Burgess taught in his Options Accelerator class, and you can read here if you wish. Today, we will take a look at the other side of the coin; the options credit strategy called the Iron Condor.As we covered last time, a debit strategy […]

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Beyond FOSO: Diagonal Spreads: A Debit Strategy

Our last blog regarding The Options Accelerator class, which Chris Burgess teaches, covered the first class lesson, which you can review here. I have found a significant difference between covering the introductory classes at Tradesmart University and the more advanced classes like Chris’ Options Accelerator and Alphonso’s Earnings Explosion. The introductory classes, such as our […]

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Beyond FOSO: A Look Behind the Curtain

Our last blog covered class one of Chris Burgess’ training, The Options Accelerator, which you can read here if you wish. This introductory class taught on the basics of options with calls and puts, and as I have blogged about before, calls and puts are comparable to buying long or short stock trades. However, it […]

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Beyond FOSO: Options Accelerator

In today’s blog, we are taking the next step in our options journey. We started on this path with Chris Burgess’ introduction to options teaching called: The Options Transition, and you can read those blogs here and here. However, today we embark upon our trek into the world of options with Chris’ class, the Options […]

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Beyond FOSO: An Options Analogy [Part 2]

In our last post, we reviewed the first class in Chris Burgess’ miniseries, an Introduction to Options which you can read here in its entirety. In class one, Chris presented us with an analogy on how options work, which breaks down as follows:Anna strikes a deal with the owner of a house that she wants […]

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Beyond FOSO: An Options Analogy [Part 1]

For almost two years now, I have been blogging my way through various classes offered here at Tradesmart University. The goal has been to look inside each class to see if the class in question might be a good fit for you to take on your trading journey. Most of the classes I have covered […]

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The Hidden Danger of Buying Call Options

Imagine you are sitting at your computer looking over your stock portfolio and as you sit there, you check on the progress of your 1,000 shares of AMZN. A reminder goes off on your phone that AMZN earnings are coming up in a couple of days, and the rumors on the street suggest AMZN will […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Truth about Options

Most active traders have heard fantastic tales of how another trader used stock options and made 300% or more in just two weeks. These stories are common among option traders. However, just as common are the stories about people who bought a stock option and lost everything. The end result is a divided set of […]

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Supercharge Your Trades Selling Options

Some people believe options should be traded, and some believe they should not. Option traders are convinced options provide the best opportunity to make a large profit quickly, and for the most part, those who stay away from trading options tend to think of options as too risky. Even in the realm of options traders, […]

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Cash Flow Trader Blog: The Ultimate Dividend Part 4

Step #3: ​Selling Covered Call Options Against Your StockNow that we own the stock, we can execute a favorite strategy among investors. This is called selling covered calls, and here is how it works: each month, you sell a call option at a price you would be happy to sell the stock at. That is […]

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