The Ultimate LEAPS Options Thread

The LEAPS options strategy has given me great returns this year and I have written quite a number of articles on them. In this post, I will be consolidating the useful articles for your easy reference. If you are new to LEAPS, you can gain more insight into what LEAPS is all about and what … Continue reading The Ultimate LEAPS Options Thread

The Risks Of LEAPS Options Trading & How I Mitigate Them

If you are thinking of buying LEAPS (long-dated CALL/ PUT option) for that magnified gain, it is important to understand the risk that comes with LEAPS so that you can make a more informed decision. LEAPS can magnify your capital gain as the premium price gain rises much faster than the existing share price gain. … Continue reading The Risks Of LEAPS Options Trading & How I Mitigate Them

Trading Activity On 24 Nov 21: Thanksgiving Arrived Earlier (USD$13.5k Profits In A Day)

The market opened in the sea of red for the 3rd day running this week and I thought it was time to take profits on some of my LEAPS, especially on stocks that have run up quite a bit recently. Thus, I sold 2 Nvidia LEAPS, 2 Apple LEAPS, 1 AMD LEAPS, 1 Tesla LEAPS … Continue reading Trading Activity On 24 Nov 21: Thanksgiving Arrived Earlier (USD$13.5k Profits In A Day)

Revealing All My Trade Records for Year 2021 (USD102k Profits)

After sharing this article, Revealing All My Option Trades in 2021 (USD $102,001 Profits), I received quite a number of queries asking me to provide more info such as the number of contracts I buy, the strike price, the premiums I pay for LEAPS and the premiums I received from selling LEAPS, the expiration dates and … Continue reading Revealing All My Trade Records for Year 2021 (USD102k Profits)

What Delta Value Do I Use For My Trades?

I have been asked the above question a few times so I thought it would be good to answer this question in a blog post so that more people can be aware. So, when I mentioned low delta, I actually do not have a specific range of delta values that I use. My general rule … Continue reading What Delta Value Do I Use For My Trades?

Trading Activity On 19 Nov 21: Sold Off Alphabet & Apple LEAPS, Bought New LEAPS in Microsoft, Apple & FB

With Apple and Alphabet (Google) shares trading near their all-time high prices, I took the opportunity to take profits on the LEAPS contracts that have the shortest expiration date, at June 2022. I bought these 2 LEAPS contracts 3 months ago in Aug 2022 and the expiration dates of June 2022, which is 7 months … Continue reading Trading Activity On 19 Nov 21: Sold Off Alphabet & Apple LEAPS, Bought New LEAPS in Microsoft, Apple & FB

I Bought Rivian LEAPS (PUT) | My First LEAPS PUT Contract

Rivian has been one of the most speculative stocks lately, as it rose from IPO price of $78 to all-time high of $179 (130% gain) in less than a week. With strong backings from Amazon and Ford Motors. This stock is touted as the new Tesla and may become the dominant leader of truck delivery. … Continue reading I Bought Rivian LEAPS (PUT) | My First LEAPS PUT Contract

Revealing My LEAPS Portfolio (16 Nov 2021)

The LEAPS Strategy has brought great returns for me this year and I currently own 84 LEAPS contracts. As you can see from my LEAPS portfolio, I am heavy on the big tech companies such as Alphabet (Google), Facebook and Apple, as well as the semiconductor powerhouse duo of AMD and Nvidia. These LEAPS have … Continue reading Revealing My LEAPS Portfolio (16 Nov 2021)

[Proof Of Concept] Why LEAPS Options With Low Delta Works

I am absolutely delighted to receive this message from one of our readers: "Jason, I did an experiment. Scenario 1Buy 2 option contractsDelta: 0.8Strike price: $35Premium paid: $11× 200 = $2200Expiration date: Jan 2024. Scenario 2Buy 6 option contractDelta: 0.39Strike price: $47Premium paid: $3.75 x 600 = $2050Expiration date: Jan 2024 Yesterday, when Pfizer spiked … Continue reading [Proof Of Concept] Why LEAPS Options With Low Delta Works

My Biggest LEAPS Options Contract Closed, 173.8% Returns In 10 Days

On 25 October 21, when the news broke out that Hertz was looking to order 100,000 vehicles from Tesla to add to their rental fleet, Tesla's share price jumped 16% from $909 to $1025. I bought a LEAPS CALL contract and the details are as follow: Type of Option: LEAPS CALLStrike Price: $1800Expiry Date: 16 … Continue reading My Biggest LEAPS Options Contract Closed, 173.8% Returns In 10 Days