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While there are many ways you can attempt to profit from the markets, I am convinced there is one "best way" to earn really gratifying income returns every month with controllable and minimal risk. The vehicle is option credit spreads and the basic credit spread strategy and iron condor income strategy are spelled out in detail in the how-to book: "The Monthly Income Machine."

This proprietary technique for harnessing the power of credit spread and Iron Condor trading can produce gratifying results whether investing in the markets is your main source of income, or your intent is to produce a supplemental income stream.

I’ve likely "seen it all" after a brokerage career with major Wall Street firms and years as a financial writer and market educator. Today, after 30+ years of market involvement, the "rules" for how to trade credit spreads I spell out in detail in The Monthly Income Machine drive the only trades I now make in my own personal accounts.

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Credit Spread Volatility | Using Implied Volatility & Delta

Credit Spread Volatility | Using Implied Volatility & Delta

Credit spread volatility is critical to the selection and management of income-producing market positions. Whether using Implied Volatility (IV) or Delta, or both, the investor must consider option volatility, along with other data-driven trade selection criteria, to produce the highest reward/risk ratio trades.

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Credit Spread Adjuster

Adjust Credit Spreads – Sometimes Before Entering Them!

If the strike prices of a contemplated credit spread order no longer conforms to your trade entry requirements because of a substantial price change in the underlying,, you may be able to restore that conformation by switching to nearby strike prices.

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Credit Spread Mistakes | Avoid Them with “The Monthly Income Machine”

Here are the 8 option credit spread mistakes you must avoid to maximize your credit spread & Iron Condor profit results with “The Monthly Income Machine.”

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Best Iron Condor Strategy

Iron Condors and Credit Spreads are ideal for conservative investors seeking recurring income. Here are the 9 “The Monthly Income Machine” SaferTrader.com screening criteria to identify the best Iron Condor and Credit Spread candidates.

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Credit Spread Screening – How to Identify the Best Credit Spreads

Credit Spread Screening – How to Identify the Best Credit Spreads

Additional factors the option credit spread investor can use to identify the best-of-the-best credit spread candidates from among several that meet his initial criteria.

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Market Crash Protection For Credit Spreads

You can protect your credit spread trades from the risk of a market crash. Learn exactly how conservative income investors can insure against credit spread portfolio risk during a “black swan” event.

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Reviews |The Monthly Income Machine

Many User Reviews of “The Monthly Income Machine” (How to trade credit spreads and iron condors) are posted to Amazon.com as well as to the author’s SaferTrader.com website. All the Amazon.com reviews are depicted in this summary.

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Flash Crashes – Can Options Help Avoid Damage?

A recent question at the SaferTrader.com FORUM has prompted this closer look at “Flash Crashes.” Are we indeed powerless in the face of a flash crash, or are there defenses? Recognizing a Flash Crash: Hindsight Required It’s not just the market dropping sharply. A sudden hard fall in an individual stock, ETF, or the market […]

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Mini Options – Do They Fit Your Income Investment Game Plan?

On March 18, 2013 investors began making use of the new exchange-traded mini options. Let’s take a look at the specifics of the options and at: (1) how they might fit in the options market in general, and (2) how they might fit “The Monthly Income Machine” credit spread program in particular. The Underlyings Mini […]

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Option Order Entry Mistakes – How To Avoid Becoming Shark Bait

Even seasoned option investors can ruin a trade – and their whole month – by lapses in the mechanics or strategy involved in placing their orders. Here are some unfortunate moves you definitely need to avoid lest you become shark bait for the fisherman on the other side of your option credit spread or Iron […]

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