Index Options Trader Information
Trading Options on the S&P 500
Everything You Need to Confidently Trade Index Options
Introduction & Basic Historical Analysis
✓ Buying vs. selling options. Think options-selling is a new trend? We'll break down why selling options consistently has historically been profitable.
✓ Why sell options on equity index products (S&P 500 or Russell 2000)? Learn the problems associated with selling options on individual stocks, and how index products solve those problems and reduce risk.
Time Frame & Implied Volatility Analysis
✓ Time Frame (DTE) Analysis. What time frame should you use for your trades? Learn how selling options with varying days to expiration impacts strategy characteristics.
✓ Implied Volatility (IV) Analysis: Make better trade entries by using implied volatility as an entry filter (based on statistical analysis).
Options Trading Strategies With Historical Results
✓ Learn our simple approaches to sizing high-risk and limited-risk options-selling trades consistently.
✓ Trades will inevitably move against you. Learn how we deal with losing trades.
✓ See how widening or tightening stop-loss limits can completely change the characteristics of a high-risk options-selling trade (and how to find a happy medium between the two extremes).
✓ How to adjust a short Iron Butterfly position to significantly reduce risk without substantially reducing the profit potential or probability of profit.
✓ Learn how to reduce commissions in larger accounts by combining SPX and SPY.
✓ Learn trade management strategies to significantly reduce P/L volatility.
✓ Gain access to the FULL trading plans for short Straddles, short Iron Butterflies, and short Iron Condors (up-to-date historical results with varying trade sizes included).
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Is This Course Right For You?
Index Options Trader is not for everybody. Read the bullets below to find out if this course is for you.
Who is this for
*There are no guarantees when trading stocks, options or futures. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Our strategies are designed to avoid significant portfolio losses through proper position sizing and proactive trade management. Selling uncovered options carries substantial risk and during volatile market periods, some trades may not be exited at target stop-loss levels (resulting in larger-than-expected losses). projectoption or any of its members are not liable for any losses that come as a result of following strategies discussed in any of our content. Trade at your own risk.