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Options Bootcamp #42:  Legging & Protecting Gains

Options Bootcamp #42: Legging & Protecting Gains

Published on: Mar 27 2014 by John Critchley - Comments Off
Basic Training: Legging and Protecting Gains What is legging? How do you leg into a vertical call spread? When should you leg a spread? When should you not leg...
Options BootCamp #41- Advanced  Option Adjustments

Options BootCamp #41- Advanced Option Adjustments

Published on: Mar 07 2014 by John Critchley - Comments Off
  Basic Training: Advanced Adjustments Spread adjustments When should you adjust a spread? Vertical spreads. Long and short straddles. Long and short butterfly...
Options Bootcamp #40- Trade Adjustments via Options

Options Bootcamp #40- Trade Adjustments via Options

Published on: Feb 24 2014 by John Critchley - Comments Off
Question from Dr. Toboggan: Love the podcasts. Would like to see an episode (maybe options bootcamp) that covers trade adjustments. This was been the most difficult...
Options Bootcamp 33: Understanding VIX Options

Options Bootcamp 33: Understanding VIX Options

Published on: Nov 05 2013 by John Critchley - Comments Off
    Trading VIX and Volatility Products What is the VIX? How is the VIX calculated? How are VIX options priced? How do the Greeks work with VIX options? What...