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Option trading

The collar option strategy involves holding shares of the underlying stock while simultaneously buying an “out-of-the-money” put option and selling an “out-of-the-money” call option. This is a good strategy to use when an investor is mildly bullish on a stock but also wants to protect against a downside move in the stock’s price. By reading […]

Option Premium

The intrinsic and extrinsic value of an option make up the total value of the option, or the price paid for the option by the buyer to the seller. It is important to understand what intrinsic and extrinsic value is in order to see how option contracts get their prices. This article will explain intrinsic […]


Options offer investors the opportunity to diversify their portfolio and generate another stream of income. Before investing in options, it is important that investors fully understand what options are to minimize the risk involved in options trading. There are numerous books and online resources an investor can use to become familiar with options. From this […]


Quadruple witching occurs four times a year and refers to the third Friday of March, June, September, and December. On these days, stock index futures, stock index options, stock futures, and stock options all expire simultaneously. This causes an increase in volume and volatility of the securities. The reason that trading volume and volatility increases […]


A binary option is a simple financial asset to trade in which the buyer is granted a fixed monetary amount if the option expires “in-the-money,” or nothing at all if the option expires “out-of-the-money.” Binary options are a great investment for investors who want to gain more experience in the financial markets without risking a […]

Intrinsic Value

Investors can apply classic day trading techniques to buying and selling options to successfully generate a profit. Options offer investors a low-cost way of getting into and out of positions more quickly and with less risk than securities like stocks or bonds. In this article, readers will gain a basic understanding of how options can […]

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