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.

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!

Tasty Review: ETF Performance in 2016

Tasty Review: ETF Performance in 2016

Curious how different segments of the market performed in 2016? Today’s post can help you position your portfolio efficiently in the new year - read on to learn more!

Not So Tasty: Corporate Buybacks

Not So Tasty: Corporate Buybacks

Most market participants view corporate buybacks as a positive for the underlying stock. While that may be true in some cases, there is evidence that this type of activity can also adversely affect a company’s long-term prospects. Read on to learn more!

Allocating Capital

Allocating Capital

Intelligently leveraging capital gives traders an advantage. When used properly, margin is not risk, in fact, it is key in limiting risk.

Protective Collars

Protective Collars

Do protective collars mitigate risk or limit returns? Read on to learn more!