Entry Level and Highly Profitable Options Trading Strategy
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Entry Level and Highly Profitable Options Trading Strategy

(UPDATE 2019) An easy and highly profitable weekly income options trading strategy, combined with an hedging strategy!
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4.8 (87 ratings)
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427 students enrolled
Created by Pedro Branco
Last updated 4/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • An easy to implement, highly profitable options trading strategy in one of the most liquid ETN (VXXB)
  • How to avoid being burst when volatility peaks!

  • Earn money; have an extra income

  • Achieve an expert level knowledge on volatility trading
  • Dramatically improve options trading skills
  • Forget technical analysis and indicators that produce non-consistent results
  • A practice or live account in an options brokerage firm
  • Eager and motivated to learn

You should enroll in this course if you:

1. ... bought an Udemy stock options course , but you feel it is theoretical or does not teach you a proper and proven strategy

2. ... have basic options knowledge and need a proper strategy to apply it in the market

3. ... lack consistency trading stocks, forex or even stock options (derivatives)

4. ... are not profitable scalping stocks (or using stock swing trading approach)

5. ... use technical analysis that is not producing positive results

6. ... use trading indicators and they deliver non profitable signals

7. ... shorted volatility and it produced huge drawdowns in a Volatility spike

8. ... are willing to start trading with a proper trading plan (clear entry and exit instructions / pure mechanical)

**** ENROLL NOW and learn an easy, proven, medium risk and profitable trading strategy and join our growing community of profitable volatility traders!  ****

**** This strategy is to be applied on VXXB, the B version of VXX (liquidated on 30 Jan 2019) ****


BONUS SECTIONS: ThinkorSwim Indicators to trade options and volatility and discount coupons to my all other courses!


UPDATED with backtest after this 2018 high volatility year (feb-Apr and Oct-Dec periods) that, once again, prove the consistency of this strategy! This strategy can be applied to VXXB, the version B of VXX, after 30 Jan 2019, when this latter will be liquidated.

What students say about the course:

Darrin Vincent: "It’s nice to have strategies that work..."

Velentin H.: "If you want to understand the ins and out of volatility trading, this is the one!"

Hugh Todd: "Mr. Branco does an excellent job of describing a trading strategy he uses, and in the process explains some basics of the volatility market. In the May 2018 update he also shares the pitfalls that can happen when one doesn't follow the rules. Well done."

Roy Kirby: Proven strategy with positive returns. Not an options course! If you have some basic knowledge on options this course is for you. You can apply the directions (mechanical) to enter and exit trades. Great value here!


**** To be clear: this course is NOT for people who want to learn about stock options! You have very good free and paid courses at Udemy! This course will teach you an applied options strategy and to profit from it with proven market edge, clear guidelines and proper money management!  ****

This course is a description of an options trading strategy, based on statistical analysis, with proven results in the long term that I am applying weekly! I trade exclusively volatility based strategies with options, being this one of my core due to its profitability for income generation and complement the CROC Trade (also another Udemy course that I developed)! I quit trading stocks, stock options and forex several years ago and now specialized on this asset!

In this course you will learn an options based trading strategy (entry level, very easy to implement - without adjustments!) that will give you weekly capital appreciation! It is a proven options income strategy, with a market edge, that will boost your portfolio returns! This is not a course on stock options trading! It uses a volatility ETN, VXXB, which has much more price predictability than any other stock or forex markets! And I will show and prove you how!

This course starts with the volatility analysis fundamentals and then moves to the development of the options trading strategy, including its rationale and proving its edge over market. Then moves to the strategy optimization and finishes with its options trading rules that will give you an easy implementation, in a controlled risk environment!

After this course you will have access to a very consistent and highly profitable options income strategy that some institutions and professional traders are applying!

This options course describes a full investment methodology with detailed explanation of its rationale, expected outcome and its optimization process. It includes details on several backtests developed to support its robustness and consistency as well as alternative tests presented to support the chosen criteria. 

