Happy New Year NavigationTraders! I hope 2018 was a great year for you guys and I really look forward to an excellent 2019. In this video post, we’ll go over our trades for the month of December and take a deeper look at all of our trades for the year of 2018.
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This month we had 11 closed trades, 10 of which were winners, for a total profit of $1,968.88. We traded only 3 strategies in November, which is a lot fewer than we normally trade. A lot of that has to do with the environment that we’re currently in. Implied volatility is higher in many different symbols; so selling premium Short Strangles, Short Iron Condors and Short Call Verticals, is where the opportunity is.
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October 2018 was a wild and crazy month, with a lot of volatility. That being said, NavigationTrading did great! With 12 closed trades, and only 1 loser, our profit came to just over $6,200!
I want to introduce you to a new tool, that we just released, and is now available in your Member’s area. We’ll go over the components of the Earnings Watch List and a couple of quirks to be aware of when you’re using this tool.
In this lesson, we’ll compare an options Strangle and an options Straddle and discuss which one is better. First, we’ll review the similarities and differences between a Strangle and a Straddle, and then we’ll jump onto the trading platform and go over some examples. There are two ways to enter a Strangle or a Straddle…
What is VIX Contango? We will answer that question, along with how to use it when trading futures and options on futures.
Learn why Inverse VIX ETFs are dangerous. We’ll cover 6 different Inverse VIX ETF examples, the concerns behind those Inverse VIX ETFs, and your alternatives.
September was another great month! We had 10 closed trades, all of which were winners. Total profit was $3,158. We utilized four different strategies in September. We traded quite a few Short Strangles, a couple Short Call Verticals, a Short Put Vertical, and an Iron Condor…