When your stock options trading strategies aren't working as expected, it could mean you have to revisit the strategy, change your trade position sizes, or tweak a few strategy parameters. Here are some ways to fix the problem.
Useful tools you can use are the OnDemand feature in thinkorswim from TD Ameritrade and the yield curve. OnDemand gives allows you to watch a replay of price action so you can better analyze price action. Keeping an eye on the yield curve to see if it is flattening or steepening.
Enhance your trading strategy with backtesting; use the thinkOnDemand platform for stock backtesting to simulate a trading strategy over a time period to analyze levels of profitability and risk.
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