So You Want to Hit the Lotto in Options?

So You Want to Hit the Lotto in Options?

Many traders look to hit home runs with options plays, but understand that the odds of a big payoff are low and manage your risk accordingly.

Busy Earnings Week, China Trade, Fed Moves, Trading Beyond Meat: Market Recon

Busy Earnings Week, China Trade, Fed Moves, Trading Beyond Meat: Market Recon

The real threat here would be if the Fed were fooled by domestic economic data that remains better than bad, from properly preparing for a very uncertain future.

When Considering Beyond Meat, Ask: Where's the Beef?

When Considering Beyond Meat, Ask: Where's the Beef?

BYND's current market cap exceeds the entire plant-based 'meat' market universe, which should give you pause, so here's how I'd play it.

Intermediate Trade: Boeing

Intermediate Trade: Boeing

BA is not flying higher.

Striking Options: Geopolitical Tensions and Eyes on the Fed

Striking Options: Geopolitical Tensions and Eyes on the Fed

As geopolitical tensions mount in the Mideast, oil markets remain muted. What's changed?

A VIX Contango Trade for the FOMC Meeting

A VIX Contango Trade for the FOMC Meeting

A good opportunity for VIX traders.

Aiming Steady While Trading in Wild West of Earnings, I'm Shooting for WDC

Aiming Steady While Trading in Wild West of Earnings, I'm Shooting for WDC

Western Digital is set to report earnings next week, so this is a trade that may run through them, but I'm entering it with the mindset I'll be holding through.

Ride the Wells Fargo 'Wheel'

Ride the Wells Fargo 'Wheel'

WFC is a good Put Wheel candidate in the short term.

Market Movers: July FOMC Meeting

Market Movers: July FOMC Meeting

A Fed rate cut, even if the economy is doing okay? What's the message here?

One Prescription for Uncertain Market? Gilead Sciences

One Prescription for Uncertain Market? Gilead Sciences

Use buy-write orders as a conservative way to invest in GILD in these uneasy times.