When is the best time to sell AAPL Weekly Iron Butterfly's.

Option traders, over on Option 911, Mark Sebastian wrote a piece called "How Time Premium Decay's

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Mark Sebastian, Option Pit's COO, Director of Education and lead option mentor has been published nationally.

SPX Skew Flatter, OEX-SPX 1-5 straddle swap looking inviting.

I was working with an option mentoring student today when we realized that SPX skew is at the flattest on the put side it has been in weeks.  The calls are also relatively cheap.

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Director of Education and Lead Option Mentor Mark Sebastian wrote the daily SFO Today. Read it here: SFO Magazine

Can Call Trading in C tell us something?

At Option Pit Mentoring we are certainly not technicians.  In fact I do not think tech analysis is worth very much at all.  Option Mentoring Student

A Successful SPX Short Calendar

Yesterday during the Mid-Day Pit Report I was pointing out how wide the IV spread was between September and October.  With the market up on the day I pointed out that the implied volatility sp

The State of SPX Volatility 8-23-2010

It has been a crazy month of trading...or has it.  The buzz word at Option Pit Mentoring has been the Hindenburg Omen.  Mentoring students keep sayi

Guest Blog, Mike Schwartz introduces Serious Options


SPX Calendars, Sell them instead of buy them

I was in an option mentoring session yesterday working with one of my brightest students when we began looking at the SPX September-October call spread.  The spread had a mid price of about 13

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Option Pit Director of Education and lead option mentor Mark Sebastian is a regular contributor to's Option Profit's team.

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