Amazing $10 courses on Udemy until May 15th

Hello Udemy Option Tigers,    As you may know Udemy changed its pricing policies last month, and in case you don’t know the details, here it is:   All courses have to be priced between $20 and $50. And no discount can be more than 50%, even by the instructor as well as by Udemy. […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 4, 2016

Volatile Markets and how to trade them

Volatile Markets and how to trade them Volatile Markets and how to trade them   Writing a post after a while, and coming into a crazy time. Markets are in a turmoil for sure. The VIX is at 40, and even touched a high of 52 this morning.    The crisis has developed in China, and there’s very little the US or […]
Read Post, Posted on: August 24, 2015

Options Settlement explained – SPX, NDX and RUT

Options Settlement explained – SPX, NDX and RUT Options Settlement explained for Equities and Indices   The process of Options settlement can be somewhat confusing for newcomers.  The following process applies to Monthly Options. There are Weekly Options that expire at the close of every Friday, and this includes equities that have Weekly Options, and also the Index products – SPX< RUT and NDX..    […]
Read Post, Posted on: June 1, 2015

China market crash and Greece exit

China market crash and Greece exit   The Chinese market was down 6.5% today, which is a very big move for any overall market. There’s a variety of reasons including the usual ones of slower growth, but there seems to be some tightening of requirements for margin etc.   There is obviously something brewing in […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 28, 2015

How to play Workday after Earnings

How to play Workday after Earnings How to play Workday after Earnings   Workday (WDAY) reported earnings last night. WDAY is a fast growing cloud-based application provider, and its results beat the consensus estimates on revenues and EPS.   However, the stock seems to be down 8% due to some unknown reason, maybe something was said was on the conference call. […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 27, 2015

SPX and SPXPM Options

SPX and SPXPM Options What are SPXPM Options You may have heard of SPX and SPXPM options. They are both Options on the S&P 500 Index. The SPX is the regular version, and the SPXPM options is a variant that expires at the close of business after Friday. Whereas the SPX Options close at the opening print on Friday.    […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 26, 2015

How to turn 50K into 73K in 9 days with Options trading

How to turn 50K into 73K in 9 days with Options trading The secrets to High performance Options trading   What is the important factor for success in trading the markets ??? Its CONSISTENCY…CONSISTENCY…CONSISTENCY… You have to control your risks. This is priority #1. You have to be patient and wait for the right opportunities You need a set of reliable technical analysis tools to help you […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 21, 2015

Did High Frequency Trading (HFT) firms win on Avon

Did High Frequency Trading (HFT) firms win on Avon High Frequency trading gets bad rap In case you missed this, last week, there was apparently a buyout offer for Avon Products by an unrecognized private equity player from the UK. Shares shot up beginning around 11:35 a.m. and twenty times as many shares as usual changed hands in 25 minutes as the stock went from […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 18, 2015

Earnings Trades Recap

Earnings Trades Recap Earnings Trades Recap Almost all of the exciting stocks have finished their earnings cycle for Q1. Overall, the theme for this season was “disappointment”. Whether it had to do with bad weather impact on East coast business, strong US dollar or any other reason, most of the stocks that typically perform well, did not.   […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 13, 2015

Do you use Stop Losses – investors be warned

Do you use Stop Losses – investors be warned The perils of Stop Losses On a morning like today, when the SPX gaps down 17 points by the time we wake up in the United States, due to any number of concerns in Europe or Asia, the first thought that may come to an investors mind is – How is my portfolio going to […]
Read Post, Posted on: May 12, 2015

The Ultimate guide to success with Options trading

The Ultimate guide to success with Options trading If there is any one request that I've received from OptionTiger customers over the years, it is this...Do you or Can you offer a "mentorship" service so I can learn to trade and have success with Options trading. I've arrived at a solution on how to achieve this
Read Post, Posted on: May 9, 2015

Options Trading software platforms

Options Trading software platforms Options Trading software platforms   One of the most common questions that traders around the world have is about Options trading software and platforms.   Which platform is good ? What are the pros and cons of each ?   And which platforms (brokers) accept customers from which countries ?   When it comes to […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 30, 2015

Live Webinar on Proprietary Options strategies

Live Webinar on Proprietary Options strategies Live Webinar Proprietary Options strategies   OptionTiger is presenting a Live Webinar on Using proprietary Options strategies to significantly boost your Options trading performanceWebinar on Debit and Credit Spreads, Straddles and Strangles, Iron Condors, Weekly Options, Options adjustments and more…If you trade Options, you don’t want to miss this Webinar. The key in Options trading is to […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 23, 2015

Trading the SPX Index

Trading the SPX Index Trading the SPX Index   If you like trading the SPX Index, then you know there are many ways to do it. But there are ways you could be trading the SPX Index with leverage which you may not be aware of.   -  The first is trading the SPX Index options itself. There is no leverage […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 20, 2015

DayTrading strategies – Live Webinar Sunday night

DayTrading strategies –  Live Webinar Sunday night DayTrading strategies Webinar   I’m hosting a Live Webinar tonight at 8 pm ET.    On Explosive Day Trading (Intraday trading) Strategies.   Topics include -    - What makes a good day trading system - Who is this ideal for - Why a trading plan is critical with short term trading - How the DayTradeMAX […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 18, 2015

Are Stock Buybacks a good sign

Are Stock Buybacks a good sign Stock Buybacks – Good or Bad Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about stock buybacks, and in fact, stock buybacks are at historically high levels. Many US companies, holding large amounts of cash are putting it to use by buying back their own stock.    But what exactly does Stock buybacks tell us, and are […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 17, 2015

Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade

Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade   Netflix (NFLX) reported blockbuster results last night. Topline revenues increased, and almost 5 million global subscribers were added last quarter. It fell a bit short on the EPS number, due to foreign exchange hit from overseas revenues due to the strong dollar. Nevertheless this is a massive report.   In […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 16, 2015

What are the Option Greeks

What are the Option Greeks Option Greeks explained If you’re somewhat new to Options, you must have heard about the Option Greeks. In fact, a common rookie mistake with Options traders is that they ignore the Greeks. In this post, hopefully, I can convey the importance of Option Greeks explained in simple terms. This is easily one of the biggest mistakes a newbie […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 15, 2015

Why and when Technical analysis matters

Why and when Technical analysis matters You’ve probably asked yourself about the importance of Technical analysis and Volume analysis. There are people who swear by Technical analysis – they’ll take the trade only if a certain pattern is playing out. And there are others who never look at charts or rarely look at them. So who’s correct ?    The answer lies in between. Any […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 13, 2015

Conditional Orders explained

Conditional Orders explained in simple terms   In this post, Conditional Orders explained in simple terms can be a great tool for Options traders. In fact, I’d go a bit further and say that every Options trader must master them. Especially if you can’t monitor your position, and are concerned about a move that may hurt the […]
Read Post, Posted on: April 6, 2015