Explore options statistics on thinkorswim—implied & historical vol and percentiles, the Sizzle Index, and the put/call ratio. Learn how options stats can help traders and investors make more informed decisions.
Learn the difference between implied and historical volatility, and find out how to align your options trading strategy with the right volatility exposure.
There is a way to turn naked options into risk-defined positions to lower the margin requirements and free up capital at the same time. The strategy: a vertical spread.
Learn how synthetic option positions can be made by certain combinations of calls, puts and the underlying stock.
Misconceptions hound the option market and those who’d like to elevate their trading to include option contracts. Taking that first step often hinges on shedding these four myths.
If you choose to use trading as a source of retirement income, it’s important to keep in mind the risks that come along with the potential rewards.
Two basic options strategies can help you be a better kind of bullish: covered calls and cash-secured puts.
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