Options Boot Camp is designed to help get you into peak options trading shape by teaching you options trading inside and out, basic to complex. Listeners can even submit their own options questions to be answered on the show.
OBC 145: Let's Talk About Skew
In this episode, Mark and Dan talk about skew (what is it, how is it measured, what is it used for, skew vs. term structure, how do you trade it using options, etc.); discuss whether the skew index is a good measure of future tail risk in the S&P 500; look at a put credit spread strategy vs. an iron condor; and much more.
OBC 144: AMC Calls, Robinhood Scandal and F-Bombs
In this episode, Mark and Dan answer your questions about AMC 145 calls; your feedback on the Robinhood scandal; the best/worst brokers for new options traders; brokers using automation to approve options accounts; will the real Options Playbook please stand up?; F-bomb Passarelli; and much more.
OBC 143: Navigating The Scary Waters of Earnings Season
In this episode, Mark and Dan discuss trading options during earnings season; look at earnings volatility; talk about the development of an earnings trading system; discuss trading Apple options during earnings; explain what happens to time decay during earnings week; and much more.
OBC 142: Calendars, Portfolio Margin and Robinhood Rage
In this episode, Mark and Dan discuss why calendar spreads are so befuddling to so many; explain why portfolio margins are so dangerous to new traders; look into the recent Robinhood FINRA ruling and explain the violations; and much more.
OBC 141: Unraveling the Mysteries of Option Margin on Meme Stocks
In this episode, Mark and Dan discuss the hot stocks right now with MTM customers; unravel the mysteries of option margin on meme stocks; implement high net worth strategies for smaller retail accounts; talk about whether or not it is preferable to take off trades in pieces, and much more.
OBC 140: Everyone Is Going Pro
On this episode, Mark and Dan answer your deluge of questions about:
- Using Options Boot Camp to become a professional trader
- Making your first "real money" options trade
- The mysteries of selling ITM put spreads
- The dangers of selling zero DTE credit spreads
- Legging into positions vs. trading them outright
- What we're trading in MEME stocks right now
- And much more...
Really enjoying learning about options. Any tips for people trading from overseas. E.G where can one trade on a US account.