Is Option Trading a Zero-Sum Game?

A few years ago, the options trading market was considered “convoluted, esoteric, and ineffable”. The words used to describe it were even more complicated than the concept itself. The media claimed that options trading was reserved to a covert group of “sophisticated professional investors”. However, in recent times, the rumor…

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Understanding Options Greeks – Myths and Realities

If you are an options trader, you may better know that prediction regarding the price of options in a continuously changing market is somehow a tough row to hoe. Many of us must have heard the term “Options Greeks” like Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega, and Rho. But wait! There may…

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Intel Stock Breakout Anticipated

  Currently, the semiconductor market is experiencing a boom which financial experts attribute to the buzz created recently. The recent consolidation which saw Microchip Inc. (MCHP) purchasing Microsemi Corp. (MSCC) in a mutually beneficial deal attests to this fact. With 4.2% boost in one day alone, Intel Corporation is enjoying…

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New Headphones Expected to Cripple FAANG Stock

  Five technology giants; Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet, trading as FAANG, might see a decrease in the value of their stock with the emergence of a new type of headphone. Guess what? Apple Incorporation is the company planning this upset!!! This is not the first music-focused coup to…

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This Trade Could Yield a 67% Winner

Volatility has increased this year. And now that we have some data on earnings, so we can gauge the probable direction of future volatility. Earnings were generally strong in the most recent quarter, but they were also largely distorted by the new tax rules. You see, companies are required to…

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The 6 Step Entry Checklist – A Winning Options Trading Plan

Humans are creatures of habits. All options traders make mistakes at some point but the sad part is that most of these mistakes can easily be avoided. Here, we will shed some light on the top 6 things, all traders should check when they are about to go into this…

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Exploiting the Market Volatility with Options Trading- How and Why it Works

If you are an ardent newsreader, you would’ve seen several posts on how options trading are dangerous and why you should never try it. However, a careful inquiry will tell you otherwise. Only financial traders and Wall Street merchants spread this malicious news! They know that if you become an…

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Don't Sell When This Happens

Don’t Sell When This Happens

You certainly have seen/heard/experienced some of the extreme volatility during February. As expected, investors are becoming increasingly skeptical of the direction of the market. Many market vets are now questioning their decision to hold off on the sale of their stocks. The simple answer is DO NOT! There’s no cause…

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Twitter Setting Up for 185% Profit

This morning my LOOT! readers received this in their inboxes. Twitter’s [TWTR] stock is trending both higher and more favorable to investors recently poised to test its multi-year high. Traders can use a limited risk option trade to ride this recent momentum using a vertical call spread. Twitter’s IPO in…

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Roku Inc. Options Traders Bet Stock Will Rise 15%

Roku is simply a device that gives users the chance to access content without the first-mover advantage and experts are of the view that it’s not to be worth a $5 billion valuation. Since the market has fallen in love with Roku’s metrics, its shares have increased by nearly 165%…

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PayPal Saw a Fall of 15% on Loss of it’s Biggest Customer

The story of eBay and PayPal’s romance, breakup, and eventual divorce is not of love, hate, or bitterness. It is simply business and in business, we only care about profit and loss. Unfortunately, this tale has no happy ending, at least not yet. As it stands, PayPal is the biggest…

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Major Factors That Has Driven The ABMD To Hit New 52-Week High

  Abiomed (NASDAQ: ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support and recovery technologies, has reached $268.72, a 52-week high on February 16 and closed at $267.74. The ABMD’s shares have managed to gain 74.6% during the previous two quarters in comparison to a broader industry’s gain of 14.6%. The 52-week…

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