Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Snowflake Options

September 9, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

Investors are eyeing the upcoming IPO for Snowflake, a company that makes mining of big data easier. Snowflake options may be a profitable course of action. Snowflake may well be an excellent investment in both the near and long term. For the options trader, what is the best course of action [...]

Is Market Timing Dangerous in Late 2020?

August 24, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

The stock market has made an impressive recovery while the Covid-19 pandemic worsens. Is market timing dangerous in late 2020 when the economy is so weak? This is an important question for options traders for whom accurate market timing equates to profitable trading.
Is Market Timing Dangerous in Late 2020?
Market Watch has [...]

Is Options Trading with Robinhood Safe?

July 22, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

Ten million people, mostly millennials trade stocks, options, and cryptocurrencies using an online app through Robinhood Markets. This convenient setup is available with no fees and allows trades using a smartphone. Our concern is if option trading with Robinhood is safe. For those who make considered and intelligent trades, this can [...]

Stock Options in the Era of Covid-19

June 17, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

In general, stock option traders are looking for short to medium term profits. Or they are looking to pick up an excellent long term investment for cheap. Trading options can be quite profitable in a volatile market such as we see today during the covid-19 pandemic. First, the stock market crashed [...]

Will the Coronavirus Reshape the Economy?

May 5, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

After the decade-long bull market collapsed, it recovered about half of its losses. The recovery was based on optimism. The Fed came across with a reduction of interest rates and a gigantic financial easing package. Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill that appears to have avoided some of the corporate [...]

Reasons Why Traders Are Buying Stocks Today

April 24, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

The stock market crashed in response to the coronavirus pandemic and now has partially recovered despite dreadful unemployment. Here are reasons why traders are buying stocks today. On our sister site, ProfitableInvestingTips.com, wrote recently, why is the stock market ignoring the economy? They note that two factors are important. The first [...]

What Stock Options Will Be Useful for a Post-coronavirus Recovery?

The stock market has erased all of the gains of the Trump era and eaten into those of the Obama era. The virus threatens to get worse and more and more cases (and deaths) are being reported. Congress is forking out $2 trillion to help workers, support small business, and keep critical [...]

How Can Options Protect You From a Market Meltdown?

February 24, 2020 by Jim Walker  
Filed under Options Trading Education

The long bull market in stocks has been sustained by continuing profits, especially from the tech giants like Apple. But, even Apple is looking at decreased earnings due to the expanding reach of the Chinese coronavirus. Are you tempted to get out of your stock holdings? What is the effects of [...]

Moving US Tech Supply Chains Out of China

A recent Bloomberg article details how Chinese military intelligence planted tiny spy chips in circuit boards headed for major US companies. This news comes as it becomes clear than the US Chinese trade war is going to be a long term if not permanent issue. The New York Times looks at tensions [...]

Effective Options Trading Strategies

There are two reasons to trade stocks options. One is to protect a position against loss. The other is to make money from stock price changes in the market. There are effective options trading strategies to accomplish these goals.
Effective Options Trading Strategies
Covered Puts
Covered Calls
Long Straddle
Effective Options Trading Strategies: Covered [...]

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