Volatile Markets and how to trade them

Volatile Market

Volatile Markets and how to trade them   Writing a post after a while, and coming into a crazy time. Markets are in a turmoil for sure. The VIX is at 40, and even touched a high of 52 this morning.   The crisis has developed in China, and there’s very little the US or…

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Options Settlement explained – SPX, NDX and RUT

Options Basics, Option trading tips, Best Online Trading

Options Settlement explained for Equities and Indices The process of Options settlement can be somewhat confusing for newcomers.  The following process applies to Monthly Options. There are Weekly Options that expire at the close of every Friday, and this includes equities that have Weekly Options, and also the Index products – SPX< RUT and NDX.. First of…

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China market crash and Greece exit

The Global Economy and Financial Markets

China market crash and Greece exit   The Chinese market was down 6.5% today, which is a very big move for any overall market. There’s a variety of reasons including the usual ones of slower growth, but there seems to be some tightening of requirements for margin etc.   There is obviously something brewing in…

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How to play Workday after Earnings

Trading Options, Stock Trading, WDAY Earnings

How to play Workday after Earnings   Workday (WDAY) reported earnings last night. WDAY is a fast growing cloud-based application provider, and its results beat the consensus estimates on revenues and EPS.   However, the stock seems to be down 8% due to some unknown reason, maybe something was said was on the conference call.…

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SPX and SPXPM Options

SPX and SPXPM Open Interest

What are SPXPM Options You may have heard of SPX and SPXPM options. They are both Options on the S&P 500 Index. The SPX is the regular version, and the SPXPM options is a variant that expires at the close of business after Friday. Whereas the SPX Options close at the opening print on Friday. You…

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How to turn 50K into 73K in 9 days with Options trading

High performance Options trading

The secrets to High performance Options trading   What is the important factor for success in trading the markets ??? Its CONSISTENCY…CONSISTENCY…CONSISTENCY… You have to control your risks. This is priority #1. You have to be patient and wait for the right opportunities You need a set of reliable technical analysis tools to help you…

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Did High Frequency Trading (HFT) firms win on Avon

High Frequency Trading (HFT)

High Frequency trading gets bad rap In case you missed this, last week, there was apparently a buyout offer for Avon Products by an unrecognized private equity player from the UK. Shares shot up beginning around 11:35 a.m. and twenty times as many shares as usual changed hands in 25 minutes as the stock went from…

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Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap Almost all of the exciting stocks have finished their earnings cycle for Q1. Overall, the theme for this season was “disappointment”. Whether it had to do with bad weather impact on East coast business, strong US dollar or any other reason, most of the stocks that typically perform well, did not.  …

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Do you use Stop Losses – investors be warned

The perils of Stop Losses

<img height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?ev=6026312127907&amp;cd[value]=0.00&amp;cd[currency]=USD&amp;noscript=1″ /> The perils of Stop Losses On a morning like today, when the SPX gaps down 17 points by the time we wake up in the United States, due to any number of concerns in Europe or Asia, the first thought that may come to an investors mind is…

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The Ultimate guide to success with Options trading

Options strategies

If there is any one request that I’ve received from OptionTiger customers over the years, it is this…Do you or Can you offer a “mentorship” service so I can learn to trade and have success with Options trading. I’ve arrived at a solution on how to achieve this

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