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Lower Your Risk with Stock Options

Stock options are a great tool for many outcomes. We can use them to get better leverage on a trade, create more consistent profits, bring in cash during a stagnant market, hedge positions, and the list of uses goes on.Let’s Look At SPYIt’s easy to look at a trade like this SPY trade and think, […]

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Supercharge Your Trades Selling Options

Opinions can be quite polarizing, particularly in the world of trading. When it comes to options, there are those who believe options should be traded and those who believe they should not. It’s just the way things are! For the most part, option traders are convinced options provide the best opportunity to make a large profit […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Truth about Options

Most active traders have heard fantastic tales of how such and such trader used stock options and made 300% or more in just two weeks. These stories are common among option traders. However, just as common are the stories about people who bought a stock option and lost everything. The result is a fairly divided set […]

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Why Do Stock Options Seem So Risky?

When it comes to the subject of stock options, we are often met with heavy resistance. For many people there is a sense of fear trading stocks options as they are perceived as being risky. However, the bottom line is stock options are a decaying asset which essentially means they are time-sensitive investing instrument which […]

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Why Did My Stock Go Up and My Call Option Go Down?

Have you ever bought an option, watched the trade go in your direction, up for a call option and down for a put option, then noticed your option went down in price? How could this be? There are a few situations which could account for this happening.​Time DecayAs an option trader, we understand options run […]

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Trading Options, Are You Set Up to Fail Before You Start?

Trading options is one of the most efficient ways trade the market. The built-in leverage options provide allows a trader to lower their capital requirements, decrease their risk, and increase their ROI. However, while options do provide great leverage and are a very flexible instrument for trading, they are not always a walk in the […]

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How Options Can Lose Money, Even When You’re Right!

Have you ever bought options, watched the stock do exactly what you expected, and gone back to sell only to discover it is now worthless? Option pricing can be a bit complicated and as a result, can sometimes leave traders feeling a bit frustrated by the fact they just lost money on a trade they […]

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Four Option Trades You Can Master

When most people think about stock options, they immediately think one word: Complicated. Then the next word they tend to think is risky. There is truth to the idea that stock options can be complicated, and when things get more complicated, they tend to become a bit risky. However, there is also value in learning […]

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