Beta Weighting

Stock Options Greeks: Gamma Explained January 6, 2020 9:30 AM   |  

As stock options get closer to their expiration date, options prices can change quickly. Understanding options gamma could help you manage your stock options positions better.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
How Investors Can Use Futures to Hedge Against Market Downturns June 24, 2019 11:30 AM   |  

Learn how futures contracts can help experienced traders and investors manage portfolio risk with a beta-weighted hedging strategy.

5 min read  |  Futures
Exploring a New Road: The Basics of Futures Margin & Strategies April 19, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Thinking of futures as just another asset class, let's start with the basics: how to use capital efficiently, speculate, and hedge with futures.

7 min read  |  Futures
Think Like a Trader, Act Like an Investor: Principles of Hedging January 7, 2018 11:00 PM   |  

Making profitable adjustments to your stock portfolio can be tough. Learn more about three important metrics you can use to manage your investments.

7 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Assess Your Positions’ Risk with Beta Weighting on thinkorswim September 26, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Traders can use the beta weighting tool on the thinkorswim platform to assess their various positions in terms of volatility or market risk.

3 min read  |  thinkorswim Platform
Are You Missing the Forest for the Trades? July 24, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Instead of hyper-focusing on one position at a time, look at your entire portfolio and try to figure out a better hedge—here's some tools and tweaks to help.

8 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
What I Learned Not To Do: Direction, Time, and Volatility January 8, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Managing risk variables you didn’t know you could control—lessons learned in 2016 about direction, time, and vol, and what mistakes to avoid this year.

10 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Don't Get Roasted: Breaking Down Stock Market Risk (for Real) June 30, 2015 9:03 PM   |  

Today’s obsession with the “short term” has created a new paradigm for “long-term” investing. It might help to put a trading spin on the long-term view.

8 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Forget One and Done: Stock Beta Testing Requires Attention April 15, 2015 8:01 PM   |  

Beta, a method of measuring an investment’s volatility relative to the broader market, is one way to gauge risk. It works even better when you remember to re-measure.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
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