The key to ferreting out effective data to read the modern tape begins with stock market sentiment readings.
Your ability to read the modern tape, using your own effective critical path, will determine your options trading results.
Skip Raschke of Options Profits explains the importance of each phase to investor emotion.
Ratio spreading minis could create a sort of back-to-the-future opportunity. Let's take a look at an example trading Apple and walk through the math.
In today's numbers, in order to feel what we felt as those experienced in a previous massive bull run, the S&P 500 would have to rally from the current 1500 level to over 2500, doing so by December.
Skip Raschke explains what you need to know about gaps if you are going to trade options.
This plan was built on the following list of personal rules, listed by most important at the top.
In final part of the series, I review strategies to employ post-halt.
Prior to initiating any trade, you must make these critical decisions so you will be in complete control of your risk.
This trade is purely a technical call on speculation.