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Long Collar – Free Trade Idea

Every Friday we give you a free options trade idea identified by Option Party. Today, we’re focusing on the long collar. OPPORTUNITY There is an attractive long collar trade in AXOVANT SCIENCES LTD (AXON). Currently it is trading for $19.54. CHARACTERISTICS There is a 61.7% chance the stock will close above 12.50 on 10-20-2017, and […]

How Leveraging IV Can Vastly Improve Trading Plans

How Leveraging Implied Volatility Can Vastly Improve Trading Plans

So often — far too often, in fact — traders and investors overlook IV in their trading strategies. The reasons for doing so vary. Some find IV too complex and either don’t understand what it measures or don’t know how to effectively use it. Others use time frames that they believe render IV meaningless, or […]

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Long Straddle – Free Trade Idea

Every Friday we give you a free options trade idea identified by Option Party. Today, we’re focusing on the long straddle. OPPORTUNITY There is an attractive long straddle trade in VANGUARD TOTAL BOND MARKET ETF (BND). Currently it is trading for $82.23. CHARACTERISTICS There is a 28.3% chance the stock will close above 85.80 or […]

When Opportunity Calls, Will You Be There to Answer?

When Opportunity Calls, Will You Be There to Answer?

Whether you’re trading options, stocks or futures, there’s one thing they all have in common: Timing. Specifically, investors actually need to be there to trade. One cannot win in trading if they are not present to place the trade. There are few things more frustrating than waiting for the perfect setup to come your way, […]

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Cash Secured Put – Free Trade Idea

Every Friday we give you a free options trade idea identified by Option Party. Today, we’re focusing on the Cash Secured Put. OPPORTUNITY There is an attractive Cash Secured Put – Free Trade Idea in CHICAGO BRDGE & IRON (CBI). It is currently trading at $11.93. CHARACTERISTICS There is a 74.9% chance the stock will […]

Ready to Filter Your Trades by Earnings and Ex-Dividends Dates? Now You Can

Ready to Filter Your Trades by Earnings and Ex-Dividends Dates? Now You Can

Last week, we made note of a new Option Party feature: the ability to scan exclusively for or completely excluding ETFs. This gives investors a convenient way to use their favorite strategies or develop a new one using Exchange Traded Funds rather than individual stocks. While investors can search for both ETFs and individual stocks […]

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Covered Call – Free Trade Idea

Every Friday we give you a free options trade idea identified by Option Party. Today, we’re focusing on the classic covered call. OPPORTUNITY There is an attractive covered call trade in Fossil Group (FOSL). It is currently trading at $11.64. CHARACTERISTICS There is a 71.9% chance the stock will close above 10.00 on 08-18-2017, and you […]