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Options Basics & Fundamentals

Ep 106 : Basic Guide to Trading Options

October 13th, 2016

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Hey this is Sasha, and welcome to another episode of let’s talk stocks, episode number 106, the basic guide to understanding options.

We’re just going to cover some basics regarding options, if you’ve never traded option contracts. We’ll talk about some options; maybe it will give you a little bit of foundation.
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Ep 89: Using the VIX (Fear Index) in Trading Stocks and Options

June 16th, 2016

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Hey this is Sasha Evdakov and welcome to episode number 89 of let’s talk stocks, and today we’re going to talk about the VIX, and more importantly, how you can use the VIX for trading stocks, but also options.

The VIX typically refers to option trading and it’s really geared and run by the options, but I’m going to share some insight with you about how to use it as a gauge for also if you’re just trading stocks in general.
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Options: The Difference in Buying and Selling a Call and a Put

April 28th, 2015

Understanding the difference between calls and puts can be easy in the beginning, but as you start selling calls and puts, it gets a little more complicated.

I want to take you through the four different situations in relation to calls and puts. Buying a call, selling a call, buying a put and selling a put.

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How to Make Money from Sideways Stock Moves by Selling Option Premium

December 2nd, 2014

Typically you make money through selling options. It's through options that you can make money from a stock moving sideways...

If you're just buying and selling shares of stock, you typically can't make money if your stock is moving sideways. You need upward or downward movement to capitalize on the long or short position from your stock trade.

With options, you get more flexibility because you can capitalize if the market is moving sideways. You can even make money if the stock is going up or down.

You sell option premium to achieve this. There's a few different strategies you can use, and some can get complicated...

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Option Trading Strategy: Setting Up a Double Calendar

May 13th, 2014

Hey! It’s Sasha Evdakov founder of Rise2Learn and in this video I want to share with you how to trade a double calendar or at least that one up so that way you can now position it yourself on your own stock trade.

Now double calendar is very similar to a single calendar but it is two calendars rather than one so I want to go over exactly how to set one up and this is just a quick overview video it's not indepth about adjustments or anything like that. Let me share with you exactly what it looks like first off and then afterwards I want to show you exactly how to do it in a trading program.

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