Generally, it pays to look at a time frame of twice the length of the option position you are considering, and then break this up into two separate blocks of time.
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For example, if the option you are considering has opgions months to expiration, look at the average monthly range of the last three months, optiions three months prior to that and the last six months. A general rule of thumb for exactly how much closer you need to get is based on targeting a possible double of your investment. In this case, a 3: Special Offer: Invest like the legends--Graham, Buffett, Neff, Lynch and others. The Validea Hot List takes the best current picks based on the strategies of the world's best investors of all time. Click here for the complete list of current buys. If the QQQQ is trading at QQQQ would need to trade to An upside to 54 gives us a 5: The average monthly range gives us the potential to move to First, ETFs are safer than individual stocks.
Also, the QQQQ strikes are in increments of 1. This permits the QQQQ to be rolled out to a safer strike price when the market moves against you and approaches the strike price of the sold put.
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Indeed, this example trade did go in the wrong direction, with the point drop in the Dow on Feb. The goal is to increase the safety and receive a credit for the roll-out trade. The rollout must be performed before the underlying is below the strike price safety factor goes negative. With the QQQQ at This rollout can continue to work as long as there is not a sharp decline in the QQQQ.
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