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May 06, 2014

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May 26, 2014

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June 10, 2014

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June 20, 2014-June 21, 2014

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July 01, 2014

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July 04, 2014

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July 08, 2014

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July Monthly Options Expiration Day

July 18, 2014-July 19, 2014

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July 29, 2014

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August 05, 2014

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August Monthly Options Expiration Day

August 15, 2014-August 16, 2014

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August 19, 2014

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August 26, 2014

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Markets Closed For Labor Day

September 01, 2014

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September 09, 2014

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September Monthly Options Expiration Day

September 19, 2014-September 20, 2014

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September 23, 2014

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September 30, 2014

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October 07, 2014

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October Monthly Options Expiration Day

October 17, 2014-October 18, 2014

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October 21, 2014

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October 28, 2014

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November 11, 2014

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Novermber Monthly Options Expiration Day

November 21, 2014-November 22, 2014

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November 25, 2014

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Markets Closed For Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2014

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Markets Closed At 1pm For Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2014

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December 02, 2014

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December 09, 2014

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December Monthly Options Expiration Day

December 19, 2014-December 20, 2014

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December 23, 2014

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Markets Closed At 1pm For Christmas Eve Day

December 24, 2014

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December 25, 2014

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December 30, 2014

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Markets Closed For New Year's Day

January 01, 2015

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Terry's Tips Stock Options Trading Blog

April 21, 2014

How Option Prices are Determined

Last week was one of the best for the market in about two years. Our option portfolios at Terry’s Tips made great gains across the board as well. One portfolio gained 55% for the week, in fact. It is fun to have a little money tied up in an investment that can deliver those kinds of returns every once in a while.

This week I would like to discuss a little about what goes into an option price – what makes them what they are?

Terry

How Option Prices are Determined

Of course, the market ultimately determines the . . .

April 14, 2014

An Interesting Calendar Spread Trade Idea

Today I would like to share with you an investment I made in my personal account just today. It involves buying three calendar spreads and waiting about a month to see if you hit the jackpot. See if you agree with me that it is a potentially great trade.

Terry

An Interesting Calendar Spread Trade Idea

The underlying company is Keurig Green Mountain Coffee (GMCR). I have traded options on this company almost every week for the last few years. I like it because the options carry an exceptionally high implied volatility (IV) because the stock has been so volatile.

April 7, 2014

Using Puts vs. Calls for Calendar Spreads

I like to trade calendar spreads. Right now my favorite underlying to use is SVXY, a volatility-related ETP which is essentially the inverse of VXX, another ETP which moves step-in-step with volatility (VIX). Many people buy VXX as a hedge against a market crash when they are fearful (volatility, and VXX. skyrockets when a crash occurs), but when the market is . . .

Making 36%

Making 36% – A Duffer's Guide to Breaking Par in the Market Every Year in Good Years and Bad

This book may not improve your golf game, but it might change your financial situation so that you will have more time for the greens and fairways (and sometimes the woods).

Learn why Dr. Allen believes that the 10K Strategy is less risky than owning stocks or mutual funds, and why it is especially appropriate for your IRA.

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