David Settle — Implied volatility is overrated - Options trading framework

Monday 14 June 2021
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Hello everybody, our guest today is David Settle. David started in the investor education world in 2004 with Investools. He’s coached hundreds of individuals on how to invest and trade the stock, options and forex markets and he currently holds a CMT designation. In this episode we dive into David’s options trading process and how he uses a top down market posture approach to inform his market bias and trade decisions.  We discuss some contrarian views David holds about selling options that I really enjoyed hearing as a fresh perspective.  We then get into some very practical advice on a lot of topics like: being willing to lose on trades, not getting attached to trades, selling options, volume profile, trading earnings, VIX term structure, and a whole lot more.  Please enjoy this episode with David Settle. Key learning points  Don't get so attached to trades by keeping size small  Know how much you are going to lose and be willing to lose it  Directional strength using relative strength  How David uses

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