Using Options With Price Headley by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Price Headley was inducted into the Traders’ Library Traders’ Hall of Fame in 2007 and is the founder of BigTrends.com, which provides investors with specific, real-time stock and option strategies and investment education to profit from significant market trends.
Price has appeared regularly on CNBC and Fox News, and in a variety of print and online financial news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes, Investor’s Business Daily, and USA Today. Price also speaks regularly to investment audiences nationwide and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Chartered Market Technician (CMT).
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Price Headley on January 7, 2016 about how to take advantage of strong trends using options.
I last interviewed you for this magazine in 2003 and you spoke to us then about the indicators you were using at the time. Given that you’ve been trading options for a little more than 25 years now, how have the option markets evolved since you started?
I think there’ve been a lot of things that have been friendly for the typical retail option trader. Back when I started trading, it seemed like there were fairly wide bid–ask spreads compared to what you see now...