Andy Crowder

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Andy Crowder has been investing in stocks and options for over 15 years. A graduate of the University of Oregon and Northern Arizona University, Andrew’s work experience includes working for the medical division of W.L. Gore and Associates in Flagstaff, AZ, Oppenheimer & Co. in New York City and more recently working as a professional options trader, research analyst and financial columnist for a prominent stock options newsletter and advisory service

A Bearish Iron Condor? In SPY?

As I always say, we, as options traders, have the ultimate advantage over other investors. Unlike most investors, we have

Higher, Higher, Higher We Go . . . A Short-Term Strategy for an Overheated Market

We’ve witnessed an incredible move in the S&P 500 (SPY) over the past few weeks. On March 25, the SPY traded at a

Buy the ‘Chinese Tesla’ (NIO) for 12.7% Less Than Market Price and Pocket $220

Are you a strong believer in the future of electric vehicles? If so, I have a wonderful way to buy what many analysts are

Contrarian? Bullish on Gold? You Need to Take a Look at this Strategy.

For those gold bugs out there, I have a different way to approach investing/trading in gold. The strategy for trading in g

Protect Your Portfolio With This Favorite Hedge-Based Strategy

Over the past few weeks, readers of The Strike Price have bombarded me with questions about options strategies to help protec

The Bull Market No One is Talking About

While most retail investors are focused on bitcoin, SPACS, meme investing and penny stocks, professional traders are fixated

Numerous Cracks in This Market and How to Prepare

On Thursday, the VIX, otherwise known as the “investor’s fear gauge,” spiked 40%. Most investors never pay atten

Get Your Platforms Ready: Special Live Trade On Wednesday

Last week I talked about the one tool you MUST use when trading options . . . expected move. The expected move tells you e

The One Tool All Options Traders Must Use

How do I choose my strike prices? It is a question I receive almost weekly. And it’s a fairly straightforward process

Options Mania Is Here. How Do We Take Advantage?

Options mania is here! Just look at one of the more reliable indicators of future market direction known as the put/call r