Taking the VIX Apart

While the S&P500 has rarely experienced an ordinate move of more than 5% in the last 20 years, the VIX is a device to represent volatility expectations. Expressed as the expected price movement within one standard deviation this encompasses the likely probability of all contingencies...
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 The Value of Open Interest

Particularly outside equity markets having a finite number of shares available, many traders ignore open interest records in their option trading strategies. Primarily this is due to the impossibility of differentiating whether the open interest …is long or short, and so whatever good that may...
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 Mechanics of the VIX

While the VIX (Volatility Index) only had its inception in 1993, it has since developed into an indicator, a tool, and a primary and secondary market with its own options market as well. The VIX is a measure of anticipated market volatility and compares to...
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 Join me in Orlando in March for 2-days

Join me in Orlando in March for 2-days and learn how to make my system really work for your trading. learn: • why options offer you a great alternative investment limited risk, but unlimited potential! • the extraordinary power of compounding money • goal Setting...
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 This is good stuff

Purchased 1000 49.50 Calls of FSLR at a little before 10 am costing .01. Out at .69 at 11:55 following the 5/10 min charts. Cheers, -alan S This is what we do http://theoptionshunter.com/premium-services/big-games/
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 VXX puts gain 1000s

So Wednesday at 11:15 eastern I tweeted my clients about the divergence on VXX. here’s the tweet: “Nice 15 min DOWN divergence on VXX @ 11:15, EDT today! The 16 puts for Friday are up 200%+, triple your $$! This is AGAINST the trend, too!”…...
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 Tuesday September 17, 2013 quick review

As a quick review, I said that the Monthly charts on GLD and AAPL are both still very weak and IF the lower time frames turn down (especially with new double price tops & downside divergences), we can see dramatic price drops, maybe in the...
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 Joy call options +500% in 2 days

Here’s what Dale’s subscribers have achieved recently …..I have been going through your content for a few weeks now, and yesterday I finally pulled the trigger on my first trade using your methodology. I was able to lock in a 588% gain on a JOY...
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 A tweet is worth a thousand words

The next day, Monday May 6th in my nightly update, I again described in detail the divergence on CLF and potential for weekly options. My SHARP SHOOTER AND BIG GAME clients all received this video and more on Monday night. On Tuesday May 7th I...
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 What is options trading

Options trading refers to the process of buying or selling options on an underlying asset; in simple terms, when you buy an option, you hope to sell it before it expires for more than you paid for it (the premium). If you sell or write...
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Options on Currency ETF’s

It can hardly have escaped notice that after the Global Financial Crisis, one of the unifying themes that have connected the financial markets of the world is the currency markets. Since 2008, currency markets have expressed their disapproval of a credit crisis, they have expressed...
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