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How To Swing Trade Options

How To Swing Trade Options

Learning to trade sophisticated securities can both boost your returns and protect your portfolio from a decline. Not only do derivatives make great hedges for stock investments, but futures contracts allow traders to place bets on pretty much everything. You can buy contracts based on the price of gold, oil, coffee, or even livestock. So […]

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Unusual Options Activity

How to Trade Unusual Options Activity

Back in the days when most trading was done on the floor, traders identified an unusual options activity (or any security for that matter) was through open outcry: shouting and hand signals. When the level of activity within an option dramatically picked up, that was a sign that someone was loading up, and probably knew […]

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How to Day Trade Options

How to Day Trade Options in 2020

Day trading options has become has become increasingly popular in recent years for a number of reasons. The chance of a much higher rate of return is the main reason. Options offer several other benefits and, if used wisely, are an excellent way to help day traders reach their financial goals. If you are considering day trading options, […]

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Iron Butterfly Options

How the Iron Butterfly Options Strategy Works

Iron Butterfly Options Strategy The Iron Butterfly options strategy, also known as the Ironfly, falls into a category of options strategies known as Option Income Strategies. Option income strategies focus on time decay and collecting premiums over the decay. Specifically, the Iron Butterfly is a type of income strategy known as a credit spread. Credit […]

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Mini options

Mini Options: Great For Trading Higher Priced Stocks

What Are Mini Options? Mini options are an options class that carries 10 shares of an underlying stock or exchange-traded funds, rather than 100 shares as is the case with traditional options. U.S. options exchanges introduced mini options in March 2013 on five popular expensive securities including Google and Apple stocks. Every listed mini option […]

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Put Call Parity

Put-Call Parity Explained in Depth

Whether you are a stock trader, a bond trader, or a forex trader, your ultimate goal is to earn money with minimum risk. For options traders, one of the most important principles you need to understand is the put call parity. In this article, we will be focusing on the nuts and bolts of this […]

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