About Barb

  Hi I’m Barb; I’m a single Mom, and Granmom. I have a formal education that paid well with my very own “cubicle”. But, I have a bubbling entrepreneur spirit that has taken me through part time pit stops in boot-strapped business adventures while securely anchored in my cozy cubicle. It’s the happy things like toys, hair, nails that Moms need extra money. We’ve all … Continue reading About Barb

EVERYTHING MOMS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT OPTIONS

Here is What You Are Going to Know at the End of Your Classes. Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Options How to be an Option Entrepreneur Myths About Options What is an Option? What is the relationship Between a Stock and an Option? Basics You Have to Know Expiration Dates are Important What is an Option Chain? Stock Market Animals What is a Power … Continue reading EVERYTHING MOMS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT OPTIONS

HOW TO BE AN OPTION ENTREPRENEUR

Making Money Trading Stock Options Online Made Easy Are You an INVESTOR? –SPECULATOR? — TRADER? — BUSINESS OWNER? Please answer the following Multiple Choice Questions: A. Are you an INVESTOR? Yes ____ No ____ A person who commits money to long term securities, properties, etc. for profit. B. Are you a SPECULATOR? Yes ____ No ____ A person who takes large risks in the hope … Continue reading HOW TO BE AN OPTION ENTREPRENEUR

MYTHS ABOUT OPTIONS

OPTION TRADING FOR ROOKIES Be prepared for Raised Eyebrows and Smurks when you Share Your New Entrepreneur Business. Here are the Answers to Fire Right Back to Every Myth. MYTH: Options are too risky. True ___ False ____ False: You are a thinking, educated Entrepreneur Mom and you are not blindfolded. (Busted myth!) MYTH: Options are for professional traders. True ____ False ____ False: Stock … Continue reading MYTHS ABOUT OPTIONS

WHAT IS A STOCK OPTION?

OPTION: The right (not the obligation) to buy or sell a SPECIFIC STOCK at a certain PRICE for a limited TIME. ****ONE Option Contract = ONE HUNDRED Shares of Stock**** Question: An Option: 1.___ Obligates you to buy the underlying stock 2.___Has an expiration date. 3.___ Can only be bought. Answer: 2 ****CALLS**** When you Think the Stock Will Go Up We’ll place an order … Continue reading WHAT IS A STOCK OPTION?

HOW A STOCK AND OPTION ARE LINKED

THE UNDERLYING STOCK (Without me, you’re nothing!) The option market is the stock market’s central nervous system. Options are “Derivatives” – meaning they “DERIVE” their value from the underlying stock. How an Option Contract and Underlying Stock are linked: One Option Contract = 100 Shares of Stock An option is just a paper contract. That contract must be LINKED to a stock of some company, … Continue reading HOW A STOCK AND OPTION ARE LINKED

BASICS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT STOCK OPTIONS

4 THINGS YOU HAVE TO KNOW ! #1 – There are only two types of options: CALL – “going long” – you believe the stock will go up PUT – “taking a short position”-you believe the stock will go down AND With these 2 types (Call and Put) you can only take 2 ACTIONS: BUY ….or ….SELL Question 1. There are two types of options: … Continue reading BASICS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT STOCK OPTIONS

WHY OPTION EXPIRATION DATES ARE SO IMPORTANT

Expiration is important because it sets an Open and Close time frame for your options. How many days you have left until an option expires is called Days To Expiration (DTE). Research has found that PREMIUM ENTREPRENEUR traders stand the best chance of profiting with an DTE of 50-120 days. #1. PREMIUM ENTREPRENEURS: A.___have an upscale business B.___place options to move ahead in Monopoly C.___buy … Continue reading WHY OPTION EXPIRATION DATES ARE SO IMPORTANT

WHAT IS AN OPTION CHAIN?

THE OPTION CHAIN ROAD MAP An Option Chain is simply a list of a stock’s: …option expiration dates, …Calls and Puts, …strike prices, …Bid and Ask premiums, …volume, …Open Interest, and …. is updated constantly during trading hours.   Question #1 – Option Chains: A.___are updated on the 3rd Friday of the month B.___don’t offer much useful option information C.___chain together all similar stocks D.___list … Continue reading WHAT IS AN OPTION CHAIN?