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22 Comments
  1. Robert Stephens says:

    I am reading your book that I bought on Amazon, re Butterlies and was attempting to download the trade journal but all I get is your webpage. I used: optionstradingiq.com/tools. Did I miss something?
    So far I am really enjoying the book and I did sign up for your blog (I think).

    Thanks

    1. Gavin says:

      Hi Robert, Sorry for the trouble. I redesigned my site last week, so there may have been a few pages that slipped through the cracks. I’ve updated that page now, thanks for letting me know. I see you are on my email list, I’ll shoot you an mail will all my tools and resources.

      Cheers,
      Gav.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Gavin, Can you please send the links to the webinars you had the last couple of weeks. I got the link only to the first one and I dont see your email address above

    Thanks
    Chandran

  3. Ran says:

    Hi Gavin
    Fantastic book! I read every single book available from Amazon, but yours had to be one of my top 2!
    Now I’m Melbourne based, I’m wondering if you could recommend couple of discount brokers for Australia based traders like myself who’s interested in trading US share options. Also, is there a way to minimize the cost of currency exchange from buying and selling US stocks and options?

    Thanks heaps!!

    1. Gavin says:

      Great to hear from a fellow Melbournian and thanks for the kind feedback.

      I use Interactive Brokers and they are very competitive in terms of fees.

      Being exposed to FX fluctuations is an issue for us. I tend to do a bit of hedging using options on FXA.

      Hope that helps.
      Gav.

  4. Kim says:

    Hi Gavin I have recently started my journey of learning about probability /volatility trading and looking to get started with a broker here in Australia? Who to use and do you know any legal tricks that will allow Aussies to get a thinkorswim / tastytrade account for example? So far I think the 2 best platforms available to us are IB or Optionsxpress. I would really appreciate your advice on this.

    1. Gavin says:

      Definitely go with IB, that’s who I use. If it’s confusing, I have a few Youtube videos you can watch.

      Australians can’t get a ToS account.

  5. Bob Buckey says:

    selecting video 3 for training (Greeks) does not work. Nothing is produced. Videl 1 and 2 work quite well.

  6. Rick Leslie says:

    Gavin, can you send us where we can download the “calculator” on the first part of your webinar of yesterday? I didn’t take a screenshot of that screen. You said it was easy to find on on the internet. Thank you.

    1. Gavin says:

      It’s from the broker Optionshouse. I think you can still sign up for a free account.

  7. Andrew says:

    Gavin, in your book you wrote: Visit https://www.optionstradingiq.com/tools and download the above sample trading log and journal
    But this link don’t work!

    1. Gavin says:

      Strange, it works fine for me. Maybe try typing in the URL directly rather than clicking the link – https://www.optionstradingiq.com/tools

  8. Anuj Agarwal says:

    Hi Gavin,

    My name is Anuj Agarwal. I’m Founder of Feedspot.

    I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Options trading IQ has been selected by our panelist as one of the Top 75 Trading Blogs on the web.

    https://blog.feedspot.com/trading_blogs/

    I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this world. This is the most comprehensive list of Top 75 Trading Blogs on the internet and I’m honored to have you as part of this!

    Also, you have the honor of displaying the badge on your blog.

    Best,
    Anuj

    1. Gavin says:

      Thanks for the inclusion Anuj, I’m honored.

  9. Herman Jackson says:

    Do you have any information on the Box Options Spread & 3 Legged Box Spread that can be entered as a Risk Free (Profit Only Trade)? Click on the video below. Can you explain how this trade is setup? THANKS.
    https://youtu.be/nJmZy3gFrLE

  10. sean byrne says:

    interested in learning more about the financial services you offer

  11. William Tudrick says:

    I need some clarification. On tv someone will remark that the call volume is very high without any remark of that being a bullish or bearish indicator.
    Today 30June2020 the XLF at 10:12 am had a p/c ratio of 2.092, 9860 calls/ 20630 puts. The 21Aug (52DTE)
    21 put option volume was 7849 and the 18 put option volume was 7604. To me this appeared to be a bullish sell to gain a credit of .48. But do other investors see the option indicators ( I/e pc ratio 2.092) as bearish?

    1. Gavin says:

      Hi William, It’s hard to tell with these sort of things. Generally if a put is traded closer to the bid, it is someone selling that put which is a bullish bet. BUT, that is only if it’s a sell to open. So you have to look at open interest as well. Generally there are quite a few variables at play.

      Same goes with calls. If there is a lot of volume traded near the ask price, that is generally someone buying calls which would be bullish. Hope that helps.

  12. William M Barilka says:

    Hi Gavin,
    Could you very quickly run through the math on your recent IBD blog re writing a bullish calender spread on CROX? (i.e. sell Nov $65 call ($.70) and buy December $65 call ($1.60)?) I just can’t determine how you reach a max (potential) profit of $340.
    I’ve just discovered your blog / website and look forward to reading more.
    Thank you!

    1. Gavin says:

      Hi William, calendars are tricky because you can never know the maximum profit in advance, we can only estimate based on the current level of implied volatility. I run the strategy through risk navigator at Interactive Brokers which is how I got the $340. With volatility going up a bit today, the max profit is now showing $350, so it’s changing all the time. Confusing, I know….

      Which broker are you using?

      Also, I’m not sure what your experience is with options, but these articles might help:

      https://optionstradingiq.com/calendar-spreads/
      https://optionstradingiq.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-implied-volatility/
      https://optionstradingiq.com/options-trading-101/
      https://optionstradingiq.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-vix-term-structure/
      https://optionstradingiq.com/interactive-brokers-risk-navigator-tutorial/

      If you have any questions, let me know.

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