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  • Long Condor Spread with Puts

    You can think of put condor spread as simultaneously running an in-the-money bull (or short) put spread and an out-of-the-money bear (or long) put spread. Ideally, you want the short...

  • Short Put Spread

    A short put spread obligates you to buy the stock at strike price B if the option is assigned but gives you the right to sell stock at strike price A. A short put spread is an alternative...

  • 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...

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Neutral Tools

  • 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.

     

  • Trader Network Forums

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

     

  • Bond Finder

    Your one-click access to current yields on bonds over various timeframes.

     

  • 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...

     

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All-Star Analysis

The “Super Bowl Indicator” & the Stock Market on 01/29/2014
If you see football in all things these days, or if you’re just a bit superstitious, you’ll get a kick out of this: Marketwatch recaps the...

Strong Growth Possibly Not Appreciated on 12/03/2013
Alan Brochstein Explores 5 Stocks Not Followed Closely By Wall StreetAs 2013 comes to an end, it's worth noting that stocks have had a very...

TradeKing’s Own John Hagen Rings the NYSE Closing Bell! on 11/12/2013
We couldn’t be prouder to share these images of John Hagen, son of our President & COO Rich Hagen, ringing last Friday’s closing bell...

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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 as a Beginner Options Strategy

Brian Overby explains why a covered call is a good choice for first time option traders. A covered call enhances an...


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