Friday, November 24th, 2017

Picking Options

Picking options is like picking stocks in the stock market but more involved. In the stock market you can buy a stock or short a stock. In occasional options trading or if you are making a living trading options there is more to do in picking options. The first choice in picking options is to [...]

Trading Agricultural Futures Options

Producing and buying agricultural products can be risky. Prices can rise rapidly if there is a threat to supply and fall equally fast if there is an overabundance. People need to eat so there is a fairly constant demand. A constant concern for production is the weather. The threat of drought in the American Great Plains, the Ukraine, Brazil, or Argentina can drive up soybean, corn, wheat, and cattle prices. Excellent weather across North America is predictive of abundant harvests of wheat from Texas to Alberta and a fall in wheat prices. Trading agricultural futures options is a common way to hedge risk for both producers and buyers of agricultural products. A farm co-operative may buy calls on corn futures whereas a meat processor may buy calls on pork bellies. They both buy options to hedge risk .

An Unconventional Guide to Options Trading

If you are new to trading options and are simply wondering how stock options work , here is an unconventional guide to options trading. We are not going to tell about how you earn tons of money trading options because many people do not. In fact, many people and institutions trade options in order [...]

Buy Cell Tower Leases

A potentially very profitable business venture is to buy cell tower leases. Cell phones are part and parcel of everyday life. The relay points in the cell phone network, the base receiver stations, are essential to smooth functioning of the mobile phone network. These base receiver stations are located at strategically [...]

Trading Compound Options

An options trading style similar to the Russian dolls that nest inside one another is trading compound options. Trading compound options is trading an option on an option. In trading compound options there are two exercise dates. As with trading European style stock options the first contract is only exercised [...]

The Easiest Way to Day Trade For Consistent Returns

Day trading is a great way to increase the chances of growing your account, provided that you have a good trading plan in place.
However, even if that plan is a good one, day trading for consistent profits poses a great challenge, because when you set out to buy and sell stocks (or any other instrument) [...]

Day Trading Options

Day trading has opened up a lot of different ways to trade such as regular stocks, futures and now Options. It is common for day traders to trade one or even a combination of these assets. Since there are options in futures and stocks, options can still be traded nevertheless. An option is basically an [...]