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    • Anatomy of an Adaptive Options Trade – $24
    • Options Strategy – Broken Wing Butterfly Trades – $24
    • Adjusting Options Positions in Response to a Changing Market – $24
    • Options: Premium buyer or Premium Seller? – $24
    • Options: Indentifying the Optimal Credit Spread – $24
    • Options: The Big Picture – $24
    • Options: Gamma Scalping the E-mini S and P 500 (ES) Market- $24
    • Delta Neutral Options Trading – $24
    • Options: Systematic Premium Selling – $24
    • Options: Structuring Options Positions in Volatile Markets – $24
    • Trading Crude Oil Options Spreads – $24
Paul’s FREE Webinar Library

3 sections (over 25 hours) of Paul’s recorded educational webinars.

Section 1) Vital Options Concepts

5 Keys for Trading Options

Running time is 61 minutes.

Most traders focus their energy on finding “good” options trades; however, they spend little time on trade management even though long-term results can be improved with better trade and risk management. Managing risk entails not only properly structuring spreads but also defining a plan for adjusting or closing positions after the market moves and after implied volatility changes. In this webinar, you will learn Paul’s 5 keys for trading options as wells as effective trade selection and trade management points.

Directional Trading Using Options

Running time is 70 minutes.

Paul shows you a variety of directional options trades, the cost /margin to establish them, and the criteria to use when choosing strike prices and expiration months.

Implied Volatility – What It Is, How It Affects Options, and How to Use It To Your Advantage

Running time is 66 minutes.

Paul analyzes implied volatility, a vital concept that most options traders don’t fully understand, and explains step-by-step everything you need to know in order to capture a trading edge by using implied volatility to your advantage. Additionally, Paul discusses the significance of “volatility skewing” and the “CEV factor.”

Using Volatility When Structuring Options Spreads

Running time is 65 minutes.

The concept of “volatility” is critically important for options traders; however, it’s often misunderstood. This webinar covers both statistical volatility (SV) and implied volatility (V). Paul defines each type of volatility, gives you examples showing their significance, and explains two different ways of determining if options are under or over-valued. He tells you what volatility skewing is all about and shows you which markets possess a “positive skew” and which possesses a “negative skew.” More importantly, Paul explains how to use skewing when structuring your options spreads.

Finding Trade Opportunities and Structuring Options Spreads that Have a Theoretical Trading Edge

Running time is 66 minutes.

Paul discusses the concept of “trading edge.” He shows how he identifies under-valued and over-valued options and decides which options spread to initiate.

Unlock the Power of “Systematic Trading”

Running time is 75 minutes.

Paul gives you the keys to structuring limited-risk options spreads that earn positive time decay over a wide range of underlying prices. You’ll learn the best markets to trade and you’ll see how to adjust these trades in response to market moves. Watch Paul use OptionVue to create the appropriate option spread and plans in advance for possible adjustments.

How I Use OptionVue 6

Running time is 71 minutes.

Paul shows you exactly how he uses OptionVue to find, analyze, and adjust options spreads.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trade
Execution

Running time is 53 minutes.

Paul discusses issues involved in establishing your options positions in both electronic markets and pit-traded markets. He compares and contrasts entering orders “at the market” as opposed to at a limit price. He discusses “bid/ask” and shows you how to determine the “bid/ask” for an option spread position. He provides guidelines for where to place your limit order in relation to the “bid/ask” and tells you which markets have the tightest “bid/ask” differentials.

A “Playbook” for Structuring Your Options Positions – The ACE Program

Running time is 74 minutes.

Paul shows you how to use a “playbook,” with The ACE Program for structuring your options positions. This webinar is an introduction to The ACE Program. You will see that The ACE Program consists of a template that you can overlay upon the markets, and you will learn the types of trades that are suitable for different market environments

Trading In Turbulent Times

Running time is 55 minutes.

Markets are in a perpetual state of flux; however, at this time we are seeing choppiness and trending moves in many commodity and index markets accompanied by rising implied volatility (IV). Options traders, of course, have a choice. They can initiate spread positions that benefit from market movement (but incur negative time decay and lose when IV decreases) or they can initate spreads that benefit from positive time decay (but are vulnerable to market movement and to an increase in IV). Paul shows you how he constructs option spreads for different directional and volatility outlooks in key markets like the S&P 500 (SP), US Treasury Bonds (US), Eurocurrency (EC), Japanese Yen (JY), Gold (GC), and Crude Oil (CL). Paul shows you how he uses OptionVue 6 software to generate Graphic Analyses and to display each spread’s Greek variables.

Option Trading “Tips and Tricks”

Running time is 59 minutes.

Paul discusses relationships between options that are useful for managing risk and for dealing with limit-up and limit-down markets. Paul will show you how to determine a fair price for an option or for an option spread if you don’t have an option software program. He also explains equivalent positions, synthetic positions, reversals, and conversions.

Section 2) Market-Specific Spread Trading

Spreads Using S&P 500 Options – An In-depth Study

Running time is 68 minutes.

Paul uses OptionVue to construct options spreads using S&P 500 options. He shows Graphic Analyses for spreads that are suitable for every directional bias (bullish, neutral, and bearish) and volatility scenario (increase, unchanged, and decrease). He also discusses the trading plan that would be applicable for each spread. This is an excellent opportunity for you to see how Paul analyzes the S&P 500 market.

