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Option Strategy

  1. If a long call is owned on the record date of a stock, is the owner of the option ...

  2. What does negative vega mean for credit spreads?

  3. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the banking sector?

  4. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the drugs sector?

  5. What's the difference between a credit spread and a debt spread?

  6. What does positive theta mean for credit spreads?

  7. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the aerospace sector?

  8. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the Internet sector?

  9. Where can I buy covered call ETFs (exchange-traded funds)?

  10. How do I set a strike price in a put?

  11. Is there a better metric for hedging options than delta?

  12. What is index option trading and how does it work?

  13. What are the limitations of using delta to hedge options?

  14. What technical skills must one possess to trade options?

  15. How can you use delta to determine how to hedge options?

  16. How do I set a strike price for an option?

  17. Do options make more sense during bull or bear markets?

  18. What are some ways to reduce downside risk when holding a long position?

  19. What kinds of financial instruments can I use a straddle for?

  20. What is the difference between a covered call and a regular call?

  21. How do I determine what the right situation is to make a covered call?

  22. What is the maximum I can lose if I make a covered call?

  23. Under what circumstances should I pursue a straddle?

  24. What does it mean to say that a straddle is "delta neutral?"

  25. What is the difference between a straddle and a strangle?

  26. How can I profit with call options?

  27. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the financial services sector?

  28. How risky is a covered call?

  29. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the metals and mining sector?

  30. Are warrants more desirable than options?

  31. Are there any risks involved in trading put options through a traditional broker?

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

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

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

  35. Who created Bollinger Bands®?

  36. Where can I purchase options?

  37. Is it possible to trade forex options?

  38. A Straddle

  39. Can I make money using put options when prices are going up?

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

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

  42. My brokerage firm won't allow naked option positions. What does this mean?

  43. How do speculators profit from options?

  44. When does one sell a put option, and when does one sell a call option?

  45. What's the difference between a straddle and a strangle?

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