Options Trading

Options Trade Of The Week – Facebook

Trading Options can give the retail trader some great opportunities to trade the high priced tech names for a fraction of the cost. Stocks like AAPL, FB, TSLA, AMZN, GOOGL, NFLX can be traded for under a few hundred dollars which is makes trading Options for those with smaller trading... Read moreread more

NetPicks Options Trade Of The Week – NFLX

2018 has been an extremely active year for stocks and we are only a few months into the year. We have seen impressive moves in both directions to start the year and during this time of increased volatility, we have seen some big name stocks lead the charge. Today we... Read moreread more

Here Is How We Trade Options – 5 Ways To Profit

You may not want to trade Options for a living but having options trading as part of your overall trading portfolio is a strong way to diversify your trading business. Our approach to trading options will be a little different than what most traders are used to seeing and we credit... Read moreread more

2 Steps To Increase Your Option Trading Profits

It is vital when trading any instrument that you maximize the profit potential when you take your trade. You can increase your profits when trading Options if you consider the 2 simple steps I am going to outline below. I want to ask you a question first: “Have you ever been... Read moreread more

How to Overcome the Fear of Trading

Fear of trading haunts all traders at some point.  It was my fear of trading that had me learning how to design effective trade strategies.  Mainly due to the pressure of calling a live traderoom with so many people depending on my trade calls, it was ‘necessity being the mother... Read moreread more

Easy To Understand Option Basics

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When I mention to people that I trade options, the response is usually, “That sounds way too risky for me.” That’s simply due to lack of knowledge because once they understand some option basics and how to trade them, people start to become a little less risk adverse in their... Read moreread more

Nothing Beats Actual Options Trading Success Stories

You may be aware that NetPicks publishes a very popular Options Trading training program called the “Options Fast Track.” Not aware?   Start here and learn about our Options Hot List which will kick-start you in the right direction We constantly talk about the virtues of learning to trade options.... Read moreread more

Understand The Power Of Stock Options

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Are you spinning your wheels trying to becoming a profitable trader? Are you unsure you are trading the right markets? If you are, please understand that you are not alone. Many people enter the trading world and most don’t understand that it’s a business that requires proper education. Let’s take... Read moreread more

Monthly or Weekly Options…Which should I trade?

When talking about stock options there are many common questions that come up. Which strike price should I trade? Should I buy or sell the options? Should I use monthly or weekly options? The reason these questions can be tricky is that there is no perfect answer that fits each... Read moreread more

$106,000 Trading Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Do you understand your risk on every option position that you put on Are you comfortable with the worst possible outcome if the absolute worst scenario happens? These are important questions to ask yourself on a regular basis. In our Options Fast Track training room we talk about maximum risk on every... Read moreread more

NetPicks Options Trade of the Week

In the Options Academy trade of the week we decided to take advantage of the wild moves in energy prices that we have seen the last few weeks. Up until the last few days overall market volatility had fallen off a cliff. This typically happens when the market moves straight... Read moreread more

Small account? 5 options trades under $300

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One of the biggest issues facing newer traders is the lack of trading capital. We sent a survey  to traders and asked why they were for not registering for one of our upcoming Options training webinars. Towards the top of that list of responses was the feeling that their account size isn’t... Read moreread more

4 Steps To Finding The Right Options Trade

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I got an email from one of our Options Mastery students this week asking some really great questions.  I’m sure these are questions that many traders have when starting out with options so I decided to answer them in this blog post. Maybe these are the types of questions you... Read moreread more

Options Trade of the Week – FXI

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As a full time trader and NetPicks coach, one of the comments that I dislike hearing the most is “trading options is too complex”. So many traders are looking for the easy fix to their trading, that they often overlook the area that can give them the best odds of... Read moreread more

Simplify your trading with Market Internals

As some of you know, I post market updates and trade ideas on Twitter throughout the day. In many cases, I include screenshots of things I’m looking at. I have started to get some questions on the tools that I use, so I thought it would be a good idea... Read moreread more

Top Stocks to Trade for Fall/Winter 2015

o With thousands of stocks and ETF’s available to trade how do you know which ones to look at? Does it seem like there is a new hot name every day you turn on CNBC or Bloomberg? It drives me crazy when I see people chasing the big name in... Read moreread more

How to simplify your trading with a good Watch List

How do you know which stocks/ETF’s should be on your watch list? How many names should be on your watch list? These are common questions asked by traders looking to swing trade. With literally thousands of stocks available to trade, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which ones... Read moreread more