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23

May

Trading Volatility

Trading Volatility The Smart Way  Increases Returns Trade After Trade   Volatility trading is essential to master when it comes to trading options.  Most traders do not understand just how important it is, but it actually determines the outcome of most option trades. Volatility’s Impact on ROI Volatility has a tremendous impact on the return of an […]

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24

Aug

Market Plummets Volatility Soars

MARKET PLUMMETS, VOLATILITY SOARS Popular options strategies are crushed. Weekly credits lose 68%, calendars lose 52%. SPX BEGINS TO FREE-FALL (8/17/15 – 8/21/15) Popular Strategies Sustain Huge Losses During Global Blood Bath We’ve seen it happen over and over again for decades, but more often than not, option traders choose high probability trades without considering […]

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28

Mar

IV Rank

IV Rank What’s it all about? Why is it important? IV Rank is a term that has been around the options industry since the beginning of options trading. It’s nothing new and it’s nothing revolutionary, but it has been the topic of discussion a lot recently. It is important to understand what it represents and […]

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