Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Difference between Stock and Options Trading

The difference between stock and options trading is a matter of risk hedging and leverage. Otherwise there is no difference between stock and options trading of stocks. In each case traders must learn and follow both the fundamentals that drive stock prices and technical analysis of market sentiment which leads to [...]

Stock Option Trading Information

The sort of stock option trading information that may be of use to you depends to a degree on your current experience and skill set. Beginners need stock option trading information regarding setting up a trade station, learning fundamental and technical analysis of stocks, and learning basic options strategies. More experienced [...]

Options in a Stock Split

What happens when you have purchased calls on XYZ Company and their stock splits? Options in a stock split also split, so to speak. Many traders believe that the resulting bump in stock price that occurs with a split is beneficial to those who have purchased call options or sold put options. [...]

Difference between Options and Futures

In options trading one can trade options on futures contracts as well as on equities themselves. Having a clear sense of the difference between options and futures is essential in this regard. To understand the difference between options and futures let us start with a couple of basic definitions.
Futures Contracts
Futures [...]

Premium and Risk in Options Trading

Premium and risk in options trading go hand in hand. The premium that an option buyer pays conveys the rights of the option. The premium is set by the market and is not a standardized term or condition of the option. It is a payment in full for the right but [...]