Category Archives: options

Hi Ho Silver Away

Hi Ho Silver Away

Hi Ho Silver Away

I am currently holding a long-term bullish GOLD (Barrick Gold Corp) position which has a 98% probability of profit. Now I am not a probability trader but I know some of you are so I like to mention it occasionally. I arrived at this position by buying (25) Jan2021 GOLD 20 Calls on 11/18 and […]

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PayPal Double Calendar

PayPal Double Calendar

PayPal Double Calendar

PayPal offers an interesting opportunity this week. Price appears to be forming a bullish ascending triangle on the daily chart so a long position seems warranted but there is always the potential for failure. Is there a option trade structure to minimize risk and maximize gains? Let’s see what might work best in the current […]

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Making Volatility Pay

Making Volatility Pay

Making Volatility Pay

This week could see several catalysts for a volatility trade including FOMC and potentially an announcement about the trade tariffs. Volatility could certainly spike higher if there is a negative surprise or it could drift lower if those news events are considered market friendly. Of course, it could also be unchanged by the end of […]

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The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of October 6th

The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of October 6th

The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of October 6th

The Weekly Call provides perspective on high-quality setups and trading strategies focused in the Commodity world.. My current performance shows a 411% return since October 2016. My goal for this year by October is to have a 450% return for three years of running this blog, I am well on my way. The purpose of […]

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Locking In Profits

Locking In Profits

Locking In Profits

“So, that was an interesting month. That is, if you think crazy is interesting! Since crazy is probably going to stick around for awhile, let’s take a look at how the Options For Income portfolio did in May.” That was the opening paragraph from a blog post I did at the end of May. Here […]

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Trading Crude Oil Using a Custom Futures Options Position

Trading Crude Oil Using a Custom Futures Options Position

Trading Crude Oil Using a Custom Futures Options Position

In our last free commodity trading webinar we looked at a geared risk reversal with short calls in oil.  This blog post will go through this trading strategy in detail. With the recent moves in crude oil we are looking to put on an upside trading strategy that would allow us to capture a good […]

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