Low-Margin Options Strategies for Trading the S&P 500 Market

Running time is 70 minutes.

Paul shows you how to construct a variety of low-margin options spreads suitable for traders with bullish, bearish, or neutral outlooks for the S&P 500 market. Paul answers a number of timely questions.

Market “Personality” of Equity Index Options – (S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq)

Running time is 96 minutes.

What makes equity index options different than options in other markets? What happens to premiums on equity options when the market rallies? . when the market declines? What does the volatility skew mean? What is the S&P 500 volatility skew and how can you use it when constructing options spreads? What major event shaped the market psychology involved with equity index options? Get Paul’s answers to these questions and more by signing – up for this unique Webinar. In addition, Paul gives examples of options spreads you can use whether you’re bullish, bearish, or neutral on the market.

Spreads Using Gold Options – An In-depth Study

Running time is 64 minutes.

Paul uses OptionVue to construct options spreads with Gold options. He shows Graphic Analyses for spreads that are suitable for every directional bias (bullish, neutral, and bearish) and volatility scenario (increase, unchanged, and decrease). He also discusses the trading plan that would be applicable for each spread This is an excellent opportunity for you to see how Paul analyzes the Gold market.

Spreads Using Gold and Silver Options

Running time is 61 minutes.

Paul uses OptionVue to construct options spreads using Gold and Silver options. He shows Graphic Analyses for spreads that are suitable for every directional scenario (increase, unchanged, and decrease). He also discusses the trading plans applicable for each spread. This is an excellent opportunity for you to see how Paul analyzes the Gold and Silver markets.

Spreads Using US Bonds Options – An In-depth Analysis

Running time is 62 minutes.

Paul uses OptionVue to construct options spreads with US Bond options. He shows Graphic Analyses for spreads that are suitable for every directional bias (bullish, neutral, and bearish) and volatility scenario (increase, unchanged, and decrease). He also discusses the trading plan that would be applicable for each spread. This is an excellent, opportunity for you to see how Paul analyzes the US Bond market and to ask questions about the spread(s) that match your personal outlook.

Trading the Currency Markets with Diagonal Calendar
Spreads

Running time is 70 minutes.

Learn how to structure options spreads that benefit from time decay and that can be biased – bullish or bearish – to the degree you desire. Also you can see how to adjust these spreads as the markets move.

Spreads Using Crude Oil Options

Running time is 56 minutes.

Paul uses OptionVue to construct options spreads using Crude Oil options. He will show Graphic Analyses for spreads that are suitable for every directional scenario (increase, unchanged, and decrease). He also discusses the trading plan that would be applicable for each spread. This is an excellent opportunity for you to see how Paul analyzes the Crude Oil market

Section 3) Delta Neutral Trading

Strangle Swap Positions

Running time is 67 minutes.

Strangle Swaps consist of a short strangle along with a long strangle in a further expiration month. Paul discusses the benefits as well as vulnerabilities of these positions. He breaks down these positions into their component parts and shows you how to choose the right strike prices and the appropriate months in order to intelligently allocate your risk between market movement and changes in implied volatility while earning positive time decay. He also explains when and how to adjust these spreads in response to changes in the market by showing you examples using OptionVue 6 software.

Adjusting Options Positions

Running time is 68 minutes.

Paul covers everything you need to know about adjusting options positions. Using OptionVue 5, he illustrates how to adjust a position’s delta, gamma, theta, and vega. He explains what types of positions should be adjusted and ‘ shows you how to use OptionVue 5 and when and how to adjust.

How To Trade Volatile Markets Without Sacrificing Positive Time Decay

Running time is 65 minutes.

Paul teaches you how to employ a unique option strategy that’s suitable for volatile markets. He gives examples of this hedged-option strategy for several markets using OptionVue 5 software. You will learn how to structure these spreads and how to adjust them over time as the market moves.

“Special Purpose” Strategies: Trading Broken-Wing Butterflies and Broken-Wing Calendar Butterflies

Running time is 80 minutes.

Paul gives examples of Broken-Wing Butterflies, which are limited risk, directional trades that can earn positive time decay. He also demonstrates Broken-Wing Calendar Butterflies, which are trades that primarily speculate on changes in implied volatility between different option expiration months.

Trading Ratio Spreads and “Tree” Spreads

Running time is 58 minutes.

Ratio spreads consist of a long option along with two or more short further out-of-the-money options in the same expiration month. “Tree” spreads are similar to ratio spreads except for the fact that the short options are at different strike prices. In this webinar, you will learn about the market environment that’s suitable for these types of trades, how to choose the appropriate strikes, and how to adjust positions. Paul demonstrates ratio spreads and “tree” spreads using OptionVue 6.

Delta Neutral/Gamma Scalping Techniques

Running time is 83 minutes.

Paul shows how you can initiate delta neutral positions consisting of S&P 500 (SP) options and E-Mini S&P 500 (ES) futures. He then demonstrates how you can adjust (gamma scalp) these positions to lock-in profits after the market moves. The process of establishing and adjusting these positions are clearly explained in a step-by-step approach.