Accessing More Market Data

Accessing More Market Data

Leveraging market data can potentially help you unlock additional returns in your portfolio. Read on to learn more!

Focus on Standard Deviation

Focus on Standard Deviation

Some terminology used in the options universe can often sound more complicated than it really is. Today’s post provides a more practical translation of standard deviation.

Implied Volatility Rank | What is IV Rank?

Implied Volatility Rank | What is IV Rank?

Implied volatility rank (or IV rank for short) is a newer concept in the options trading industry. Any option traders knows what implied volatility is and how it relates to the pricing of options, but few understand what IV rank is. IV rank is a measure that brings relativity to implied volatility. 

What Is Buying Power? | Options Trading

What Is Buying Power? | Options Trading

The amount of buying power a trade takes up directly impacts your options portfolio. Learn about buying power and what it means to reduce your buying power.

Options Assignment | When Will I Be Assigned Stock?

Options Assignment | When Will I Be Assigned Stock?

When we talk to our customers, one of their biggest fears when learning how to trade options is getting assigned stock (because remember, when you buy/sell an option, you control 100 shares of that option’s stock). Well, I’m hoping to help you put that anxiety to rest with this post.

About Those Lows in the VIX

About Those Lows in the VIX

The VIX is dragging near multi-year lows. If you’re looking for ways to capitalize, today’s post is for you!