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  • 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...

  • Collar

    You can think of a collar as simultaneously running a protective put and a covered call. Some investors think this is a sexy trade because the covered call helps to pay for the protective...

  • 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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Volatile 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 Blogs

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

     

  • Earnings Calendar

    Track earnings announcements impacting stock and option prices in this handy calendar.

     

  • Trader Network Trade Notes

    Explain your rationale and goals for every trade – and get valuable feedback from others.

     

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All-Star Analysis

TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $WMT on 07/07/2015
Featuring [email protected]  & [email protected] Analysis of S&P 500 from Quick Takes Pro Market Technician, Michael Kahn:S&P 500 (SPX) –...

New Highs for SPX but not the Dow. What’s Next for the Dow? on 10/23/2013
Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post.At the time of publication and in the preceding...

Let’s Hear It for Chores! on 03/25/2015
Did you catch this Wall Street Journal article “Why Children Need Chores” by reporter Jennifer Breheny Wallace? It confirms what many...

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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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Straddle Trading and Gamma Scalping

Gamma represents the amount a theoretical option's delta will change for a corresponding one-unit change in the...


Choose Your Option Strategy, part 3: Strategy Selection

Join Nicole Wachs as she explains the three most important words in trading: Outlook, Outlook, and Outlook. Topics...


Volatility and Butterfly Trading

Join Brian Overby as he covers butterfly spreads, how to use them as a volatility play and how they are affected by...


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