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Posted Yesterday at 06:48 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Bull Put Spread - Options Vid 24


In this video, we look at our first Spread Trade- the Bull Put Spread.





Hello and welcome.
In this video, we look at the Bull Put Spread trade. This trade is placed when a trader is bullish on price, but wants to limit his possible loss to a fixed maximum amount.

The Bull Put Spread is one of the 4 most basic spread trades. The concept of the 4 basic spread trades...

Posted 04-09-2014 at 06:26 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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MSFT: Short Straddle and Short Strangles Example (Options vid 23)


In this video, we look at examples of a Short Straddle and two Short Strangles on Microsoft.




Vid text:


Hello and welcome

In this video, we will look at examples of a Short Straddle and two Short Strangles that a trader could place on Microsoft. At the time of making this video, Microsoft is $40.98 a share.

...

Posted 04-09-2014 at 08:12 AM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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An easy way to post a youtube vid here


Take the part of the URL that is after the equal sign-

Here is the last part of the URL for a vid-
outube.com/watch?v=5MgBikgcWnY

You take the part that is after the equal sign, so for this link, you copy-
5MgBikgcWnY


You place it between the youtube command like this with no spaces
(add the e back to 'youtube' of course)-

[youtub]5MgBikgcWnY[/youtub]...

Posted 04-05-2014 at 01:04 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Short Strangle Overview (Options vid 22)


In this video, we look at the Short Strangle trade.




Vid text:
Hello and Welcome. In this video we will look at the Short Strangle trade.
You may remember from my video on Short Straddles that a Short Straddle is a trade where the trader sells two Options on the same stock, a Call and a Put, that both expire at the same time.

A Short Strangle is similar...

Posted 03-29-2014 at 10:11 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Two Short Straddle Examples- Basic Options 21.

In this video, we continue with the Short Straddle by looking at an example using Dow chemical and an example using JP Morgan
.



Vid Text:
Hello and Welcome. In this video we will continue looking at the Short Straddle trade by looking at 2 examples of Short Straddle trades.
You may remember from my video on the Short Straddle that for a Short Straddle trade, a trader...
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