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Danielle Shay

VP of Options,

Simpler Trading

  • Market Analyst, Trader, and Expert Commentator
  • Contributing Author: John Carter's Mastering the Trade
  • Frequent CNBC Guest on Trading Nation

About Danielle

Danielle Shay is a market analyst, trader, and the VP of options at Simpler Trading. She is an expert commentator on CNBC's Trading Nation, Fox News, Fox Business, Yahoo! Finance, Cheddar, Stockcharts.com and more. Ms. Shay is also a contributing author in John Carter's 3rd edition of Mastering the Trade. Her focus is on trend-following and directional strategies via options trading, though she covers stocks and ETFs as well. As a former teacher, Ms. Shay's goal is to help traders grasp the basics that make trading simpler-no matter their skill level. Her motto is, "If I can do it, you can do it!."

Danielle's Articles

Nvidia (NVDA) earnings are out, and the stock continues exploding. On this ticker, I made two different small lotto bets. One was a bearish trade, in case the ticker had a bad reaction, and the other was a bullish bet, states Danielle Shay of Fivestartrader.com.
Hey traders! I visited David Keller at Stockcharts in the studio last week to discuss some critical levels, earnings setups, and more, states Danielle Shay of Fivestartrader.com.
I’m sure you know how much I love using butterflies to trade. Historically, I’ve used this strategy for swing trading equities, especially on high-volume tickers with liquid options markets, states Danielle Shay of Fivestartrader.com.
In, "How to Prepare for Earnings Season: Part 1", I discussed my first steps in prepping to trade earnings season, including making my earnings calendar, identifying optionable tickers to trade, and honing in on volatility, states Danielle Shay of Fivestartrader.com.

Danielle's Videos

Earnings season has many opportunities if you know where to look. I use a statistically backed, strategic approach to identify trading setups surrounding earnings season. And right now, is precisely the moment in time you want to be on the lookout. Why? We are in the Hot Zone: the distinct moment pre-earnings when you must jump on these moves. Options traders take note and join me to learn how to find stocks in the Hot Zone.

Every earnings season provides opportunity in the options market via directional trades pre-earnings, over earnings, and post-earnings. Join Danielle to learn how you can use a time-tested pattern and statistical edge to trade earnings season.
During this presentation, Danielle Shay will cover her tried and true methods she uses to grow her options accounts. She'll talk about identifying high probability trades, tips and tricks for small account trading, how to use low-risk, high-reward in your favor, and her 7-step checklist for growing accounts. If you've been wondering how to grow your account using options trading, this is the presentation for you!
Do you know how to identify directional breakouts—and get in them—before they take off? Join Danielle Shay as she teaches you her favorite directional, momentum setup that she uses in all her options and futures trading. Find out exactly how she identifies big moves, and trades them in the options market. She will walk through three different ways to trade this setup using calls, spreads, and butterflies with live charts and examples. In options trading, success starts first with finding a high-probability setup—and then, trading it with an effective options strategy.

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