Calendar vs. Butterfly: The Ultimate
Two options spreads that try to profit
from the passage of time might look
similar. But dig a little deeper and you’ll
see that butterflies and calendars have
their differences. Why choose one over
the other? Let’s find out.
Portfolio Theory for the Little Guy
Being a portfolio manager isn’t just
for the big guys. Options traders with
smaller accounts might consider these
strategies to help expand their thinking
beyond their trading account and look
like a pro.
Five Chart Patterns
for Momo Traders
Momentum can be your best friend, but
finding it can be tricky. These five chart
patterns could help you figure out which
way prices could move and with how
much oomph. Know them, love them,
and use them.
How to Save a Bear in a Herd of Bulls
It’s a good idea to get a 10,000-foot view of the
markets just to see how past selloffs have done.
Big price changes can happen anytime, and options
traders need a risk management strategy in place,
not only to withstand a persistent rally, but still
potentially profit if and when the selloff occurs.
Cover Photograph by Dan Saelinger
Crowds create momentum
in the markets, but they can
also influence you to make
hasty trading decisions.
Five Chart Patterns for Momo Traders