Options And Futures FAQs

  1. What is a volatility smile?

  2. What percentage of the global economy is comprised of the forest products sector?

  3. What is the average debt/equity ratio of companies in the forest products sector?

  4. What is the average profit margin for a company in the forest products sector?

  5. What is the average return on equity for a company in the forest products sector?

  6. How do you use put options to profit from a bear market?

  7. Which country has the most gold?

  8. What average annual return does the forest products sector generate?

  9. Is short selling ethical?

  10. How is it possible to trade on a stock you don't own, as is done in short selling?

  11. What kinds of restrictions does the SEC put on short selling?

  12. When short selling, how long should you hold on to a short?

  13. What role does intrinsic value play in call options?

  14. Are there leveraged ETFs that track the oil & gas drilling sector?

  15. What percentage of a diversified portfolio should be exposed to the forest products ...

  16. How can particular scarcities benefit specific stocks?

  17. How is the Put-Call Ratio calculated and where does the information come from?

  18. How does scarcity affect global agriculture stocks?

  19. What is spread hedging?

  20. What role does intrinsic value play in put options?

  21. What are the differences between divergence and convergence?

  22. What are the most common momentum oscillators used in options trading?

  23. How are Bollinger Bands® used in options trading?

  24. Why is the Accumulative Swing Index helpful for traders and/or investors?

  25. Who created Bollinger Bands®?

  26. How does a bond's coupon interest rate affect its price?

  27. Can I invest in gold or silver with my Roth IRA?

  28. What's the difference between a long and short position in the market?

  29. How do you compare the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the Toronto Stock ...

  30. What's the best way to play backwardation in the futures market?

  31. What's the difference between binary options and day trading?

  32. If a LEAP option is purchased and held for more than 12 months, is the tax treatment ...

  33. Is there ever a bad time to invest in gold?

  34. Where can I purchase options?

  35. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

  36. What is a derivative?

  37. Committing acts against the Commodity Exchange Act can result in fines up to ...

  38. Customer account records of NFA members must be kept for ...

  39. A “normal market” is also called a (an): A) Inverted market b) Carrying charge market ...

  40. Which of the following would be considered a short hedge ...

  41. What is the hard-to-borrow list?

  42. How does margin trading in the forex market work?

  43. What is the difference between trading currency futures and spot FX?

  44. Is it possible to trade forex options?

  45. I want to start buying stocks. Where do I start?

  46. What should I look for when choosing a forex trading platform?

  47. What is the difference between LIBOR, LIBID and LIMEAN?

  48. How much money do I need to start trading?

  49. What is the difference between the bond market and the stock market?

  50. What is the difference between an options contract and a futures contract?

  51. After exercising a put option, can I still hold my option contract in order to sell ...

  52. What is a "wash sale"?

  53. What are the requirements to be able to contribute to an HSA?

  54. What are some common hand signals on the trading floor?

  55. If I buy a stock at $45 and I put a stop limit in to sell at $40, will I be guaranteed ...

  56. Is life insurance good for mortgage protection?

  57. Why is Game Theory useful in business?

  58. What are the differences between AMEX and Nasdaq?

  59. What are the distribution options for an inherited annuity?

  60. What is a call rule?

  61. My variable annuity account took a beating. Should I seek other alternatives?

  62. Why would you want a monthly benefit versus a daily benefit?

  63. Who set the record loss for "rogue traders"?

  64. When holding an option through expiration date, are you automatically paid any profits, ...

  65. Which of the following BEST describes tax treatment of a long option that expires ...

  66. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  67. Which is TRUE about Treasury bond futures?

  68. How do I employ a cash-and-carry trade?

  69. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

  70. What does it mean when futures prices are in contango?

  71. Which insurance policies do I really need?

  72. What is an unregistered mutual fund?

  73. Is it possible to short sell real estate?

  74. A Straddle

  75. What is the gold standard?

  76. What is an alligator spread?

  77. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

  78. All of these apply to an option exercise notice EXCEPT:

  79. What is the difference between return on equity and return on capital?

  80. What does it mean when advertisers say that "financing is available"? Should I trust ...

  81. What is the salad oil scandal?

  82. What is a wild-card play?

  83. How did currency trader John Rusnak hide $691 million in losses before being caught ...

  84. What is a vest fleece?

  85. Which is better for tax deductions, itemization or a standard deduction?

  86. Why are options very active when they are at the money?

  87. What are the disadvantages of using net present value as an investment criterion?

  88. How do I receive sponsorship from a member firm in order to write a Series 7 exam?

  89. How do I measure option liquidity?

  90. I made involuntary contributions to a retirement plan while temporarily employed. ...

  91. Why can you short sell an ETF but not an index fund?

  92. What is hedging as it relates to forex trading?

  93. Where does the name "Wall Street" come from?

  94. What do all of the letters in a stock option ticker symbol mean?

  95. I have a KSOP through my employer that I've invested 100% in company stock. I am ...

  96. I own shares of a company that just received a delisting notice from Nasdaq. Does ...

  97. How can a futures trader exit a position prior to expiration?

  98. How can I hedge against rising diesel prices?

  99. How can I find out which stocks also trade as options?

  100. How are stock warrants different from stock options?

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