Option Strategy

  1. 4 Popular Options Strategies for 2016

    Learn how long straddles, long strangles and vertical debit spreads can help you ...
  2. Is it Risky to Invest in Options?

    Investing with options can be a great strategy, but you need to do your research ...
  3. Investing in Crude Oil Futures: The Risks and ...

    Learn about the risks and rewards of trading oil futures contracts. Read about a ...
  4. Computing Historical Volatility in Excel

    We examine how annualized historical volatility is computed from daily log returns, ...
  5. Use Options Data To Predict Stock Market Direction

    Options market trading data can provide important insights about the direction of ...
  6. The Best Strategies to Manage Your Stock Options

    We look at strategies to help manage taxes and the exercise of incentive and non-qualified ...
  1. Retirement Planning Using Long-Dated Options

    Retirement planning using high-risk options? It is possible, and studies confirm ...
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    VIX moving averages smooth out the natural choppiness of the indicator, letting traders ...
  3. How To Create Capital Protected Investment Using ...

    Does "Capital-Protection" guarantee in an investment product sound attractive? Wait! ...
  4. Tesla Stock Too Expensive? Trade Tesla Options

    Tesla Motors is trading around $260 a share, making it too expensive for many investors. ...
  5. Stock Options To Trade On Intraday Momentum Index

    The intraday momentum index, or the IMI, can offer a reliable way to profit on options, ...
  6. How To Profit From Oil Volatility With The Following ...

    The recent volatility in oil prices presents an excellent opportunity for traders ...
  1. How To Place A Covered Call Strategy With optionsXpress

    While optionsXpress specializes in catering to options traders, the firm is also ...
  2. Option Spread Strategies

    Learn why option spreads offer trading opportunities with limited risk and greater ...
  3. Options Greeks

    Get to know the essential risk measures and profit/loss guideposts in options strategies. ...
  1. How do hedge funds use equity options?

    Learn about two of the most common equity option strategies hedge fund managers use every day to generate above-average returns ...
  2. What are common delta hedging strategies?

    Learn about common delta hedging strategies, including how to make a position in options delta neutral by offsetting risk ...
  3. How do I determine the breakeven point for a short put?

    Learn how to determine the breakeven point for a short put. Shorting puts is appropriate for sophisticated traders who understand ...
  4. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the retail sector?

    Learn how savvy investors employ options strategies such as the long straddle and long strangle to profit from the volatile ...
  1. 10 Options Strategies To Know

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