Doug Ashburn has been the managing editor of The Ticker Tape® since 2016. Doug spent more than 20 years as a foreign exchange options market maker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He has been a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) since 2006. Doug previously served as regional director for the Chicago region of PRMIA, the Professional Risk Managers' International Association, and he served as editor of Intelligent Risk, PRMIA's quarterly member newsletter. He holds a BS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business.
Learn about the dynamics of foreign exchange volatility, and where to find currency volatility data.
Learn how to dynamically hedge changes in an option position’s delta in a process known as “gamma scalping.”
Some option traders dynamically hedge positions, but doing so requires a basic understanding of synthetic positions and put-call parity.
Learn about the VIX and other volatility indexes and how some investors use them to assess potential risk.
Learn about gamma, which some traders consider the positive side of negative theta.
Learn how to structure a trade designed for uncapped profit potential.
Learn how futures contracts can help experienced traders and investors pursue their objectives while tying up less capital.
Learn about dividend risk, which options might be candidates for early exercise, and how you can potentially prepare for it.
The foreign exchange market is large, global, and generally liquid. Find out if the forex market is right for you with this primer.
Getting a decent return can be an important objective, but adjusting for risk may be equally important for traders and investors alike.
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