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  • Long Butterfly Spread with Puts

    A long put butterfly spread is a combination of a short put spread and a long put spread, with the spreads converging at strike B. Ideally, you want the puts with strikes A and B to...

  • Long Inverse ETF

    The concept behind inverse ETFs seems quite simple – emphasis on “seems”. When the underlying target index goes down, the value of the ETF is designed to go up. The target index...

  • Long Leveraged ETF

    A leveraged ETF’s price is designed to move in multiples of two, three or more times the price movement of its target index. The target index may be broad-based, like the S&P 500,...

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    Speak your mind about the securities you’re trading – and connect with other traders in our Network.

     

  • One Cancels Other (OCO) Order

    Enter two live orders at once – as soon as one is executed, the other will be canceled automatically. OCO orders give you a finer degree of control.

     

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    Get a thorough and visual understanding of your option trade’s profit and loss potential - before you place it.

     

  • Probability Calculator

    Our Probability Calculator can help you estimate your probability of success for any options strategy. Just pick your underlying security and select up...

     

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All-Star Analysis

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To my mind, the best part of the holidays is that generous, overflowing feeling they provide. Everyone is bursting with good feeling, and...

You’ll Love These Lessons Learned on Investing on 04/04/2014
If you enjoyed my two-part series of lessons learned by TradeKing investors, you’ll love this Telegraph op-ed by Anthony Bolton, a Fidelity...

Fear of Financial Judgment Is a Much Bigger Deal Than Anyone Realized on 11/04/2014
Has fear of others’ judgment ever held you back from seeking investment advice? If so, you’re completely not alone. According to a...

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Trader Network Perspectives

Bought SDIV at 23.38 SDIV is a solid idea for longer-term investing. It is a well-diversified ETF consisting of large, international companies that pay high dividends. I view SDIV as an alternative to investing in a...

Set me straight on writers, sellers, buyers, and holders Hi Gus’s Leg: Glad to see your fellow Trader Network members have settled this question for you. I always find it handy to repeat this phrase, a popular one among options educators like TradeKing’s...

Eventually, cash will be only safe place to put money Uh oh, Incy's envy for HFTs may have caused him to go off the deep end.  An article on changes to money market funds, something that's almost equivalent to cash, has turned into a rant against...

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Covered call writing is a strategy that’s easy to love. It’s one of the first strategies a Rookie option trader...


Trading and Managing Ratio Spreads

Do you sell covered call options for income? Have you considered the benefits of ratio spreads as a risk-reducing...


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