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  • Diagonal Put Spread

    You can think of this as a two-step strategy. It’s a cross between a long calendar spread with puts and a short put spread. It starts out as a time decay play. Then once you sell...

  • Buy Value Mutual Fund

    Value mutual funds seek out stocks that the fund management considers undervalued by the marketplace – good bargains at current prices. Typically, this involves using fundamental...

  • Back Spread with Calls

    This is an interesting and unusual strategy. Essentially, you’re selling an at-the-money short call spread in order to help pay for the extra out-of-the-money long call at strike...

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Bullish Tools

  • 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...

     

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All-Star Analysis

Option Exercise and Early Assignment - Part 3 on 01/06/2014
Welcome back to my blog series on option exercise and early assignment. So far we've defined some important terms and reviewed some general...

Option Exercise and Early Assignment - Part 5 on 01/16/2014
We’re headed into the home stretch of my blog series on early exercise. To date, we’ve defined early exercise and established that it does...

Hidden in Plain Sight - Reading Between the Lines of Company News on 08/19/2014
Ever slogged your way through a company’s 10-K report and wondered, “Why do they need to write this in such needlessly complex language?”...

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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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On-Demand Videos

2271 Straddle Trading and Gamma Scalping
Straddle Trading and Gamma Scalping

Gamma represents the amount a theoretical option's delta will change for a corresponding one-unit change in the...


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Long Straddles and Strangles: Setup, Risks, and Uses

The Options Playbook Series, part 17.

There’s much to learn about the option marketplace by understanding...


2276 Volatility and Butterfly Trading
Volatility and Butterfly Trading

Join Brian Overby as he covers butterfly spreads, how to use them as a volatility play and how they are affected by...


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