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Earnings Strategies

Trading Around EarningsEarnings season can provide ample profit opportunities, but using the wrong trading strategy can just as easily spell disaster. For most traders seeking to profit during earnings season, there are two basic schools of thought: Take advantage of…
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Backtesting Short Butterflies

Jeff Augen, author of  The Volatility Edge in Options Trading, recently published a strategy on trading weekly short butterflies. He discusses the following strategies for trading weekly short butterflies: Sell an At-The-Money Butterfly on the Friday prior to expiration Close…
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Backtesting Iron Condors

Tasty-Trade recently published a video episode on trading iron condors. In their episode, they recommended the following strategies for trading Iron Condors: Sell the 16 delta call & puts options Buy the 5 delta calls & puts options as a…
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Backtesting Strangles

Tasty-Trade recently published a video episode on trading strangles. In their episode, they recommended the following strategies for trading strangles: Sell the expiration closest to 45 days to expiration (DTE). Compare & contrast the following: Sell the 30 delta call…