Archive for the ‘Butterfly Option’ Category

20 Minute Credit Spread Profit


If you’re new to our site, make sure to watch our FREE TRADING VIDEO. Thanks for visiting! When the market tanked on Thurs – May 6, 2010 – the VIX spiked over 40 and the vols soared. Then the market bounced back up pretty quickly, and around 20 minutes before the close, talk started coming [...]

20 Million Dollar Day (according to TOS anyway)


Today when the market went nuts (dow dropping 1000 points) our TOS platform started acting haywire. Risk graphs were creating crazy formations for awhile there, then our net liquidating value suddenly said we had over 20 million dollars available. Tried as I might, I was never able to  liquidate any of that before it corrected [...]

Option Spread Strategies


There are numerous option spread strategies non directional option traders can use to profit from the market without having to ‘know’ or be necessarily ‘correct’ about market and/or stock direction. These include the iron condor, the butterfly spread, the diagonal and the double diagonal, the calendar spread – the double calendar spread – and, the [...]