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    Option trading series – Week 12

    26 Jul 2018

    Dear readers and traders, our portfolio has shifted from the last article to the new highs and currently reaches + 1.52%. If we would not open ETF: KOLD hedge positions, our performance would have reached + 2.52%, but of course it is not an excuse, just a statement :). Hedging positions still have their meaning, […]

    Option trading in practice – Week 11

    19 Jul 2018

    Dear readers and traders, natural gas continued to decline last week and thanks to this, we got with our portfolio to the new highs.       Summary of the week At the end of last week, we were in profit of about + 1.2%. In our portfolio – due to the decrease in gas […]

    Option trading in practice – Week 8 and 9

    5 Jul 2018

    Dear Readers and Traders, in today’s article I will bring you the summary of gas trading on our trading account at Interactive Brokers. Today’s article, however, is not just about trading itself, but also about the ban of ETF trading for retail traders and resulting adjustments of our strategy. Summary of the week Last week […]

    Option trading in practice – Week 7

    21 Jun 2018

    Dear Readers and Traders, today I’ll summarize what happened to the natural gas market in the previous and current week, and how it looks like in our account which was affected by increased volatility. We’ll focus on the roll over of the options positions as well as a development of the pair trade-ETF (dual short) […]

    Option trading in practice – Week 6

    14 Jun 2018

    Dear Readers and traders, in today’s article – which is also a trading report for the last week trading, I would like to summarize events of the last week’s trading and also analyse the first week of pair strategy trading (double short) on gas-related ETFs.   Summary of the week There has been a slight […]

    Option Trading in Practice – Week 5

    7 Jun 2018

    Dear readers and traders, in today’s article you will find both a summary of last week gas trading and a demonstration of a new trading approach – a pair trade (or a double short ETF). I have already written about this kind of trades in the past as a possible alternative approach for trading inefficient […]

    Trading System for Short Efficient ETFs – Part 6 – Trade Exits

    24 May 2018

    Dear readers and traders, in this part of the option educational series, I would like to continue with speaking about the ineffective ETFs, and in the second part of my article, I would then summarize the development of gas trading on our trading account. That means from theory right away to practice, all within one […]

    Option Trading in Practice – Week 2

    18 May 2018

    Dear readers, as I have announced in the first part of our option trading series, I’m going to tell you how our gas trading has developed in the second week of May. We’ll catch up with time and you’ll always have the next reports on time after signing into your client’s section on Quastic.   […]

    Trading inefficient ETFs in practice – Quastic new series

    16 May 2018

    Dear readers, I would like to thank you very much for the huge number of messages and emails I get from you every week. I’m really glad you like our series on how to deal with inefficient ETFs and you already apply these principles in your own trading. I am very happy about that. Many […]

    Trading System for Short Efficient ETFs – Part 5 – What to do when assignment occurs?

    3 May 2018

    In the last part of the educative series, I mentioned that there is a certain risk of assignment when shorting inefficient ETF markets through bear call spreads. This is usually the case when the option strike is in-the-money, and there is practically no time value for the sold option. What does it mean for us […]