I teach my option mentoring students that for the most part, when the market goes up, implied volatility falls. This is generally true, not just on a strike to strike bases, but in terms of t
Yesterday, during our group option mentoring, something we call the Pit Report, I was going over a few types of plays GOOG.
While many traders have pointed out the increase in the VIX over the last two days; I have noticed another major move in volatility.
When I looked at AAPL earnings the other day, based on what I was saw out of the Steve Jobs news, I had a feeling that the stock might have a bit of a dud earnings report.
Across the option blogosphere the hot talk is AAPL and IBM. My option mentoring students are ask about AAPL more than any other stock, with IBM probably a close second. However, I think
One thing I am constantly trying to gauge for my options mentoring students how hard it is to trade. In times when HV is higher than IV it can be tough on an income option trader.
For all of you option trader's that followed my suggestion that the INTC straddle was underpriced congratulatio
I was giving a presentation to my option mentoring students today. I was scanning the market for trades when I noticed how low S&P 500 put curve had gotten.
One of the things my options mentoring students often ask me is: 'How should I evaluate earnings?" My first answer is "I follow the option paper flow." My second answer is I look at th
My options mentoring students are always asking me about how to trade weekly options. Should I sell condors? Should I sell butterflies? When should I trade?