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How to Use Orders to Target Options Trading Profits

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In the world of investing generally - and options trading in particular - it is not only important to know when to get in and get out of a trade, it is also important to know how to do so.

The markets move incredibly quickly, and you need to be prepared for whatever happens next. That means tailoring your orders to fit your trades, and having them into your broker ahead of time.

Using these ordering strategies, you can maximize your profits (and minimize your losses). Here's what you need to know...

The Options Trading Chart "Cheat" That Reveals Direction

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With options trading, I don't care WHICH direction a stock is headed. I just need it to move.

And this "simple" indicator tells me everything I need in one line...

How to Get Triple-Digit Gains on the Australian Dollar


So, the Fed's going to wait to hike interest rates. That suits us just fine. Even if they had raised rates yesterday, it would still be way down on the list of risks we face right now.

At the top of that list, though, are what I've called the "Three Cs" of risk in this market: China, commodities, and currencies.

That's where the smart money is headed - and I'm going to show you the best way to profit from this shift...

Why Options Trading Is the Best Risk Management Strategy


If you want to make money, you have to be in the markets.

The easiest way to stay in the markets in tough times is to make sure you've got a sound risk management strategy.

Options are the best risk management strategy in the markets. Here are four concrete ways you can use them to protect your investments and manage your risk...

What to Do When Options Trading Profits Arrive Ahead of Schedule

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With options trading, even the smallest move in the underlying stock can result in explosive profits.

We just saw exactly this scenario play out with one of my Money Calendar recommendations. Those quick moves can work both ways - so you have to grab your profits when you can.

Today, I'm going to walk you through that winning case study and show you exactly what happened - and the best way to protect your profits. Let's get to it...

Finding Your Next Double with Options Trading


The question I'm asked most frequently is how I select which options to trade on a particular stock.

Markets are global and so are your options. Everything that impacts the markets could affect your trades.

So how do I choose? I use this options trading strategy, which helps you target only those options with the chance to double your money before you even risk your first dime...

Why September's Volatility Is a Huge Opportunity for Options Trading

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Options trading is one of the best ways to navigate market volatility.

Today, I'm going to explain the different kinds of volatility and how they affect the markets generally and options specifically.

This road map through the chaos, including a few of my favorite options strategies, will help you weather the storm. Let's get started...

Three Things Every Master Trader Knows About Options


The last two weeks have seen significant market action in both directions. It's just more proof that you need options in your portfolio to help cut your risk and boost your potential returns.

I want take this opportunity to reexamine some of the fundamentals of options trading.

Let's take a step away from the market chaos and get back to basics...

The One “Timing” Lesson You Need Now About Trading Options


Trading options can be scary if you’re new to it. But the risk is mostly due to the fact that options have a fixed expiration date.

That’s why it’s important to get the timing on options trades right.

Here’s an easy way to do it…

Pick the Stock, Mark a Date on Your Calendar… and Collect Clockwork Profits

stock In a market like this, buy-and-hold investors often watch volatility eat away at stock gains. But there's a simple way to boost your return on investment while you hold shares for their long-term price appreciation and dividends. One of my favorite strategies is to use leverage to get the absolute maximum profit performance from my […]

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Oil's Tumble Means a Fast 30% Gain with This Trade

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My wife and I were just at a children's birthday party. You know, the kind where everyone gets together to sing "Happy Birthday," and then the adults drift off into their own groups to chat.

Naturally, I fell in with a group of several wealth managers, and you'd better believe we started talking about the markets.

When the subject turned to oil shares, you could have heard a pin drop.

You see, some of those folks could be looking at a mighty lean year, depending on their oil exposure.

But as we know, there's an opportunity to make money as share prices fall. Today I want to show you how to book a quick and easy 30% gain on some very big, very liquid oil shares, even as the stock tumbles down.

It's the perfect energy play for markets like this...

This Overlooked Gold Play Could Bring Us 115%

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I love gold right now, not despite, but because of everything that's happened to it this month...

Now, it's true that the "race to $1,000" triggered by the July 20 Asian bear raid appears to have the yellow metal on the ropes.

Have a look at this...

How Apple Stock Made Us as Much as 175% (While Wall Street Barely Made 3%)

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There's no doubt that Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) is a fantastic long-term hold. Its growth prospects are excellent, and it will hit $200 a share on its way to being the world's first trillion-dollar company.

That will be great for shareholders when it happens, but it's going to take more than a year to hit those milestones.

But I'm going to show you an easy-to-make trade that made my Money Calendar Alert Members as much as 175% in the 11 days it took shareholders to book just 2.46%.

Here's exactly how we did it...

The Power of the Loophole Trade

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Today we're going to examine in granular detail a moneymaking tool called the loophole trade. And we're going to drill down and comprehensibly discuss why certain market conditions would compel us to recommend this tactic.

Remember: Through familiarity that's gained by the proper application of financial knowledge, you can overcome fear of volatility and risk.

We want you to confidently embrace the power of the loophole trade...

Why Earnings Season Is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for Traders Like Us

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If you've traded for more than a few months, you've seen how earnings season can really move share prices - in both directions.

If you hold, say, a blue chip and it hits on earnings, you can book some nice single- or double-digit gains. Or, if there's a miss, you might take a loss.

In fact, earnings season trading is one of the most volatile strategies you can use. It's not for the faint-hearted.

So, let's "scout" my earnings chart to see exactly where our next winning trade is...

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