Rolling is a tactic volatility traders often use to optimize their portfolios. Read on to learn more!
Kristi Ross sits down with Accern to talk a little about tastytrade.
The last week of the trading year is busier than you might expect! Read on to learn more...
Looking for new ways to trade volatility? Today’s post has the information you need!
Intelligently leveraging capital gives traders an advantage. When used properly, margin is not risk, in fact, it is key in limiting risk.
Do protective collars mitigate risk or limit returns? Read on to learn more!
There are seven fundamental option trading strategies. The proper strategy to use is dependent on the market.
The bulls have taken control for the moment, but it’s possible that risks to the downside are being mispriced. Read on to learn more!
Creating a large portfolio can be intimidating. It begins with selecting “core positions” and then hedging against them.
An active trader is an engaged trader. Active trading is educated trading. The only way to change the connotation around the word “active" is through education.
The usual Santa Claus rally has gone parabolic as optimism over President-elect Trump’s administration soars. Read on to learn more!
Creating diversification that reduces risk can be challenging in larger accounts. Options can help mitigate risk by lowering cost basis.
Losses are an unavoidable fact of trading. Understanding how long recovering from losses generally takes helps set expectations and reinforces the argument for staying small, trading often and staying in uncorrelated products.
A comprehensive understanding of extrinsic value can help drive improved decision-making when trading volatility. Read on to learn more...
Crude oil pricing has been all over the place in the wake of the latest OPEC announcement. Read on to learn more!
The result of the recent US Presidential election could create ripples in the world of international finance. Read on to learn more!
Probability of touch (POT) expresses the likelihood of a stock reaching an option’s strike price between today and the option’s expiration. Using POT can help us assess risk in trades such as strangles while at the same time, combating cataracts!
Today’s post focuses on “pure” volatility trading - read on to learn more!
Just like a deep river, the currents beneath the incoming Trump administration are swirling in unpredictable ways. Read on to learn more about some important changes taking place in the market since the election.
Managing theta at the portfolio level is critical when trading volatility. Read on to learn more!