There are a number of people out there that offer trading advice. Many of those services provide trades to copy, but that is not what I intend to do for you. I will provide you with trade examples, but they are not intended to be copied without doing your own work. I will not show … More My Initial Trade Setups
There are a number of ways to classify your trade, and each classification requires a different entry and exit style. People often allow short-term scalps to turn into multi-day holding periods when they start to go against them. Then, as the short-term scalp becomes worse, it becomes a long-term investment. This is a lack of … More What’s Your Time Frame?
There are many reasons that options are used by market participants. Day traders often look for quick access to leverage. Hedgers may be looking to reduce their delta exposure to lock in profits (think about oil producers here – they often sell deferred calls and buy deferred puts to hedge expected future production). Large investors … More Options Level The Playing Field
There. Is. No. Alternative. We’ve heard it from all of the talking heads. There is no alternative to the stock market, so you might as well buy and enjoy the ride. And the fact that there is no alternative is inflating a bubble. And when that bubble pops, it’s going to get bad. Really bad. … More TINA Is Not A Bubble
Hello and welcome to the Trade Academy blog. I want to start by giving you a bit of background on why I am here and what you can expect from me. I believe the world of options trading is inefficient in many ways. The markets are not priced perfectly because the market participants are not … More Welcome to Trade Academy