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Gavin McMaster

Fri, Nov 26th, 2021

Gavin McMaster

Gavin McMaster

Gavin is a self-taught option trader with 17 years experience. He has a Masters in Applied Finance and Investment and has mentored thousands of option traders over the last 11 years.

“There is no greater feeling in the world than teaching somebody and watching the light bulb switch on when they have that ‘aha, I get it now!’ moment.”

In addition to running Options Trading IQ, Gavin writes a daily options column for Investor’s Business Daily and is a consultant in the hedge fund industry.

He specializes in income trading using options, is very conservative in his style and believes patience in waiting for the best setups is the key to successful trading.

Most Recent Stories

How To Buy Dow Holdings For A 9% Discount, Or Achieve A 17% Return

Selling cash secured puts on stocks an investor is happy to take ownership of is a great way to generate some extra income.

DOW : 57.60 (-1.76%)
Covered Call Screener Results For November 23rd

Covered calls are a great strategy to add to any portfolio, particularly in this era of low yields. Covered calls can offer enhanced yield from stock holdings, in some case, that can be a significant increase....

LCID : 51.72 (-1.62%)
RBLX : 122.65 (-1.27%)
TSLA : 1,081.92 (-3.05%)
MRNA : 329.63 (+20.57%)
AMD : 154.81 (-1.89%)
ZM : 220.21 (+5.72%)
XLNX : 223.95 (-2.65%)
2 Bull Put Spread Trade Ideas For NFLX This Friday

Netflix (NFLX) is one of the strongest stocks in the market right now with the stock up 41.47% in the last six months.

NFLX : 665.64 (+1.12%)
Iron Condor Scanner For November 16th

A short iron condor is an income strategy that aims to profit when a stock stays within a specified range over the course of the trade. The trade is composed of four options with the same expiration:

CSCO : 54.67 (-1.57%)
WMT : 144.90 (-1.12%)
HD : 402.70 (-2.28%)
TGT : 246.57 (-0.88%)
NVDA : 315.03 (-3.58%)
DLTR : 141.11 (-3.75%)
FDX : 238.15 (-2.23%)
Naked Put And Bull Put Spread Screeners For November 11th

Using the top result for LCID as an example, a trader selling the December, 40-strike put would receive $420 into their account, which would be theirs to keep.

LCID : 51.72 (-1.62%)
AFRM : 136.98 (+3.19%)
TSLA : 1,081.92 (-3.05%)
NIO : 39.99 (-3.45%)
RBLX : 122.65 (-1.27%)
TTD : 103.98 (-2.10%)
How To Buy Dividend Aristocrat ABBV For A 13% Discount, Or Achieve A 7% Return

On November 8th, with ABBV trading around $116.06, traders could sell a June 17th, 2022 put option with a strike price of $105.

ABBV : 116.51 (-1.81%)
2 Option Trade Ideas For TSLA This Week

Tesla (TSLA) is on fire lately, with the stock showing a 211.46% gain in the last 52 weeks. That compares to around 41% for the S&P 500. The following bullish options plays give different ways to play...

TSLA : 1,081.92 (-3.05%)
Covered Call Screener Results for November 1st

Covered calls are a great strategy to add to any portfolio, particularly in this era of low yields. Covered calls can offer enhanced yield from stock holdings, in some case, that can be a significant increase....

ROKU : 235.16 (+1.60%)
PYPL : 187.79 (-0.49%)
AMD : 154.81 (-1.89%)
FB : 333.12 (-2.33%)
SNAP : 49.76 (+0.20%)
LCID : 51.72 (-1.62%)
SQ : 212.08 (-1.66%)
Iron Condor Scanner For October 29th

A short iron condor is an income strategy that aims to profit when a stock stays within a specified range over the course of the trade.

Naked Put And Bull Put Spread Screeners For October 26th

Barcharts’ Naked Put and Bull Put Credit Spread Screnners can be a great way to find option trade ideas.

TSLA : 1,081.92 (-3.05%)
AFRM : 136.98 (+3.19%)
TWTR : 47.07 (-0.95%)
SNAP : 49.76 (+0.20%)
PLTR : 21.03 (-0.38%)

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