Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Buying Puts on SAP

Is the current flurry of activity with traders buying puts on SAP part of the greater EU economic picture or does it just have to do with issues internal to SAP. SAP ADR shares are currently lower and have been trending downward for about two months. The put to call ratio for January 2012 puts [...]

Year End Options Trading

Year end options trading can be a time to cash in on predictable swings in stock prices. For example, portfolio managers may need to free up cash and may sell stocks before the end of the year. A sufficiently large sale or purchase of any given stock may well move the stock price. In year [...]

Foreign Currency Options Trading

Foreign currency options trading serves two purposes for two groups of traders. Companies doing business internationally commonly make or receive payment in currencies foreign to their own. Thus they must trade foreign currencies and they engage in Forex options trading in order to reduce currency risk. Currency speculators seek to take advantage of changes [...]

Trading Options on Euro Zone Stocks

Trading options on Euro Zone stocks could be profitable in the near future. As European leaders come to a consensus about measures to tie the EU more closely together it has prompted rallies in stock markets across the world. The collective Euro Zone economy is roughly equal to that of the United States as the [...]