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481 Vega Trap and Directional Trading
The Vega Trap of Directional Trading
by Dan Passarelli
Recorded on: December 15th, 2009
Categories: bearish, bullish, option, veteran
Have you ever bought a call, only to watch the stock move higher and still lose money? You may have fallen prey to the Vega Trap. Join Dan Passarelli of MarketTaker.com and author of Trading Option...

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Three Simple Methods for Gauging Market Reversals
by Andrew Hart
Recorded on: November 9th, 2010
Categories: bearish, bullish, ETF, stock, veteran
Connect with Andrew Hart as he discusses his three favorite ways to approximate short-term market reversals. His methods focus on both sentiment extremes and momentum signals using technical analysis...

493 An Introduction to Trade Management Using the Greeks
Trade Management: Using the Greeks
by Dan Sheridan
Recorded on: March 2nd, 2010 Join Dan Sheridan as he tackles the very popular topic of trade management. He demonstrates how to manage a trade by using Delta, Gamma, Theta and Vega. For Veterans.

422 Tools: Probability Calculator
TradeKing's Tools: Probability Calculator
by Brian Overby
Recorded on: September 22nd, 2009 Probability plays a major role in the outcome of many option plays. If you trade covered calls, credit spreads or long straddles, you won’t want to miss this webinar. Join Brian Overby as he explains...

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Trader's Lingo, part 1: Stocks
by Nicole Wachs
Recorded on: February 22nd, 2011
Categories: ETF, rookie, stock
Understanding the unique terminology associated with trading is one of the first hurdles a new investor must overcome. Nicole Wachs starts the first of a two part series by covering common terms used...

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Trading "Performance" with NASDAQ OMX Alpha Index Options
by Paul Jiganti
Recorded on: June 7th, 2011 Wouldn't it be nice if there was a way to track your stock's performance relative to a benchmark security regardless of overall market direction? With the new Alpha Index Options from NASDAQ OMX, you...

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Trading & Taxes: What You Need to Know
by Mike Rasmussen
Recorded on: March 1st, 2011 It’s everyone’s favorite time of year and TradeKing’s own Mike Rasmussen is ready to help make this tax season a little less stressful. Where to find necessary tax forms, understanding various tax...

510 Trading and Managing Skip Strike Butterfly Spreads
Trading and Managing Broken Wing / Skip-Strike Butterfly Spreads
by Jim Bittman
Recorded on: June 29th, 2010 Are you an experienced options trader looking for new strategies? The broken wing / skip-strike butterfly might fit the bill. Join Jim Bittman from the Options Institute at CBOE, as he discusses the...

484 Trading and Managing Ratio Spreads
Trading and Managing Ratio Spreads
by Jim Bittman
Recorded on: December 22nd, 2009 Do you sell covered call options for income? Have you considered the benefits of ratio spreads as a risk-reducing alternative? Jim Bittman, Senior Instructor at The Options Institute at CBOE and...

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Trading Journals: The Basics
by Darren Miller
Recorded on: November 16th, 2010 Trading is a business with the trading journal as your most devoted employee. Sit in with Darren Miller as he covers what to include in your trading journal. He also discusses how to make use of the...

512 Trading Options During Times of Uncertainty
Trading Options During Times of Uncertainty
by Bob Lang
Recorded on: July 13th, 2010 In this session, Bob Lang reveals how best to navigate the markets when volatility is rising or falling. Also, learn how to manage trades under many circumstances in order to better handle changing...

533 Trading the News
Trading the News
by Bob Lang
Recorded on: September 21st, 2010 The media outlets are sometimes good sources of information, but other times not. During this session, Bob Lang discusses the media as a tool for when and when not to trade. He also shares his...

2274 Trading with TradeKing's Platform
Trading with TradeKing's Platform
by Mike Rasmussen
Recorded on: August 11th, 2009
Categories: option, rookie, stock
If you are new to TradeKing, this is a video just for you! Watch as Mike Rasmussen reviews our trading platform and teaches how to setup a trade.

529 Understanding and Trading Options Volatility and Skew
Understanding and Trading Options Volatility and Skew
by Steve Meizinger
Recorded on: August 31st, 2010 Connect with Steve Meizinger as he delves into this advanced concept. Topics include probability, mean reversion, volatility smiles, defining skew, examining skew opportunities, using vertical and...

2268 Undersanding the Vix, part 1
Understanding the VIX, part 1
by Brian Overby
Recorded on: May 12th, 2009 Before you decide to trade VIX options, be sure to join Brian Overby for this eye-opening session on an often-confusing option product. You’ll learn what a volatility index is, what the VIX...

2269 Understanding the Vix, part 2
Understanding the VIX, part 2
by Brian Overby
Recorded on: June 16th, 2009 Brian Overby continues this discussion on a perplexing option product. Topics covered: the VIX as a market timing tool, the difference between the VIX index and VIX futures, behavior at expiration,...

456 RC: Understanding TK's Balance Screen
Understanding TradeKing's Balance Screen
by Mike Rasmussen
Recorded on: January 21st, 2010
Categories: rookie, stock
Mike Rasmussen addresses many on the intricacies of the balance screen in your TradeKing account. He defines many of terms and talks about the math behind the numbers. If you would like to get the...

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Understanding Weekly Options
by Jim Bittman
Recorded on: July 26th, 2011
Categories: bearish, bullish, option, veteran
Have you heard people talk about weekly options, but aren't quite sure what they are or how they work? Weekly options are options that expire at the end of each week and can potentially help provide...

3189 Using a Collar Options Strategy to Limit Downside Risk
Using a Collar Options Strategy to Limit Downside Risk
by Brian Overby
Recorded on: October 28th, 2010 Brian Overby walks through an example of how investors might use a collar option strategy to limit some of the downside risk in the market. A collar involves buying a protective put and selling a...

479 Candles: Quickly Find Trades
Using Candles to Quickly Find Trades
by Steve Nison
Recorded on: November 3rd, 2009 Join Steve Nison as he introduces Japanese Candlesticks, a fascinating and highly useful approach to charting. This interesting method may improve your market timing, reveal hidden chart signals, as...