Charles Cottle and Ali Pashaei presented "Surviving and Thriving in Volatile Markets" on Friday. They showed how they navigated the large move down and did well protecting their portfolios. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgySpujdcdE Charles and Ali teach group mentoring classes at Aeromir.com. They are offering 15% to 30% … [Read more...] about Surviving and Thriving in Volatile Markets – Round Table Replay
Ali Pashaei and Charles Cottle have been teaching group mentoring since last May. Ali has compiled a listing of the classes he's taught. The individual month's of training are now available. You can see a list of all of the training at https://aeromir.com/ali-pashaei-group-mentoring … [Read more...] about Ali Pashaei Group Mentoring
Mark Ansel presented his Night Owl™ trade advisory on the Round Table. Night Owl™ is a futures day trading system that trades Crude Oil futures (CL) and Euro futures (6E). It is has roughly a 78% win rate and generates a return of approximately 5% to 6% per month. Night Owl™ is flat by the market close every day so … [Read more...] about The Night Owl™
Scott from StratagemTrade.com presented the Rolling Thunder trade which is used during fast markets to hedge a portfolio of long Deltas or to take a directional opinion. Scott reviewed how the trade works and covered an example with a discussion of different ways to manage and adjust the trade. There was a good Q&A session at the … [Read more...] about Rolling Thunder
Volatility levels are widely used by traders when making a decision to enter or exit a position. Understanding the differences between the various metrics of volatility can help gauge option pricing, and can be essential in your efforts to be more consistently profitable in your trading. Implied Volatility Percentile (IVP) or Implied … [Read more...] about Give Yourself a Trading Edge … Use Implied Volatility, IV Percentile, and IV Rank
Today you will learn about the risk reversal. It can be used to protect or hedge your stock, position, or portfolio. A risk reversal can be useful to guard against a major market move. Risk reversals can also be used as a directional position. A risk reversal can be structured so you do not have to take on a lot of risk. A risk … [Read more...] about What is a Risk Reversal Strategy?
The broken wing butterfly (BWB) is an advanced strategy involving the use of multiple options. The butterfly strategy is generally thought of as a neutral to slightly directional strategy, which will often benefit when the market does not move too much in price. A Broken Wing Butterfly has long strikes which are not the same distance … [Read more...] about What is a Broken Wing Butterfly?
A calendar spread is a strategy often referred to as a time spread. A calendar is a method which could benefit from the time decay of an option and changes in implied volatility. For the most part a calendar concentrates on the movement of time and volatility more than the movement of the underlying asset. For this reason a calendar … [Read more...] about What is a Calendar Spread?
On July 21, 2018, an introductory article was published about trading the foreign exchange market (Forex, or FX). That article can be found here: Introduction to Forex Today we will continue this educational series with a bit of information to help those unfamiliar with the Forex market understand how the pricing works, as well as touch … [Read more...] about Forex 101: How to Understand Forex Pricing; and the Difference Between Currency Futures and Spot Forex
Diversifying your portfolio can help reduce some of the risks in trading, as well as help to maximize your returns. Most professional investment advisors will agree that while diversification certainly does not provide any guarantee to prevent losses, it can be a very important element in reaching longer-range income goals while … [Read more...] about Diversification; Why it is Important for Traders