Traders spoke, and the exchanges listened. And, if the growing popularity of the new weekly-expiration options is any indication, these shorter-term puts and calls will soon join their monthly-expiration counterparts as mainstream trading instruments. Just as the name implies, the newest innovation in option trading are derivatives that are issued on Thursdays, and then expire […]
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In case you didn’t hear the good news, the recession is over. The official announcement came this week. Yes, indeed, it ended last year. So we can all quit our belly aching and get back to what we were doing. Whew – Glad that’s over. Curious that this profound announcement comes 45 days prior to […]
Energies Crude oil’s end of the week rebound should be short lived and ultimately seen as a mild bump on the road to fresh near term lows. Target $64.50 in the near term, confirmed by a break below 71.24 on the Oct. contract this week. Heating oil and rbob both appear ready to collapse a […]
For those busy watching equities, health care debates or the latest unemployment data, you may not have noticed that crude oil has been in an aggressive bull market since February. While the debate rages on as to if there will be a “double dip” in the economy or a second crash in the stock market, […]
A put option that makes a payoff in the event the issuer of a specified reference asset defaults. Also called Default Option.
Here are nine important concepts you must take into account when practicing options trading in a virtual account by Giorgos E. Siligardos, Ph.D. Virtual Trading (VT) is a general term referring to hypothetical trades made by a trader for either practicing or for evaluation of his/her methodology. You may have also heard the term “Paper […]