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Long Call Spreads Verticals, Calendars and Diagonals

This strategy session will show how to set up, trade and manage 3 types of Call spreads. A basic Vertical, a diagonal spread and the adjustment calendar spread will all be outlined and the trading plan will be revealed.

Long Call Spreads Verticals, Calendars and Diagonals

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Basic Platform Overview

Basic Platform Overview

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 4:30 pm ET

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Advanced Platform Features – TradeLab

Advanced Platform Features – TradeLab

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:30 pm ET

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform with discussion of Strategy Seek and how to use this feature.

Futures Platform Overview

Futures Platform Overview

Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:30 pm ET

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

Basic Platform Overview

Basic Platform Overview

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:30 pm ET

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Strategy Webinar “Short Call and Put Verticals”

Strategy Webinar “Short Call and Put Verticals”

Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:30 pm ET

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Futures Statements and Margin Call Overview

September 22, 2016

Come join us for a futures overview on how to read futures statements and margin call procedures in order to manage risk. We’ll show you how to calculate and read statements to adhere to regulations. We will also have a Q&A session, so come with your questions!

Long Call Spreads Verticals, Calendars and Diagonals

September 20, 2016

This strategy session will show how to set up, trade and manage 3 types of Call spreads. A basic Vertical, a diagonal spread and the adjustment calendar spread will all be outlined and the trading plan will be revealed.

Advanced Platform Features – LiveAction Scans

September 15, 2016

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform with discussion of the LiveAction Scanner and how to use this feature.

Futures Platform Overview

September 13, 2016

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

Special Monthly Expiration Webinar – Understanding SPY, QQQ, IWM & DIA Early Exercise for Dividend Risk

September 13, 2016

These popular ETFs trade ex-dividend four times a year just prior to the quarterly option expiration. Why does this matter? They have the risk of early exercise of ITM call options which could mean assignment for a short writer or lost opportunity for a long holder of options. This special webinar will discuss how to understand, identify and mitigate the dividend assignment/exercise risks of associated with these and other dividend paying stock options.

Basic Platform Overview

September 8, 2016

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Advanced Platform Features – Position Monitoring

August 30, 2016

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform with discussion of the how to monitor your positions.

Futures Platform Overview

August 23, 2016

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

Stock Replacement Long Calls Webinar

August 16, 2016

Long calls are one of the primary cornerstones of all options trading, employed by bullish investors seeking to benefit from leverage that options can provide over straight stock purchase in addition to limiting downside losses. OptionsHouse Chief Investment Strategist Steve Claussen will define the long call strategy, including risks, rewards, and examples of when to consider this basic strategy.

Basic Platform Overview

August 11, 2016

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Futures Platform Overview

August 9, 2016

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform with discussion of the advanced order ticket and how to use trade automation.

Midday Market Update – Live Futures Demo

July 27, 2016

Come join us for our 1st Midday Futures Webinar! We will discuss current market conditions and place Live Demo trades into the account. We will also have a Q&A session, so come with your questions!

Basic Platform Overview

July 26, 2016

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

OptionsAnimal Strategy Webinar – The Collar Trade

July 25, 2016

Join special guest Greg Jensen from OptionsANIMAL for a webinar on the Collar Trade. During this webinar, you will discover how to enter a collar trade, actively manage it and make choices around strike price, expiration series, and when you should add a short call or remove your long puts.

Futures Platform Overview – Placing Futures Trades

July 21, 2016

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

Advanced Platform Features

July 19, 2016

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform with discussion of the advanced order ticket and how to use trade automation.

Futures Platform Overview – Options on Futures

July 14, 2016

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

Cash Secured Puts Strategy Webinar

July 12, 2016

Learn the Cash Secured Put trading strategy. You will learn step-by-step how to construct this trade and manage your position. This options strategy can help you take advantage of a downturn in a stock and buy it below market price, while also setting aside enough cash to purchase it.

Orientation: Basic Platform Overview

July 7, 2016

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Special Advanced End of Quarter Webinar

June 30, 2016

Join us for a special end of quarter webinar.

