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20

Dec

Iron Condor Strategy Review

Iron Condor Strategy Review The iron condor strategy is one of the most popular options spreads of all time.  There are many courses, books and people teaching this strategy online or at live seminars.  There’s even Meetup groups about this option strategy.  Why is the iron condor strategy so famous?  I have my theories… The […]

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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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18

Apr

R-POP vs Theoretical Probability

Realistic and Theoretical Probability A New Approach To Option Trading Hi, in our last conversation we talked about back-testing and how important that can be.  Today, we are going to compare Realistic and Theoretical Probability. Theoretical Probability of Profit (POP) When we say Theoretical Probability, we are referring to the mathematical probability that is implemented into […]

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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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