Kevin Hincks is cohost of Fast Market on the Schwab Network and contributes to Schwab’s trading and markets coverage throughout the day. His expertise is in macroeconomics, the grain markets and trading stocks and equity options and futures.
Since 1986, Kevin has been an active member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). He has traded in the General Electric (GE) pit of the CBOE, was a vice president at Goldman Sachs and has worked as an independent trader and head of his own trading firm.
Hincks holds FINRA Series 3, Series 7, and Series 63 industry licenses.
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Learn how options delta calculations and the options Probability ITM (in the money) feature can help gauge the risk in an options position.
When a stock suddenly enters a hyperbolic rally without clear fundamental reasons, it could be a classic “short squeeze.” Learn what a short squeeze is and how some investors approach them.
Trading a stock around earnings day isn’t always simple. There tends to be volatility risk. It also helps to really know the company’s fundamentals.
Learn how a collar strategy—a covered call and a protective put—might be a way to manage stock risk.
Learn how a long calendar spread can be effective in a low-volatility trading environment.
Options trading involves risk, but these risks can be analyzed, monitored, and simulated with the thinkorswim® Risk Profile tool.
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