Futures Platform Overview

June 28, 2016

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

TradeSchool

June 23, 2016

If you were unable to join us for one of our regional TradeSchool events in Chicago, Miami or Palo Alto. Each event was very well attended and very well received. Here is an opportunity to hear some of the most popular content from these live events – but via a webinar! You will hear:

  • David Russell discuss macro market trends and share how he analyzes the entire market, different market sectors, as well as individual stocks
  • Greg Jensen explain different trading strategies to make you a better self-directed investor
  • Steve Claussen show how you can take all of this information and actually implement these trading ideas on the OptionsHouse platform.

Orientation: Basic Platform Overview

June 21, 2016

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Option Theory to Application – Using Options to Generate Income in Your Portfolio

June 16, 2016

In this session, Joe and Steve will journey from the theoretical foundation to practical application and discuss what options can do for you! Your first potential option trade will be dissected, discussed and demonstrated to empower you to use a simple strategy to help generate income in your stock portfolio.

Option Fundamentals

June 14, 2016

Joe and Steve will introduce the foundation of core concepts regarding options: the terms, how they work and the pricing factors concerning them. You will have a solid base of knowledge about what options are.

Diagonal spread trading strategy with Adam Mesh

June 9, 2016

OptionsHouse is pleased to welcome Adam Mesh from Options Wealth Machine for a special strategy webinar as he defines, dissects and demonstrates the Diagonal Calendar Spread trade.

Futures Platform Overview

June 7, 2016

A general futures platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform with short-cuts and tips.

Advanced Platform Features

June 2, 2016

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform with discussion of the advanced order ticket and how to use trade automation.

Basic Platform Overview

May 25, 2016

Get to know your OptionsHouse trading platform. Whether stock trading or options trading, this webinar offers an overview of basic features and shortcuts.

Advanced Platform Features

May 17, 2016

Explore advanced features of the award-winning OptionsHouse trading platform in this recorded webinar. See a demo of useful tools to help you trade smarter.

Fundamental Options Strategy: The Covered Call

May 5, 2016

Learn the fundamental, yet powerful Covered Call trading strategy with step-by-step guidance on constructing this trade and managing your position. Discover the advantages of trading options, how you can turn your limit orders into an income generating trading strategy, and how to construct this trade using the award-winning OptionsHouse platform.

Orientation: Basic Platform Overview

April 26, 2016

Watch this webinar for a general platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform. You'll learn how to use short-cuts so you can quickly enter orders, and discover other useful tips & tricks.

Credit Spreads – Selling premium with defined risk

April 14, 2016

Watch this webinar on credit spreads to learn the risks and rewards of both the call and the put credit spread strategy and how to construct and analyze this spread pre-trade.

Advanced Platform Features

April 12, 2016

A deeper dive into the OptionsHouse platform. The team discusses the advanced order tickets and how to use trade automation, including entering Stop Orders and Trailing Stops. Creating and using One Cancels Other (OCO) orders is demonstrated including how to use OCOs to close and manage existing positions. Also using Trigger orders are discussed.

Basic Platform Overview

March 29, 2016

Watch this webinar for a general platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform. You'll learn how to use short-cuts so you can quickly enter orders, and discover other useful tips & tricks.

Managing Positions and Option Expirations

March 8, 2016

Watch this webinar and learn how to identify when your risk vs. reward dynamic changes close to expiration, as well as adjust option positions close to expiration so you can help minimize your risk.

Advanced Platform Features featuring tradeLAB

March 2, 2016

A deep dive into the OptionsHouse platform. The team explores the TradeLAB analytical functionality incorporated in the Order ticket on the OptionsHouse platform. Additionally the proprietary Spectral Analysis Tool is demonstrated. Also you will learn about the integrated Charting functionality and how to Chart an Option and even an Option Spread.

