Category: Paragon Options

The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of November 8th

The Weekly Call provides perspective on high-quality setups and trading strategies focused in the Commodity world.. My current performance shows a 430% return since October 2016. The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate how to swing trade futures using our methodology to select high-quality setups and manage the trade with our risk management approach....

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Paragon Options – Nobody Ever Went Broke Taking a Profit

In today’s post we are looking at something slightly different in ParagonOptions.  In the past month or so we have been broadening the range of products we trade to include ETF’s instead of just purely futures options. As well as obviously enabling us to trade a wider basket of products, it also allows us to...

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The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of May 17th

The Weekly Call provides perspective on high-quality setups and trading strategies focused in the Commodity world.. My current performance shows a 416% return since October 2016. The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate how to swing trade futures using our methodology to select high-quality setups and manage the trade with our risk management approach....

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Options Education – A Ratio Spread on the S&P500

Paragon Options is our futures option service which is intended to manage the risk of trading futures with various options strategies. This is an education article that we hope will expand your understanding of options as well as provide you with a trading idea for this week. This weeks blog post  is looking at a...

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Using a Calendar Spread to exploit High Volatility in the S&P500

This is a blog post for Paragon options showing one of our current live trades using the S&P500.  This strategy is a calendar put spread using a long 2700 ES Futures put out in June and selling weekly options against it.  The S&P 500 weekly options currently have a very high implied volatility and so...

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33% Return in under 24 hours

On Paragon Options we placed a trade in the S&P 500 via ES futures options on the 31st March 2020 and closed out only 1 day later on the 1st April 2020.  This was a low risk spread that was set up for a credit and that made over $10,000 in less than 24 hours....

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The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of December 22nd

The Weekly Call provides perspective on high-quality setups and trading strategies focused in the Commodity world.. My current performance shows a 407% return since October 2016. The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate how to swing trade futures using our methodology to select high-quality setups and manage the trade with our risk management approach....

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Trading the S&P – Using Puts to Hedge the Upside

In the current paragon options portfolio, year to date we are up 35% and we currently have a December risk reversal in the S&P 500. This position was set up a couple of months ago looking for the S&P to move lower into Christmas. The strikes that were used were long puts at 2800 and...

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Managing a Black Swan Event

In the last week we’ve closed out an oil straddle in paragon options while we were involved in the black swan event in Crude Oil. Most training services you’ll find on the Internet only show you large winning trades, however today I thought we would do things a little differently and show you a trade...

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Category: Paragon Options

The Weekly Call – Trade Setups for the Week of September 8th

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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