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  • Iron Condor

    You can think of this strategy as simultaneously running an out-of-the-money short put spread and an out-of-the-money short call spread. Some investors consider this to be a more attractive...

  • Iron Butterfly Spread

    You can think of this strategy as simultaneously running a short put spread and a short call spread with the spreads converging at strike B. Because it’s a combination of short spreads,...

  • Long Put Spread

    A long put spread gives you the right to sell stock at strike price B and obligates you to buy stock at strike price A if assigned. This strategy is an alternative to buying a long...

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Option Tools

  • Streaming Quotes

    The very latest quotes on stocks, options and ETFs, streamed direct to your desktop.

     

  • Charts

    Our flexible charting tool let you zoom from long- to short-term views, layer on technical indicators, draw trend lines and save your work.

     

  • Options Scanner

    Scan a universe of over 150,000 option contracts to help find your potential trade.

     

  • 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

TradeKing is Expanding in Charlotte on 04/21/2015
As the TV jingle goes, “we’re moving on up” with our brand-new, gorgeous office space in Charlotte. We moved in just a few weeks ago, and...

TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $TGT on 05/19/2015
Featuring @BrianOverby and @MNKahn   Analysis of S&P 500 from Michael Kahn with QuickTakesPro:S&P 500 (SPX) – Sitting around 2129....

Doubles - Not As Easy As It Might Seem on 12/17/2013
Alan Brochstein Analyzes Some Leading Performers in 2013This is the time of year when trading activity typically begins to slow but...

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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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On-Demand Videos

Probability Calculator Tutorial Series
Part 3: Setting Target Prices

Our Probability Calculator can help you estimate your probability of success for any options strategy. Just pick...


Spreads: An Alternative to Covered Calls

Do you want to sell covered calls, but use less capital? Brian Overby explains how to use a long call bull spread as...


Probability Calculator Tutorial Series
Part 4: Introduction to Standard Deviation

Our Probability Calculator can help you estimate your probability of success for any options strategy. Just pick...


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