1. Markets

    Hedging With Puts And Calls

    This trading strategy can reduce your risk - but only if you use it effectively.
  2. Options & Futures

    The Truth About Naked Short Selling

    The media demonizes naked short selling, but in most cases it occurs in a collapse, rather than causing it.
  3. Options & Futures

    How The Straddle Rule Creates Tax Opportunities For Options ...

    This rule allows traders to substantially reduce their risk, and possibly benefit on their tax returns as well.
  4. Options & Futures

    Avoid Premature Exercise On Employee Stock Options

    With early exercise, you forfeit some profit back to your employer, and incur income tax to boot.
  5. Options & Futures

    Expensing Employee Stock Options: Is There A Better Way?

    In 2009, Senators Carl Levin and John McCain introduced a bill to stop the excessive deductions for ESOs. But is there another solution?