Apple (AAPL) stock has moved down from previous highs and is now trading around $170. Is this the time to buy some AAPL? Call options allow a trader to profit if a stock like Apple moves up. In this episode of the SCT Podcast, we discuss if now is a good time to buy call options or shares in AAPL.
Price is at attractive levels but there are many bearish factors that could push price down lower.
2018 is coming to a close, and it has been a year that re introduced Volatility to our trading vocabulary. From all time new highs in the S&P500 to 90 point one day drops, the theme that emerged was that we could never trust the current move that the market was making.
How are we going to close out December 2018? Listen to the SCT Podcast as TJ discusses how we believe that we will end the year with even more volatility. The year end looked like it would quiet down and the market would maintain current levels until the end of the year. However China trade discussions, Brexit, FOMC and Muller have all reared their head over the last few days, looking to add more volatility in to the end of the year.
Expiry is an important decision for any options trade. Picking the correct expiry can make the difference between making money in an options trade and not making money in the trade.
In this episode of the SCT Podcast we discuss how to pick the best expiry for your options strategies. We detail when to pick a shorter expiry and when to extend the time to expiry.