Options Trading

Options Trade Of The Week – COST

With the latest rally extending up almost to new all time highs, we are left with a market that is pricing in perfection. The latest move higher over the last few weeks has left many stocks that we look at in overbought territory. As a result, I am shifting my... Read moreread more

Low Risk Options Strategies for Summer Markets

One of the most challenging times of year to trade is in the summer when markets slow down. With vacation season in full swing we often times see low volume market movement during July and August. While this can be a frustrating time of year for active traders, using options... Read moreread more

NetPicks Inner Circle Live Options Demo

We held a Live Options Demo on Friday 6/15/18 to show how we approach the Options market at NetPicks. In the video below you will find a walk through of our options trades from last week and we also take a look at some new trades setting up for next... Read moreread more

Handling an Options Trade Gone Bad

Expecting 100% of your trades to go as planned sets you up for disappointment. Many Options traders know that so one question that I get asked a lot is, “what do you do when a trade goes bad?” Asking that question shows that these traders have their expectations in check... Read moreread more

Selling Iron Condor Trade Of The Week – Options

For this week’s Options Trade Of The Week we will look to sell an Iron Condor on Target (Symbol: TGT). Target released their quarterly earnings this past week which can often times lead to a period of consolidation – sideways market. One way to make money from a choppy stretch... Read moreread more

GLD and XLE Options Trade

Our Options Trade of the Week usually has one focus but given the big moves in both gold and oil, this week we are going to take advantage of the moves they have made. Here is how it breaks down: GLD (Gold) A large move to the downside makes us consider... Read moreread more

AAPL Sell Call Spread – Trade Of The Week

Apple has moved higher 9 days in a row over the last 2 weeks and as a result, we are extremely overbought in the near term. While this doesn’t mean the stock has to move lower immediately, there is a good chance we see a period of consolidation over the... Read moreread more

NetPicks Inner Circle Live Options Demo

We held a Live Options Demo on Friday 4/27/18 to show how we approach the Options market at NetPicks. In the video below you will find a walk through of our options trades from last week and we also take a look at some new trades setting up for next... Read moreread more

XLE – Options Trade Of The Week

In this week’s Options Trade Of The Week we are going to take a different approach from what we have done the last few months. We are going to take a close look at the XLE Iron Condor that we sold a few weeks ago in a previous trade of... Read moreread more

IWM – Options Trade Of The Week

We continue to see a very volatile market right now with many big moves back and forth and as a result, the prices of the options are more expensive. To take advantage of the expensive options, we will look to sell a call spread on IWM which is the Russell 200... Read moreread more

Iron Condor Options Trade – XLE

In this week’s NetPicks Options Trade Of The Week,  we will take a look at an Iron Condor on XLE which is the energy ETF that we trade. Looking at the chart below, we can see that XLE has been stuck in a sideways range for the last number of... Read moreread more

Twitter – New Options Trade Of The Week

For this week’s options Trade Of the Week we will take a look at Twitter (Symbol: TWTR). Over the past 3 months, we have seen some big moves back and forth on many of the tech names. TWTR first saw a big move higher to start the year from $22... Read moreread more

QQQ – Your New Options Trade Of The Week

QQQ is the Nasdaq ETF that we trade on a regular basis inside our Options Fast Track program (send me an email to learn more – mike@netpicks dot com). Using our custom indicators as part of our trading approach, we focus on reversals in trends from the oversold or overbought... Read moreread more

Spotlight Trade of the Week for the Week of March 9th

This weeks (March 9) Spotlight Trade of the Week is another Options trading opportunity and features a long play in AT&T. It’s actually a brand new trade plan for the Spotlight Power Trader that was just published to the Owner’s Club private website where members get full access to the details (contact... Read moreread more

Netflix – Our New Options Trade Of The Week

In this week’s NetPicks Options Trade of the Week we will go back to Netflix (Symbol: NFLX). NFLX has been on an impressive run to the upside so far this year. Even with the overall market selling off back in February, NFLX has stayed strong up near it’s all time... Read moreread more

Oil ETF Trade of the Week

Crude Oil has long been one of our favorite markets to trade.  For day trading, we prefer Crude Oil Futures –  CL.  On most weeks, we post excerpts from our live trade room showcasing our weekly crude oil inventory report trading. It tends to win most of the time. Crude... Read moreread more

Options Trade Of The Week – Halliburton

With this weeks NetPicks Options Trade Of the Week we will take a look at the energy sector. Energy has been one area of the market that has been very active for months now. We have seen really decent movement in both directions and as a result, there are many... Read moreread more