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Trade 115 Week Ending 18 Jan, and  Expiry.

Trade 115 Week Ending 18 Jan, and Expiry.

A Gentle Reminder Volatility was at 24 a few weeks ago. We saw it stay above 20 for a few weeks. Very high vol never lasts long, low vol can last a year. We saw 6.19 low and a brief spike at 16, in 2017. Dumb money flows back and forth and people’s opinions change. […]

Trade114 Week ending 11Jan2019

Trade114 Week ending 11Jan2019

Sea Change or Another Bogus Blip? FTSE hit 6600 at the start of trading in 2019, and has since bounced, as I’m sure we all know. So, what has changed? Is the ‘bad news’ priced in?  I just received an email proclaiming how great it is for a stock investor, when the share price goes […]

Trade113 Week Ending 04Jan2019

Trade113 Week Ending 04Jan2019

Up 3% on the week- nobody saw that coming, but we don’t mind.Vol dropping massively,as you’d expect. Did I take advantage at 45DTE on Wednesday? Not saying-ok, I missed out! Grrrrrrr New Year, Same Old Crazy Here we are in 2019, and we are sure all our readers are not only solvent, but profitable. So […]

Not Trade 112 for New Year 2019- Just For Education

Not Trade 112 for New Year 2019- Just For Education

Posted on Twitter by Tasty Trade https://twitter.com/tastytraderMike/status/1079802382652002305   For Comparison I have tried to crunch a few numbers-see options calculator results below. We see here a price discrepancy in risk/reward and this may be due to VFTSE=22 VIX=28. Thus we note US volatility is a lot higher than the UK. Who knows what that may be attributed […]