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by rushN4
Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: No lack of OPTIONS
Replies: 179
Views: 18308
Gender: Male

If you understand the 'shapes'/strategies then you will know when to use one over the other. I think that professionals speak negatively about DOTM options because they do not want YOU to buy them; legging into DOTM spreads can lead to a profit potential that is beyond your imagination. What happen...
by rushN4
Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: No lack of OPTIONS
Replies: 179
Views: 18308
Gender: Male

I found here something on Delta Trading. Maybe some will find it usefull

http://www.barchart.com/education/pdf/D ... Course.pdf

It is a reprint from "The Delta Trading Strategy" It was initially published in 1994 by The Ken Roberts Company
by rushN4
Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:42 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: No lack of OPTIONS
Replies: 179
Views: 18308
Gender: Male

Alright then, I wouldn't be discussing options by myself. Start with a few definitions. BUYING a Call option gives you the RIGHT to request the underlying at an agreed upon STRIKE PRICE, if the option is In The Money (ITM). You pay a premium for that right. To keep it simple we will just talk about...
by rushN4
Wed Feb 20, 2013 4:36 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: No lack of OPTIONS
Replies: 179
Views: 18308
Gender: Male

PebbleTrader wrote:Nice video


as i understood it she trades wide Index Strangles with a delta of 5(%) so there is a 5% chance that these Options will be ATM on expiration and that means that she collect the full Premium 95% of the time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BquDGE9KxZQ
by rushN4
Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: No lack of OPTIONS
Replies: 179
Views: 18308
Gender: Male

Alright then, I wouldn't be discussing options by myself. Start with a few definitions. BUYING a Call option gives you the RIGHT to request the underlying at an agreed upon STRIKE PRICE, if the option is In The Money (ITM). You pay a premium for that right. Yep you always pay a Premium as a Option ...
by rushN4
Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:02 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: The ideas that I trade by:
Replies: 4224
Views: 500738
Gender: Male

"But the guy in the videos is laying Positions over Positions and that requiers more and more margin" -rushN4 You don't have to 'save' your positions if you don't want to ;) If you have some profit from THETA then you can roll (sell old, buy new) one condor into another with minimal loss ...
by rushN4
Wed Feb 13, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: The ideas that I trade by:
Replies: 4224
Views: 500738
Gender: Male

The DVD course is 3.5 out of 5 stars at best; it mostly a cheap introduction to the TOS platform. In the case of a 'flash crash' you will likely realize your maximum loss: This loss will be far greater if you buy a call option than had you traded a vertical spread. In either case, you cannot get a ...
by rushN4
Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: The ideas that I trade by:
Replies: 4224
Views: 500738
Gender: Male

Hi MO and all other Pirates, Im just diving into the World of Options because i was not able to find succes with trading Forex. I purchased all the stuff MO suggested in this thread and watch nearly all the videos on the DVD course. But i have to watch them all over again. Making Money on TIME decay...
by rushN4
Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: beginners forum
Topic: A fresh start! Doji's Trading Journal
Replies: 4097
Views: 411859
Gender: Male

MightyOne wrote:Image

Now let us look at a shift...

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interesting...looks like one shift is for direction and the other shift for entry.

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by rushN4
Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: TheRumpledOne
Topic: Space Wars
Replies: 228
Views: 66503
Gender: Male

Thanks a lot RushN4... Started doing this myself and then let it lapse. Cheers! edit: This seems to have reached a dl limit. Is it possible to reupload please! I updated the link in my last post....but i dont know how long it will work. here is the tool i used to make the picrures: http://www.techs...

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