VIDEO:  VIX Futures & Monthly Expiration Cycles

VIDEO: VIX Futures & Monthly Expiration Cycles

  I’ve put together a short video summarizing a few of the points we’ve been talking about in the last few days.  VIX futures, and what happens around the expiration cycles.  I’m not sure how many people who invest in these volatility ETPs actually...
VIDEO:  Rent or Buy Home?  –  10 things to consider

VIDEO: Rent or Buy Home? – 10 things to consider

  For many people, buying a home or renting and investing instead is one of the biggest decisions of their investing life. After all, we are talking about a very significant amount of money.  In many cases, it will be most of a person’s net worth and the largest...

Brent Osachoff is the founder of Volatility Trading Strategies.  Dedicated to the education and development of diversified investment solutions in volatility, equities and derivatives with members from over 45 countries worldwide and growing. Founder of Prosperitas...
VIDEO:  Stock Replacement Strategy Part 1  –  Mechanics

VIDEO: Stock Replacement Strategy Part 1 – Mechanics

The stock replacement strategy involves buying in the money options to simulate a position in the underlying without actually holding the underlying.  For example, buying SVXY call options to simulate a short volatility position without actually holding the SVXY.  Or...
VIDEO:  Does technical analysis work?

VIDEO: Does technical analysis work?

  This is one of the most polarizing subjects in the investment world. Does technical analysis actually work? You’ll hear many opinions on both sides of this one, but I get asked a lot so I think it’s time I plant my flag in a camp.  Please feel free to...
VIDEO:  Options Trading Strategies  –  Bear Call Spreads

VIDEO: Options Trading Strategies – Bear Call Spreads

Bear Call Spreads are not only one of the most common option spreads out there, but they are one of my favorites.  Sometimes simple is best and these are pretty easy to understand and can be a good base for newer option traders to get their feet wet.  Please enjoy the...