This options trading methodology should be a very good add-on to increase the return of your Stock or ETF portfolio! If you are trying to scalp stocks or using stock options on your trading and not achieving results, move to a new asset class!

Options are derivatives and could be stock options which have stock as their base asset. In this case, we trade a derivative, which is volatility! We are trading derivatives of a derivative!

Only basic options knowledge is needed as well as a brokerage account (either live or practice account if you want to test it first)!

I am currently trading this options methodology on VXXB as one of my trade arsenal, every week! It will be shown my live trades record. 

The strategy can be used in IRA accounts.


Course content:

My Background / Experience

Price Action: VIX® Index vs Stock

Why Volatility investing is much more interesting

Volatility trading risks (and how to control them)

Instruments of Volatility Trading

VIX® futures Term Structure

Contango, Backwardation and Roll Yield

The Trading approach

Strategy statistical Edge and optimization

Options Trading Rules (The Plain Vanilla / Mechanical)

Advanced Options Strategy Rules (extra profitability on discretionary approach)

Hedging Strategy with VIX options

Results obtained

All future course updates will be for free as well as email support for any questions that may arise.


This course is for you if:

a) you are trading stocks, forex, stock options (derivatives) or even volatility products and not achieving desired results;

b) you already enrolled in any other Udemy basic options course and want to learn a profitable trading strategy;

c) you are fed up with technical analysis, stock price patterns, indicators that do not deliver results.

ENROLL NOW and start earn to money today!

This options management style can be implemented with a minimum suggested account value of USD500.

Options are derivatives and could be stock options which have stock as their base asset. In this case, we trade a derivative, which is volatility! We are trading derivatives of a derivative!

This options trading approach is targeting investors who want to learn a more advanced strategy, improve their learning curve and add a new consistent and profitable methodology that would increase their wealth and diverify risk. 


Just message me if you are interested in one-2-one options trading coaching. Mentorship will be designed specifically for you, according to your options trading knowledge and taken via Skype. Enroll and let's trade together! 

Stock trading, forex trading or even stock options (derivatives) trading involves risk. Be aware that not all of trades will be winners; the goal is to be profitable in the long term!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone that already enrolled in other Udemy theoretical options courses and now want to learn a proven and real strategy
  • Anyone that is passionate about trading like I am
  • Anyone interested to earn money (have an extra income)
  • Anyone interested to stop loosing money on stock or forex trading
  • Anyone interested in options trading, especially on volatility products
  • Anyone that want to improve their trading consistency
  • Anyone interested to have an additional profitable strategy to add to his portfolio
Course content
Expand all 15 lectures 01:27:38
+ Understanding VIX Futures pricing structure
2 lectures 22:19

Instruments to trade volatility

VXX (1x)

SVXY (-0.5x)

UVXY (+2x)

Preview 10:17

Concepts on volatility trading

Roll Yeld



Impact on VXX price

Concepts on VIX pricing Structure
+ VXX / VXXB Strategy background
2 lectures 21:50

Analysis of VXX price variation

Impact of trade management vs expected win rate

The Trading Approach

Trading optimization / Backtests

Expected annual profitability

Trading rules (Plain Vanilla)

Optimization tests and Trade Rules (Plain Vanilla)
+ VXX / VXXB Trading Rules
2 lectures 09:49

The advanced trading rules

Advanced Trading Rules

How to protect earned capital from violent volatility moves

Hedging Strategy
+ Entering a Trade / Results
4 lectures 15:04

Live trade entry in Options Platform

Entering a Trade

Excel sheet with live results 

Live trade results

Update on Live account end of Dec 17

Preview 03:20
Update Live Trade Results (May 18)
+ BONUS SECTION 2: ThinkorSwim Indicators
2 lectures 06:10

Contango level indicator for ToS

Contango level

IV Rank code for ToS

IV Rank