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  • Skip Strike Butterfly with Calls

    You can think of this strategy as embedding a short call spread inside a long call butterfly spread. Essentially, you’re selling the short call spread to help pay for the butterfly....

  • Long Calendar Spread with Calls

    When running a calendar spread with calls, you’re selling and buying a call with the same strike price, but the call you buy will have a later expiration date than the call you sell....

  • Long Straddle

    A long straddle is the best of both worlds, since the call gives you the right to buy the stock at strike price A and the put gives you the right to sell the stock at strike price...

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All-Star Analysis

TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, MS on 10/28/2014
Recap for Tuesday, October 28th by Kevin CorriganDid you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss...

Join TradeKing in Sending Holiday Mail for Heroes on 12/03/2014
I found so much to be thankful for last Thursday: health, a thriving business, security, a groaning dinner table laden with goodies, and...

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 to Open WFC Jan 17 2015 $35.00 Put at 3.82 Continuing my long position in the financials. I also have an open order on BAC, this is a long term play as I think you will see continued strength in the financials in the next two years. WFC just...

Question about exercising put options Right on, Spshapiro. You raise some excellent points about how long put options work and the fact that investors have several choices in how to profit from this scenario.</br> <br>...

Pairs trade Pairs trading may be a broader term than i believed tree, but i am referring to having an opposing trade in two different underlyings. e.g.(very random and not one i am considering) i am...

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Covered Calls From a Different Perspective

Should you write ITM or OTM calls? Do you have trouble when the stock rallies, wanting more profits? Do you hate it...


Calendar Spread Trading in a High Volatility Environment

There are many varieties of long calendar spreads, but the most common is buying a longer-term call or put and...


Simplifying Your Trading System

Many traders are overloaded with too many signals and too much information. Listen and learn as Price Headley...


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