Friday, November 24th, 2017

Options Trading CBOE

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After 37 years as a private member owned organization the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is filing an initial public offering for up to $300 million. CBOE was the world’s first marketplace for options. Founded in 1973 CBOE’s daily trading volume has reached to over a [...]

Covered Options Trading

March 7, 2010 by T.D. Thompson  
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Covered options trading means trading options on stock that you already own. Covered options trading does not provide the leverage that uncovered options trading does but it is typically safer. Investors usually sell options on stock that they already own to increase their profits. Investors buy put on stock [...]

Interest Rate Option Trading

March 5, 2010 by T.D. Thompson  
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The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) offers interest rate option trading. CBOE describes interest rate options as “European-style, cash-settled options on the yield of U.S. Treasury securities.” This is one of the kinds of options trading that deals solely in projected interest rates. These options trade in U.S. [...]