"Option" Posts

Price Headley: How I Trade Weekly Options

By Lawrence

Good overview of weekly options for those traders interested in swing trading yet not ready to take overnight risk on the underlying markets. Note: It is not an endorsement of the trading style.

SPY Monthly Close vs. Option Expiration Price Distribution

By Lawrence

A simple comparison of the month end closing price based on the range of the month to the option expiration closing price based on the range of the option cycle. Data going back to 1993. Notice the abnormally of the option expiration closing at the bottom 5%, midpoint 50% and the top 5%.

Survival Guide To Trading The Stock Market Option Expiration Weeks

By Lawrence
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Option expiration weeks offer a lot of trading opportunities that the other weeks do not because the option market makers (can be firms, professionals, or anyone who has enough capital doing it) have to adjust their positions fiercely so that they can come out ahead with a profit by the time the options expire. Many […]

Simple Stock Buying Technique That Improves Performance

By Lawrence
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Many investors and swing traders would buy a stock outright when they think it is going to go higher. That, however, may not be the best way to establish your long position especially if your performance is measured by percentage. Here is a simple engagement method that can improve your bottom line significantly. This technique […]