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US Options Market Regulations
How are options regulated in the U.S and which organizations are involved in options market regulations?
Use Options Data To Predict Stock Market Direction
Options market trading data can provide important insights about the direction of stocks and the overall market. Here’s how to track it.
Strip Options: A Market Neutral Bearish Strategy
Strip Options are market neutral trading strategies with profit potential on either side price movement, with a "bearish" skew.
Strap Options: A Market Neutral Bullish Strategy
The strap options play is a market neutral strategy with a bullish skew and profit potential on either side of price movement.
Best Books on Becoming an Options Trader
For individuals aspiring to become options traders, here are five of the best books that offer help in understanding and profiting from the options markets.
Options vs. Futures: Key Market Differences
Options and futures are both ways that investors try to make money or hedge their investments. However, the markets for these financial products operate very differently.
How Does Implied Volatility Impact Options Pricing?
As implied volatility increases, call and put option prices go up. When implied volatility decreases, option prices go down.
The History of Options Contracts
Options and futures contracts didn't originate with Wall Street power brokers. They started with rice traders a few centuries ago.
Essential Options Trading Guide
All the essential information an investor needs to understand how the options market works and how to start trading options.
How to Sell Put Options to Benefit in Any Market
Selling (writing) a put option allows an investor to potentially own the underlying security at both a future date and a more favorable price.