Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Options Trading Volatility

The talk these days in options trading seems to be all about volatility. Options trading volatility is nothing new. The prime reference for options trading volatility is the VIX. According to the CBOE web site, “The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed [...]

Options Trading on the American Economic Recovery

When the chairman of the Federal Reserve said that the Fed was going to phase out its stimulus program stocks fell. Then everyone seems to have remembered that Mr. Bernanke said that the Fed would phase out its stimulus program based on a continued economic recovery and stocks rose again. Given the uncertainty that often [...]

Trading Options on Starbucks

As the 40 year old company continues to beat earnings estimates trading options on Starbucks – SBUX – can offer traders a degree of assurance. With options, traders can position themselves so that they will not miss out on continuing stock gains and not be stung by an often predicted but not yet seen slump. [...]