Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Options on Dividend Stocks

In options trading one seeks profits from changes in the price of the price of the underlying stock and therefore the value of the options contract. Stock investors hold on to dividend stocks because of the quarterly income that dividend stocks provide. How does it work to trade options on dividend [...]

Options Trading Vocabulary

To get a head start when you want to learn how to trade stock options you need to learn an options trading vocabulary. What are puts and calls? What is the difference between American style stock options and European style options? An options trading vocabulary contains such terms as in [...]

Year End Options Trading

Year end options trading can be a time to cash in on predictable swings in stock prices. For example, portfolio managers may need to free up cash and may sell stocks before the end of the year. A sufficiently large sale or purchase of any given stock may well move the stock price. In year [...]

The Benefits Of Trading Stock Options

December 30, 2009 by T.D. Thompson  
Filed under Options Trading, Options Trading Tips

Just recently, options in stock trading were receiving the consideration they are worthy of from many traders. However, for some time now now, investing in options has produced quite a stigma in the market especially with the financial press and a few well-liked figures attaching such significances that trading options may be too high-risk or [...]

The Difference Between Trading Stocks And Stock Options

December 29, 2009 by T.D. Thompson  
Filed under Profitable Options Trading

In the stock market industry, the trade for stocks and stock options are often interchanged and many may be confused between the concepts behind these types of trades. However, what you should know is that these two have very different characteristics from each other, and using them interchangeably can be very lethal if you want [...]