OPTIONS TRADING EDUCATIONGrow from an Amateur to an Expert Options Trader

What Phase 1 Covers:

Options Market Basics

  • Basic Options Terminology & Definition
  • Rights and Obligations
  • How Much Stock Do I Control/Own?
  • Exercise and Assignment

Put / Call Parity

  • Why this Relationship is Critical to Trading Options
  • Synthetic Positions
    • Creating Calls, Puts or Stock Synthetically
    • Identifying the True Profit and Loss Potential in Your Position

Understanding Option Greeks

  • Delta – Rate of Rate
  • Gamma – Rate of Change of the Rate of Change
  • Vega - Volatility
  • Theta – Time Decay
  • Rho – Interest Rate Risk

Credit and Debit Spreads

  • What is the Difference Between Debit and Credit Spreads
  • How Take Profits AND Stay in the Trade
  • The Risk in Reaching Too Far for a Credit Spread
  • Finding Low Cost and High Return Debit Spread Opportunities
  • Reducing the High Cost of In The Money Options

What Phase 2 Covers:

  • Why Trade Equity Options
  • Options Probabilities
  • Standard Deviation and Pricing
  • Historical and Implied Volatility
  • Options Pricing Models
  • Options for hedging stock and retirement accounts
  • Directional trading - buying calls and puts

What Phase 3 Covers:

  • How and Why to Trade
  • Straddles and Strangles
  • Butterfly and Iron Butterfly
  • Condor and Iron Condor
  • Calendar Spreads
  • The Art of “Legging” In and out of Trades
  • The Time to Buy and the Time to Sell Spreads
  • Identifying the Most Profitable Vertical Spreads to Sell Using Standard Deviation
  • Learn How to Trade Expiration Week Like a Market Maker
  • Make Every Week Expiration Week with Weekly Options