Options Strategies to Generate Income

February 25, 2016

Learn fundamental options strategies designed to help you generate consistent income from your portfolio. Learn how you can create income on your existing stock positions, generate income on potential stock purchases below market prices, and execute these strategies with a demo on the OptionsHouse platform.

Basic Platform Overview

February 19, 2016

Watch a general platform overview to learn how to customize the OptionsHouse platform. We'll show you how to use short-cuts so you can quickly enter orders, and discover other useful tips & tricks.

Options Strategies in an IRA

February 12, 2016

Learn how trading options in your IRA can help you be a more disciplined trader. Understand simple options trades, as well as complex strategies like spreads, butterflies, condors, straddles and more.

OptionsHouse Advanced Platform Features

February 2, 2016

In this Platform session the team discussed the more advanced aspects the order ticket and shortcuts to quickly create standard and custom spreads. Creating an exit plan for your positions is also covered.

Orientation: Basic Platform Overview

January 28, 2016

This webinar covers: OptionsHouse platform customization, order entry short-cuts, managing trades and your portfolio, and a question and answer session.

Options Strategy in a Bear Market: Debit Put Spreads

January 22, 2016

Presented on: January 21, 2016 74 minutes There is a lot of geopolitical and economic uncertainty around the globe that is clearly impacting the financial markets. Learn how to use options to limit risk, while still taking a directional position…

OptionsHouse Advanced Platform Features

January 21, 2016

In this deeper dive into the advanced aspects of the OptionsHouse platform customizing your trade settings is demonstrated to make your trade experience more efficient and fast, because FAST MATTERS! Also creating custom watchlists is discussed, showing how to navigate directly to the order ticket or the integrated charts on the platform.

OptionsHouse Platform Orientation

January 13, 2016

A fundamental overview of the OptionsHouse platform. Learn how to customize your layout and create default trade settings to make trading simple and easy. We even demonstrate order entry short-cuts so you can place stock and option orders fast! Learn how to unleash the power of the OptionsHouse platform.

Debit Call Spreads: Be Long But Limit Risk

December 17, 2015

Presented on: Thursday, December 17, 2015 63 minutes The markets have made a significant rally, but there still appears to be instability around the globe. Learn about an options strategy where you can maintain an upward bias in your portfolio…

OptionsHouse Platform Orientation

December 16, 2015

A fundamental overview of the OptionsHouse platform. Learn how to customize your layout and create default trade settings to make trading simple and easy. We even demonstrate order entry short-cuts so you can place stock and option orders fast! Learn how to unleash the power of the OptionsHouse platform.

Stock Repair Strategy Using Options

September 23, 2015

Presented on: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 76 minutes Once your long stock position has gone in the red, you might think you only have three choices: sell it and take the loss, double down and hope for a rebound, or…

Market In Correction

August 27, 2015

What are some strategies for when the markets are making unprecedented gap moves? Learn about options strategies during volatile times.

Options Trades for Stock Investors: Stock Replacement Calls

August 24, 2015

Stock replacement calls.

Options Trades for Stock Investors: Cash Secured Put

August 17, 2015

Presented on: Thursday, August 13th 76 minutes Steve Claussen, Chief Investment Strategist at OptionsHouse, will show you how you can take advantage of a downturn in a stock and buy it below market price, while also setting aside enough cash…

Options Trades for Stock Investors: Covered Calls

July 31, 2015

Presented on: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 86 minutes Steve Claussen, Chief Investment Strategist at OptionsHouse, will show you how to generate income on a stock you already own by agreeing to sell that stock at your higher target price.

tradeLAB

January 20, 2015

Use tradeLAB to gain the insight from market moves with a profit-loss breakeven snapshot. Or use an advanced spectral map to analyze strategies with customized metrics – one of the best ways to look at a trade from every angle.

Charting

January 13, 2015

Presented on January 13, 2015 40 minutes

Position Window Webinar

December 18, 2014

Presented December 2014 58 minutes

Advanced Order Ticket

December 11, 2014

Getting Started with the Order Ticket

December 9, 2014

Presented December 2014 37 minutes

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