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Extrapolating Straddle Prices

by Dart-Throw Trader
The following Question was asked so I thought I would share a video that explains it in a little more detail.  Here is the asked question: I'm fairly new to options, but I've read some books and have the basics down. I was chatting with a professional options trader, and he mentioned wanting to examine certain events and extrapolate straddle prices. What is meant by this, and why is the focus on straddle prices? Nothing I have read emphasizes the need to examine straddle prices, but I have heard other traders talk about this before too. I'm not a trader [...]

Bull Put Spread LULU 03-26-2015

Bull Put Spread LULU Spread Trading Strategy Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) -Nasdaq Lululemon Athletica topped estimates but lowered guidance. The company announced earnings of $0.78 per share, outpacing the Wall Street estimate $0.73 per share. Revenues rose 15.6% to $602.5 million, topping the $599.8 million that was expected. However, the news wasn't all good as the company forecast earnings of $0.31 to $0.33 per share, well below the $0.39 per share that analysts were looking for. Revenues guidance of $413 million to $418 million also missed the mark. D.A.R.T. Outlook Direction: Weak Bullish Acceleration: Fast Range: Narrow Turbulence: High  

FDX 03-18-2015

by Dart-Throw Trader
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FedEx (FDX) hit the early mover list this morning as they reported $2.01 per share for the 3rd quarter. According to many analysts that beat estimates by $0.14.  On the surface, this would be good news. However, revenue numbers came in below expectations and so was their full year earnings guidance. On that new FedEx took a hit at the open... So we thought we would evaluate it D.A.R.T. Throw Trader style... Our analysis? Direction: Stagnant (mildly bullish) Acceleration: Fast (FDX can move in its range) Range: Narrow (about $8.00) Turbulence: High (earnings are impacting this, it should crash soon) [...]

Spread Trading Strategy Pro Jimmy Slagle, Releases First Book of Planned How to Trade Series

Spread Trading Strategy                 25 year spread trading veteran and founder of DartThrowTrading.com, Jimmy Slagle releases first book in a planned 16 book series. Series topics include: how to trade stocks using options, spread trading strategies, stock evaluation, and how to start a trading business. Atlanta, United States – March 6, 2015 /PressCable/ — Jimmy Slagle, founder of DartThrowTrading.com, has released the first book of a planned 16-book series in response to the ongoing rush of investors trying to build a trading business to take advantage of the current stock market behavior. Slagle’s [...]

DartThrowTrading.com Releases New Book in Response to White House Claims

Spread Trading Strategy Investing Book   How to Trade Stocks Using Options was written for stock market investors who are looking for a proprietary trading system that uses trading strategies to take advantage of the Best Stocks for 2015 and to protect their money from the next stock market crash. Atlanta, United States – March 2, 2015 /PressCable/ — Jimmy Slagle, founder of DartThrowTrading.com, has released his latest book in the wake of the recent White House Fact Sheet: Middle Class Economics: Strengthening Retirement Security. Slagle’s book “How to Trade Stocks Using Options” is available at http://DartThrowTrading.com/how-to-trade-stocks or http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00U051VJY/ According [...]

Trading Business CEO: Spread Trading Strategy Books Should be on Your “How to Trade” Bookshelf

by Dart-Throw Trader
Want to start a trading business? As stock prices climb, investors begin to turn to investing books for help on how to trade an uncertain market. One trading strategy that investors turn to is an option strategy known as spread trading. Atlanta, United States – March 4, 2015 Jimmy Slagle, founder of DartThrowTrading.com, has released his latest book in the wake of the recent rush of investors to build a trading business. Slagle’s book “How to Trade Stocks Using Options” is available at http://DartThrowTrading.com/how-to-trade-stocks or http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00U051VJY/ According to Slagle, Starting a trading business consists of five basic steps. 1.  Invest in [...]