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  • Short Call Spread

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

  • Buy Municipal Bond

    Municipal bonds (also known as “munis”) are issued by states, cities, counties and other governmental entities below the federal level in order to raise money for public improvements...

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    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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  • Contingent Order

    Ready to trade if a certain contingency kicks in? This order type automates your entry or exit according to your trigger.

     

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All-Star Analysis

Common Investing and Trading Mistakes (and Myths) – And How to Avoid Them on 02/12/2015
I’m on a trader self-improvement kick these days. Recently I’ve posted on trader psychology, playing the trading odds smarter in 2015, and...

Inside Months and Dow Theory for May on 05/06/2015
Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post.At the time of publication and in the preceding...

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 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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Rookies Corner: New Client Orientation

From statements and confirms, to placing orders quickly and easily, to our tax tool Maxit, Manager of Interactive...


Rolling Covered Calls

Brian Overby discusses alternatives for managing your covered call when the trade goes in-the-money. This includes...


Trading and Managing Broken Wing / Skip-Strike Butterfly Spreads

Are you an experienced options trader looking for new strategies? The broken wing / skip-strike butterfly might fit...


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