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More Bullish Strategies

  • Protective Put

    Purchasing a protective put gives you the right to sell stock you already own at a specified price. Protective puts are handy when your outlook is bullish but you want to protect the...

  • Long Index ETF

    An index exchange-traded fund is typically comprised of most or all of the stocks that make up a particular index, such as the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 or any of the...

  • Inverse Skip Strike Butterfly with Calls

    You can think of this strategy as a back spread with calls with a twist. Instead of simply running a back spread with calls (sell one call, buy two calls), selling the extra call at...

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Bullish Tools

  • Options Pricing Calculator

    Research an option contract's Greeks and implied volatility. Forecast theoretical values and compare them to current bid/ask prices. And change variables...

     

  • ETF Center

    Tap into the latest market activity in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including most-actives, top performers and more.

     

  • Trailing Stop Order

    This handy order type lets you “trail” your stop order for a stock, option or ETF you hold by a method you specify. Lock in potential profits and limit...

     

  • Volatility Charts

    Compare implied and historical volatility for an underlying stock or index with listed options – in a clean, easy-to-read graphical interface.

     

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All-Star Analysis

5 reasons why I LOVE my Apple Watch! on 05/18/2015
As long-time readers of this blog know, I’m a fan of Apple ($AAPL) products without, I think, being mindlessly in love with everything they...

Metals and Mining Stocks Get “Rock(ed),” Hope for a Bounce? on 09/23/2014
Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post.At the time of publication and in the preceding...

Nike Is Running, What About Its Retailers? on 10/02/2013
Alan Brochstein Discusses A Potential Trade In Shoe StoresNike, Inc. (NKE) is the largest publicly-traded tennis shoe company in the world...

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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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Investors use Options for a variety of reasons. With interest rates being relatively low, a recent trend has been to...


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What is an Option?

This is the first part of a new series based on The Options Playbook, 2nd Edition. Join Brian Overby as he covers...


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The Vega Trap of Directional Trading

Have you ever bought a call, only to watch the stock move higher and still lose money? You may have fallen prey to...


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