Friday, November 24th, 2017

Basic Options Strategies

In trading options, a trader seeks to anticipate price changes of underlying stocks, commodities, or currency pairs. He or she buys or sells options contracts with the expectation of profit. In doing so the trader uses any of several basic options strategies. In trading options the buyer can purchase a call contract. In doing so [...]

What Are LEAPS Options?

An options trader may wish to trade with a longer timeline than with regular options contracts. In this case he or she may choose LEAPS options. What are LEAPS options? LEAPS is an acronym. A Long Term Equity AnticiPation Security is an option with longer term until expiration than other options. [...]

Options Trading Software

In order to profit from stock option trading or trading options on Forex or commodities, traders need accurate information from their options trading software. First a trader must learn about the fundamentals that drive the equity underlying an options contract. Then he must effectively use options trading software for technical analysis of price patterns. There [...]

Options Trading Strategies

Options trading strategies vary according to the skill set and risk tolerance of the trader or investor. Those who buy options to hedge risk will take a different approach from a speculator who follows trends or trades in an established channel. Investors, day traders, and companies buying and selling commodities or various products internationally [...]