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  • Long Call Spread

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

  • Long Butterfly Spread with Calls

    A long call butterfly spread is a combination of a long call spread and a short call spread, with the spreads converging at strike price B. Ideally, you want the calls with strikes...

  • 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...

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  • Maxit Tax Manager

    Successful trading is tough enough – untangling the tax consequences of your trades shouldn’t be.

     

  • Profit + Loss Calculator

    Get a thorough and visual understanding of your option trade’s profit and loss potential - before you place it.

     

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

     

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All-Star Analysis

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How Do You Tackle Sideways Markets? on 04/29/2014
Market-watchers everywhere are buzzing about this “sideways” market, scratching their heads as to how they’ll find and ride the next big...

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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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Meet the Greeks

What is Delta?

Brian Overby tackles a fundamental question for all options traders: "What is Delta?" The options greek Delta...


Options Strategies for Trending Stocks

Join Dan Passarelli in this lively discussion on trading trending stocks using options. Learn the risks and rewards...


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