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08

Feb

Why SJ Options Instead of Others

Why SJ Options Instead of Others We know there are many options when it comes to options trading education. However, we are not all the same. SJ Options concentrates on developing options strategies with the highest probabilities and the least risk possible. Higher Success Rate In 2014, we completed 34 straight winners, totaling 204%.  Our […]

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27

Dec

Trading With Options

Trading With Options Trading with options has its benefits over stocks, but at first options are more difficult to understand.  Let’s discuss some of the pros and cons of trading with options. You Can Make Money From Time Decay An option trader can take advantage of the option Greek known as theta. Stock traders cannot take […]

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18

Apr

Options Greeks Vomma

Options Greeks Vomma I don’t know about you, but I am wondering when the next big market crash is going to happen.  I’m always wondering about this.  Why?  Because there are ways to make huge profits from them if you know how to use higher order Greeks.  While most option traders are running for cover (literally, […]

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18

Apr

Iron Condor v Butterfly Spread

Iron Condor v Butterfly Spread A High Probability Iron Condor v. a Low Probability Butterfly In our last conversation we started to talk about the reality of option trading and the probability of various option spreads.  Today, we’ll look further into this topic by comparing a high-prob Condor trade with a low-prob Butterfly. Theoretical Probability […]

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10

Mar

Credit Spreads – The Pros and Cons

Today’s lesson will be about the pros and cons of the credit spreads. First, let’s talk about the positive attributes of the credit spread. The reason most credit spread traders fall in love with this option strategy is because the trade can be designed to have a high probability of profit.  By selling a credit […]

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28

Feb

Why Most Option Traders Fail

Today’s topic will be a common one.  The question is “Why do most option traders fail?” In my humble opinion the reason why most option traders never find long-term success is because they don’t spend time or have the tools to back test their strategies to create specific rules based on their back tested results. […]

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15

Feb

Iron Condor and Butterfly Spread

Iron Condor and Butterfly Spread Thoughts Today will be discussing the difference between the Iron Condor and the Butterfly spread.  Although these two trades have very different titles, they both carry very similar risks and similar option Greeks characteristics.  In this article we will point out some interesting facts about the two popular option spreads. THE […]

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14

Feb

SJ Options Difference

The SJ Options Difference One of the most common questions that we consistently are asked is, “What’s the difference between your course and other courses on the market?” Well, there are numerous differences between San Jose Options and the rest. 1. San Jose Options does not teach any traditional option strategies. These include short-term iron […]

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13

Feb

Credit Spread Trading System

Over the years we’ve received numerous inquiries about a credit spread trading system that involves the use of multiple credit spread simultaneously for diversification. The system consists of the following: Trader uses 20 credit spreads simultaneously, does not make any adjustments, and then simply relies on probability to make money. This system has a few […]

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15

Oct

Dynamic Vega Options Trading

Managing Vega With Dynamic Vega Option Spreads SJ Options specializes in second order Greeks, which are used to dynamically manage your portfolio of options. Second Order Greeks Wouldn’t it be nice if you could simple remove the effects of volatility from your option trading? This is one of the primary goals of all option traders who […]

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