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Forum: Options February 8th, 2018, 07:30 PM
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Posted By blb014
You do realize futures /ES is a derivative of S&P...

You do realize futures /ES is a derivative of S&P 500 index stocks, you add in options (what this thread is about) and it is most certainly not zero sum.

I encourage you to go explore and study...
Forum: Options February 8th, 2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
That pretty much sums it up. It is possible...

That pretty much sums it up.

It is possible to lose more on call contract than the initial and that is no where close to being zero sum. You have to consider the option pricing model also
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Forum: Options February 7th, 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Thanks for your response Kevin. I think your...

Thanks for your response Kevin. I think your opinion has merit from a day traders perspective.
Forum: Options February 7th, 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
What if someone is hedging a position or a...

What if someone is hedging a position or a commodity?
There are longer term strategies that can be implemented with futures also.

Regarding stocks, On a given day there are finite number of...
Forum: Options February 7th, 2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
You are looking at from a short-term futures...

You are looking at from a short-term futures traders perspective. Long term traders especially with equities and options have a different perspective. There are equities that I have held for the last...
Forum: Options February 6th, 2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
I have no idea who the others are and what their...

I have no idea who the others are and what their motivations are for the trade so how could I outsmart them.

I don't look at charts drawing lines squiggly lines where I think sellers are buyers...
Forum: Options February 6th, 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Kevin I appreciate your input and I see where you...

Kevin I appreciate your input and I see where you are coming from, a futures day traders perspective

But there are multitudes of reason some bank, fund , trader could be buying or selling...
Forum: Options September 6th, 2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Hmmm, Sorry don't believe it, 6xIM would have...

Hmmm, Sorry don't believe it, 6xIM would have been crushed too by VIX spike over 50. Did you roll down? or have more funds for margin? Naked with only 6xIM would have been disastrous.

Go back...
Forum: Options August 31st, 2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Not very hard at all in this market. Less is more...

Not very hard at all in this market. Less is more with options. I avg about 5 option trades a month.

These guys trading commodity options and of course Ron's losing strategy I would not recommend...
Forum: Options August 29th, 2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Or lose a lot even with a bunch of "sophisticated...

Or lose a lot even with a bunch of "sophisticated traders"
Forum: Options July 21st, 2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Seem what I mean don't believe everything that is...

Seem what I mean don't believe everything that is posted on here

Day term trading options is recipe for disaster. Use options as way to meet your long term trading and investment goals not short...
Forum: Options July 21st, 2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
I agree as far as retail day trading options. I...

I agree as far as retail day trading options. I think it is a waste of time and it is a flipping game at best. The daily ups and down with the countless variables, it almost impossible to apply any...
Forum: Options July 21st, 2017, 04:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Best advice someone could give a new trader

Best advice someone could give a new trader
Forum: Options July 21st, 2017, 04:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,360
Posted By blb014
Yeah that's not really how trading options works....

Yeah that's not really how trading options works. It doesn't matter who is on the other side of the put or call if it is part of a long term plan. Don't fall into a mindset that someone or invest...
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