Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Timing Options Purchases

Timing options purchases can be as important to success in options trading as accurate technical and fundamental analysis. Whether one uses a long options strategy or a short options trading strategy, the most efficient use of trading capital is to enter and exit the market rapidly and with the maximum profit. In trading options on [...]

Calls or Puts on Facebook

Now that the social media site has gone public with something of a flop, is it time for calls or puts on Facebook? Facebook stock has only been available for trading for a little over a month. The Facebook IPO went over $40 in the first hours of trading and then fell to less than [...]

Buy Barnes and Noble

The lucky thing would have been to Buy Barnes and Noble stock a week ago. The share price rose by as much as three quarters after news broke of Microsoft investing three hundred million in a Barnes and Noble subsidiary involving the Nook reader as well as other businesses. A key aspect of the deal [...]

Understanding an Options Trading Strategy

Do you know what an options trading strategy is? If you work with a broker and have an investment portfolio then you may want to take some time to understand this concept. Just like the rest of the financial market, the options trading industry requires the investor to have an understanding of current conditions, the [...]

What is an Options Trading Strategy?

In options trading, a trading strategy involves establishing more than one position on the underlying stock and possibly holding the stock itself. An options trading strategy is used to reduce risk or to increase the chance of gain in options trading. One options trading strategy is buying both a put and a call on the [...]