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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Options Trading Ebook Free download

Options Trading Ebook Free download

Options Trading Ebook Free download   If you’re just starting out with Options, or somewhat new to trading Options, you know that many mistakes occur. In fact, the biggest issue with Options trading is that there is a steep learning curve, and the fact that “you don’t know what you don’t know”..Mistakes are expensive, and although you…

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Free Live Webinar on Options Adjustment

Options Trading Strategies

        Learn about AdjustMAX – a complete guide to managing adjustments to various Options positions.   AdjustMAX is OptionTiger’s newest product and is a detailed guide to adjusting winning positions and losing positions.   Adjust single Options, debit spreads and credit spreads, as well as multi-legged advanced positions like Calendars and Condors.…

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Twitter Options are hot

Twitter IPO’d about a month ago. Right from the get-go, the stock was beaten down, on concerns that valuation is too rich. Which it is.
The Options for Twitter opened up a few weeks ago, and while most stocks take a few months to become active in the Options markets, TWTR has gotten off to a rocking start.

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Get the EDGE in Options trading

Options traders need an “EDGE”   I’m hosting a Live webinar Sunday 8 pm ET.    What you’ll learn    – Why consistent performance is an issue, even for expert traders – How you can overcome these challenges – How you can put the edge on your side on every trade – Learn to take…

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Stocks versus Option costs

If you’re new to Options, one of the first features you should understand is that Options can be very cost-effective to implement your outlook for a stock. In this example, let’s look at a stock Caterpillar (CAT). In this example, we’re going to compare Stocks versus Options strictly from a cost point of view.

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What are the Option Greeks

Option Greeks explained

If you’re somewhat new to Options, you must have heard about the Option Greeks. In fact, a common rookie mistake with Options traders is that they ignore the importance of the Option Greeks (Truth be told, I’m guilty – I ignored them for almost 6 months). This is easily one of the biggest mistakes a newbie Options trader can do. Let me give you a simple analogy, and perhaps the importance of Option Greeks may hit home.

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Covered Calls explained

Options Basics

If you’re a newcomer to Options, but are familiar with investing in Stocks, the “Covered Call” should be one of the first strategies you should learn. Covered Calls can be a safe strategy to create income on stocks you already own. Ideally, you should be able to achieve a return of 1% every 15 days or about 2% a month.

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Welcome to optiontiger.com !!

Welcome to the inaugural edition of our blog at optiontiger.com ! We’re living in interesting as well as uncertain times. The global macroeconomic theme plays a key role in what we do here at optiontiger, so it’s a fitting coincidence that we’re starting off with that theme. There is a lot going on in the world right now. As we write this,

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