The Options Made Easy Course is designed to provide all of the tools and support needed for anyone looking to trade the stock and options markets. One of the biggest advantages of options as a trading tool, is their flexibility, providing the opportunity for profit potential whichever way the market is going – up, down or sideways!
With an options strategy such as covered calls, many traders and superannuation investors look to generate additional cashflow for their portfolios in a lower risk way, by using this combo strategy. Add to this, the Dividend Centre, which you can use to best position yourself to receive the additional returns offered to investors through dividends, and your financial future is taking a turn for the good.
At the other end of the spectrum, traders seeking more aggressive trading strategies and returns will find the education to discover trade opportunities that target specific trading scenarios.
OME’s education base is designed to layer up, building a firm foundation of knowledge for you. Starting with the key factors on what determines an option’s price – a major part of in any trading plan, your confidence will grow quickly.
This course has been developed with the investor who is looking to generate cashflow in mind. Focusing on the Covered Call space, to sharpen your focus and genuinely build the confidence to apply this strategy with peace of mind, and focussing on delivering the return that you want.
What are the requirements?
- Wanting to make upfront Cash flow from the Stock Market
What am I going to get from this course?
- Over 25 lectures and 4 hours of content!
- Understand what Options Trading is
- Learn Options Strategies such as Covered Calls
- Understand Technical Analysis
- Access to Options Trading Case Studies
- Find out Trends and Support and resistance
Who is this course for?
- Anyone interested in Making UpFront CashFlow
In this module we will discuss what options are. We will also discuss the reasons for using options, and introduce to you the key terms for options.15:14
2Call & Put Options
In this module we will discuss the differences between Call and Put options. We will outline why you would adopt either Call or Put options, and go through some examples of when a Call or Put option would be exercised. We will also define what ATM, OTM and ITM strike levels are for Call and Put options. We will also introduce you to the strategies we will be discussing throughout this course.14:58
In this module, you will learn what components make up the price, or the premium, of an option contract and the difference between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Value.13:18
4Influences on Option Prices
In this module you will learn the influencing factors that affect the value of an option price, and why an option’s value fluctuates.13:21
In this module, we will discuss advanced concepts for option pricing. We will introduce to you the Greeks and the Black Scholes pricing model. We then will further discuss Time Decay, which is represented by the Greek Theta, and also discuss the Volatility as represented by Vega. Finally, we will introduce to you the Normal Distribution Bell Curve, and how an options Time Value is represented graphically.10:55
6Margining on ASX
In this module you will learn about Margining with regards to Options. We will outline the requirements of the ASX and Australian Clearing House, introduce you to the term Margin Call, explain the terminology and introduce you to the key governing bodies.07:02
Section 1: Getting Started Modules
1Technical Analysis & Charting Price
In this module you will learn about Technical Analysis and Charting. We will explore how the data delivered from the stock exchange is represented in a visual format on Charts, and why they are an important tool for our decision-making process. We will then explore how to identify the balance of buyers and sellers using Japanese Candlesticks.11:3
2Trend, Support & Resistance
The study of Trends, Support & Resistance is key to successful trading and investing. In this lesson, you will learn what a Trend is. We will discuss the concept of Time-Frame analysis and explore what defines a trend. We will introduce you to Support & Resistance and discuss its importance in your every-day decision-making process.12:47
In this lesson, you have learnt about Chart Patterns including Double Tops & Double Bottoms, Ascending, Descending and Symmetrical Triangles, Rectangles, and the Head & Shoulders patterns. We have shown you how to identify these patterns forming, and what the expected movement is based on historical performance.12:48
In this lesson, we have introduced you to the concept of using Indicators for decision-making on entry and exit points for trading. We introduced you to the key indicators: Moving Average, RSI, Stochastic Oscillator, Bollinger Bands and On Balance Volume, and how they can be used to define timing of entry and exit.17:03
5Putting it all together
In this module you will learn about trading plans. We will introduce you to the management systems that professional traders adopt to become successful. We will also establish entry and exit rules and money management techniques. Finally, you will learn about back testing and how it can help you take years of data, and evaluate your trading plan profitably within minutes.16:40
Section 2: Stock Analysis Methods
1Covered Calls/Buy Writes Part A
In this module, you will learn about the Covered Call strategy. You will be introduced to the concept of Option Writing and why you would use this strategy, outlining the Risks and Rewards. You will also learn what type of stock is best suited for a Covered Call and how to choose the ideal strike price for writing calls and the impact of ITM, ATM and OTM call writing.10:05
2Covered Calls/Buy Writes Part B
In this module, you will learn about the Covered Call strategy. You will be introduced to the concept of Option Writing and why you would use this strategy, outlining the Risks and Rewards. You will also learn what type of stock is best suited for a Covered Call and how to choose the ideal strike price for writing calls and the impact of ITM, ATM and OTM call writing.14:06
3Covered Calls/Buy Write Variations Part C
In this module, you will learn about variations of the Covered Call/Buy Write strategy to help reduce Risk and protect your position. You will also learn how to protect your stock position using Put options & about the Leveraged Buy Write, Protected Buy Write or Collar strategies.19:27
4Case Study: Covered Call
This Case study will provide you a trade example of a Covered Call position.10:47
In this module you will learn about strategies you can use to improve a losing stock position. We will define what action to take, the key factors you must adhere to, and when you would use this strategy. We will also outline the different scenarios that would occur after you enter into a Stock Repair strategy.08:08
In this module you will learn about the Calendar Spread strategy. We will discuss when you would use this strategy, and what type of market, or stock outlook you would have. You will be shown examples of the strategy and how to calculate Risk and Reward.12:56
7Case Study: Calendar Call Spread
This Case study will provide you a trade example of a Calendar Call Spread position.08:28
Section 3: Income Plus Strategies
Section 4: Trading Tools
Section 5: Account Management
Originally from the UK, Andrew has been a market professional for almost 19 years, trading a wide range of global markets and instruments.
As a highly regarded industry speaker, he has spoken alongside Sir Richard Branson, Robert Kiyosaki, Anthony Robbins and Tony Blair, empowering many thousands of people, from all over the world, with the skills, techniques and strategies for managing risk and winning in the market place.
Andrew is the CEO of Australian Investment Education
Outside of business and markets, he is a dedicated philanthropist and keen photographer.