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How we traded this volatility index for profit during a major market sell off

Today we take a look at how we traded the UVXY, volatility index. While market was in huge sell off mode, this inverse ETF for a 20% gain in just a few hours. Watch this video to get the technical insights. Trading Risk Disclaimer All the information shared is provided for educational purposes only. Any trades placed upon reliance of SharperTrades, LLC are taken at your own risk for your own account. Past performance is no guarantee. While there is great potential for reward trading stocks, cryptos, commodities, options, forex and other trading securities, there is also substantial risk of loss. All trading operations involve high risks of losing your entire investment. You must therefore decide your own suitability to trade. Trading results can never be guaranteed. SharperTrades, LLC is not registered as an investment adviser with any federal or state regulatory agency. This is not an offer to buy or sell stocks, cryptos, forex, futures, options, commodity interests or

Naked options vs. defined risk - A comparison

One of our students asked the following questions, the answers to which I thought you all might find valuable. Q: "So far I've been selling cash-secured put options on large-cap, dividend earning stocks that I wouldn't mind owning. The plan is to switch to selling covered calls if I get assigned. Is that a good way to trade?" A: Perfect way to trade, especially if you don't mind owning the stocks Q: "Could you tell me what are the pros and cons of choosing to trade: 1. Cash-secured puts and Covered Calls?" A: Puts - Higher POP, much easier to maneuver, and if it weren't cash secured like in an IRA, it would be a much lower margin for each trade A: Covered Calls: If things go your way, you can make more money faster, but your POP is lower than a Naked Put, and there is less maneuverability (what I mean by this is rolling out for more time or even down for a higher POP) A: Naked puts and rolling down and out when hitting

ENDP +19% gain in just a few hours

Today we take a look at the technicals for ENDP (Endo International) day trade for +19% gain in just a few hours. Watch this video to get the technical insights. Good trading! Trading Risk Disclaimer All the information shared is provided for educational purposes only. Any trades placed upon reliance of SharperTrades, LLC are taken at your own risk for your own account. Past performance is no guarantee. While there is great potential for reward trading stocks, cryptos, commodities, options, forex and other trading securities, there is also substantial risk of loss. All trading operations involve high risks of losing your entire investment. You must therefore decide your own suitability to trade. Trading results can never be guaranteed. SharperTrades, LLC is not registered as an investment adviser with any federal or state regulatory agency. This is not an offer to buy or sell stocks, cryptos, forex, futures, options, commodity interests or any other trading securities.