Option Strategy

  1. Trading Volatility? Don’t Trade Stocks, Trade ...

    During times of volatility, traders can benefit greatly from trading options rather ...
  2. Top Brokers Offering Tools For Covered Calls

    Here are the brokers that offer the best tools for investors and traders to write ...
  3. Effects of OIS Discounting for Derivative Traders

    The use of OIS discounting has important implications for derivative valuations and ...
  4. Get To Know These Crucial US Options Market Regulations

    How are options regulated in the U.S and which organizations are involved in options ...
  5. When And How To Take Profits On Options

    Here are the different criteria to ensure maximum profit taking while trading options.
  6. OptionsXpress Vs. OptionsHouse: Which One To ...

    OptionsXpress and OptionsBroker -- each offers a price mix and set of services suitable ...
  1. Trading Volatility? Don’t Trade Stocks, Trade ...

    During times of volatility, traders can benefit greatly from trading options rather ...
  2. The Future Is Now: All About Futures ETFs

    A new security class - futures ETFs - is gaining popularity. We tell you how futures ...
  3. Options -- Accessing Stakes In Apple At Less ...

    Finding Apple stock costly to trade? Here are multiple ways to trade it through low-cost ...
  4. Apple As An Example Of How a Protective Collar ...

    We define a protective collar, using Apple (AAPL) as an example. A protective collar ...
  5. Apple As An Example Of How to Use a Bull Call ...

    Here's how you can use a bull call spread to trade stocks.
  6. Pick The Right Options To Trade In Six Steps

    Use the six-step PROVES method to pick an option to trade.
  1. How To Place A Covered Call Strategy With optionsXpress

    While optionsXpress specializes in catering to options traders, the firm is also ...
  2. Options Greeks

    Get to know the essential risk measures and profit/loss guideposts in options strategies. ...
  3. Option Spread Strategies

    Learn why option spreads offer trading opportunities with limited risk and greater ...
  1. What are some ways to reduce downside risk when holding a long position?

    Learn about the various methods a trader can use to minimize risk of loss or protect a portion of profits in an existing ...
  2. What kinds of financial instruments can I use a straddle for?

    Learn about options and straddles; discover some examples of optionable assets and how a straddle is used for financial instruments.
  3. How do I determine what the right situation is to make a covered call?

    Learn what a covered call is, how to use a covered call strategy, and what situations to sell a call option against a long ...
  4. What is the difference between a covered call and a regular call?

    Learn what a call option is, what two strategies call options can be used for, and the difference between a covered call ...
  1. 10 Options Strategies To Know

    If you want to trade options but are short on strategies, we can help.
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