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Trading Resources

Listed below is a list of trading resouces.  Click on the link to the site.

 

  • Glossary of Trading Terminology:         Glossary for Traders
  • Complete Guide to Options Spreads: OptionsMeister Complete Guide to Option Spreads
  • Simple Standard Deviation Calculator: Standard_Deviation_Calculator
    • Click on the calculator link. You will be prompted to “open it as” Excel spreadsheet. (You will need Excel installed on your computer). Then simply insert the current underlying price, implied volatility and the days to expiration (DTE) of the options you are evaluating.
  • Position Size Calculator:   Position Sizing Calculator – Options & Equities
    •  Click on the calculator link. You will be prompted to “open it as” Excel spreadsheet (You will need Excel installed on your computer). Only input data in the “gray area into the yellow cells”. This calculator is for the two most common premium selling strategies. (Vertical credit spread and iron condor). On a small account the “Maximum Percentage of Total Risk Capital” will need to be relatively high to return accurate results in the last two cells. As your account size increases, the Maximum Percentage of Total Risk Capital Per Position can be reduced.
  • Forex Factory for news events:    Forex Factory
  • Econoday for news events:           Econoday
  • FinViz Site: FinViz 
  • Sources for Earnings Dates:  Optionslam   and Earnings Whispers