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WDIS: Amped to Trade!

Dr. Jim Schultz and Anthony Izzo tackle trading for retirement in this options trading series. Follow along as they navigate account types, main objectives, and the inclusion of several varieties of stock and options trades.

Dec 29, 2017
Dr. Jim and Anthony run through bearish trades one final time today - the last show in the Amped To Trade run!
Dec 28, 2017
It's day two of the final week, and today's topic is bullish trades
Dec 27, 2017
Dr. Jim hands over the reins to Anthony to run through today's semester recap - neutral strategies.
Dec 23, 2017
Anthony takes his final quiz of WDIS. And, thankfully Twitter tastynation was there to bail him out--twice!
Dec 22, 2017
In part two of answering the great Twitter question on portfolio management, the guys look at how to handle losers
Dec 21, 2017
Today, the guys begin to address a great Twitter question from a viewer on how best to approach daily portfolio management
Iron Fly in HD
Dec 20, 2017
Anthony learns a new strategy - the Iron Fly!
Trade Management in QQQ and GDXJ
Dec 19, 2017
Dr. Jim & Anthony get into a lively discussion on the hows, whys, and whens regarding defending, rolling, and closing positions.
Dec 15, 2017
Today, the guys close the FXI Ratio Spread and the IWM Short Call Spread, and they answer a greater Twitter question on rolling
Dealing with Dividend Risk - Again!
Dec 14, 2017
The XLU Short Straddle comes to an end, the Ratio Spread in FXI lives on, and a new trade in IWM
FXI and XLU Analysis
Dec 13, 2017
The FXI Ratio Spread continues to offer all kinds of learning opportunities, and the guys roll the Short Straddle in XLU
Quiz Review
Dec 12, 2017
The guys review two questions from last Friday's quiz - about deltas in a Ratio Spread and Synthetic Positions
Dec 9, 2017
Anthony takes his fifth quiz of the second semester. And, this one is jammed packed with TWO True/False questions and some nice learning-on-the-fly.
Dec 8, 2017
Anthony takes a closer look at the extrinsic value in his Ratio Spread, and the guys answer a Twitter question
MSFT and FXI Management
Dec 6, 2017
Anthony takes a look at both his MSFT Butterfly and FXI Ratio Spread
A GDXJ Trade to Add Bearish Portfolio Delta
Dec 5, 2017
Dr. Jim takes Anthony through setting up a trade to move his portfolio in a bearish direction.
Dec 2, 2017
Anthony takes his fourth quiz of the semester
No More Dividend Risk in GM?
Dec 1, 2017
Anthony closes his Short Straddle in GM for a nice winner, thus eliminating any dividend risk
Nov 30, 2017
Today, the guys pull a question from Twitter and dissect an Iron Condor versus a Butterly
Nov 29, 2017
Today, the guys put on a flurry of trades
Analyzing a Ratio Spread
Nov 28, 2017
After Anthony puts on an Iron Condor in GILD, he takes a few minutes to analyze his Ratio Spread in FXI
Dividend Risk Questions
Nov 22, 2017
Anthony comes with a flurry of questions and a stuffing/dressing mystery
Nov 21, 2017
Today, the guys take a question from Twitter about dividend risk
Nov 18, 2017
With the help of Twitter Tastynation, Anthony DOMINATES today's quiz

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