Kevin Lund is an author, speaker, and financial entrepreneur. He’s the CEO of T3 Custom, an award-winning financial content marketing firm that empowers global brands to start conversations with their audiences to help them achieve their financial goals.
Kevin has been actively trading stocks and options since 1997, and after early success, he began educating audiences around the world on U.S. stock market strategies in 2000.
Kevin is the editor-in-chief of thinkMoney magazine and a frequent contributor to The Ticker Tape. Kevin’s book, Conversation Marketing: How to Be Relevant and Engage Your Customer by Speaking Human, was released by Career Press in October 2018.
Diversification isn’t just about stocks, bonds, and cash. When hedging risk for an options portfolio, think price, time, and volatility.
When stock prices keep going up, at some point they tend to fall. But you don’t know when. If you’re trading stocks that have gone up in price, you might want to consider options strategies such as time strangles, back/ratio spreads, and rolling collars as a potential protective measure.
Learn how the Risk Profile tool in the thinkorswim platform can help options traders visualize different scenarios and make trading decisions a little simpler.
When trading options you will need to consider price, time, and volatility at the same time. That means understanding the interplay of a few options greeks and how they play off one another.
Traders tend to equate high volatility with fear. But volatility can also mean possible trading opportunities. So, instead of avoiding high volatility, learn to use it in your options trading.
Trading options in an IRA is possible but has its caveats. For those who qualify, here are some options trading strategy ideas that could open up some possibilities you never thought existed.
A small trading account shouldn’t stop you from trading like traders with large accounts. Here are three options trading strategies to let you trade lower-priced stocks with similar risk/return as more expensive stocks.
There are different ways a basic options strategy can offer some protection for a limited period of time for most stock portfolios. One strategy you could apply is using index options as a hedging tool.
Pairs trading is a trading strategy that involves two stocks in the same sector. There are different ways to create a pairs trade, whether you are pairing two stocks, stocks and ETFs, stocks and options, or options and options.
Calendars and butterfly strategies may look similar but they have their differences. Why would you choose one over the other?
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