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Investment Strategy

My Strategy Toolbox

April 18, 2007

Some of you have been asking in one way or the other, what are the strategies that I employ for my real-money option trading portfolio. Let me briefly highlight these by separating into two sections i.e. Income trades and speculative trades. Income Trading: I allocate major proportion of the portfolio…

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April 18, 2007

How to be ahead of the market?

April 3, 2007

From time to time, I mention that money is made if you are ahead of the market. However, this is always an intriguing question, how can one get ahead of the market? Today I am covering one of the ways to get ahead. Fundamental Analysis (FA): In my opinion, this…

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April 3, 2007

AGIX – Simply WOW

March 15, 2007

We discussed AGIX quite extensively and then due to other opportunities in the market I temporarily discontinued discussing this ticker. Here is a snapshot from April Options chain and I am just wowed ! Implied volatilities, talk about 100s or 200s, sorry… It’s in 500s!! Olrite…Open interests, 5K, 10K, sorry…

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March 15, 2007

Do you Know?

March 10, 2007

I am looking for a tool that can help me find out top 10 (or more, doresn’t really matter) Option volume vs Open Interests. For instance, MSFT 30 calls Open interest is say 10,000, but today’s volume says is 50,000 i.e. volume is 5 times than open interest. I currently…

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March 10, 2007

Update from Agloco

March 9, 2007

Here is an update from AGLOCO. It is now 100 days since AGLOCO went public with its pre-launch plan to become the Internet’s first Economic Network. Here is a quick progress report to Members:    Continued growth of the AGLOCO network – February was a record month of new Members joining (and…

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March 9, 2007

AGIX and BMRN

February 16, 2007

Initially few OP readers mentioned about these two companies that have very very high volatility due to pending FDA announcement about their major drugs. Today I was surfing elite trader and I found similar discussion on the forum so I decided why not we take this discussion right here at OP. In some ways, this…

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February 16, 2007

Option Strategy Screener

February 11, 2007

Here is the strategy screener I was referring to in my earlier post. This screener is an essential part of the OptionPundit’s Toolbox and I encourage beginners to use it to have an understanding of different option trading strategies before diving into option trading world beyond straight calls and puts….

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February 11, 2007

Speculative Plays GOOG, NVT, BMC, AMZN, etc.

February 9, 2007

Here is the final analysis of the speculative strategies I started sometime back. Let’s go through one by one: First BMC easy but speculative – Profit 130% My original plan was to open a put backspread. One of the OP reader Jim highlighted unusually high PUT volume. Coupled with further analysis I decided…

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February 9, 2007

Little Book but Big Gains

February 4, 2007

The little book that beats the market. I first mentioned about this book in my posting here on Jan 20, 2007. Let me briefly talk about why I think this is a great book and how I would like to use it for option trading. As per the screening on…

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February 4, 2007
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