One Of My Favorite Option Trade Strategies

Strategy #1
Directional Swings
Trades That Last a Few Weeks

Buying Options
• Main thing is to have a setup on the underlying stock.
• Squeeze on the daily chart works really well.
• Think of it this way – you are just using the option as a CHEAPER WAY to buy the stock.
• $16 for an option is a lot cheaper than $160 for the stock.
• 1 option = 100 shares of stock. $16 option = $1600 out of pocket cost.
• Key is buying IN THE MONEY strike prices

• Squeeze fires off long on MA at $170
• July options at this point only have 1 week left. 
• Buy DITM July Options – like $155
• And if trade is still valid at expiration sell these options and then buy the Aug 155s.
• Or just start off with the Aug 155s.

 Exit strategy same as stock – I’m looking to scale out.
• Stop on option is 50% of the value.
• $16 option, then $8 stop.
• First target is 50%, for 1/3. So $24.
• Second target is 100% for 1/3, $32.
• Last hold on for squeeze loss of momentum, TTM Trend change etc.

• 1 option at $17 = $1700 cost
• 1 option at $55 = $5500 in proceeds
• Proceeds $3800 per contract.


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