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  1. Stock Futures vs Stock Options

    A full analysis of when is it better to trade stock futures vs when is it better ...
  2. First time stock investors may ask, is there any way to buy insurance on stocks to prevent losses?

    Stock Safety: Top 3 Ways to Limit Your Losses

    First time stock investors may ask, is there any way to buy insurance on stocks to ...
  3. Applying Binary Options To Equity Markets

    A binary option payout depends on the outcome of a “yes” or “no” proposition, related ...
  4. Investors can use derivative securities to effectively buy insurance on their individual holdings or on their portfolio as a whole.

    Can You Buy Stock Insurace? 3 Strategies to Limit ...

    Investors can use derivative securities to effectively buy insurance on their individual ...
  5. With more ETFs to trade, the risks associated with these investments have grown. To mitigate these risks, ETF options are a hedging strategy for traders.

    ETF Options Hedge Risk of ETF Trades

    With more ETFs to trade, the risks associated with these investments have grown. ...
  6. Pick The Right Options To Trade In Six Steps

    Use the six-step PROVES method to pick an option to trade.
  1. Another Option For Income

    With expected volatility and continued low interest rates, a covered call strategy ...
  2. Can VIX Fix Your Returns?

    Trading volatility is an interesting idea, but current ETFs and ETNs do a fairly ...
  3. Long-Term Option Plays

    Investing in long-term call options can lead to a huge payoff if they are used right. ...
  4. Own Apple For Less Than Market Price

    There are ways to purchase Apple stock for less than the current price. Read on to ...
  5. Pain At The Pump, Profit In The Portfolio

    As developed world economies begin to recover, oil prices are on the rise.
  6. Pall Corporation Filters In Good Earnings

    Product diversification is the name of the industrials game.
  1. Binary Options Tutorial

    A binary option is a straightforward yes/no trade. At expiration the option will ...
  2. The New York Stock Exchange

    Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  3. The NYSE floor excitement after a rebound. Being a stock trader can be highly gratifying.

    Introduction to Stock Trader Types

    Being a stock trader can be both profitable and gratifying. To maximize the financial ...
  4. Options Pricing

    Options are valued in a variety of different ways. Learn about how options are priced ...
  1. What's the difference between binary options and day trading?

    Binary options and day trading are both ways to make (or lose) money in the financial markets, but they are different animals. ...
  2. If a LEAP option is purchased and held for more than 12 months, is the tax treatment ...

    A LEAP (long-term equity anticipation security) is a call or put option that allows the buyer a long-term expiration on the ...
  3. Where can I purchase options?

    In the United States, all options contracts go through one of several options exchanges. An investor must have an account ...
  4. How can I invest in a foreign exchange market?

    The foreign exchange market, also called the currency market or forex (FX), is the world's largest financial market, accounting ...
  1. 6 Simple Steps To $1 Million

    Becoming a millionaire is not as hard as you might think - it just takes time.
  2. 4 Biggest Investor Errors

    It's always good practice to keep Warren Buffett's mantra in mind: "Rule No.1 is: ...
  3. Top 10 Green Industries

    Put a little green in your wallet by investing in these growing areas.
  4. 10 Biggest All-Star Bargains Of 2009

    With the 2009 MLB All-Star game in St.Louis a days away, here's a look at some All-Stars ...
  5. 6 Ways To Make Better Options Trades

    Learn how to make better options trades with the average monthly range.
  6. 10 Options Strategies To Know

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