Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Trading Options on a Government Shutdown

Times when the stock market is volatile are commonly good times for stock options trading. Now as political infighting in Washington drives us closer to a government shutdown the markets are volatile. Buying puts or calls on stocks may be quite profitable. The rationale for trading options on a government [...]

Fifty-Two Week Moving Average in Options Trading

Options traders can use the fifty-two week moving average to decide whether puts or calls are a better approach to trading a given stock. The fifty-two week moving average helps spot both support and resistance levels. The fifty-two week moving average or moving averages for longer terms also help you see [...]

Options on Gold

The United States economy is in recovery and the price of gold is sinking. The US Federal Reserve plans to cut back on stimulus spending which is driving up interest rates and driving down the price of gold. In this climate options on gold are probably a better choice than directly buying [...]