Las Vegas Can Teach You a Lot About Trading Risk

January 2, 2020

I spent three days in Las Vegas, which is about all I can stand (the other seven days were in Arizona).

If you take a step back and peer through the free-drink fog, Vegas can tell you a lot about

Pairs Trade Profits: $1,100 in 5 Weeks

November 20, 2019

The “Pairs Trade” is a great way to play both sides of the market … in effect to stay neutral.

If stocks go up, down or sideways, you can still book winners.

One way you can achieve this neutrality is

5 Stocks Made for Credit Spread Profits

September 12, 2019

Traders are always looking for stocks that you can trade in and out of for consistent credit spread profits.

I’ve found 5 that we’ve traded in my Smart Options Income program over and over again for very profitable results.


Profit from both sides of a trade … on the same day

August 26, 2019

Profit from both sides of a trade … on the same day?

One strategy I’m using more in the type of unpredictable market we are in is the paired-trade concept.

Basically, it’s trading two stocks/ETFs in the same sector on

Profits on MCD … “I’m Loving It”

July 29, 2019

McDonalds (NYSE: MCD) has long been a favorite target of investors and traders.

And why not … steady sales…an increasing EPS… and enough volatility for option traders to bank profits.

But as volatility in the market this year …

This Earnings Volatility Crush Gave Us a 47% Profit

June 25, 2019

Trading earnings is “red meat” for many traders.

You know, the bright, shiny object. It comes around four times a year … like clockwork … delivering more stock-moving opportunities than most can handle.

It can be intoxicating.

But here’s the

Two Bullish Credit Spreads Return 20%+ in May Sell-Off

June 19, 2019

Credit spreads are a versatile and forgiving strategy and here are two recent “bullish” trades I closed for 20%+ gains during the recent May “sell-off.”

Both trades were bullish credit spreads.

Both stocks went down in price during the life

Chipotle “earnings crush” delivers max profit

May 28, 2019

The “earnings crush” delivered again.

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) reported strong earnings after the bell on April 24th. The stock initially sold off but recovered about half the drop to net a 4% post-earnings loss.

As a …