Technical analysis is introduced to you, how to interpret charting and market pricing. The significance of moving averages are discussed and why it is such an important indicator for traders. Support and resistance is discussed and shows strong indicators for when to buy and sell a position.
Extrinsic and intrinsic value is discussed and how it effects option pricing. Option jargon is outlined and how to utilize these terms to view your option positions from a broader prospective. We introduce a payoff diagram and how you can visualize where profit and losses will occur before a trade is placed.
An introduction into spread trades and how they work. Multi leg option orders are shown to traders so they can make money regardless of which way the market goes (up, down or sideways). This video shows different examples of when to place spread trades and how to do them.
Break down of Implied Volatility indicator, how it effects trading and option pricing. Break down of when volatility occurs and why. How to handle fear and greed. Examples only. Statistical analysis of when to trade options in particular situations. Also discusses the significance of when to place volatility-based trades and how to take advantage of it.
Discussion of the Black and Scholes pricing model and Binomial options pricing model. How math and probabilities is used to predict the future. Very in-depth breakdown of all the different pricing models and the formulas used to derive them. Trading hours of options. The best time to get filled and when the markets are most liquid.
How to use stress testing and using the functionality of the platform to assist with making trades. How placing trades effect buying power based off particular strategies. Examples only. General options education and how it relates to option Greeks. The importance of time decay for options as they are a time expiring asset.
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